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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

iTunes Ratings

3138 Ratings
Average Ratings
2199
416
190
124
209

1A

By ant8003 - May 31 2020
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I too was a fan until the host change. This show is now terrible.

Biased

By 15 Berkshire - May 30 2020
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This show used to make an effort to be balanced though it had a liberal bias. It’s guest now too often exaggerate or mislead in the way they phrase things. We have listened for a long time but are ready to give up if that does not change soon.

iTunes Ratings

3138 Ratings
Average Ratings
2199
416
190
124
209

1A

By ant8003 - May 31 2020
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I too was a fan until the host change. This show is now terrible.

Biased

By 15 Berkshire - May 30 2020
Read more
This show used to make an effort to be balanced though it had a liberal bias. It’s guest now too often exaggerate or mislead in the way they phrase things. We have listened for a long time but are ready to give up if that does not change soon.
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1A

Latest release on Dec 02, 2020

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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

Rank #1: The News Roundup for December 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.

Dec 27 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #2: The News Roundup for December 6, 2019

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House Democrats will begin drafting articles of impeachment. Attorney General William Barr weighs in on protests against police. And Sen. Kamala Harris drops out of the presidential race.

Around the world, world leaders convened in London for a NATO summit. The House steps up pressure on China for its treatment of the Uighurs. And Crimea shows up as being part of Russia on some of Apple's apps.

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Dec 06 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #3: The News Roundup For January 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.

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Jan 24 2020

1hr 31mins

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Rank #4: The News Roundup for January 3, 2020

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The Pentagon confirmed the death of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. What happens now?

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Jan 03 2020

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Rank #5: The News Roundup For March 13, 2020

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COVID-19 continues to shut down the world and influence global markets. Congress works to improve aid during the crisis. Russia and Saudi Arabia's oil agreement collapses. And the U.S. begins to pull out of Afghanistan.

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Mar 13 2020

1hr 31mins

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Rank #6: The News Roundup for November 15, 2019

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The House held the first public hearings of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Another candidate joined the 2020 presidential race. And the Supreme Court weighed the fate of about 700,000 immigrants.

Around the world, protests rage on in Iraq, Hong Kong and Chile. And President Evo Morales of Bolivia is out.

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #7: The News Roundup for December 20, 2019

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Donald Trump was impeached by the House. Democratic presidential candidates debated in Los Angeles. U.S. and China agree on new trade terms. Climate talks wrap up in Spain. And Australia declares a state of emergency as fires rage on.

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 28mins

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Rank #8: The News Roundup For April 17, 2020

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The President debates re-opening the country. U.S. unemployment reaches Great Depression levels. The EU apologizes to Italy for its response to COVID-19. And France joins others in questioning China's actions.

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Apr 17 2020

1hr 27mins

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Rank #9: The News Roundup For April 3, 2020

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The U.S. braces itself for thousands of deaths, as 6.6 million Americans claimed unemployment. Old rifts in Europe reemerge in the wake of the coronavirus. And, Brazil's president defies health leaders and urges people to get back to work.

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Apr 03 2020

1hr 28mins

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Rank #10: The News Roundup For February 14, 2020

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We cover a primary, political unrest in Europe and a budget proposal by President Trump. Plus, why an enormous swarm of locusts is threatening vulnerable countries in East Africa.

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Feb 14 2020

1hr 31mins

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Rank #11: The News Roundup For February 7, 2020

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President Trump is acquitted, while the DNC calls for recanvassing in Iowa. The coronavirus epidemic continues. And Kenya's longest serving president dies.

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Feb 07 2020

1hr 32mins

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Rank #12: The News Roundup for November 22, 2019

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E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland sounds off in impeachment hearings. Democratic presidential candidates debate in Atlanta.

Around the world, Israel's Prime was indicted on multiple charges. Iran shutdowns internet access. And the fallout continues over Prince Andrew's ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

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Nov 22 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #13: The News Roundup For March 27, 2020

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The U.S. leads the world in coronavirus cases, but Spain is already surpassing China's reported deaths. Boris Johnson self-isolates after testing positive for COVID-19. And millions of truck drivers are stranded in India.

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Mar 27 2020

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Rank #14: The News Roundup For January 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.

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Jan 10 2020

1hr 31mins

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Rank #15: The News Roundup For April 10, 2020

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Health care workers experience praise and abuse. Sen. Bernie Sanders leaves the Democratic presidential race, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves intensive care. And the U.S. unemployment enrollment jumps by another 6.6 million.

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Apr 10 2020

1hr 28mins

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Rank #16: The News Roundup For February 28, 2020

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Americans prepare for a spreading coronavirus, and the South Carolina primary. Harvey Weinstein faces more charges. Trump visits India, and the U.S. inches toward a peace deal in Afghanistan.

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Feb 28 2020

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Rank #17: The News Roundup For March 20, 2020

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Cases of coronavirus surpass 10,000 in the U.S. The Senate contemplates sending checks to taxpayers. And China responds to blame regarding the virus' spread.

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Mar 20 2020

1hr 32mins

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Rank #18: The News Roundup For February 21, 2020

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Roger Stone has been sentenced, and the Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy. COVID-19 continues to spread, and the U.S. reached a possible truce in Afghanistan.

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Feb 21 2020

1hr 30mins

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What #FreeBritney Tells Us About Conservatorship Laws

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"Britney Spears has been under her father's conservatorship since 2008," says Vox's Constance Grady.

"We know that every purchase Britney makes is something that her conservators have to discuss and approve, down to if she wants to download a song from iTunes."

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Dec 02 2020

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The Climate Crisis: President Trump's Legacy And Biden's Plan

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"The Trump administration is known for having an aggressive deregulatory approach. People joke that Trump doesn't have a climate policy. Well, he does and it's to undo every climate policy we have in place," says journalist Emily Atkin.

The Biden administration says they want to change that. How will they do it?

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Dec 01 2020

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The 1A Movie Club Sees 'Mangrove'

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All three of our 1A Movie Club panelists gave Steve McQueen's 'Mangrove' five stars. We talk about why.

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Nov 30 2020

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The News Roundup For November 7, 2020

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John Kerry joins the Biden administration. Millions travel for Thanksgiving despite COVID-19 concerns. The leaders of Israel and Saudi Arabia meet secretly. A soccer icon passes away.

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Nov 27 2020

1hr 30mins

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Dance Theatre of Harlem Takes Ballet Outside The Theater

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"Ballet is an exclusive art form. It is meant to be the finest of the fine, the most exquisite expression," says Virginia Johnson, artistic director of Dance Theatre of Harlem. "The issue is right now is who defines what's fine, and who defines what's best."

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Nov 26 2020

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Explaining The Science Behind An mRNA Vaccine For COVID-19

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Scientists have dreamed about the possibilities of custom-made messenger RNA (mRNA). mRNA technology is now driving the latest vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna. How do mRNA vaccines work? And we'll go back to high school biology to remind you what mRNA is, and what it does.

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Nov 25 2020

34mins

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The Hit List: From 'The Crown' To 'Good News,'

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We're breaking down the latest movies, music and television we love with writer Brooke Obie, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans and Vox's Emily VanDerWerff.

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Nov 24 2020

35mins

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Donald Trump's Destruction Of Documents

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"Because of the desire to avoid disclosure of information...people have been moving to these commercial messaging systems like Signal...this is really changing the way civil servants and government officials behave," says author Richard Ovendon.

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Nov 23 2020

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The News Roundup For November 20, 2020

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Over 250,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the United States. The acting Defense Secretary announces American troop withdrawals in Afghanistan and Iraq. We got to all that plus a lot more, as we covered the top stories from this week in the news.

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Nov 20 2020

1hr 32mins

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Native Voters Shaped the 2020 Election. What's Next?

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"It brings joy to my heart," says Kansas Representative Sharice Davids about the historic number of elected Native candidates this election. "I think more native folks in congress is going to mean the education of Native issues among our colleagues is going to be increased."

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Nov 19 2020

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Polling Your Leg? The Pitfalls Of Predicting An Election

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Feeling like you can't trust the polls again?

We talked about the perks and perils of political polling with The Marist Institute for Public Opinion's Lee Miringoff, HuffPo's Ariel Edwards-Levy and Gallup's Mohamed Younis.

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Nov 18 2020

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An Epidemiologist And A Psychologist Talk About The Holidays

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Are you canceling your Thanksgiving plans? If you are, you're not alone. After a massive surge in coronavirus cases, getting together is becoming even more risky. We talked about what to do during an upcoming holiday season like no other.

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Nov 17 2020

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Why Do We Still Have The Electoral College?

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It might have seemed like a good idea to the framers of the Constitution in the 1780s, but we've been arguing about the Electoral College ever since. Who is at the forefront of the fight for a fairer system?

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Nov 16 2020

36mins

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1A Presents: Gun Play

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2018 was the deadliest year in U.S. history for school shootings. In the podcast "Gun Play," hosts Hady Mawajdeh and Jerome Weeks follow Cry Havoc Theater Company as its student actors set out on a cross-country journey to create an original play about the many arguments we have over Second Amendment rights, mass shootings, background checks and automatic weapons.

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Nov 14 2020

31mins

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The News Roundup For November 13, 2020

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The U.S. breaks its single-day coronavirus infection record. President-elect Joe Biden's national lead in the election widens. The European Union agrees to buy a coronavirus vaccine. Iran's supply of uranium is far above the agreed limit.

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Nov 13 2020

1hr 27mins

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Prop 22 Passed. What's Ahead For Gig Workers Nationwide?

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After Prop 22 passed in California, organizers and tech companies expect the fight over whether gig economy workers should be classified as employees or independent contractors to go national.

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Nov 12 2020

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What We Know About Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine

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"It seems the states that had previously avoided COVID-19 are getting hit," says reporter Dan Diamond. "And in those states, there may have been fewer protections over the last few months because people felt safer."

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Nov 11 2020

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A Conversation With Author Kiese Laymon

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"It's sort of hard to hurt yourself and not hurt anyone else," says author Kiese Laymon about his republished essay collection, "How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America."

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Nov 10 2020

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How Whiteness Affected The Election

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Professors Eddie Glaude Jr. and Brittney Cooper joined us to talk about the role of race in President-elect Biden's presidential victory and President Trump's relative success.

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Nov 09 2020

36mins

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The News Roundup For November 6, 2020

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Votes are still being counted in the presidential election. The pandemic reaches a grim milestone. The U.S. withdraws from the Paris Climate Agreement, and a large iceberg breaks off of Antarctica.

This podcast was recorded between 10-12 p.m. ET. The news is still changing all the time. Follow your local NPR member station for the latest updates.

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Nov 06 2020

1hr 31mins

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iTunes Ratings

3138 Ratings
Average Ratings
2199
416
190
124
209

1A

By ant8003 - May 31 2020
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I too was a fan until the host change. This show is now terrible.

Biased

By 15 Berkshire - May 30 2020
Read more
This show used to make an effort to be balanced though it had a liberal bias. It’s guest now too often exaggerate or mislead in the way they phrase things. We have listened for a long time but are ready to give up if that does not change soon.