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It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

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Rank #160 in Society & Culture category

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Society & Culture
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A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.

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A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.

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3391 Ratings
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best thing in ‘it’s been a minute’

By rico d Nuevo México - Jun 15 2019
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there are several - interviews that are on-point, engaging guests & best best thing is his end of the week call-in when listeners can tell the world about the best things that happened to them - keep on keepin’ on Sam, it’s a great show ‼️

Happy space

By lovinsam - Apr 03 2019
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Informative, analytical, makes me laugh while showing kindness every episode!

iTunes Ratings

3391 Ratings
Average Ratings
3006
216
57
48
64

best thing in ‘it’s been a minute’

By rico d Nuevo México - Jun 15 2019
Read more

there are several - interviews that are on-point, engaging guests & best best thing is his end of the week call-in when listeners can tell the world about the best things that happened to them - keep on keepin’ on Sam, it’s a great show ‼️

Happy space

By lovinsam - Apr 03 2019
Read more

Informative, analytical, makes me laugh while showing kindness every episode!

Cover image of It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

Updated 23 days ago

Rank #160 in Society & Culture category

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A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.

Rank #1: #644: How Much Does This Cow Weigh?

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We wanted to understand an eerie phenomenon that drives everything from the stock market to the price of orange juice. So we asked you to guess the weight of a cow.

Apr 17 2019
19 mins
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Rank #2: Coming Out

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In honor of National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11: the history, the meaning, and your stories of coming out.

Oct 09 2018
42 mins
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Rank #3: #734: The Trump Indicators

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Donald Trump is our president elect. We look at three economic indicators to see what they can tell us about a Trump presidency.

Nov 10 2016
13 mins
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Rank #4: 'Handmaid's Tale' Director Kari Skogland

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It's Tuesday: Skogland is the only woman nominated for best directing (drama) at next month's Emmy Awards.

Aug 21 2018
30 mins
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Rank #5: #757: Strong Feelings About Dodd-Frank

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President Trump does not like Dodd-Frank, the 2010 law that transformed banking regulation. On today's show, we ask: What are the key parts of the law? And how are they likely to change?

Mar 04 2017
25 mins
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Rank #6: Charlottesville and White People

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Sam talks to white people — and only white people — about Charlottesville. This episode: UVA history professor Grace Hale, NPR's Sarah McCammon, and developmental psychologist Amy Roberson Hayes, plus some calls to our listeners. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org and follow Sam on Twitter @samsanders.

Aug 15 2017
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #7: How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became 'Notorious RBG'

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In 'RBG,' filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West chronicle the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. NPR's legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg joins the conversation with Sam, Betsy, and Julie. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org and tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with feels.

May 15 2018
43 mins
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Rank #8: John Cho And Aneesh Chaganty On 'Searching'

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It's Tuesday: a visually innovative tech thriller also breaks ground on representation in Hollywood.

Aug 14 2018
47 mins
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Rank #9: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Star Rachel Brosnahan

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You might know actress Rachel Brosnahan from her supporting role on Netflix's House of Cards a few years back. Now she's back as the fast-talking 1950s housewife Midge Maisel on the new Amazon show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino. The role earned her a Golden Globe nomination for best actress in a TV comedy. She and Sam discuss what the show says about women, especially in light of the #MeToo movement, and much more. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org or tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with your feedback. Follow Sam on Twitter @samsanders and producers Brent Baughman @brentbaughman and Anjuli Sastry @AnjuliSastry.

Dec 19 2017
41 mins
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Rank #10: #739: Finding The Fake-News King

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We track down a fake-news creator in the suburbs, uncover his empire of fake-news sites, and get him to tell us his secrets.

Dec 03 2016
18 mins
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Rank #11: Weekly Wrap: "Resolve To Unplug."

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NPR's All Things Considered and Embedded host Kelly McEvers (@kellymcevers) and Codeswitch reporter Karen Grigsby Bates (@karenbates), join Sam to talk about the rift between President Trump and Steve Bannon and a look on what's ahead for immigration in 2018. All that plus a call to a listener in Virginia Beach and the best things that happened to our listeners all week. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org or tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with your feedback. Follow Sam on Twitter @samsanders and producers Brent Baughman @brentbaughman and Anjuli Sastry @AnjuliSastry.

Jan 05 2018
43 mins
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Rank #12: Weekly Wrap: "All Over Again."

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Music from Black Panther, the Pyeongchang Olympics, and a new champion show-dog. Sam looks back at the week's news and more with NPR International Correspondent Elise Hu (@elisewho) and NPR editor Barrie Hardymon (@bhardymon). Plus music from Nick Hakim (@nick_hakim). Email the show at samsanders@npr.org or tweet @NPRItsBeenaMin with feels.

Feb 16 2018
52 mins
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Rank #13: Journalist Ann Curry On Dramatic Reunions, #MeToo, and 'Today'

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Ann Curry, journalist and former host of Today on NBC, hosts a new PBS series called We'll Meet Again, documenting dramatic reunions of people whose lives crossed at pivotal moments. She talks to Sam about the series, the MeToo movement, and the reunion story in her own life. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org or tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with your feedback.

Feb 20 2018
34 mins
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Rank #14: A Special Year-End Edition

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Pop Culture Happy Hour host Linda Holmes (@nprmonkeysee), NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davis (@DaviSusan), and R. Eric Thomas (@oureric), playwright and 'person on the internet' join Sam to talk about the year that was. Plus year-end music highlights with Radio Menea host Verónica Flores (@veroconplatanos) and NPR Music's Rodney Carmichael (@rodneyology). Email the show at samsanders@npr.org or tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with your feedback. Follow Sam on Twitter @samsanders and producers Brent Baughman @brentbaughman and Anjuli Sastry @AnjuliSastry.

Dec 29 2017
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #15: Weekly Wrap: Kavanaugh, MeToo, Bert & Ernie

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It's Friday. Sam is LIVING this week with NPR Weekend Edition Senior Editor Barrie Hardymon and NPR Washington Desk Editor Arnie Seipel.

Sep 21 2018
42 mins
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Rank #16: Journalist Dan Rather on Trump, Patriotism, and 'What Unites Us'

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Veteran journalist Dan Rather thinks the U.S. is facing an 'existential crisis,' but one the country can survive. His new book is called What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism. Sam and Dan talked in front of an audience at the Brooklyn Academy of Music last month. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org or tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with your feedback. Follow Sam on Twitter @samsanders and producers Brent Baughman @brentbaughman and Anjuli Sastry @AnjuliSastry.

Dec 05 2017
45 mins
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Rank #17: Weekly Wrap: "Game Of Chicken."

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Sam can't believe we made it with Haley Byrd (@byrdinator), congressional reporter for The Weekly Standard, and Lissandra Villa (@LissandraVilla), Buzzfeed News political reporter.

Jun 22 2018
45 mins
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Rank #18: Free Speech vs. Hate Speech

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Where's the line? And who gets to decide? A new book examines the perennial debate.

Jun 05 2018
41 mins
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Rank #19: Weekly Wrap: "Tell It All."

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Bloomberg retail reporter Sarah Halzack (@sarahhalzack) and Derek Thompson (@DKThomp), writer and senior editor at The Atlantic, join Sam to talk about the week that was: Disney acquiring Fox, net neutrality, #MeToo, and the Alabama Senate race. Plus a call to a listener finishing up her first semester of college, a look at why the economy seems to be doing so well, and the best things that happened to our listeners all week. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org or tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with your feedback. Follow Sam on Twitter @samsanders and producers Brent Baughman @brentbaughman and Anjuli Sastry @AnjuliSastry.

Dec 15 2017
47 mins
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Rank #20: Zach Braff and Alex Blumberg on 'Alex, Inc.'

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Zach Braff's character in the new ABC sitcom 'Alex, Inc.' is based on Alex Blumberg, who founded the podcast company Gimlet Media, and chronicled it in the podcast 'Start Up'. They talk to Sam about how the new TV show came to be. Follow @zachbraff, @abexlumberg, and @Gimletmedia. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org and tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with feels.

Mar 27 2018
44 mins
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