Robert Siegel

Robert Siegel is senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel is still at it hosting the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reporting on stories and happenings all over the globe. As a host, Siegel has reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

In 2010, Siegel was recognized by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism with the John Chancellor Award. Siegel has been honored with three Silver Batons from Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University, first in 1984 forAll Things Considered's coverage of peace movements in East and West Germany. He shared in NPR's 1996 Silver Baton Award for "The Changing of the Guard: The Republican Revolution," for coverage of the first 100 days of the 104th Congress. He was part of the NPR team that won a Silver Baton for the network's coverage of the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan Province, China.

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Politics
3:33 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

In New Hampshire, Two Different Tales Of Scott Brown's State Jump

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 6:41 pm

The very close U.S. Senate race in New Hampshire could come down to where Republican challenger Scott Brown is from. While detractors say the former Massachusetts senator crossed the state line in search of a Senate seat, an unusually large number of New Hampshire voters are originally from out of state themselves.

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Environment
4:12 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Calderon: End Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Create Carbon Tax

Originally published on Tue September 23, 2014 12:38 pm

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon leads a group to encourage heads of state to propel climate change. He discusses the obstacles that block aggressive efforts to curb climate change.

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Middle East
4:12 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

What's Turkey's Next Step In Fight Against ISIS?

Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 4:40 pm

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National Security
8:25 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Court Documents Show How NSA Leaned On Yahoo, How Yahoo Fought Back

Originally published on Fri September 12, 2014 8:00 am

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Politics
3:33 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

A New Brand Of Paul Gains Support In Iowa

Sen. Rand Paul meets with local Republicans in Hiawatha, Iowa. He's made three trips to the state this year.
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Originally published on Thu September 11, 2014 12:43 pm

It's still more than 15 months until the Iowa caucuses, and no one in the crowded field of Republicans with presidential ambitions has announced. But things are already happening in Iowa, especially for Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky.

Paul has reached out to Iowans who never considered voting for his father, Ron Paul, who made a respectable third-place showing there in 2012.

He's still popular with his father's old supporters. Many of them are in the so-called liberty faction of the Iowa GOP.

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Middle East
3:45 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Long-Term Cease-Fire Brings Halt To Fighting In Gaza

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 7:07 pm

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Media
3:06 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

In Plagiarism And Lost Posts, BuzzFeed's Strained Journalistic Evolution

Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 6:53 pm

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Law
7:02 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Grand Jury Indicts Texas Gov. Rick Perry On Charges Of Abusing Power

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 7:12 pm

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Iraq
3:09 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

U.S. Response In Iraq: From Emergency Solution To Slate Of Paths Forward

Originally published on Tue August 12, 2014 8:45 pm

The U.S. has begun airlifting humanitarian aid and conducting limited airstrikes in the attempt to protect Iraq's refugee populations of religious minorities. NPR's Tom Bowman talks with Robert Siegel about the possible policy options for the U.S. in Iraq.

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Remembrances
7:18 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Robin Williams, A Stand-up Act — On Stage, On Set And In Life

Originally published on Mon August 11, 2014 8:18 pm

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