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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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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

Writing Feeling Into Song With Sharon Van Etten

12/31/2019
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"I feel like over the course of ten years, I've found writing music my form of therapy," Van Etten 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:00:19:48

Changing The Game? The NCAA Opens The Door For Athletes To Profit

12/30/2019
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"The NCAA maintains as a legal fiction that the reason people care about college sports is that they are true college students," says economist Andy Schwarz. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:42

The News Roundup for December 27, 2019

12/27/2019
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Questions remain about where the articles of a presidential impeachment go from here. Protests continue to rock France, India and Iran. And Cuba has a prime minister for the first time in 43 years. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:27:25

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

12/26/2019
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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:00:35:22

Jingle Sells, But Who's Buying?

12/25/2019
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What is it that makes so many artists want to sing about Christmas? And after decades of holiday hits, is there anything new to do with the genre? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to our podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1a.

Duration:00:34:24

The Perks And Perils Of Plant Parenthood

12/24/2019
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"Sometimes you are going to lose a few plants. Sometimes leaves will turn yellow," plant blogger and author Darryl Cheng 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:00:35:40