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Rund Abdelfatah

Host/Producer, Throughline

Rund Abdelfatah is the co-host and producer of Throughline, a podcast that explores the history of current events. In that role, she's responsible for all aspects of the podcast's production, including development of episode concepts, interviewing guests, and sound design.

Abdelfatah joined NPR in 2014 as an intern and went on to become a producer on a number of NPR's most popular podcasts, including How I Built This, TED Radio Hour, NPR Politics Podcast, Code Switch, and Pop Culture Happy Hour.

The concept for Throughline, launched in February 2019, was developed by Abdelfatah and her co-host, Ramtin Arablouei.

Abdelfatah got her start in journalism covering local and domestic politics at the Washington bureau of the BBC. She previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology, with a minor in Spanish, from Princeton University.

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Evangelicals didn't always play such a big role in the fight to limit abortion access

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'Throughline': The Rise Of The Modern White Power Movement

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Abortion was once common practice in America. A small group of doctors changed that

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Cinco de Mayo is part of a deeper story of 2 nations trying to define themselves

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