President Obama

11:00am

Wed August 28, 2013
March On Washington

50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech during the Aug. 28, 1963 March on Washington, D.C.

Airs Wednesday, August 28 at 11 a.m. The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington is Wednesday, March 28 and Red River Radio will bring you special coverage of the days events from NPR News and WBUR in Boston during this day of commemoration. Special speakers include Representative John Lewis, President Jimmy Carter, President Bill Clinton, Members of the King family, and President Obama. Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson will host this coverage and will be joined from the Mall by Hansi Lo Wang of NPR’s Code Switch Team and NPR reporter Allison Keyes. White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro will also report during the afternoon. NPR’s Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving and Professor Julian Zelizer from Princeton will also join Robin and Jeremy for special coverage.

8:00pm

Tue February 12, 2013
State Of The Union

State Of The Union 2013

Airs Tuesday, February 12 at 8 pm. President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address and  NPR News will offer live anchored special coverage starting at 8 pm CT. Our special coverage will be hosted by Melissa Block. She'll be joined in the studio by NPR National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving.

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12:00pm

Fri November 9, 2012
Public Affairs Specials

President Obama speaks at noon

Official Photo
White House

President Obama will speak today at noon about the economy. His remarks are expected to last approximately 10 minutes and NPR will provide coverage of his remarks. We will start the Regional Symphony Broadcast after the president's remarks.

6:00pm

Tue May 1, 2012
Breaking

The President Addresses the nation at 6:30 p.m.

NPR has alerted us that the President will address the nation tonight and NPR coverage will begin at 6:00 p.m. CT tonight.  No details about the subject of the address are known at this time.  President Obama is in Afghanistan on a surprise visit and a meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Obama will address Americans tonight from Bagram Air Base, at 6:30 p.m. CT.  NPR coverage will begin at 6pm.

11:00pm

Wed March 21, 2012
Politics

Marketplace Special: Kai Ryssdal interviews President Obama

Kai Ryssdal will be interviewing President Obama for this evening's Marketplace broadcast. Kai will chat with President Obama at the Copper Mountain Solar facility in Boulder Hills, Nevada. In addition to talking about energy policy and high gas prices, they will touch on many aspects of the economy: jobs, the budget, housing, average Americans, banks and the politics of economic policy. With Kai in Nevada, Tess Vigeland will be stepping in to host the show.

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