Friday

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BackTalk

Is The NFL Weakening Defense Of Redskins' Name?

Tell Me More host Michel Martin and editor Ammad Omar crack open the listener inbox for Backtalk. This week, they talk about the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins' team name.

Is The NFL Weakening Defense Of Redskins' Name?
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Politics

Rand Paul On Syria: 'I Think There's Evil On Both Sides'

Republican Sen. Rand Paul is one of Congress' leading skeptics of U.S. military strategy, including possible strikes on Syria. He tells NPR why he opposes a strike, and what he thinks the U.S. should do.

Rand Paul On Syria: 'I Think There's Evil On Both Sides'
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Around the Nation

Do Americans Feel A Responsibility To Act In Syria?

How are Americans reacting to the crisis in Syria, and President Obama's speech Tuesday night? Host Michel Martin speaks with three editors - in Denver, Dallas and New York - to talk about the regional reactions to the situation.

Do Americans Feel A Responsibility To Act In Syria?
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Tuesday

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Affordable Care Act Q & A: Medicare And Medicaid

You might be concerned about how programs like Medicare and Medicaid will fare as the Affordable Care Act is rolled out. Host Michel Martin talks to health reporter Mary Agnes Carey about the nuances consumers will have to remember with the ACA.

Affordable Care Act Q & A: Medicare And Medicaid
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'Mean Girls' Inspiration Reveals The Secret To Raising Boys

A new book explores the world of teenage boys and debunks the myth that parents raising boys have it easier. Host Michel Martin speaks with Rosalind Wiseman about her new book Masterminds and Wingmen.

'Mean Girls' Inspiration Reveals The Secret To Raising Boys
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Monday

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Sports

Monday Night Marked By Redskins Name Debate

The Oneida Nation wants the Washington Redskins to change their name and mascot - and they're hoping sports fans will help sway team owners. Host Michel Martin talks with Oneida Nation representative Ray Halbritter.

Monday Night Marked By Redskins Name Debate
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Code Switch

Angry Asian Man Not So Angry

When Phil Yu started 'Angry Asian Man' in 2001, he had no idea it would become wildly popular and the go-to source on all things Asian-America.

Angry Asian Man Not So Angry
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Music

Blitz The Ambassador: Fighting Against Invisibility

Blitz the Ambassador grew up listening to Public Enemy in Ghana. Now he's bringing an African flavor to American hip-hop. He speaks to host Michel Martin about what his latest release, The Warm Up, says about the U.S. immigrant experience.

Blitz The Ambassador: Fighting Against Invisibility
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Friday

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Thursday

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Movies

Autism: Film Shows Education Challenges For Young Adults And Families

Best Kept Secret is a film that follows a group of young adults with autism during their last year of high school. Host Michel Martin speaks with filmmaker Samantha Buck and Janet Mino, a special education teacher.

Autism: Film Shows Education Challenges For Young Adults And Families
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Music

Pfister Sisters Bring Fun To Old Jazz Standard

In the final installment of Tell Me More's 'Summer Songs' series, Gwen Thompkins, host of WWNO's Music Inside Out, tells Michel Martin about a 'grown' girl group, The Pfister Sisters, singing the jazz standard Everybody Loves My Baby.

Pfister Sisters Bring Fun To Old Jazz Standard
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Wednesday

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