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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

Elaine Welteroth On Transforming Teen Vogue And Knowing Your Worth

6/18/2019
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"Our job was to reflect this next generation of young people," Welteroth 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:00:35:07

The Try Guys Try Public Radio

6/17/2019
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"We got more in touch with the narrative of speaking directly to things. The tone caught up to something that was always there," Eugene Lee Yang told us about the group's earlier work. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:54

Forgiveness After A Massacre In Charleston

6/15/2019
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"I am not willing to forgive what has happened in America unless America is willing to repent and atone, and America has not done that," pastor William H. Lamar IV 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:00:36:04

The Friday News Roundup for June 14, 2019

6/14/2019
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A comedian calls on Congress to act. Congress calls for a raise. Christians call out serious issues during two major conventions. Around the world, two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman. More protests are planned in Hong Kong. And Boris Johnson may become the next prime minister of the U.K. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:31:29

1A Across America: Indigenous And In Office

6/13/2019
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"There are too many people in Minnesota who don't even know that Native American people exist as contemporary people," Lt. Governor 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:00:35:04

Paintbrushes And Deep Pockets: The State Of The Art World

6/12/2019
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"The art business is the most unregulated legal business in the world," author Michael Shnayerson 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

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter On 'The Five-Sided Box'

6/11/2019
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"War is the heart of what we do, but you're also the manager and leader of the world's largest enterprise," Carter 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:00:30:47

When A Child Dies: Loss, Grief And Reclaiming Hope

6/10/2019
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David Kessler, a grief expert, told us the five stages of grief — denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance — are not linear milestones, but rather organic feelings that will come up during the grieving process. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:59

The Friday News Roundup for June 7, 2019

6/7/2019
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The NYPD publicly apologized for raiding the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago. Meanwhile, many are calling for President Trump to apologize for insults he made about Robert Mueller on D-Day. Around the world, it's been thirty years since the Tiananmen Square massacre. UK Prime Minister Theresa May is out as head of the conservative party. And Ethiopia's prime minister mediates talks in Sudan. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have...

Duration:01:30:34

Adapting 'To Kill A Mockingbird' For The Stage, And For Contemporary Views On Race

6/6/2019
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"I got off to a rocky start ... I felt like it was my job to swaddle the novel in bubble wrap and gently transfer it to a Broadway stage. That's a terrible way to write a play, and my first draft reflected that," playwright Aaron Sorkin 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:00:34:56

What Does It Mean To Lose A Pregnancy?

6/5/2019
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"Shame, guilt, and blame" are all common feelings after losing a pregnancy, says therapist Joyce McFadden. 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

How Can We Prevent Workplace Shootings?

6/4/2019
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Jillian Peterson says 90 percent of workplace mass shootings are carried out by an employee. She says security is really difficult when the perpetrator already knows the building and the safety measures typically taken during a crisis. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:14:27

Romance and Representation: 'Always Be My Maybe' And The Future Of The Raunch-Com

6/3/2019
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"This story came from a real place for us. There were a lot of things about it that were authentic for us and we were the experts on getting that authenticity right," Randall Park 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:00:33:04

1A Across America: Who Benefits When States Legalize Recreational Marijuana?

6/1/2019
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"I was very hesitant to come out of the cannabis closet ... because of the stigma ... However I'm proud that people can see that 'she's a functioning adult, she doesn't seem like a weed-head,'" dispensary co-founder Anqunette Sarfoh 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:00:47:40

The Friday News Roundup for May 31, 2019

5/31/2019
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Robert Mueller broke his silence. Disney and other major movie studios say they're prepared to pull out operations in Georgia over its controversial new abortion law. And the National Weather Service was busy this week. Around the world, President Trump announces a new tariff against Mexico. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a new election in September. And Japan says sayonara to President Trump after a state visit. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station...

Duration:01:30:01

Foresight 2020: Tim Ryan

5/30/2019
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"I'm a lot closer to impeachment today than I was yesterday," Ryan told us. "We might be left with no choice at this point but to impeach President Trump." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:50

Robert Mueller Speaks

5/29/2019
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"I think what Bob Mueller is trying to say here is, you know, it's important that we talk about what the president did with regards to this investigation, but understand that there is this separate Russian effort ... [that] this could happen again," says Shane Harris. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:18:41

Foresight 2020: Andrew Yang

5/28/2019
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"... most entrepreneurs like me regard [Donald Trump] as more of a fraud and as a marketing charlatan than a genuine builder," Yang 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:00:25:53

How Can We Protect Women In The Military From Sexual Misconduct?

5/27/2019
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"If I had the option of enlisting today either as an enlisted service member or as an officer ... I don't think I'd feel safe enough to do it," Anuradha Bhagwati 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:00:35:12

The Friday News Roundup for May 24, 2019

5/24/2019
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The battles over abortion continue. McDonald's workers go on strike. And President Trump gave the Attorney General new powers. Around the world, India and Australia re-elect their prime ministers. Also, U.S. lawmakers are working across the aisle in an effort to keep Syria in the headlines, but it's Iran that continues to be the prime target for the White House. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:32:08