Weekend Edition Sunday
Nov 29, 2013 — All month, NPR and Member Stations have been looking back at major events that shaped America's cultural landscape. Those historic moments were also shaping NPR coverage. The Playback: November 1988 podcast takes a trip back 25 years in the NPR archives to what was happening on and off air at NPR.
Nov 27, 2013 — Since 2008, StoryCorps has celebrated the Friday after Thanksgiving with the National Day of Listening. For some tips on how to have have a personal interview with a loved ones this Friday, we went to "The Sunday Conversation" founder, Weekend Edition Host Rachel Martin.
Jul 27, 2013 — While it's a no-brainer to us NPR West-ers that Aslan 'hearts' NPR, and while we've had any number of opportunities to ask him to pose for us, it was on this particular day that he was dressed for the occasion.
Jul 8, 2013 — Coco O and Robin Hannibal make up the Danish duo Quadron. They were introduced to each other as teenagers by a mutual friend because they both love 70s soul music. Coco O. came in to talk to NPR Host Rachel Martin about their new album Avalanche. On her way, out, Coco showed us some stylish love.
May 14, 2013 — Pat Sajak came in to talk with Weekend Edition Sunday Host Rachel Martin about his three decades hosting Wheel of Fortune, or "Wheel," as fans call it. On his way out, he held up a sign. It said "I <3 N_R." Would you like to solve the puzzle?
Apr 25, 2012 — In a recent Weekend Edition Sunday segment, Mara Liasson unintentionally suggested that stay-at-home moms lack higher education. She quickly saw her error and the staff corrected later broadcasts of the story. A correction was posted on the web version and, a week later, the show aired a letters segment with additional clarification.
Aug 31, 2011 — In one listener's objections to a segment about food stamps, signs of more liberal criticism of NPR. But who's responsible for the poor?
May 16, 2011 — NPR News recently announced that Audie Cornish would be the new host of Weekend Edition Sunday. Her move to this prominent role was covered by the press and media trades: