December 13, 2012 Veteran singer Tony Bennett took calls on Talk of the Nation from fans who shared what they have learned from the singer's success. Bennett also sketched a very special NPR 'thank you' note.
November 29, 2012 Actress Sally Field joined guest host Jennifer Ludden on Talk of the Nation last week to talk about her extensive preparation to take on the iconic role as first lady Mary Todd Lincoln in the film Lincoln.
November 29, 2012 Talk of the Nation and the Wilson Center are teaming up Thursday afternoon for a live conversation with experts and NPR correspondents. They'll also discuss how the U.S. can avoid getting into another Cold War and the possibility of a world where there are as many women leaders as men.
November 13, 2012 Rocker Pete Townshend stopped by NPR HQ in Washington, D.C., yesterday for a live interview and call in with fans on Talk of the Nation. On his way out, we at NPR got our own special "Who moment" as Townshend posed to show he's a fan of ours.
September 6, 2012 Actress Kathleen Turner set aside a few minutes to show her NPR love today while at our Washington HQ for an interview on Talk of the Nation.
July 24, 2012 Elton John stopped by NPR HQ today for a live interview with NPR's Talk of the Nation, and it turns out, he has a sweet spot for NPR.
July 6, 2012 NPR's Talk of the Nation was live at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., yesterday.
July 6, 2012 Comedian Trevor Noah was on Talk of the Nation yesterday during the show's live broadcast from the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Trevor stayed cool in the DC heat by showing NPR some love.
June 26, 2012 Get smart. Join NPR's Talk of the Nation LIVE from the Aspen Ideas Festival.
June 18, 2012 Two stars from the Sundance Channel reality show Push Girls – Mia Schaikewitz and Auti Angel – joined NPR's Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation to chat about their new series that's pushing boundaries. Mia and Auti were happy to show love for NPR during their visit to NPR West.
May 2, 2012 A Weimaraner who listens to NPR seems to have something to say — or sing — about Talk of the Nation.
January 27, 2012 NPR's Talk of The Nation packed it's bags and hit the road for Orlando with "Political Junkie" to soak up all of the Florida Primary action in person. See photos from the event at 'This is NPR.'
September 20, 2011 Talk of the Nation visited National Geographic Society headquarters this afternoon for a live recording of their daily news program from the Grosvenor Auditorium.
September 11, 2011 I vividly remember what a beautiful day Sept. 11 was — on a run before work, the temperature was delicious, the sky an impeccable blue. People ask what I remember from those first few days, and I think you might understand that it's mostly a blur. NPR's Neal Conan remembers the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
September 9, 2011 Talk of the Nation will broadcast live from National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. on September 20, 2011. If you're in town, please join us for a discussion on the teenage brain and a conversation with explorers.