Rund Abdelfatah Rund Abdelfatah is the co-host and producer of Throughline.
Rund Abdelfatah, co-host and co-producer of Throughline.
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Rund Abdelfatah, co-host and co-producer of Throughline.
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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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The impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson in the Senate on March 13, 1868. The House approved 11 articles of impeachment against Andrew Johnson. After a 74-day Senate trial, the Senate acquitted Johnson on three of the articles by a one-vote margin each and decided not to vote on the remaining articles. Library of Congress/Getty Images hide caption

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'Throughline' Examines When The Supreme Court Got Ultimate Power

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How The Electoral College Came To Choose The President Of The U.S.

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Who Can Vote In The U.S? The Answer Has Changed A Lot Throughout History

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The History Of How We Vote: From Drunken Parties To Private Booths

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Presenting Throughline: 'James Baldwin's Fire'

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History Of Employer-Based Health Insurance In The U.S.

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Constitution's Article 2 Leaves Room For Interpreting Presidential Powers

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NPR Podcast 'Throughline' Delves Into The Kerner Commission's Findings

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