When NPR host Scott Simon began tweeting from his mother’s deathbed, he captured the hearts of thousands with his poignant, heartbreaking observations. This hour, from NPR headquarters in Washington, we’ll talk with him about his new memoir, Unforgettable: A Mother’s Final Days – And the Lessons that Last a Lifetime.
Think, with host Krys Boyd, features in-depth interviews with compelling guests, covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and trends to food and wine, travel, adventure and entertainment.
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With terms lasting just two years, it’s tough to get to know members of the House of Representatives. This hour, we’ll talk with two North Texas members – Rep. Marc Veasey of Texas 33rd congressional district and Rep. Michael Burgess of the 26th – about national issues important to their constituents and about the everyday life of a congressman in Washingto
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As NPR’s vice president for news, Chris Turpin manages close to 400 journalists across the country and in 17 bureaus around the world. This hour, from NPR headquarters in Washington, we’ll talk to him about covering breaking news live on the air, supplementing those broadcasts on the Web and about the behind the scenes work in Washington that makes it all possible.
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This hour, we’ll talk about the race with a panel of reporters who cover Washington for Texas news outlets.
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Immunotherapy and genetic sequencing are two of the more promising treatments for pediatric cancer currently in development. This hour, we’ll talk about how these treatments might be helping kids in the coming years with Ted Laetsch of UT Southwestern Medical School.
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Tiny entities influence your entire life, from your weight to your allergies to your acne. These entities are microscopic bacteria that live in your gut. This hour, we’ll talk about how to care for these microbes with Rob Knight, author of “Follow Your Gut: The Enormous Impact of Tiny Microbes.”
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Krys Boyd and the rest of the Think crew will broadcast live from NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., from April 27-30. Tune in to KERA FM at noon each day to hear interviews with a special collection of D.C.-based newsmakers, including politicians, historians, Smithsonian experts and other important national guests. Find more information at kera.org/thinkindc.
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Queries about sweet soup, the endearment “my boo” and fossil poetry were all on recent episodes of “A Way With Words.” This hour, we’ll talk with the show’s hosts, Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, about their most frequent questions– as well as the most wacky.
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