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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The White House is reviewing how it handles hostage crises following the brutal murders of Americans abroad, but families of hostages say they're ofte...
More than 2,000 tents still occupy city streets. The longer the pro-democracy demonstration goes on, the more unwelcome it becomes....
Thanksgiving traditions can be a bit inscrutable for people who didn't grow up in the U.S., like NPR producer Olly Dearden. He talked with several exp...
Given two words, change the first consonant sound in each word to the same new consonant sound and you'll phonetically name two things in the same cat...
Vice President Joe Biden wraps up his trip to Turkey, where he held talks on the fight against ISIS. The U.S. and Turkey disagree on how to deal with ...
Thousands of Tunisians called for an end to dictatorship in 2011. Now the country will hold its first democratic presidential election. NPR's Rachel M...
As Ferguson, Mo., braces for the grand jury decision on whether police officer Darren Wilson should face charges, NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Rashe...
New York's MTA is planning a new campaign to encourage courtesy on subways. NPR's Rachel Martin gets dos and don'ts from Jake Dobkin, who writes Gotha...
Last week brought frigid weather to much of the country. Nate DiMeo, creator of The Memory Palace podcast, tells a story of another cold snap more tha...
Indy Neidell's four-year series of videos takes a week-by-week look at World War I. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Neidell about his project, called The...
 

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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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