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1A

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Rank #55 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
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1A is home to the national conversation. Joshua Johnson hosts with great guests and frames the best debate in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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1A is home to the national conversation. Joshua Johnson hosts with great guests and frames the best debate in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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Joshua is amazing.

By CubeB - Jun 13 2019
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Joshua is one of the most charismatic personalities on NPR right now, and his reporting is phenomenal.

Joshua is fantastic.

By Only Sane Floridian - Jun 08 2019
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I prefer his hosting to Diane’s. This is an excellent show.

iTunes Ratings

2337 Ratings
Average Ratings
1666
294
127
89
161

Joshua is amazing.

By CubeB - Jun 13 2019
Read more
Joshua is one of the most charismatic personalities on NPR right now, and his reporting is phenomenal.

Joshua is fantastic.

By Only Sane Floridian - Jun 08 2019
Read more
I prefer his hosting to Diane’s. This is an excellent show.
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1A

Updated 11 days ago

Rank #55 in News & Politics category

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1A is home to the national conversation. Joshua Johnson hosts with great guests and frames the best debate in ways to make you think, share and engage.

Rank #1: Miracle On Your Street: How The Post Office Handles Holidays

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This week, the U.S. Postal Service will deliver nearly 200 million packages. It's an essential service — with some major challenges.

Is today's post office sustainable? Would you miss it if it shrank or went away? And if it is worth saving, how should we save it?

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Dec 11 2018
45 mins
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Rank #2: The Friday News Roundup for June 7, 2019

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The NYPD publicly apologized for raiding the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago. Meanwhile, many are calling for President Trump to apologize for insults he made about Robert Mueller on D-Day.

Around the world, it's been thirty years since the Tiananmen Square massacre. UK Prime Minister Theresa May is out as head of the conservative party. And Ethiopia's prime minister mediates talks in Sudan.

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Jun 07 2019
1 hour 30 mins
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Rank #3: How The 1990s Paved The Way For Today's Political Divide

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Red states. Blue waves. These are phrases we hear all the time these days. Political correspondent Steve Kornacki says this is nothing new.

He says it was the '90s that have brought us today's polarized politics. In his new book, The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism, Kornacki traces the origin story back several decades.

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Oct 04 2018
44 mins
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Rank #4: Are The Koch Brothers Newly Woke Or A 'Total Joke'?

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A political war is being waged between President Trump and billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch.

The Kochs' disagree with Trump on several policy matters, including immigration and trade. And they've been funding the fight against the president (including supporting some Democrats), which could have big implications for the 2018 midterms — and for the GOP's other mega donors.

What might that mean for the midterms & the GOP's other mega donors? Are the Koch Brothers waning in influence?
Aug 01 2018
35 mins
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Rank #5: The News Roundup For September 21, 2018

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This week, a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has rattled the confirmation process, and Hurricane Florence brought devastating rain to the Carolinas. Abroad, Brexit talks continued, and Save the Children issued another dire warning for Yemen: a million more children are now at risk of famine.

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Sep 21 2018
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #6: The Friday News Roundup for September 28, 2018

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It was a hearing watched around the country. Christine Blasey Ford told senators she is "100 percent" sure it was Brett Kavanaugh who assaulted her, and he said he's a "100 percent certain" the allegations are untrue.

And President Trump spent much of his week in New York for meetings at the United Nations General Assembly.

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Sep 28 2018
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #7: The News Roundup for August 3, 2018

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It's Friday, and we've got another roundup for you. America's intelligence chiefs warned of foreign interference in the midterm elections. We learned the price of ostrich and snakeskin jackets as the trial of Paul Manafort got underway. And the Labor Department reported the unemployment rate is just 3.9 percent. In global news, Ethiopia is pushing several reforms, the U.S. military says it is preparing to withdraw hundreds of its troops from Africa, and Iranians have flexed their defensive power with a new military strategy in the Strait of Hormuz. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to our podcast. Have questions? Email the show at 1a@wamu.org and find us on Twitter @1a.
Aug 03 2018
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #8: The News Roundup For May 25, 2018

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This week, President Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the NFL said all athletes and staff must stand for the national anthem if they are on the field and Ireland voted on the repeal of their Eighth Amendment, which bans almost all types of abortion. | Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station at donate.npr.org/1A and subscribe to our podcast. Have questions? Email the show at 1a@wamu.org and find us on Twitter @1a.
May 24 2018
1 hour 31 mins
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