May 3, 2011 Forty years ago today, on May 3, 1971, NPR debuted its first program: All Things Considered. Join us today for a celebration complete with photos from the archives and avatars for your Facebook profile. Happy Birthday NPR and ATC!
January 7, 2011 Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell again demonstrated they inhabit alternate ideological universes. In separate interviews on All Things Considered they pretty much didn't agree on anything.
October 26, 2010 Meg Whitman defended her candidacy against controversy eruptions. She acknowledged she has flaws though she continued the line that what's most important to know about her ex-housekeeper problem is that it was a political stunt.
July 27, 2010 Pakistani ambassador Husain Haqqani sparred with ATC co-host Robert Siegel over WikiLeaks.
April 2, 2010 NPR does exceptionally well putting female reporters and hosts on the air. But when it comes to female voices from outside NPR, the network is not as diverse on air as it would like to think. NPR needs to try harder to find more female sources and...
January 15, 2010 When the earthquake hit Haiti at 4:53 p.m. on Jan. 12, no news organization was prepared to cover Haiti's biggest quake in two centuries. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at what NPR did when the quake news broke 53 minutes into the first hour of A...
May 14, 2009 It would be reasonable for a listener to conclude that NPR likes and supports the new movie, The Soloist, about the relationship between a newspaper columnist and a gifted, homeless musician.