Weekend Edition Sunday
Weekend Edition Sunday

Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to the capture of Saddam Hussein.

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SUN 5am-10am
3 min

Missouri Faces Redistricting System Showdown In Upcoming Election

A first of its kind in the nation redistricting system is being second guessed on this year's ballot in Missouri.
6 min

Author Sarah Smarsh Discusses Her New Book On 'The Great Unifier:' Dolly Parton

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Sarah Smarsh about her new book on an enduring country star, Dolly Parton, titled She Come By it Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs.
3 min

Women's Rights At The Forefront Of Afghan Peace Talks

Afghans are holding historic peace talks and the status of women is one of the most difficult issues they'll have to resolve.
5 min

Julian Castro On The Fight Against Disinformation In Latino Communities

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Julian Castro, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about disinformation in the Latino community.
5 min

Progressive Group Combats Disinformation Campaigns Aimed At Latino Voters

Ashley Bryant of the WinBlack / Pa'lante campaign tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about disinformation efforts aimed at Latino voters.
4 min

U.K. COVID-19 Restrictions Tighten As Europe Sees Spike In Cases

As coronavirus infections spike in Europe, the U.K., which has the highest death toll among European countries, is imposing new restrictions in an effort to avoid a nationwide lockdown.
6 min

The Consequences Of Dehumanizing Language In Politics

University of Massachusetts Amherst political scientist Alexander Theodoridis talks about dehumanizing language in politics, what it can lead to and what we can do about it.
5 min

Leyla McCalla Rereleases 'Vari-Colored Songs'

Leyla McCalla released her first solo album, Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes, in 2014. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks her about its re-release and the new song included on it.