In this encore presentation of For the Record, NPR’s Rachel Martin looks at the last contested convention: the 1976 GOP meeting in Kansas City. Ronald Reagan nearly denied Gerald Ford the nomination.
Most of Newfoundland’s regiment was wiped out the first day of the Allied offensive on the Somme. NPR’s Linda Wertheimer talks to Maureen Power, a curator at the provincial museum about their legacy.
New research from California State University suggests 1 in 10 students there are homeless and 1 in 5 are food insecure. NPR’s Linda Wertheimer talks to George Parker, a once homeless student.
Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton are not the only candidates running. Ken Rudin of the Political Junkie podcast and NPR’s Linda Wertheimer discuss the Senate and House races.
The decision by voters in the United Kingdom to exit the European Union has already had a profound effect on global financial markets. Here’s a preview of what to expect in the coming days in the U.S.
Search and rescue operations are underway in West Virginia after flooding killed at least 24 people. Clean up has begun but some things can’t be saved.
Florida goes from Toss Up to Lean D, and Pennsylvania moves from Lean D to Toss Up. Overall, though, Clinton would beat Trump if she just wins states that at least lean in her direction.
Cunningham worked at the Times for almost 40 years, capturing the fashion trends of the day with a timeless eye.
All Things Considered is thinking about British songs that reflect people’s sentiments in the U.K. We picked some; if you can think of better songs to explain Brexit, tweet us @npratc #BrexitMix.
Composer and keyboardist Bernie Worrell played funk, soul, and broke genres as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and a performer with Talking Heads. Worrell died Friday at the age of 72.
Candace Bahouth of the village of Pilton in the U.K. describes how the village evolves when one of the world’s biggest music festivals comes to town, and how people there feel about the ‘Brexit’ vote.
Political commentator Gayle Trotter, New Yorker writer John Cassidy, and David Wessel of the Brookings Institution talk about the U.K.’s vote to leave the EU and what it means for American politics.
On Saturday Logo TV, the largest LGBT-focused network, will honor “trailblazers” in the gay community. In light of the shootings in Orlando, the telecast has taken on a more poignant resonance.
West Virginia’s governor has declared a state of emergency in 44 counties after severe flooding that damaged homes and stranded people across the state.
The U.K. joined the European Union in 1973, hoping to gain from the booming economies on the continent. Historian Timothy Garton Ash explains the reasons why, and how the relationship soured.