Maine is hosting its first World Invitational Moose Calling Contest as part of the state's annual 2012 Moose Lottery. Contestants will be judged on their moose-calling finesse in four categories: their bull call, cow call, attraction techniques and showmanship. To learn more about the art of moose calling, host Scott Simon talks with competition organizer Roger Lambert.
Title IX has been credited with opening competitive sports to millions of American girls and women. Host Scott Simon talks with three-time Olympic gold medalist-turned law professor Nancy Hogshead-Makar about the law's impact. Hogshead-Makar teaches federal gender-equity law at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville.
Just a week after President Obama announced a significant policy shift on immigration, Latino leaders from across the country gathered in Orlando. Both Obama and his GOP rival for the White House, Mitt Romney, addressed the group this week, as NPR's Scott Horlsey reports.
LeBron James basks in the Heat's championship, but where will the team go next? If they need tips on keeping momentum, they can check out the Olympic track and field trials. Host Scott Simon also talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about a big milestone for Title IX and women in sports.
We get two perspectives on President Obama's policy shift on immigration and the election year efforts to reach Hispanic voters. Host Scott Simon speaks with Rep. Charlie Gonzalez, co-chair of Obama campaign and head of Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and former Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey, who served alongside Mitt Romney when he was governor in Massachusetts and is now an adviser to the campaign.
Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, once the heir apparent to legendary football coach Joe Paterno, was convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period. After the verdicts were read Friday night, his attorney told reporters why Sandusky didn't testify on his own behalf.
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