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Rep. Tim Walz Calls On VA To Study Medical Marijuana Use For Veterans

NPR's Michel Martin speaks to Democratic Rep. Tim Walz of Minnesota about his proposed bill that would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to study the use of cannabis as a painkiller.

Controversial Statue Of 19th Century Gynecologist Removed From Central Park

On Tuesday, a statue of J. Marion Sims, known as the "father of modern gynecology," was removed from New York's Central Park. NPR's Michel Martin talks with historian Vanessa Gamble about Sims' experiments on enslaved black women.

For Decades, HUD Actively Engaged In Discrimination, Author Says

Sheryll Cashin, author of the Place, Not Race: A New Vision for Opportunity in America, explains why equal access to housing is so essential for economic progress.

Fair Housing Act Never Fully Enforced, Walter Mondale Says

The Fair Housing Act of 1968 sought to end racial discrimination in housing, but American cities remain deeply segregated. NPR's Michel Martin looks back with former Vice President Walter Mondale, who co-wrote the bill.

How Does Kim Jong Un Define 'Denuclearization'?

Korea expert Jean Lee of the Wilson Center tells Michel Martin Kim Jong Un's understanding of "denuclearization" of the Korean peninsula may be very different from what President Trump expects.

Taliban Bombing Targets Afghan Polling Station

A suicide bombing killed more than 50 people at a voter registration center today in Kabul today. Journalist Ahmed Rashid and Michel Martin discuss Afghanistan's fragile security situation.

How Rhiannon Giddens Reconstructs Black Pain With The Banjo

The renowned folk songwriter stops by NPR's Washington D.C. headquarters to play two songs from her latest album and discuss the historical African-American roots of her music and of her instrument.

Can I Just Tell You: Barbara Bush

On the day of Barbara Bush's funeral, NPR's Michel Martin reflects on the former first lady's legacy.

NPR Poetry Month: Andrea Davis Pinkney

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with children's book author and poet Andrea Davis Pinkney about her picks from the #NPRPoetry submissions.

In 'Chasing Hillary,' Reporter Chronicles A Decade Spent Covering Hillary Clinton

New York Times reporter Amy Chozick, author of a new memoir, talks to Michel Martin about the media's focus on the Hillary Clinton email scandal and the impact on the presidential election.


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