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Shaking Up The Grand Old Party

Questions about a Republican reboot are growing louder after a party meeting in Boston last week. Guest Host Celeste Headlee speaks with Republican strategist Ron Christie, and journalist Matthew Continetti about shaking things up within the Grand Old Party.

Lessons From Getting Shot

Journalist Brian Beutler was mugged and shot while walking through his Washington, D.C. neighborhood. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with Beutler about his Salon article, 'What I Learned From Getting Shot.'

Women Shortchanged In Retirement Earnings

The American workforce is graying. And while many people aren't saving enough for retirement, that's especially true for women. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with reporter Paul Solman and aging specialist Helen Dennis, about a gender gap in retirement earnings.

Unrest Boiling Over In Egypt

Violence continues in Egypt, and the political situation there continues to get more volatile. Guest host Celeste Headlee checks in with NPR's correspondent, Peter Kenyon.

Is It Time To Get Rid of IQ Tests In Schools?

Schools have long used IQ tests to group students. But some experts say labels like 'gifted' or 'disabled' are following students throughout their education — for better and worse. Guest host Celeste Headlee finds out more.

Faith Ringgold: No 'Knock Down, Drag Out Black Woman Story'

The legendary artist began her career in 1963, the same year as the March on Washington. She talks to guest host Celeste Headlee about her life, work, and why no one originally wanted to hear her story.

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Orange Is The New Black,' Valerie June, Sherpas

Former inmate Piper Kerman and showrunner Jenji Kohan tell the story of a women's prison, Ken Tucker reviews Valerie June's new album and journalist Grayson Schaffer details the dangers Sherpas face on Mount Everest.

'Dream 9' Immigrant Says Don't Think Of Issue Politically

Nine young undocumented immigrants who were detained while trying to re-enter the U.S. are now re-settling into life in America. Known as the 'Dream 9,' their attempt to cross the Mexican border has immigration experts talking. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to Luis Leon, one of the nine.

Bobby Cannavale, At Home On Broadway

The actor, who starred in Glenngarry Glen Ross opposite Al Pacino, has been acting for the stage since he was a teenager in Union City, N.J. "It was the only thing I ever wanted to do, really," he says.

Student 'Subversives' And The FBI's 'Dirty Tricks'

Journalist Seth Rosenfeld spent three decades pursuing government documents about the FBI's undercover operation in Berkeley, Calif., during the student protest movements in the '60s. His book details how the FBI "used dirty tricks to stifle dissent on campus" and influenced Ronald Reagan's politics.