October 2, 2012 On Monday, October 8, author Salman Rushdie will discuss his new work, Joseph Anton: A Memoir, with NPR All Things Considered host Robert Siegel at the Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
October 1, 2012 NPR Morning Edition Host Steve Inskeep returns as moderator for the National Conversation series from NPR and the Wilson Center, hosting a discussion today on the heightened threat cyber attacks pose to national security and how the U.S. can handle these challenges.
September 25, 2012 Coming this October, NPR and The Wilson Center will again join forces to present the next three installments of The National Conversation. These lunchtime discussions are a forum for informed discussions led by top research and policy leaders.
September 21, 2012 Last night at the Washington, D.C. synagogue and music venue Sixth & I, former Fugee Wyclef Jean sat down with NPR's Tell Me More Host Michel Martin about his new memoir Purpose.
September 20, 2012 The All Songs Listening Tour hosted one final show last week, which lead to a spontaneous Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song freestyle, impersonations of how DC-ians dance, and some pretty memorable quotes from both the audience and the evening's hosts. See for yourself how everything panned out.
September 17, 2012 This Thursday, September 20, Wyclef Jean will be at the 6th & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C., and we've got two tickets for the event and a copy of his book to give away.
September 10, 2012 A new public opinion survey and a new discussion. Watch "America's Role in the World Post 9/11," part of The National Conversation series, today at 12:30 PM (ET).
September 4, 2012 NPR and The Wilson Center continue The National Conversation series with a discussion examining security issues public opinion in a post 9/11 world.
August 20, 2012 It's National Radio Day, and we're celebrating by paying tribute to one of the fathers of radio, Guglielmo Marconi, and to its future. Show your support by sharing one of the graphics below and let us know what caught your ear today.
July 30, 2012 NPR is getting into the voting spirit with a new series of election-themed buttons. Tell us which ones you like best, and we will print the favorites!
July 11, 2012 This week at the Aspen Ideas Festival, NPR President and CEO Gary E. Knell joined Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tom Friedman of the New York Times for an early-morning chat, "The Role of Public Media in a Democracy."
June 26, 2012 Last week NPR and the Wilson Center joined forces to present a public forum and panel discussion around nuclear 'outliers.' If you missed the conversation, you can catch a full video online and don't miss photos from last week's event below.
June 25, 2012 Last week, a reporting team from NPR's Planet Money took the stage of the 92nd St. Y faced with quite a challenge: Explaining the modern economy. See pictures from the evening.
June 20, 2012 Live stream The National Conversation on nuclear 'outliers' today starting at Noon (ET) at the This is NPR blog and submit your questions for panelists Thomas Friedman and Robert S. Litwak on Twitter using #NationalConversation
June 15, 2012 Last night, NPR Science Desk Correspondents Jon Hamilton, Alix Spiegel and Shankar Vedantam were live on stage at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C., to tell a story about two fish, two boys and one lie.