Weekend Edition Sunday for March 3, 2013
Mar 3, 2013 — You will be given two words starting with the letter P. Name a third word starting with P that can follow the first one and precede the second one, in each case to complete a familiar two-word phrase.
Mar 3, 2013 — Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with the Egyptian president and opposition leaders to help forge a path through the country's turmoil. Kerry says it is "paramount" that leaders come together to tackle Egypt's financial woes.
Mar 2, 2013 — One TV show is trying to break down Kenyan politicians' stature ahead of Monday's elections. It uses caricatures to prod for answers and expose corruption. "The XYZ Show has always been trying to show the politicians for who they are," one writer says.
Mar 2, 2013 — The British singer and guitarist has generated hundreds of songs in a career that begins in the 1970s fronting The Soft Boys. His latest album is called Love from London.
Mar 1, 2013 — When it opened, its name alone made it different, advertising the shared ownership of the family's daughters, instead of sons. Today, the shop, which specializes in smoked fish, continues to thrive.
Feb 28, 2013 — Director Roberta Grossman talks about her new film, which traces the evolution of the song that everybody knows — but nobody knows much about — from Jewish folk melody to unmistakable party favorite.
Feb 25, 2013 — The U.S. military called its Oak Ridge, Tenn., facility "Site X." During World War II, thousands of workers there enriched uranium for the first atom bomb — even if they didn't know it at the time. Author Denise Kiernan's new book, The Girls of Atomic City, follows some of the women who worked there.