Tell Me More, a daily one-hour NPR talk show hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin, captures the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America.
From the opinions of global newsmakers to listeners…personal experiences of life-changing travel…the wisdom of renowned thinkers, activists and spiritual leaders…and intimate dispatches of daily life around the world from NPR News correspondents on the ground…the NPR talk show Tell Me More brings fresh voices and perspectives to public radio.
The national unemployment rate dropped to seven percent recently – the lowest level in five years. But things are going the other way in Puerto Rico: unemployment is at nearly 15 percent. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to Rosario Rivera, economics professor at The University of Puerto Rico, and Michael Fletcher of The Washington Post, about why Puerto Rico’s dismal economy may be a problem for everyone, especially if the Commonwealth defaults.
Putting a little extra money in your pocket might be as easy as looking around your house. Experts say there’s a treasure trove of unwanted items you can easily sell to the highest bidder. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with personal finance guru Alexa von Tobel about earning extra holiday cash from home.
It’s easy to trade in your old car at a dealer, but that might mean missing out on a lot of money. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with Bloomberg Businessweek contributor Roben Farzad about changes in the used car market.
For many children, the holidays are about presents and time off from school. But vacation often means spending time with grandparents, who have their own set of rules. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with a roundtable of parents about how to navigate tricky family situations.
A new study suggests that while most people want jobs that pay more, most of the jobs currently available are low wage. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with Ben Henry of the Alliance for a Just Society and Steven Greenhouse of The New York Times.
Every holiday season, people splurge on gift items to make their loved ones smile – but does buying all that stuff really make people happy? Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with NPR senior business editor Marilyn Geewax about buying happiness.
Delays in processing blood screening samples for newborns could be putting millions of infants at risk for disabilities or even death. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with Ellen Gabler of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel who investigated the screening track records of hospitals around the country.
For Tell Me More’s ‘In Your Ear’ segment, actress Naomie Harris shares the music she grew up with. Harris’ portrays Winnie Mandela in the film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Each year The New York Times highlights top children’s books. But this year, not one book is by a Latino author. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with blogger Monica Olivera, and Latinas for Latino Lit co-founder, Viviana Hurtado, about books they feel were overlooked this year.
As the world mourns Nelson Mandela, many Americans are remembering their involvement in his life. Celeste Headlee speaks to Sharon Gelman, of Artists for a New South Africa, which was founded in 1989 by actors like Alfre Woodard and Danny Glover, to fight apartheid.