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APM Reports: In the Dark

Nov 28, 2016

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm beginning January 3:

APM Reports presents In the Dark, an examination of how law enforcement handled the kidnapping of Jacob Wetterling – a case that went unsolved for nearly 27 years, but had sweeping national consequences. From the creation of the federal sex offender registry, to the devastating effects of a man wrongly labeled a “person of interest,” the series enlightens the process in which crimes are – or are not – solved in their communities.

College Choice: the Value of It All

Nov 17, 2016
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Tuesday, December 6 at 7:00 pm:

Hosted by Robert Siegel: When young adults set out to pick a college back in 2010 and 2011, they were making a decision of a lifetime amid big financial obstacles: soaring tuition and the great recession.

And as they progressed through their college careers, a debate over the value of college grew louder.

America’s Bond with Israel

Nov 8, 2016
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Thursday, November 17 at 7:00 pm

From America Abroad: On this edition of America Abroad an examination of America's relationship with Israel. The U.S. and Israel recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding which guarantees 38 billion dollars in aid to Israel over 10 years. This was completed despite noted tensions between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama.

Fighting Zika and Future Epidemics

Nov 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8 at 7:00 pm:

From America Abroad: According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been more than 4,000 cases of Zika reported in the continental US and almost 30,000 in US territories.

No Choice: Failing America’s Veterans

Sep 23, 2016
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Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 pm:

Two years ago, the system that provides American veterans with health care was rocked by scandal when whistleblowers told the world that vets were dying while the Phoenix VA concealed them on a secret waiting list.

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Friday, September 23 at 7:00 pm:

Hosted by Rachel Martin: The special will examine the characters of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential candidates are the most unpopular candidates since modern polling began.  Why is that the case?

50th Anniversary of The Beatles At Crosley Field:

Lee Hay previews her special commemorating the The Beatles' 1966 concert at iconic Crosley Field, airing this Saturday from 8-10pm and the upcoming free community event, The Beatles At Crosley – 50 Years Later, happening on Sunday, August 21 at the Blue Ash Sports Center

Fighting Isis at Home and Abroad

Jan 29, 2016
americaabroadmedia.org

Thursday, March 10 at 7:00 pm: 

From America Abroad: The latest attacks in the Middle East, Paris, and San Bernardino have proved that the fight against ISIS is not limited to a country or even a region -- it’s a fight against an ideology.

On this edition of America Abroad, an examination of the military, diplomatic, and cyber strategies to defeat ISIS. We will hear from American-Muslim organizers what they think communities can do to prevent extremism at home and fight ISIS recruitment.

Saturday, January 23 at 8pm:

Friday, December 4 at 7:00 pm
Hosted by Ari Shapiro

Heating Up is a one-hour special hosted by NPR’s Ari Shapiro. The special examines the current science of climate change, how much time scientists say there is to address it, the political and economic challenges nations will face during the meeting in Paris and what solutions might come from the summit.

The Science of Gratitude

Oct 14, 2015
greatergood.berkeley.edu

Wednesday, November 25 at 1:00 pm

The past 10 years have seen an explosion in the scientific study of happiness. The findings so far are complex, and incomplete. But if they could be distilled into one simple prescription for happiness, it would probably be this: Say thank you.

Gratitude, it seems, is a key—perhaps the key—to feeling more satisfied with your life. It improves your relationships with loved ones. It’s even good for your heart.

Originally aired Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 11 PM

The Journey From Within is a one-hour tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The special begins with a song by Sweet Honey in the Rock and then continues with the words of Dr. Maya Angelou. Listeners will also hear from Reverend Adam Clayton Powell and philosopher Cornel West. There are important historical moments from Marian Anderson on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1965 Civil Rights speech, and the voice of Dr. King.

Photo by Marek Hofman
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In honor of Jack Bruce, bass player for the legendary band Cream, who passed away last weekend, we will air a special episode of Jazz with OT, recorded in 1974, that features some of Cream's most memorable tunes.

Reveal: There’s more to the story

Sep 25, 2014

Friday October 17 at 1 pm:
From The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Hosted by Al Letson.

This episode of Reveal is an investigation into accidents and equipment failures in the Coast Guard; a collaborative investigation into US water standards; and another in CIR's series of veteran investigations.

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Mary Ellen Tanner: Girl Singer is a two-hour tribute to the late local vocalist who loved to sing standards, orginally airing on Saturday, August 9 from 10pm to midnight on 91.7 WVXU, 88.5 WMUB, online at wvxu.org, via the free WVXU mobile app or the iHeartRadio app.  This special will be repeated because of listener response on Saturday, September 20th, from 8-10pm.

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