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Hosted by Joshua Johnson, inspired by the First Amendment, 1A champions America's right to speak freely. News with those who make the news, great guests and topical debate. Weekday conversation framed in ways to make you think, share and engage. From NPR and WAMU.

Hosted by Joshua Johnson, inspired by the First Amendment, 1A champions America's right to speak freely. News with those who make the news, great guests and topical debate. Weekday conversation framed in ways to make you think, share and engage. From NPR and WAMU.
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Hosted by Joshua Johnson, inspired by the First Amendment, 1A champions America's right to speak freely. News with those who make the news, great guests and topical debate. Weekday conversation framed in ways to make you think, share and engage. From NPR and WAMU.

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Episodes

The News Roundup for December 6, 2019

12/6/2019
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House Democrats will begin drafting articles of impeachment. Attorney General William Barr weighs in on protests against police. And Sen. Kamala Harris drops out of the presidential race. Around the world, world leaders convened in London for a NATO summit. The House steps up pressure on China for its treatment of the Uighurs. And Crimea shows up as being part of Russia on some of Apple's apps. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have...

Duration:01:30:50

'Canyon Dreams:' High School Basketball On The Navajo Nation

12/5/2019
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"It's important not to think of basketball as the only way out, but it's absolutely a cohesive and coherent force," author Michael Powell told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:32

'She Had Me, I Had Her:' Robyn Crawford Opens Up

12/4/2019
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Robyn Crawford said that she and Whitney Houston "just were," and their love was bigger than anything imaginable. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:23

No, Koalas Aren't 'Functionally Extinct.' But They Are In Danger

12/3/2019
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"There is absolutely a grain of truth to all this," but they're not functionally extinct, National Geographic wildlife reporter Natasha Daly told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:18:36

Politics Of Pain: Ireland, Britain And Brexit

12/2/2019
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"The fundamental problem is that the U.K. thinks about Brexit as a nationalist revolution," journalist Fintan O'Toole told us. "But the EU is not an empire like how Britain was ... it's not oppressed." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:30:19

Lost In The World Of Audio Fiction

11/29/2019
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"Audio fiction is a form of performance for fiction. You have a story that you want to tell and sometimes you do that with one voice or many voices with sound design or music," podcast critic Elena Fernández Collins told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:09

What We Write About When We Write About Food

11/28/2019
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A lot of time people say "stick with the food," food writer Osayi Endolyn told us. "But it's never just about the food." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:03

1A Across America: A Conversation With Young Conservatives in Alabama

11/27/2019
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Experiencing an active shooter situation last fall, "made me more aware of the gun control policies...but it has not changed my core beliefs that we should have our second amendment rights," says MyChale Cooper, a young conservative at the University of Alabama. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:31:15

1A Movie Club: 'A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood'

11/26/2019
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"I think that a lot of adults, myself included, really don't know what to do with our feelings," writer Beandrea July told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:24

Guns & America: The Good Guy With A Gun

11/25/2019
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Research shows people will successfully defend themselves with a gun in less than 1% of violent crimes. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:48:24

Breaking The Rules With Charli XCX

11/23/2019
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"I don't like to limit myself and make one type of thing ... I really like flexing my muscles in all types of ways," Charli XCX told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:18:59

The News Roundup for November 22, 2019

11/22/2019
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E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland sounds off in impeachment hearings. Democratic presidential candidates debate in Atlanta. Around the world, Israel's Prime was indicted on multiple charges. Iran shutdowns internet access. And the fallout continues over Prince Andrew's ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:29:39

Two Former Ambassadors Weigh In On A Week Of Impeachment Proceedings

11/21/2019
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"[Ambassador Gordon] Sondland was in over his head. He didn't act in a way that a normal ambassador would have acted," Ambassador Nicholas Burns told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:30:35

Has The President Gone Too Far In Clearing Three Service Members?

11/20/2019
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"The Pentagon has made it very clear to me that they pretty much uniformly were against these decisions," reporter Dan Lamothe told us about President Trump's recent pardons. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:31

Presenting The Debutante Ball

11/19/2019
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"You need to allow teenage girls their agency, but you also have to ask, who is this for, and who is it helping, and who is it hurting," author Kristen Richardson 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:00:36:10

How We Talk When We Talk About Abortion

11/18/2019
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"[Safe, legal and rare] is extremely antiquated in that it's focusing on shifting politics but not actually thinking about who are the people who are at the center of this issue: people like me who have abortions," reproductive justice activist Renee Bracey Sherman told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:23

The News Roundup for November 15, 2019

11/15/2019
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The House held the first public hearings of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Another candidate joined the 2020 presidential race. And the Supreme Court weighed the fate of about 700,000 immigrants. Around the world, protests rage on in Iraq, Hong Kong and Chile. And President Evo Morales of Bolivia is out. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:29:38

1A Across America: Mass Incarceration in the Deep South

11/14/2019
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"Some of the prisons, you wouldn't put your dog in there," an Alabama state senator told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:42

Color Me Crimson: Can Football Unite Alabama?

11/13/2019
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"Alabama football serves as an escape for a lot of people, like going to the movies," entertainment and sports producer Ben Flanagan told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:23

1A Across America: The Legacy Of Jeff Sessions

11/12/2019
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"Sessions was a Republican in the state of Alabama before it was popular to be a Republican in the state," political science professor Lori Owens told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:20:39