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Weekend Edition Saturday wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour program is hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott Simon.
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Assessing The #MeToo Movement After Weinstein Is Charged

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

What does the arrest of Harvey Weinstein mean for the #MeToo movement in Hollywood? NPR's Scott Simon speaks to reporter Kim Masters, whose investigations of harassment had been quashed by publishers.

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2 Immigrants On What Patriotism Means To Them

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

Asma Naeem of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and author and professor Laila Lalami both came to the U.S. as children. They discuss what patriotism means to them on Memorial Day weekend.

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Starbucks Kicks Decisions Back To Their Store Employees

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

After Starbucks announced that everyone is welcome to use their bathrooms, critics said shops would be overrun by the homeless. Who decides who is welcome and who is not goes back to store employees.

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New Jersey Attorney General On Investigating For-Profit Colleges

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal says if Betsy DeVos won't investigate fraud at for-profit colleges, he will. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to the man taking on the secretary of education.

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Week In Politics: Trump And Kim, Trump's Spying Claims

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

Scott Simon talks with Geoff Bennett of NBC News about the status of President Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un and Trump's accusations of spying on his campaign.

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Johnny Irion On His Artistic Lineage

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

Johnny Irion's family is rich in writing and music. His great uncle is John Steinbeck and his wife and collaborator is Arlo Guthrie's daughter. He talks with Scott Simon about his new album.

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'National Review' Writer And Former Service Member On Defining Patriotism

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

David French, senior writer for the National Review and a former major in the U.S. Army Reserve, describes what patriotism means to him this Memorial Day weekend.

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Polls Show Likely Abortion Law Change In Ireland

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

Ireland has one of the strictest abortion laws in the world. Pro-abortion-rights groups have campaigned for decades to repeal the country's Eighth Amendment. Now voters have decided.

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Living With A Brother In Prison In 'My Brother Moochie'

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

Issac J. Bailey's oldest brother murdered a man and spent 32 years in prison. It changed the family forever. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Bailey about his new book, My Brother Moochie.

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Enforcing Sanctions On Iran

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:12am

Now that the U.S. has withdrawn from the Iran nuclear deal, how difficult will it be to enforce sanctions? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with former Treasury Department adviser Elizabeth Rosenberg.

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Baltimore Museum Says Goodbye Warhol, Hello Younger, More Diverse Collection

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

The Baltimore Museum of Art is selling off part of its collection — including works by Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg — to fund the purchase of more work by women and artists of color.

(Image credit: Mito Hood/Photography BMA)

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The Week In Politics

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

As usual, it's been a busy week for political news: another school shooting, reflections on the Mueller investigation, Title X funding and the state of the GOP.

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Texas Community Reels After Latest School Shooter Kills 10

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

A 17-year-old high school student has been charged with capital murder for the deaths of 10 people at his high school near Houston, Texas. The suspect was arrested alive.

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'On Chesil Beach': Story Of An Unconsummated Love And Marriage

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

Saoirse Ronan stars in the new film On Chesil Beach, based on the story by Ian McEwan. Ronan and McEwan talk with NPR's Scott Simon, and joke about who plays the lead character best: Ronan or McEwan.

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Georgia Governor's Race: Stacey Vs. Stacey

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

Democrats Stacey Abrams and Stacey Evans share a first name and a profession but the contest for governor has become racialized with a black and white woman opposing each other.

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N.H. Liquor Stores Are At The Center Of Cross-Border Bootlegging Stings

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

New Hampshire's state-run tax free liquor stores draw in customers from across the region. They also draw in modern-day bootleggers, prompting a wave of recent arrests.

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Saturday Sports: Is Cleveland Done Rocking?

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

NPR's Scott Simon discusses the week's biggest sports stories with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine.

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After Much Anticipation, Royal Wedding Day Arrives

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

Britain's Prince Harry married American actress Meghan Markle Saturday in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. Hundreds of family and friends were in attendance, as millions watched on TV.

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Some House Republicans Want To Push Through DACA Measure

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Republican Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado about the effort to force a vote on the Deffered Action for Childhood Arrivals — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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Response Is Swift To Try To Contain Congo's Ebola Outbreak

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:55am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Karsten Voigt of the International Federation of Red Cross, who just returned from 5 days in the hot zone, about the process of containing the virus.

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