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In 2017, when a new program replaced the long-running Diane Rehm Show, the producers and host of 1A recognized the proverbial "big shoes" they were tasked to fill.

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Chicago public radio host Jenn White – who also produced the Chicago station's Making Oprah and Making Obama podcasts – takes over National Public Radio's weekday 1A talk show starting July 6.

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On Wednesday's edition of NPR's 1A, rapper Common told host Joshua Johnson about how he first discovered he could rap while in Cincinnati. 

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Demonstrators marched outside a Verizon store in Kenwood Thursday. They were part of a national protest against Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to repeal net neutrality.

President Trump's executive order on immigration has sent shockwaves across the U.S. and the globe. A special edition of 1A with Joshua Johnson will be taking your questions & trying to provide some answers – starting at 4pm Sunday. If you have questions about the ban, or have concerns or are confused about what the ban means for you, your friends and family - 1A will have experts on hand to answer as many questions as possible.

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Retiring after more than 35 years on public radio, Diane Rehm will host her last live edition of The Diane Rehm Show this Friday.