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, June 28, 2015 10:55amMore and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.
Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:00amThe Yarnell Hill Fire in June 2013 was one of the deadliest incidents for wildland firefighters in American history. Nineteen of the Granite Mountain Hotshots died — many inside their fire shelters.
Sunday, June 28, 2015 8:31amCivil rights leader Bayard Rustin and his life partner, Walter Naegle, wanted to legally protect their relationship. But it was the early 1980s, when marriage wasn't an option — and adoption was.
Sunday, June 28, 2015 8:17amJournalist Rinker Buck had a crazy idea — and a brother with a knack for driving mules. His new memoir recounts what happened when the two very different men set off in a covered wagon.
Sunday, June 28, 2015 7:48amFrom south Texas to North Dakota, pumpjacks are a symbol of life in American oil fields. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on April 15, 2015.