Meeting The New Host Of ‘1A,’ Outdoor Play For Kids, Washington News

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We get to know Jenn White, the new host of NPR’s “1A” program. Then a children’s book author talks about how important it is to show diverse faces in outdoor spaces. And we look at some of the week’s top stories in national politics, including the latest on the RNC.

Featured in this Show

  • Meet Jenn White, New '1A' Host

    We meet Jenn White, new host of “1A,” and learn about her Midwest roots and what it means to speak freely.

  • Wisconsin Children's Book Author Focuses On Diversity In The Outdoors

    After being told “we don’t do that” in her own childhood, a Madison-based author has grown into her love of hiking and nature as an adult. We talk with her about the importance of her children’s books featuring diverse characters in natural spaces.

  • This Week In Washington: August 26, 2020

    We discuss some of the week’s top national political stories, including checking in on the first two nights of the Republican National Convention.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer
  • Dineo Dowd Guest
  • Lauren Gambino Guest

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