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    Weekend America broadcast its last show Saturday, January 31, 2009. The show tried to tell the most eye-opening, memorable, astonishing stories about what was happening in America each weekend. On this site you’ll find literally thousands of stories spanning nearly five years. Each time you visit the site, the story boxes will refresh with different selections from the archives. You can also use the search tool, or find programs by air date or producer name. Thank you to all the listeners, programmers and staff who made Weekend America a joy to produce. Peter Clowney, executive producer

  • Stories from John Moe

    Good/Bad/No News: The Green Stimulus, Roland Burris, and Squirrel Eating

    Roland Burris

    Time for our weekly parlor game to gauge the week's news. Our guests this week are Luke Burbank, host of the radio show "Too Beautiful To Live" in Seattle; Stacey Grenrock-Woods, a sex advice columnist for Esquire Magazine; and John Roderick, songwriter and guitarist for The Long Winters.

  • Stories from Desiree Cooper

    Race versus Gender in 2008

    The Double Bind

    Are black women voters really torn between Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, as a matter of race and gender? Weekend America host Desiree Cooper weighs in.

  • Stories from Krissy Clark

    Bracing for a Yahoo!-Microsoft culture clash

    Senior executives from Yahoo! and Microsoft have met, signaling Microsoft's takeover deal may soon be worked out. Thousands of Yahoo! employees are left to wonder what will happen to their work environment after a takeover. Krissy Clark reports.

  • Stories from Bill Radke

    Media & Mindless Consumerism

    Disney Princesses

    In this latest installment of his series, "Bill's Values", Bill Radke speaks to writer Susan Linn and film critic Richard Schickel about aggressive marketing that targets children and can inhibit their natural tendencies for make-believe.

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  • Weekend Soundtrack

    'Come O Thou Traveler'

    Man on a mission

    When you want to get into a space that's all your own, what song do you keep going back to? Our latest story comes from Pastor Thomas Biatek, who listens to us in Shorewood, Minn., on KNOW radio. Biatek is a minister there, and the soundtrack to his weekend is a hymn called "Come O Thou Traveler."

  • Good News/Bad News/No news

    Gitmo Habeus, One Hard-Core Judge

    Our panel of non-experts tackle the weighty issues of the week: Conservative commentator Tara Setmayer; comedian and writer Dana Gould; and author John Ridley, who writes the "Visible Man" blog for NPR.org.

  • America's Weekend: Making Biscuits, Riding the Hurricane

    Biscuit Monster

    We look forward to hearing from our listeners here at Weekend America, especially when you all tell us about the things you get into over the weekend. This week, we went through the Flickr feed of pictures tagged "Weekend America", picked some of our favorites and contacted the photographers to hear the stories behind them.

  • Driving Like My Doppelganger

    Charlie Schroeder

    At the 50th running of the Daytona 500 this year, odds-makers are betting that NASCAR golden boy Jeff Gordon will be the first one to cross the finish line. Another handful may see him walking down the streets of Los Angeles. They'll be wrong, of course, mixing him up with our very own Charlie Schroeder.

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