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
5 min

Sunday Puzzle: Where It's At

Patrick McIntyre plays the puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
8 min

Ben Sharrock And Amir El-Masry Bring A Refugee Story To Life In 'Limbo'

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks director Ben Sharrock and lead actor Amir El-Masry about their new film, Limbo.
6 min

Alison Bechdel Discusses A Lifelong Affair With Exercise In New Memoir

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Alison Bechdel about her new graphic memoir, The Secret to Superhuman Strength.
3 min

How Healthy Is The Soil On Your Farm? 'Soil Your Undies' To Find Out

In Australia, farmers are burying underwear to gauge soil health.
4 min

International Students See Visa Struggles As Colleges Return To In Person Learning

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks California State University, Long Beach administrator Jeet Joshee about the challenges foreign students face getting visas.
5 min

How A Consent Decree Has Changed Policing In Newark, N.J.

Newark's police department has been undergoing reforms after the imposition of a consent decree. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks activist Larry Hamm about it.
3 min

Upcoming Scottish Elections Could Have Major Impact On U.K.

Scottish voters go to the polls this week for parlimentary elections which could have a big impact on whether Scotland eventually holds an referendum on independence from the United Kingdom.
4 min

Politics Chat: Vaccine Rollout Measure Focus On Changing Hesitant People's Minds

The Biden administration is trying to convince as many adults as possible to get vaccinated, while the president himself is making a pitch for his big economic plan.