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Kelsey Padgett

Kelsey has reported and produced stories on law and science for Radiolab. In 2014 she led production on the Radiolab story, “60 Words,” that received a George Foster Peabody Award. Before coming to Radiolab, Padgett studied at The Salt Institute, worked with NPR’s State of the Re:Union, and contributed to PRX’s The Heart.

Kelsey Padgett appears in the following:

A New 60 Words?

Monday, February 16, 2015

Last week President Obama put a draft of a new AUMF authorizing force against ISIL in front of Congress. 
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60 Words Update

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Since we first reported this story a number of things related to the 2001 AUMF have happened. We have seen a call for the repeal of this AUMF, but as of now the law remains on the books... 

On August 7th, President Obama authorized strikes against the terrorist organization in ...

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A Decision! Kind of….

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Yesterday the Supreme Court issued their opinion in Bond v United States.

Maybe you remember a while back we made a short about this case called, "Sex, Ducks, and The Founding Feud."

If you don't remember, it’s a story about a Supreme Court case involving a ...

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Lethal Weapons

Thursday, August 01, 2013

In the 1990s, a button-pushing New York artist took on a subject that cut him to the quick: HIV and AIDS.

Barton Benes had lost a lot of friends, including his boyfriend, and was himself HIV-positive when an everyday kitchen accident took on a surreal bent -- one that got ...

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Why Cry?

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Ever wonder why humans cry? A professor of behavioral neurology answers some questions, and helps give us a better understanding of how a feeling in our guts can come out as water in ...
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