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Book Delves into the Mysteries of the 'Mighty Fitz'

npr.org — Michael Schumacher, author of Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, talks about the ship's history and its disappearance 30 years ago.

'The Knick' Returns To The Bloody Pursuit Of Knowledge

npr.org — The Knick is a gripping TV show set in a hospital - but it's not your typical medical drama. The show - back for its second season on the Cinemax cable network - is set in New York's Knickerbocker Hospital in the early 1900s.
Oct 19, 2015

Morning RX - My @MorningEdition intvw w/ actors Clive Owen & Andre Holland abt @cinemax medical drama @AtTheKnick npr.org/2015/10/19/449…

Oct 19, 2015

Will share a few things we learned in @MorningEdition interview w/ Clive Owen & Andre Holland abt @AtTheKnick ...... npr.org/2015/10/19/449…

Oct 19, 2015

Playing an addict is really taxing both mentally & physically says actor Clive Owen AKA Dr Thackery on @AtTheKnick npr.org/2015/10/19/449…

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Katrina Survivors Contemplate Whether to Go Home

npr.org — Some survivors of the hurricane and floods in New Orleans say they have no intention of going back. Others want to rebuild their lives in New Orleans.
Aug 24, 2015

@ejensenNYC @NPR Sharon White has been on my mind. Our 1st encounter with her post Katrina: npr.org/templates/stor…

'3 ½ Minutes' Chronicles Florida Murder Over Loud Rap Music

npr.org — A new documentary revisits the loud music murder case. Michael Dunn, a white man, shot 10 bullets into a car with four unarmed young black men during an argument at a Jacksonville, Fla, gas station.
Jun 17, 2015

Remember the loud murder music case where teen Jordan Davis was killed. My intvw w/ his mom & documentary filmmaker: npr.org/2015/06/17/415…

Jun 17, 2015

RT @michele_norris: Remember the loud murder music case where teen Jordan Davis was killed. My intvw w/ his mom & documentary filmmaker: ht…

Jun 17, 2015

Filmmaker Mark Silver said he wanted to humanize both Jordan Davis and Michael Dunn, the 45 yr old man who shot him npr.org/2015/06/17/415…

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Family Secret And Cultural Identity Revealed In 'Little White Lie'

npr.org — Lacey Schwartz grew up in Woodstock, N.Y., a mostly white, middle-class community. But even as a child she sometimes questioned why her deeper skin tone and curly hair didn't look like every one else in her family. Her parents, who are white and Jewish, explained that her inherited looks came from a Sicilian grandfather with darker features and coarse hair.
Mar 23, 2015

Via @nprnews: Family Secret And Cultural Identity Revealed In 'Little White Lie' n.pr/1B7yQas

Mar 23, 2015

Director @laceyschwartz grew up believing she was white. @michele_norris spoke to her about @lwlfilm, on PBS tonight. n.pr/1B7yQas

Mar 23, 2015

A filmmaker's journey on @MorningEdition @laceyschwartz is a Black & Jewish woman who grew up thinking she was white npr.org/blogs/codeswit…

Mar 23, 2015

Special thanks to @laceyschwartz for bringing her mother Peggy to @nprnews studios to discuss film, Little White Lie npr.org/blogs/codeswit…

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Family Secret And Cultural Identity Revealed In 'Little White Lie'

npr.org — Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz and her mother discuss the documentary "Little White Lie." The film tells Lacey's story of growing up in a white Jewish family in Woodstock, New York, believing she was white. Schwartz learns she's bi-racial as she prepares to attend college. Copyright © 2015 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only.

Killing the Golden Spruce

npr.org — The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed tells the story of a sacred tree, a logger-turned environmentalist and a shocking act of environmental protest in the woods of British Columbia. Michele Norris talks with author John Vaillant.
Jan 03, 2015

Beautiful tree & man who took chainsaw to it lgrd.co/1vIiPnS @Longreads @johnvaillant (2002) My NPR story npr.org/templates/stor…

Sinatra, as Remembered by His Valet

npr.org — For more than 20 years, George Jacobs saw legendary crooner Frank Sinatra as few others did: at home, relaxed, even without his hairpiece. Jacobs was Sinatra's valet. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Jacobs and his co-author, William Stadiem, about their new book, Mr. S: My Life with Frank Sinatra.
Dec 12, 2014

20 Sinatra's long time valet was George Jacobs. Here's Jacobs talking to my colleague @michele_norris #sinatra99 ow.ly/FPkl9

Suzan-Lori Parks' New Play, 'Father Comes Home From The Wars'

npr.org — NPR Special Correspondent Michele Norris talks with playwright Suzan-Lori Parks about her latest work, "Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1,2 & 3)." Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. Copyright © 2014 NPR. All rights reserved.
Dec 05, 2014

RT @shrikale: Suzan-Lori Parks' New Play, 'Father Comes Home From The Wars' npr.org/2014/12/05/368… -- Wonderful intv via @michele_norris & …

I'm glad my son is White.

Nov 30, 2014

Franklin Oliver sent these Six Words to The Race Card Project. "I'm glad my son is white". He explains: theracecardproject.com/im-glad-son-wh… @FOLIVER4U

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Nov 26, 2015

Raises hand. “@staceyNYCDC: @MissAngelaDavis Your mac and cheese has been saving Thanksgiving dinners across America. 🏆”

Nov 26, 2015

RT @MissAngelaDavis: Mac & Cheese! Gruyere, butterkäse, smoked mozzarella, extra sharp cheddar, truffle butter. #Thanksgiving https://t.co/…

Nov 26, 2015

Yes. Thank Goodness Yes. “@anne_c_lewis: @michele_norris We're always our mothers' daughters. Ultimately, this is a good thing.”

Nov 26, 2015

Correction required “@Newsweek: Women make up less than one quarter of people seen, heard or read about in the news bit.ly/1R53lZT

Nov 26, 2015

To everyone who has a newly empty seat at the Thanksgiving table, may you find comfort in memories & the warm embrace of friends & family

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