Kelly Says Trump Now Believes Border Wall Is Unnecessary

Updated at 8:25 a.m. ET White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told a caucus of Hispanic lawmakers on Wednesday that he has persuaded President Trump that building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is unnecessary, signaling a possible reversal on the key campaign promise. Kelly, who was secretary of Homeland Security before taking over as chief of staff in July, said that candidate Trump had not been "fully informed" about the border situation when he pledged repeatedly on the campaign trail...

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JPR Live Session: Esmé Patterson

Originally from Colorado and initially part of the folk band Paper Bird with her sister Genevieve, Esmé Patterson has increasingly let loose her inner rocker on each new solo album — particularly on her third record, released in June of 2016, titled We Were Wild .

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Historian Tracks American Decline As A Superpower

It was Henry Luce, the publisher of Time magazine, who declared an "American Century" in early 1941. Historian Alfred W. McCoy is not at all convinced we'll get the full 100 years. McCoy has long observed the methods America has used to maintain its position as a superpower. He sees China using its own methods to put the United States in the back seat, sooner rather than later. McCoy's latest book is In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power .

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Black Holes: Where Reality Beats Fiction

Last week, the PBS series Nova presented an episode on black holes , these most mysterious and mind-boggling physical objects. Hosted by astrophysicist Janna Levin from Barnard College in New York, the episode was truly fantastic. Very clear science and stunning graphics. Levin was gracious and fun, the kind of benevolent teacher you want for your kids. The text was tight, with the narration closely following the quotes from the many invited guests. And the science, of course, was nothing...

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California v. Trump Immigration Battle: DACA, Raids, College Students

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio The battle between the Trump administration and California over the Golden States new sanctuary state law appears to be heating up. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning a massive sweep of Northern California within weeks. According to the report, the series of raids could lead to more than 1,500 arrests of immigrants living in the country illegally. Asked about that report Wednesday, California Attorney...

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Joshua James Live Session

Mar 5, 2013

This archived live session from March 5th, 2013 features Joshua James.

Nels Andrews Live Session

Jan 23, 2013
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Singer/songwriter Nels Andrews visits with JPR's Eric Teel about his move from the American southwest to New York, and performs songs from his new album Scrimshaw.

Steph Macpherson Live Session

Jan 21, 2013

This live session from January 21st, 2013 features artist Steph Macpherson.

Matt the Electrician Live Session

Dec 13, 2012
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Austin singer/songwriter Matt the Electrician plays a few tunes live and talks about growing up in the State of Jefferson, rubbing elbows with the cast of Star Wars, and his life making music in Austin, Texas.

Lindi Ortega Live Session

Dec 12, 2012

The extraordinary Nashville-based Canadian retro-country singer and songwriter Lindi Ortega performs the title track from Cigarettes & Truckstops, plus one beautiful Hank Williams tune.

Tony Trischka and Territory Live Session

Nov 20, 2012
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Banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka and members of his band Territory perform a few tunes and talk about the history and progression of banjo in America.

Harry Manx Live Session

Nov 9, 2012
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Canadian bluesman Harry Manx visits with JPR's Eric Teel and plays a few songs on his mohan veena.

Kaki King Live Session

Oct 26, 2012

Guitar god Kaki King sits down with JPR's Eric Teel for conversation and live performance of songs from her latest release, Glow.

Field Report Live Session

Oct 15, 2012

Milwaukee-based band Field Report stop by the JPR studios to talk about their debut album and perform a few songs.

Mindy Smith Live Session

Sep 24, 2012

This live session archive from September 24th, 2012 features artist Mindy Smith and friends.

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