Weekend Edition (Sunday)

Weekend Edition Sunday covers newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicans, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of news events. The show is hosted by Liane Hansen.

Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr and Puzzlemaster Will Shortz have been with the program from the beginning, and a wide variety of commentators and essayists help round out the weekly offerings.

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Sunday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

 

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At a hospice in Nashville, volunteers sing hymns and lullabies to the dying. They're part of a national organization that uses music to soothe life's ...
Robin Williams' love of video games was well known in the gaming community. After his death, gamers started a petition asking World of Warcraft to mem...
NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Rene Steinke about her new book, Friendswood. The novel follows four characters who must deal with the legacy of a tox...
A scientific survey of coral reefs off the Florida keys is being done using the same fish-eye camera lenses that Google uses to capture street views. ...
In 1976, Dr. David Heymann of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine helped curb the first Ebola outbreak in what was then Zaire. He speak...
American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam ...
Fatima Tlisova is a reporter from the North Caucasus region, one of the world's most dangerous places for journalists. In 2005, she says, she was abdu...
What if you could undergo racial reassignment surgery and switch races? That's the premise of a new novel, Your Face in Mine. NPR's Linda Wertheimer s...
The extreme cold weather on the East Coast last winter has meant that some fishermen have smaller catches this summer. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to...
NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power about her recent trip to South Sudan....
 

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Susan Giles Wantuck
Susan Giles Wantuck, News Reporter, Host, Producer

Susan Giles Wantuck is a host, producer and reporter for WUSF Public Media who focuses her storytelling on arts and culture. She also serves as the host for Evening Masterwork, weekdays on Classical WSMR 89.1 and in Tampa at...

Liane Hansen, Host

Liane Hansen has been the host of NPR's award-winning Weekend Edition Sunday for more than 18 years. She brings to her position an extensive background in broadcast journalism, including work as a radio producer, reporter, and...

 

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