Robin Young

Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 12 noon, an interfaith memorial service will be held at the Myerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas, to remember the police officers killed by a gunman in that city last week. President Obama is expected to speak, as is former president George W. Bush.  NPR will offer live, anchored, special coverage of the memorial service. Here & Now’s Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson will host the live coverage. They will be joined on the air by KERA host Krys Boyd, as well as by NPR correspondents. 

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.