The Takeaway is a weekday news program that features unique conversations about topics of the day with both newsmakers and diverse voices. Award-winning host John Hockenberry invites listeners to learn more and become part of the American conversation both on-air and online.

The Takeaway is a unique partnership of global news leaders. It is a co-production of PRI and WNYC Radio, in collaboration with The New York Times and WGBH Boston.

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The Takeaway Weekender is one for the Family this week. We talk about whether it's selfish to not have children and hear from you on why you chose either path. We speak with Allison Gilbert about her choice to remove her ovaries in the wake of learning she had the BRCA1 gene, like Angelina Jolie...

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John Hockenberry

John Hockenberry has returned to his roots in public radio — where he was one of the medium's original innovators — after 15 years in network and cable television. During his time at ABC and NBC, he earned four Emmy Awards, three Peabody Awards, an Edward R. Murrow Award and a Casey Medal.