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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Some researchers say big data could change the way medical research is done and the way individual doctors make medical decisions. Others say it raise...
The Super Bowl is one week away. What would we be talking about if we weren't talking about deflated footballs? Mike Pesca of Slate.com joins NPR's Ra...
Every answer today is a word starting with the letters A-R, which you will identify from its anagram. For example, given AR plus ROB, the answer would...
In his award-winning film, Xavier Dolan, 25, tackles the relationship between a single mom and her troubled son. He says, "I feel like I knew this kid...
A new report by Human Rights Watch details the dangers Afghan journalists face from the Taliban. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Najib Sharifi about the ...
The people of Greece head to the polls Sunday for a general election which may decide the country's future in the eurozone. Reporter Joanna Kakissis t...
Shane Fairchild and his late wife, Blue Bauer, were "the mama and the papa of the trans community," says their friend Sayer Johnson....
Local resistance is hampering the nation's efforts to eradicate the virus by mid-March. Correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton tells NPR's Rachel Martin h...
In President Obama's State of the Union address, he gave fresh emphasis to a problem that has been in the headlines: cybersecurity. Here are three peo...
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Lagos, Nigeria, ahead of the country's presidential elections. The visit also comes amid an upsurge of violence fr...
 

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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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