Sep 1, 2014 — Deborah Rutter begins her new job today as President of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg visits with Rutter, the first woman to ever hold the position.
Sep 1, 2014 — Steve Inskeep and David Greene report on a scandal in the competitive world of pie making.
Sep 1, 2014 — In this encore presentation, David Greene swaps recipes for cooking in a mug with Joe Yonan, author of the "Cooking for One" column for The Washington Post.
Sep 1, 2014 — Labor Day is the traditional kickoff of the political season. President Obama's recent statement on the U.S. strategy against ISIS and speculation that he'll take executive action on immigration may have a big impact on the November election contests. For more about how decisions made in the White House reverberate on the campaign trail, Cokie Roberts speaks with David Greene.
Sep 1, 2014 — Steve Inskeep has the Last Word in business.
Sep 1, 2014 — M.K. Asante reads a poem composed for Morning Edition titled, 'In Summer.' The Baltimore-based writer says it is a homage to Paul Laurence Dunbar, an African-American poet.
Sep 1, 2014 — Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.
Sep 1, 2014 — A Guinean student in the Senegalese capital of Dakar has tested positive for the deadly disease. David Greene talks to Krista Larson, West Africa correspondent for the Associated Press.
Sep 1, 2014 — Librarians are being reassigned to classrooms. In Illinois, librarians must also have teaching certifications, and most have endorsements to teach specific grades and subjects.
Sep 1, 2014 — Amazon has thousands of workers in Germany and many are unhappy that they're classified as lower-paid logistics workers. The company says they're well compensated for unskilled labor.