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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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English


Episodes

The 1A Movie Club: A Conversation With Ava DuVernay + 'The Vast Of Night'

5/27/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic means "the bigger movies mostly are postponing their releases," says The Frame's John Horn. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:33:15

The Relationship Between President Trump And Former President Obama

5/26/2020
"I think [President Donald Trump] really cannot shake President Obama from his head," MSNBC's Trymaine Lee says. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:24:35

The Navy Says UFOs Are Real. Are They Little Green People? Unlikely.

5/25/2020
Polls suggest half of all Americans believe in Unidentified Flying Objects. And for the first time, the Defense Department has released videos showing "unidentified aerial phenomena." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:36:25

The News Roundup For May 22, 2020

5/22/2020
States reopen, and brace for small business closures. Two dams fail in Michigan and displace 10,000 people. Brazil struggles with their COVID-19 outbreak, and Syrian war criminals go to trial in Germany. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:29:07

Joe Biden, Tara Reade And Democratic Voters

5/21/2020
This is not the first time the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has been accused of unwanted touching by women, but Tara Reade's latest accusation goes the furthest. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:10

'There's No Closure': How A Nation Grieves At Home

5/20/2020
"People in grief are so isolated and so it's hard to have a collective voice together," says grief expert David Kessler. "When people say that the six-feet distancing is annoying, you know what's more annoying? When you're standing in a cemetery and your loved one is six feet below." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:17

From Galileo To Dr. Fauci: The History Of Science Denial And Conspiracies

5/19/2020
"History already has cases of science denial," says astrophysicist Mario Livio. "This is not new. It never ends well." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:12

The Food Delivery App Dilemma

5/18/2020
Miguel Ramirez, a food delivery worker in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, says he would appreciate a raise. "We're the ones risking ourselves." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:47:06

The News Roundup For May 15, 2020

5/15/2020
Experts warn of a resurgence of deaths in reopened states. Former Trump associate Paul Manafort is released from jail due to coronavirus. And Wuhan prepares to test 11 million citizens for COVID-19. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:29:52

Should We Stay Polite, Even In A Pandemic?

5/14/2020
Etiquette expert Lizzie Post says COVID-era dilemmas come back to a central question of etiquette. "How much agency do we have to tell people we don't like their behavior?" Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:38

What To Expect When Expecting In A Pandemic

5/13/2020
Maria is eight months pregnant with her first child. Her husband is a medical resident in St. Louis. "He's my sole partner through this whole process, and I'm relying on him to help me...but at the same time I know he's at a higher risk." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:26

The DOJ Drops Charges For Michael Flynn + How Hip-Hop Battles Bring Us Together

5/12/2020
"These live streams are speaking to the people at home first," YouTube's Tuma Basa says. "They're the primary audience — they're not an afterthought. [D-Nice is] talking to Michelle Obama, and then we feel like we're there." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:25

The Future Of Air Travel

5/11/2020
There are a lot of complaints that airlines aren't providing refunds when they should, says Niraj Chokshi, who covers the business of transportation for The New York Times. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:20

Inside A Secret Library In Syria

5/9/2020
"What most amazed me was that this library was 5 or 6 feet below streets where people were being sniped and bombs were going off," says the BBC's Mike Thomson about a secret library in Durayya, Syria. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:24:33

The News Roundup For May 8, 2020

5/8/2020
A black man is murdered while jogging in Georgia. The Dept. of Justice drops its case against Michael Flynn. The investigation into the origins of COVID-19 continues. Soccer will return to Germany, and a plot to overthrow the Venezuelan government fails. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:27:33

Helping Latinos Combat Coronavirus + A Conversation With 1A's New Host

5/7/2020
"This work is not about me, it's about the listener...it's about you helping us hold public officials accountable, it's about elevating your voice. I hope the show remains entirely listener-focused," says 1A's new host, Jenn White. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:23:51

The 'Murder Hornets' And The Honey Bees

5/6/2020
One hornet scouts out a honey bee hive. Then, the hornets attack. But how worried should we actually be? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:14:31

Coronavirus: 'To Sleep, Perchance To Dream'

5/5/2020
You might be worried about contracting COVID-19 or passing it to someone else. That anxiety shows up in our dreams in different forms. Dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg says that being aware of the particular type of stress you're seeing in your dreams will help you understand your emotions. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:10

Priced Out: Where Is Our Safety Net?

5/4/2020
Unemployment claims are up to 20 times the normal level, and state agencies don't have the technology to process the rate of applications. Unemployment expert Rebecca Dixon says this represents a lack of investment from the federal government. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:34

The News Roundup For May 1, 2020

5/1/2020
The U.S. reaches one million coronavirus cases. 30 million Americans are unemployed as states are opening back up for business. And the U.K. says they are past the peak of COVID-19. Plus, tensions with China over the origins of the virus continue. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:27:50