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Field Notes
1:31 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Dr. Jared Diamond

He’s a world acclaimed author, speaker, professor of geography, evolutionary biologist and Pulitzer Prize winner. His book, Guns, Germs and Steel, is a worldwide bestseller and argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. In this episode of Field Notes, Thane Maynard talks by phone with the fascinating Dr. Jared Diamond.

"Take Me Home"
1:31 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Louisville novelist Brian Leung

Louisville-based author Brian Leung joins Mark Perzel to discuss his historical novel, Take Me Home, set in the 1880’s Wyoming and based on the racial tensions between white and Chinese coal mine workers.

The Big Screen
1:31 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Movie Review: Stories We Tell

In 2006, talented Canadian actress Sarah Polley took a chance on making her first feature as a writer-director. The film was Away From Her, a sad yet hopeful story about a woman with Alzheimers, which managed to nab Oscar nominations for both Polley for her screenplay, and her star Julie Christie for Best Actress. Now Polley is back with another journey of discovery, but more about her than anyone else, in Stories We Tell. Polley’s mother died early, and as she grew up, kept hearing rumours that her father might not actually be her father. Both parents had been actors and stories abounded. Dad was an introvert, who could do well without a lot of people around. Mom was a loving, living free spirit who needed to express herself.

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June 9, 2013
1:31 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Voter Fraud in Ohio

Maryanne Zeleznik speaks with Howard Wilkinson about voter fraud in Hamilton County and other parts of Ohio.

Youth Services
1:30 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Celebrating 8 years of Elementz

It’s hard to believe, but Elementz, Cincinnati’s hip hop youth services organization, is celebrating its 8th anniversary this year. They moved into a new, larger space last year and continue to expand programs designed to keep our city’s young people safe, off the streets, and moving towards an educated, positive life. Brother Abdullah Powell, the creative director of Elementz, is in the studio with Mark Perzel to talk about the past eight years and what he sees for the organization in the coming years.

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