Presidents’ Day special: Atsuko Okatsuka, Allison Russell, NASA’s Opportunity rover

“As an immigrant, I felt like … I was intruding on another culture and other people. Did I fit in?,” says Atsuko Okatsuka. Photo credit: Oluwaseye Olusa/HBO.

On this Presidents’ Day, Press Play rebroadcasts some of our favorite interviews.

Stand-up comedian Atsuko Okatsuka went viral on TikTok for doing the drop challenge with her grandmother, and afterward, she took her comedy to HBO.

The film “Good Night Oppy” tells the story of Opportunity, a NASA rover that exceeded expectations, and explored and analyzed the planet’s surface for nearly 15 years.

Musician Allison Russell wants to heal the world — and herself — in her latest album “Outside Child,” which reflects on a decade of childhood abuse.