Weekend Edition Sunday on WVTF
A companion to Weekend Edition Saturday and Morning Edition (weekdays), Weekend Edition Sunday premiered on January 18, 1987, and was the last of NPR's major news magazines to hit air. Since then, Weekend Edition Sunday has covered newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicians, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of information including news that breaks on the weekend.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 9:50amThe tiny, super-rich state of Qatar takes pride in its modernity, with its gleaming skyscrapers and lucrative gas fields. But it is also investing in a huge history project.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 8:51amIn the pre-digital age, shooting video was unwieldy and expensive. But in the late 1960s, storytellers calling themselves "Videofreex" used the first portable video recorders to film a changing world.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 8:08amWhen spring emerges, it's time to clean, but one place might get a pass: the junk drawer. Consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow says maybe that's OK.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 7:59amThe first March Madness upset came last night, when number one seed Villanova lost to N.C. State. Mike Pesca, host of Slate's "The Gist" podcast, explains the drama to NPR's Rachel Martin.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 7:59amAfter 19 years in the NBA, Steve Nash announced that he's retiring. In a letter published in The Player's Tribune, Nash wrote that his years spent with the Phoenix Suns were the time of his life.