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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

'Get In Line:' What It Takes To Legally Immigrate To The United States

1/25/2020
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"Over the past few years, [USCIS] has gotten far more difficult to navigate, it is much more difficult to speak to a human being, to make an appointment...so if there is a snafu, it's very difficult to get that resolved," says immigration lawyer Eleanor Pelta. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:30

The News Roundup For January 24, 2020

1/24/2020
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The impeachment trial hit the Senate floor. A new strain of coronavirus claims more lives in China. And Saudi Arabia denies hacking Jeff Bezos' cell phone. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:31:04

Campus Culpability: Who Should Keep Colleges Safe?

1/23/2020
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"We don't want to blame students for being the victims of a crime," says John Vinson, campus security expert. "We have to look at: Are there failures in the 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:00:34:48

A Language With Chutzpah: Yiddish And American Culture

1/22/2020
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Yiddish has been featured in pop culture from Mel Brooks in the '70s to more recently in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. "Yiddish is a part of American life, and people don't want to lose that," says Yiddish expert Josh Lambert. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:29:57

Splitting Up, But In It Together: Divorce In 2020

1/21/2020
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"No marriage is the same, and nobody understands a relationship from the outside...every break is different and complicated," writer Lyz Lenz says. "You don't have to play chicken with your life! You can make a choice to be happy." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:18

Rep. Zoe Lofgren On Impeachment, Then And Now

1/18/2020
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"Witnesses can be clever in their answers," says impeachment manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California. "But the documents don't lie." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:21:58

The News Roundup For January 17, 2020

1/17/2020
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President Trump's impeachment trial begins while candidates debate in Iowa. A Russian cabinet resigns. And protests continue in Iran over a downed flight. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:31:38

Decrypting The Decryption Dilemma

1/16/2020
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Recode's Kara Swisher on the clash between Apple and the Department of Justice: "If you want a surveillance state, that's where this is headed." 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

1A Across America: 2020, The View From Michigan

1/15/2020
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"Democrats are shooting themselves in the foot," says Kathleen VanPopplen, a former Republican who left the party because of President Trump. "If you don't want Trump getting reelected, you have to give us somebody that we can vote for." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:15

Calling The Shots In The Year Of The Nurse And Midwife

1/14/2020
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"When we have less acute conditions, most of the public can get care quickly and economically," one of our guests says. "Clinics are an important part of addressing that, but nurses can provide a variety of primary care." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:14

Two Wheels, Lots Of Controversy: Electric Scooters And Urban Space

1/13/2020
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"Any time that a physical environment in a city is not set up to allow for a new type of vehicle, you're in trouble," journalist Clive Thompson. "If you want that vehicle there, you've got to change the shape of the city." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:29

The 1A Movie Club Sees 'Little Women'

1/11/2020
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One listener said he went to see 'Little Women' without his wife. "I was happy to be a single male alone in the movie, and it was great." 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

The News Roundup For January 10, 2020

1/10/2020
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The Senate Majority Leader takes impeachment into his own hands. Fires continue to rage in Australia. And fallout continues over the assassination of Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:31:24

Unplugged: When Governments Cut Internet Access

1/9/2020
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"Internet blackouts are more like a hammer, they don't take that much sophistication, but there are other censorship techniques that are more like a scalpel," says cyber security policy expert Justin Sherman. 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

On The Trail: It's An Election Year, Charlie Brown

1/8/2020
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"It is clear in polling that Democrats believe [former Vice President Joe] Biden is the candidate can beat Trump. It is not clear in fundraising standards," says The Hill's Reid Wilson. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:19

The Iranian American Perspective On The U.S. And Iran

1/7/2020
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"Were these U.S. citizens, sleeping on the floor of the detention center in Washington state, free to leave? It doesn't sound like it. This was a detention," says immigration attorney David Leopold. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:47:15

When Prices Increase, But The Minimum Wage Has Not

1/6/2020
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The federal minimum wage is $7.25, and that hasn't changed in over 10 years. Is it enough to make ends meet? 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

The News Roundup for January 3, 2020

1/3/2020
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The Pentagon confirmed the death of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. What happens now? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:30:04

How Should We Regulate Homeschooling?

1/2/2020
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As many as 1.5 million families homeschool their kids. Who gets to decide how homeschooling should happen? And how are the rules enforced? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:30

From Texas To Minnesota: 1A Across America In 2019

1/1/2020
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"If we are not able to have conversations across the aisle as Gen Z or Millennials, it's going to make it harder and harder as we get more entrenched in our beliefs," student Republican MyChale Cooper 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:00:47:02