Weekend Edition Sunday for June 23, 2013
Jun 23, 2013 — At 24, Katie Crutchfield has already had multiple careers as a musician. She broke through last year with an aching, bare-bones solo album — but the follow-up, Cerulean Salt, has roots in her years playing underground punk shows.
Jun 23, 2013 — As West Virginia celebrates its 150th birthday this week, the state's chief historian tells the story of how western Virginians created a secession within a secession.
Jun 23, 2013 — Entrepreneur Dame Stephanie Shirley founded a software company in 1962. She wanted to approach the tech industry in a new way, opening the field for more women to join in.
Jun 23, 2013 — Every answer is a two-word phrase in which both words start with C and are anagrams of each other. For example, "tranquil sea creature" would be "calm clam."
Jun 23, 2013 — After California banned affirmative action in 1996, the percentages of black and Latino students at UCLA quickly began to fall. The school tried to remedy the problem by changing the factors it considered in its admissions decisions. The percentages of minority students rebounded. But then the school was accused of breaking the law.
Jun 23, 2013 — Oakland Raiders punter Chris Kluwe is known for his colorful opinions and his vocal support of gay marriage. His musings are now collected in a new book, Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football and Assorted Absurdities.