Tell Me More

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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
8:50 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Teenagers Are 'Crazy' But Expert Says Behavior Is Vital To Development

Teenagers are often seen as impulsive and moody. But psychiatrist Daniel Siegel says it's time to rethink adolescence as a time of great opportunity, as well as challenge. Host Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Siegel about the teenage brain and his new book Brainstorm. Parents Leslie Morgan Steiner and Aracely Panameno join in.

Law
8:50 am
Tue January 28, 2014

New Orleans' Former Mayor Ray Nagin In Court For Corruption

Originally published on Tue January 28, 2014 1:34 pm

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Movies
9:28 am
Mon January 27, 2014

'Dear White People' A Hit At Sundance

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Law
9:28 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Conjugal Visits: Costly And Perpetuate Single Parenting?

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U.S.
9:28 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Gay Politicians: Washington's In Crowd Is Out

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NPR Story
9:36 am
Fri January 24, 2014

NFL's Richard Sherman 'Puts the 'I' In Team'

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NPR Story
9:36 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Is Fresh Take On The Voting Rights Act A 'Gold Mine'?

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NPR Story
9:36 am
Fri January 24, 2014

70 Years On, Judge Reexamines Black Teen's Conviction

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I'm Celeste Headlee. This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Coming up, Congress is considering legislation that would reinforce voting protections after the Supreme Court stripped the Voting Rights Act of many enforcement powers last session. We'll take a closer look at the proposal in just a moment. But first, a question of justice delayed. Fourteen-year-old George Stinney was executed in the 1944.

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Parallels
11:18 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Why Kenya's Best-Known Writer Decided To Come Out

Originally published on Thu January 23, 2014 12:46 pm

Binyavanga Wainaina is one of Kenya's best-known writers. Now he is one of the most prominent figures in Africa to announce that he's gay.

Wainaina did so Saturday, his 43rd birthday, in a piece posted on several websites, "I Am A Homosexual, Mum."

The title comes from a conversation he imagined, but did not have, with his mother back in 2000, when she was dying in a Kenyan hospital from complications related to diabetes.

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Sports
10:39 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Is The Color of Hockey Changing?

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