Bob Mondello visits the staff at KTTZ-FM.
Kaysie Ellingson

NPR art and film critic Bob Mondello joins the Front Row to discuss his passion for the arts and his career at National Public Radio.

When did you know that you had such gifts for arts coverage and for understanding what movies are about, and communicating that?

"PBS and our nearly 350 member stations, along with our viewers, continue to remind Congress of our strong support among Republican and Democratic voters, in rural and urban areas across every region of the country. We have always had support from both parties in Congress, and will again make clear what the public receives in return for federal funding for public broadcasting.

Where Does Your Member Of Congress Stand On Trump's Immigration Order?

Feb 2, 2017
Gabriella Demczuk for NPR

Last week, President Trump signed an executive order suspending new-refugee admissions for 120 days and blocking travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries — Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia — for 90 days. Syrian refugees are banned indefinitely.

Tracker: Where Congress Stands On Trump's Refugee And Immigration Order

Get to Know Morning Edition's Rachel Martin

Jan 26, 2017

Rachel Martin is host of Morning Edition, along with Steve Inskeep and David Greene.

Before taking on this role in December 2016, Martin was the host of Weekend Edition Sunday for four years. Martin also served as National Security Correspondent for NPR, where she covered both defense and intelligence issues. She traveled regularly to Iraq and Afghanistan with the Secretary of Defense, reporting on the U.S. wars and the effectiveness of the Pentagon's counterinsurgency strategy.

January 21, 20179:00 AM ETHeard on Fresh Air  Weekdays at 11:00am on KTTZ-FM HD2 

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week: