Tell Me More for December 19, 2013
Dec 19, 2013 — Food Network host Pat Neely of Down Home With the Neelys, talks with host Michel Martin about why comfort food should be on every holiday table.
Dec 19, 2013 — Last Christmas, the spoof charity Radi-Aid released a music video to challenge perceptions of "saving Africa." This year, they're calling out charity ads they see as harmful, and celebrating helpful ads. Host Michel Martin learns more from blogger Teddy Ruge, a member of the Rusty Radiator awards committee.
Dec 19, 2013 — The new congressional budget deal does not extend benefits for Americans receiving long-term unemployment. NPR senior business editor Marilyn Geewax discusses the debate in Congress, and some of the economic implications with host Michel Martin.
Dec 19, 2013 — Host Michel Martin continues her conversation with school leaders about students' math and reading skills.
Dec 19, 2013 — Cities across the country are receiving the latest numbers on how well their 4th and 8th graders are doing in reading and math. Results are positive, but there's only been incremental changes when it comes to race, gender, and income gaps. Host Michel Martin finds out more.