All Things Considered : NPR 8 April 2018

A Career Trucker Helps To Steer The Path For Self-Driving Trucks

Jeff Runions has spent almost four decades in the trucking industry. Now, he's helping drive the industry's shift toward automation, as a test driver for a self-driving trucking company.

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The Youth Effort To Lower The Voting Age To 16

Youth organizers want the voting age lowered to 16. NPR's Michel Martin finds out about their effort from Lorelei Vaisse of Vote16USA.

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Oklahoma Strike To Continue Into Monday

Host Michel Martin speaks with Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, about the ongoing teachers strike in Oklahoma and why teachers have been walking out elsewhere.

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Documenting The Offstage Life Of Playwright Arthur Miller (AKA Dad)

In a new film, Rebecca Miller paints an intimate portrait of her father, the towering icon of American theater and one-time celebrity, out of decades' worth of home interviews.

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The Impact Of Pruitt's EPA Rollback

NPR's Michel Martin asks former EPA official Lisa Heinzerling whether EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's moves to roll back regulations are actually making an impact on the agency and the environment.

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Syrian Civil War: Parsing Mixed Signals From Trump Administration

President Trump has been giving mixed signals on the U.S. role in Syria. NPR's Michel Martin talks to NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith about how Trump may respond to the chemical attack.

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Revisiting U.S. Policy On Syria

NPR's Michel Martin asks Republican Mike Rounds of South Dakota, who's on the Senate Armed Services Committee, how he and his colleagues want the president to respond to the Syrian chemical attack.

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Syrian Government Blamed In Chemical Attack That Killed Dozens

Dozens of Syrians choked to death after a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held suburb of Damascus. Aid groups are blaming the government of president Bashar al-Assad.

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After MLK's Death, Coretta Scott King Went To Memphis To Finish His Work

Four days after her husband was killed, Coretta Scott King led a march in Memphis. The act reflected her role as a partner in the struggle for civil rights. "I was impelled to come," she said.

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