Weekend Edition Sunday for October 1, 2017 Hear the Weekend Edition Sunday program for October 1, 2017

Weekend Edition SundayWeekend Edition Sunday

Richard Colón, better known by his stage name Crazy Legs at his home in Isabela, Puerto Rico, shows the before-and-after of the water filtration system he's helping deliver to people in remote areas. Mandalit Del Barco/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Mandalit Del Barco/NPR

U.S.

Richard 'Crazy Legs' Colón Returns To Puerto Rico With A Clean Drinking Water Mission

With many Puerto Ricans still without drinking water after Hurricane Maria, the legendary New York break dancer teamed up with the nonprofit Waves For Water to help distribute portable water filters.

Dr. Ariel Lugo looks at a damaged tree on the grounds of the University of Puerto Rico's Botanical Gardens. "You asked me who got defoliated, everyone did," Lugo says about the bare trees. Angel Valentin for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Angel Valentin for NPR

After Hurricane's Wrath, Puerto Rico's Green Forests Turn Bare Brown

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/554753135/554854555" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
A New Dawn Followed by Ghosts
King, My Queen Followed By Ghosts
My Shining Hour John Coltrane
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
My Shining Hour
Album
Coltrane Jazz
Artist
John Coltrane

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Fifty years after playing newlyweds in Barefoot In The Park, Robert Redford and Jane Fonda are co-starring again in the new film Our Souls At Night. Kerry Brown/Netflix hide caption

toggle caption
Kerry Brown/Netflix

In 'Our Souls At Night,' Robert Redford And Jane Fonda Stage A Twilight Reunion

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/554536069/554854567" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
76 Matt Pond, Chris Hansen
Friendship Update The Go! Team
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Friendship Update
Album
Thunder, Lightning, Strike
Artist
The Go! Team

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Sun Will Set Zoe Keating
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Sun Will Set
Album
One Cello X 16
Artist
Zoe Keating

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Tetrishead Zoe Keating
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Tetrishead
Album
One Cello X 16
Artist
Zoe Keating

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Employees of Key Fisheries, a Marathon, Fla. fish market that was damaged by Hurricane Irma, clean up debris. Their business is closed to the public due to all the damage done by the storm. Frank Morris/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Frank Morris/NPR

Battered By Irma, Florida Fishermen Pin Their Hopes On Stone Crab Season

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/554580004/554854573" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

'Fresh Complaint' By Jeffrey Eugenides. Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR

Jeffrey Eugenides Calls Short Stories 'Maddening' — And Now He Has A Collection

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/554464461/554854579" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Aliquot Poppy Ackroyd

Richard Colón, better known by his stage name Crazy Legs at his home in Isabela, Puerto Rico, shows the before-and-after of the water filtration system he's helping deliver to people in remote areas. Mandalit Del Barco/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Mandalit Del Barco/NPR

Richard 'Crazy Legs' Colón Returns To Puerto Rico With A Clean Drinking Water Mission

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/554803408/554854585" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Ante Song Matt Pond, Chris Hansen

Weekend Edition SundayWeekend Edition Sunday