Snap Judgment

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Winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Glynn Washington delivers a raw, musical brand of storytelling, daring listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.

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  "It's storytelling... with a beat." - Glynn Washington 

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Glynn Washington takes listeners on a narrative journey - leaping from one person's frying pan into another person's fire. Deejay-driven musical delivery, paired with lush sound design, drops listeners into the very heart of what matters. Snap Judgment's fast-paced (sometimes dark, sometimes playful) narrative highlights people from across the globe who put everything on the line.

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Wrong Exit

Nov 21, 2014

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Tortoise and the Hare

Nov 21, 2014

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Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT from PRX and NPR, the "Detour" episode. My name is Glynn Washington, and you may remember Aesop. He once told a story about a race. And writer Amelia Gray, she checks back in with the runners several years later. SNAP JUDGMENT.

Never Abandon Ship

Nov 21, 2014

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Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT, the "Detour" episode. Today we're exploring what happens to people when they're forced to make a very sharp turn. For our next story we're heading out to the Philippines for one man's epic battle against the forces of nature.

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And this morning, House Speaker John Boehner has weighed in. He delivered a statement reacting to President Obama's plans to overhaul the country's immigration system. Here's some of what he had to say.

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Device Lets You Experience A Hockey Hit

Nov 21, 2014

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That political fight has practical consequences for the man we'll meet next. His name is Felipe Diosdado. He was born in Mexico. These days he lives in Chicago, Illinois, which is where we found him yesterday. And when did you come to the United States?

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President Obama made his move last night. Today, he heads out to sell it.

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The debate will continue during Thanksgiving week and beyond, but some people will give themselves a break with a movie that makes our political debates seem tame. Kenneth Turan reviews the latest in "The Hunger Games" series.

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Skiers Rejoice! Upstate New York Has Snow

Nov 21, 2014

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Wall Street bankers faced questions before Congress yesterday.

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They're executives from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase.

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All through this morning we're looking at President Obama's immigration speech. Last night the president looked at the camera. He made good on his pledge to bypass Congress and pursue immigration reform by executive action.

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Hotel Charges Couple Extra For Bad Review

Nov 20, 2014

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

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A big aim of Japan's effort to revive the economy is to get consumers to start buying again. Consumers are spending a little more, but apparently not enough. NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports from Tokyo.

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How's It Gonna Be?

Nov 14, 2014

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Welcome back to the SNAP JUDGMENT, from PRX and NPR, the "Unrequited" episode. My name is Glynn Washington, and have you ever had a song that you just cannot, cannot get out of your head? Well, this week you can blame SNAP JUDGMENT's Stephanie Foo. You're welcome.

The Silver Dollar Lounge

Nov 14, 2014

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Welcome back to SNAP, the Unrequited episode, where we give love hoping for a little bit in return. For our next story we sent SNAP's own Nick van der Kolk out to the wilds of Maryland to meet Daryl Davis, where he told us his story.

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