A protester stands in front of police vehicles with his hands up during a demonstration in Ferguson, Mo., where in August 2014 a white police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old black man.
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April 1, 2015 In the #FearAndRace discussion, hundreds of people weighed in on what it was like to navigate the world as black men seen as a threat, and how they did it.
March 20, 2015 NPR's Steve Inkseep speaks with PM Netanyahu and Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat
December 29, 2014 In a video interview with NPR, President Obama discusses recent executive actions on Cuba and immigration, race relations in the U.S., the midterm elections and extending democracy in the Middle East.
December 26, 2014 On Dec. 29, NPR News will release its first video interview with President Obama. Hear the conversation on Morning Edition Mon.-Wed. next week, with more at NPR.org.
November 7, 2014 We're celebrating our 35th birthday this week with family. Here's to our hosts at member stations around the country. Thanks for making us look — and sound — so good.
Morning Edition staff, including Melissa Gray and Barry Gordemer, shown here in 2002, aren't immune to mistakes or sheer silliness.
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November 7, 2014 Morning Edition hosts recount and replay some of the show's less-than-perfect moments on the air.
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BJ Leiderman is the composer of the theme music heard on NPR's Morning Edition, Weekend Edition and Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
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November 6, 2014 Composer BJ Leiderman talks about writing the show's theme music and sings some of the lyrics that accompany that catchy tune.
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Bob Edwards was the host of Morning Edition from its 1979 inception until 2004.
November 5, 2014 On this day in 1979, Morning Edition broadcast its first show, bringing a new style of storytelling to the early-drive-time airwaves. That first show was hosted by Bob Edwards and Barbara Hoctor.
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The Morning Edition staff (and some colleagues), at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.
September 29, 2014 Who are the people who write the words and shape the sound you hear each day? Read about them.
August 26, 2014 Mitchell Kaplan, a recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2011 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service, joins Morning Edition on October 15, 2013 at 8:40AM ET to announce the finalists.
This hazelnut-chocolate spread looks like the iconic Nutella, but it tastes more richly of hazelnuts, says Chris Kimball.
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July 24, 2014 Morning Edition host Renee Montagne talks to America's Test Kitchen's Chris Kimball about foods that are easier than you'd guess to make at home. Fresh Nutella or kale chips, anyone?
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the American Jewish Committee Global Forum in Washington in May 2014.
June 10, 2014 To hear the former secretary of state and once and maybe future Democratic presidential candidate tell it, her new book, Hard Choices, isn't the kickoff to a 2016 campaign.
Maria Fabrizio is the creator of Wordless News.
January 15, 2014 Maria Fabrizio, the creative mind behind the blog 'Wordless News,' invites us into her delightful studio where she's illustrating Morning Edition stories.
November 25, 2013 It's certainly not unreasonable for listeners to hope that NPR might avoid revealing key plot points or endings when reviewing books and movies. But can we expect spoiler alerts before book or movie reviews based on real life events? And what if those events have already been reported in the news?
November 7, 2013 Slugging, urban encounters with deer, biking in 33 degrees below zero temperatures... It's all in a day's commute for NPR and public radio staffers.
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