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Special program
3:57 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Journey From Within

The Rev. Ralph Abernathy, right, and Bishop Julian Smith, left, flank Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during a civil rights march in Memphis, Tenn., March 28, 1968.

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.

Special program
2:01 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

A Special Jazz with OT Tribute to Jack Bruce

Jack Bruce, bass player for Cream died October 25, 2014 at the age of 71
http://www.bbc.com/

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.

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Special program
3:57 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Reveal: There’s more to the story

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.

Local Singer
3:22 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Mary Ellen Tanner: Girl Singer special - ENCORE presentation

Mary Ellen Tanner - 1997
cincinnati.com

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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Jazz
3:45 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

A Celebration of John Von Ohlen

Recorded March 2, 2009

Musicians came into the studio that day to honor the legendary drummer John Von Ohlen who has played with many jazz greats including Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Cal Collins, Rosemary Clooney, Tony Bennett, and Perry Como. He's also recorded albums with many other greats like Carmen McRae, Keith Jarrett, Kenny Poole, John Clayton, Mel Torme & the Marty Paich Orchestra, and Benny Carter. John Von Ohlen was inducted into the CEA 2005 Hall of Fame.

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