Weekend Edition Sunday for March 23, 2014
Mar 23, 2014 — President Obama leaves for a four-nation trip Sunday night. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with correspondent Ari Shapiro about what's on the president's travel agenda.
Mar 23, 2014 — A quarter of Americans identify as Catholic, but their views vary dramatically. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with three Catholics about their views on faith and politics, one year into the new papacy.
Mar 23, 2014 — Pope Francis has named a woman who was molested as a child by a priest to be part of a panel to help the Church address the sexual abuse of minors.
Mar 23, 2014 — Ukraine has a long history of impunity when it comes to its treatment of journalists and activists. A recent incident leaves many wondering if the new government will bring true change.
Mar 23, 2014 — In Crimea, everything from the time zone to the currency is changing under Russian rule. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with resident Maxim Kornilov about his decision to leave the country.
Mar 23, 2014 — This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondents Jeff Brady and Debbie Elliott about the accident and the lessons learned.
Mar 23, 2014 — Chase Compton wrote a series of Yelp reviews chronicling his relationship and breakup with the "love of his life." NPR's Rachel Martin talks to him about sharing his heartbreak on Yelp.
Mar 23, 2014 — For each geographical place provided, change one letter to make a new, common word that has a different number of syllables than the geographical name.
Mar 23, 2014 — Old records are breaking, cassette tapes are warping, even digital recordings can become obsolete. The Library of Congress is working to save millions of the nation's recordings before they're lost.
Mar 23, 2014 — Volker Bertelmann is the master of using household junk to create haunting instrumental pieces. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to him about his new album, Abandoned Cities.