Author Jonathan Eig sets out to write the first unauthorized biography of Muhammad Ali, covering not just the champ’s fights but every important aspect of his life. His goal? Simple: To write the Greatest Biography of All Time. That meant interviewing all of the key people in Ali’s life, and maybe even talking to the legend himself. It took four years to write, and hundreds of interviews with people like Don King and Larry Holmes, as well as Ali’s wives and family members. Tune in as Jonatha ...
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A new PBS series explores the life of the late American icon and boxing legend Muhammad Ali. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with series co-director, Ken Burns.โดย KUOW Staff
For three pivotal years, Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X forged a brotherhood that would not only change both men but change the world. Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali tells the extraordinary story behind the friendship —and the ultimate falling out— of two of the most iconic figures of the 20th century. Few people understand the bond these men…
IATSE, a union which represents film crews, has asked their members to grant them the authority to strike. Conditions have worsened in the pandemic for people who work on sets for film and television.โดย Alexi Horowitz-Ghazi
NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Omar Muhammad, executive director of the Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities, on communities in North Charleston, S.C., facing displacement for a highway project.โดย Leila Fadel
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Lyndsey D'Arcangelo of The Athletic about the WNBA playoffs, which begins with the New York Liberty, who grabbed the final slot in the tournament on a technicality.โดย Audie Cornish
The White House now says it failed to evacuate most of America's Afghan allies in the airlift from Kabul. Even those evacuated may be stuck in immigration limbo for years unless Congress takes action.โดย Quil Lawrence
The federal trial against R. Kelly is nearing its end after six weeks of witness testimony. He's being charged with racketeering and trafficking, with accusations going back decades.โดย Andrew Limbong
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Chris Nyamandi, Country Director of Save The Children in Afghanistan about a restriction on girls' education and other threats to children's welfare under the Taliban.โดย Leila Fadel
Attributed to climate change, Brazil's historic drought is devastating its coffee farmers, who's crops supply much of the world.โดย Philip Reeves
South Texas is the one place in the U.S. where ocelots breed in the wild. After the death of a male, scientists tried something novel: artificial insemination from a wild ocelot into one at a zoo.โดย Dominic Anthony Walsh
Seven House lawmakers are facing ethics complaints for violating the Stock Act, which polices insider trading, because of a recent bipartisan trend of lawmakers ignoring disclosure requirements.โดย Deirdre Walsh
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with novelist Richard Powers about his new book, Bewilderment, about a widowed father and his son trying to make sense of the world.โดย Leila Fadel
The New Orleans City Council is grilling power company Entergy about the catastrophic failure of its grid after Hurricane Ida. Mass power outages contributed to at least 11 deaths related to heat.โดย Tegan Wendland
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Jacqueline Charles of the Miami Herald and John Holman of Al Jazeera English about the Haitian migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border and those being returned to Haiti.โดย Audie Cornish
NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Neta Crawford, co-director of the Cost of War Project, about civilian casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan at the hands of U.S. military strikes.โดย Leila Fadel
With the FDA poised to authorize a Pfizer booster, a CDC advisory panel is scheduled to consider who exactly should get it. Johnson & Johnson says a booster also works for its one-shot vaccine.โดย Rob Stein
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Kirsten Grind about the recent turmoil at video game company Activision Blizzard.โดย Audie Cornish
Pop singer Lorde has released an EP in te reo Maori, the Native language in her home country of New Zealand. Maori artists say that this is just one branch of a larger movement to revive the language.โดย Sam Yellowhorse Kesler
A series of reforms are being proposed for Rikers Island jail in New York, which has been rocked by deaths, violence and reports of unsanitary conditions.โดย Jasmine Garsd
The U.S.'s top film schools are prioritizing a diverse student body. The demand for better representation on screen and behind the camera requires a talent pipeline from film schools.โดย Mandalit del Barco
Intensive rehabilitative therapy that starts two to three months after a stroke may be key to helping the injured brain rewire, a new study suggests. That's later than covered by many insurance plans.โดย Jon Hamilton
Power outages are a growing problem in a hotter climate, and it's not just from bigger storms. Rising temperatures are also damaging trees, making them more likely to fall on power lines.โดย Julia Simon
The Trump Organization and its longtime chief financial officer were back in court Monday, for the first time since their July indictment in New York on state charges of conspiracy to avoid taxes.โดย Ilya Marritz
A Rwandan court has sentenced Paul Rusesabagina, the man who inspired Hotel Rwanda, to 25 years in prison for terror-related charges.โดย Eyder Peralta
On the 10th anniversary of the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell," the White House announced a policy change to help get VA benefits to veterans who were kicked out of the military for their sexuality.โดย Quil Lawrence
Stock markets slumped amid worries about instability in China's financial system, creating uncertainty over one of the world's top economies.โดย David Gura
Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11 follows the halt and gradual rebirth of comedy following the events of September 11, 2001. In the immediate aftermath, stand-up comics, broadway performers, The Onion satirical newspaper, late-night talk shows and institutions like Saturday Night Live learn how to navigate the new landscape. When the tragedy is used to j…
NPR's Life Kit has tips for how to get back on the dating scene for those 50 and older.โดย Tanya Ballard Brown
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Nelson G. Navarrete, co-director of the documentary A La Calle, and Leopoldo Lopez, one of the Venezuelan opposition leaders featured in the film.โดย KUOW Staff
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former Chicago Tribune columnist Dawn Turner about her new book, Three Girls from Bronzeville: A Uniquely American Memoir of Race, Fate, and Sisterhood.โดย KUOW Staff
Canadians go to the polls tomorrow for a snap election called by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He is gambling his handling of the pandemic will win his Liberal Party more seats in parliament.โดย Emma Jacobs
In a media environment dominated by increasingly concentrated corporate interests, a growing group of distribution companies who have long championed the best in independent features, documentaries, and social issue films, have joined forces to help launch an innovative subscription streaming service, OVID.tv. OVID.tv is an innovative subscription …
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Rachel Kentor, pediatric psychologist at Texas Children's Hospital, about children who have lost their primary caregivers to COVID-19.โดย KUOW Staff
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Human Rights Watch Americas' senior researcher César Muñoz on their announcement that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening democratic rule.โดย KUOW Staff
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Joshua Prager, author of The Family Roe: An American Story, about the people whose lives are most connected to the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade.โดย KUOW Staff
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Blythe Grossberg about her new book, I Left My Homework in the Hamptons: What I Learned Teaching the Children of the One Percent.โดย KUOW Staff
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former FDA scientist Luciana Borio about the decision by an FDA advisory panel to recommend Pfizer booster shots only for certain people at higher risk for COVID-19.โดย KUOW Staff
Although the free jazz movement of the 1960s and ‘70s was much maligned in some jazz circles, its pioneers – brilliant talents like Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Sun Ra, Albert Ayler, and John Coltrane – are today acknowledged as central to the evolution of jazz as America’s most innovative art form. FIRE MUSIC showcases the architects of a moveme…
FAUCI delivers a rare glimpse into the long-standing professional career and personal life of the ultimate public servant, who after a lifetime of service faced his biggest test: a pandemic whose ferocity is unmatched in modern history. But that has come at a cost as he has also faced attacks from adversaries in a nation increasingly divided by pol…
The Biden Administration may announce the nomination of a key regulator who could direct billions of dollars for down-payment assistance and make more affordable homes available.โดย Chris Arnold
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Nicaraguan poet and political activist Gioconda Belli about the increasing tension in Nicaragua, as the country moves towards a presidential election.โดย Mary Louise Kelly
Filmmakers Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren discuss their film, How the Monuments Came Down, about 160 years of history in Richmond, VA., and the removal of the confederate statues along Monument Ave.โดย Justine Kenin
An independent committee of experts has recommended that the Food and Drug Administration should not allow Pfizer to provide a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine to Americans older than 16.โดย Joe Palca
India has sped up its COVID vaccination after a deadly spring outbreak. Half of those eligible have received at least one shot. But millions are still vulnerable as fears of a new wave loom.โดย Sushmita Pathak
Russia's three days of voting for its parliament and city governments begin Friday. This political season has seen unusual tactics to keep Putin's opposition from running and off the ballot entirely.โดย Charles Maynes
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Associated Press reporter Jeffrey Collins about a series of crimes swirling around a powerful South Carolina family.โดย Mary Louise Kelly
The infrastructure bill moving through Congress includes billions to replace lead pipes. In Flint, Mich., NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with residents on how governments can tackle a water crisis equitably.โดย Ari Shapiro
The FDA is set to rule on Pfizer boosters on Friday. Some scientists say they aren't needed for healthy people and the doses would more helpful for the unvaccinated in countries with limited supplies.โดย Michaeleen Doucleff
Witnesses to a Syrian intelligence officer's alleged war crimes face down intimidation as they testify in landmark trial in Germany — but they continue to tell the story.โดย Deborah Amos