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.

Weekend Edition on NPR.org

 

Broadcast Schedule

Sunday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

 

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An Israeli film playing in the U.S. shows how rabbinical rules regulating Jewish divorces in Israel can trap women. Rabbinical judges have taken the h...
The watermelon has been Oklahoma's state vegetable — not fruit — for nearly a decade. The poor melon has become a political football, as some lawm...
Thousands of people gathered on Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was killed on Friday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Co...
Benjamin Netanyahu will address Congress just before Israeli elections. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Chemi Shalev, the U.S. editor of Haartz, about h...
Jury selection in the trial of the Boston marathon bomber is expected to finish on Tuesday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Boston correspondent Tovia S...
The Bureau of Reclamation announced Friday that for the second straight year, many California farmers will not be getting federal water imports becaus...
Rearrange the letters in a four-letter word and a five-letter word to get a pair of synonyms. For example, given "time" and "night," you would say "it...
A new comedy series, The Last Man on Earth, features your average guy who becomes humanity's last hope. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Will Forte, th...
The number of dollars of unpaid child support each year in the U.S. is well into the billions. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with data expert Mona Chalab...
Andrew McCarthy may be best known for his acting roles, but he's also an accomplished travel writer. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with McCarthy about tr...
 

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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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