Paul Theroux Aims To Go Off The Beaten Southern Path
November 3, 2013
One of America's best-known and most prolific travel writers, who has taken his readers around the world for nearly 40 years, has yet to write about the American South. That's about to change, and Paul Theroux needs the help of Weekend Edition listeners. Theroux speaks with host Rachel Martin about his new project.
The GOP-led Congress President Obama will have to deal with for the last two years of his presidency is a stark contrast to the Democratic-led one he came in with. Does that mean Obama will change his approach to dealing with Capitol Hill?
As part of a series on hashtag activism in 2014, Audie Cornish speaks with Obiageli Ezekwesili of the Open Society Foundation. Ezekwesili was one of the early promoters of the hashtag #bringbackourgirls, about schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria in April.
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