Weekend Edition Sunday for December 16, 2018 Hear the Weekend Edition Sunday program for December 16, 2018

Weekend Edition SundayWeekend Edition Sunday

In Bleed Out, filmmaker and comedian Steve Burrows documents the 10-year odyssey of trying to figure out what went wrong when his mom went in for a hip replacement surgery and came out with brain damage and mobility issues after a weeks-long coma. Noam Galai/Getty Images for HBO hide caption

toggle caption
Noam Galai/Getty Images for HBO

Health Care

'Bleed Out' Shows How Medical Errors Can Have Life-Changing Consequences

Steve Burrows' new HBO documentary, Bleed Out, follows the medical malpractice suit he filed on behalf of his mom, who lapsed into a coma after surgery.

Vibe Bignic
With My Friends [12" Only Remix] Aloe Blacc & Most, King
Ho Ho Ho Sia
My Life Rubblebucket
Never Catch Me Flying Lotus & Kendrick Lamar

Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) pulls companion Yonas (Boluwatife Treasure Bankole) on a makeshift wagon in the movie Capernaum. Christopher Aoun/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

toggle caption
Christopher Aoun/Sony Pictures Classics

In 'Capernaum,' The Chaos Of Lebanon From A Homeless Child's Perspective

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/676553757/677157749" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Capharnaüm Khaled Mouzanar
High Wire Erroll Garner
Kerala Bonobo
Division Tycho
I See Fire [*] Ed Sheeran

Peter Neaton and his crew unload black cod pots in Homer, Alaska after a November fishing trip in the Gulf of Alaska. Aaron Bolton/KBBI News hide caption

toggle caption
Aaron Bolton/KBBI News

Alaska Fishermen Hauling A Bigger Catch With Gear They Get To Use For The First Time

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/676887454/677157755" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Spring to Come John Butler Trio
Little by Little Radiohead

In Bleed Out, filmmaker and comedian Steve Burrows documents the 10-year odyssey of trying to figure out what went wrong when his mom went in for a hip replacement surgery and came out with brain damage and mobility issues after a weeks-long coma. Noam Galai/Getty Images for HBO hide caption

toggle caption
Noam Galai/Getty Images for HBO

'Bleed Out' Shows How Medical Errors Can Have Life-Changing Consequences

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/677054343/677157761" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
V hospodaron?ka (Ukrainian) Kitka
Take the A Train

Weekend Edition SundayWeekend Edition Sunday