Tell Me More

Weekdays 1-2 p.m.
Michel Martin

Grounded in lively interviewing and compelling storytelling, Tell Me More seeks to present diverse new voices, cross borders, challenge conventional wisdom and discover how other people think.

Tell Me More airs its final broadcast on 8/1/14 from the NPR studio. 
NPR's On Point will take over this time slot on 8/4/14.

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Parenting
9:20 am
Tue July 15, 2014

With Elder Care Planning, Start Early To Avoid Conflicts And Crises

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Remembrances
9:20 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Writer Nadine Gordimer Was An 'Ambassador' For African Literature

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Music
10:06 am
Mon July 14, 2014

TMM Editor: Esperanza Spalding's 'I Know You Know' Is My Theme Song

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Finally today it's time for the feature we call In Your Ear. Throughout our years on the air we've been asking some of our guests to share the music that inspires them. And in our final weeks on the air we thought it would be nice to hear about the songs members of our staff are listening to. Editor Tanya Ballard Brown advises us on All Things Digital but we wanted to hear what's on her playlist.

TONYA BALLARD BROWN, BYLINE: I'm Tonya Ballard Brown an editor with npr.org, and this is what's playing in my ear.

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Music Interviews
10:06 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Singer Sheryl Crow: Learning To Feel Helped Me Make Better Music

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. As we head toward production of our final program on August 1, we've been bringing you encores of some of our favorite conversations. Today, we're hearing again from Grammy-winning recording artist Sheryl Crow. She's been a rock star for more than a decade. Her breakthrough came in 1993 with her debut album, "Tuesday Night Music Club," and the monster hit "All I Want To Do." Well, seven albums and nine Grammys later, she's got a new concert video out featuring the late Johnny Cash.

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U.S.
10:06 am
Mon July 14, 2014

A Year After Trayvon-Zimmerman Verdict, What's Changed?

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

We'd like to return now to a story that sparked a great deal discussion, soul-searching and emotion last year. A year ago, July 13, 2013, George Zimmerman was found not guilty of all charges in the 2012 shooting death of the unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin. The verdict sparked protests and intense emotion for many different people, but most especially the family of the teenager who was shot by the neighborhood watch volunteer while walking home from an errand. Here's Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, speaking after the verdict.

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Music
9:24 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Expat Producer Finds A Sense Of 'Home' In Music

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Now as this program winds down - the last broadcast is scheduled for August 1 - we thought it would be nice to hear about the music members of our staff are listening to as part of our series, In Your Ear. Producer Freddie Boswell has spent most of her life living and traveling outside of the U.S. from Kenya and Tanzania to (unintelligible) and England, and that definitely informs what's on her playlist.

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Barbershop
9:18 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Avoiding The Border: Is This Obama's Hurricane Katrina?

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 9:24 am

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Sports
9:18 am
Fri July 11, 2014

With Brazil Out Of The World Cup, Was The Price Tag Worth It?

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 9:24 am

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Faith Matters
9:18 am
Fri July 11, 2014

In Troubled Times, Find Freedom Through Faith And Forgiveness

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 9:24 am

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Music
9:39 am
Thu July 10, 2014

TMM Editor Says The Song 'Take It Easy' Captures Spirit Of Show

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 1:00 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

And finally today as this program winds down, our last broadcast is scheduled for August first. We thought it would be nice to hear some of the music that members of our staff like to listen to, as part of our series In Your Ear. Alicia Montgomery is our editorial guru on the program. Let's hear what's on her playlist.

ALICIA MONTGOMERY: Hi, I'm Alicia Montgomery the supervising editor of TELL ME MORE and here's what's playing in my ear.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "TAKE IT EASY")

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