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Recipe for a Small Planet – This week on “Planetary Radio”

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Recipe for a Small Planet – This week on “Planetary Radio”

Astronomer and planetary scientist Courtney Dressing is the lead author of research that may have found the formula for the mass and composition of Earth-like planets. She reveals the ingredients and why she spent time at JPL while in high school. It was exactly 10 years ago that Emily Lakdawalla began her blogging career at the landing of the Huygens probe on Titan. Bill Nye says Europeans will visit the Chinese space station. Did a Chinese astronomer beat Galileo by almost 2,000 years? That’s just one piece of this week’s What’s Up segment with Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan. The...

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About Farmers – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

About Farmers – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

This week President Jefferson discusses and explains his complex view and vision of an agrarian America. While in Paris in 1785 Jefferson wrote: “Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independent, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to it’s liberty and interests by the most lasting bands.” For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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Telling American Stories – This week on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Telling American Stories – This week on “With Good Reason”

What are the biggest challenges facing American society today? And how can we solve them? Bro Adams, the new chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, says that science and technology can’t solve those challenges—but the humanities can. Plus: Most of us know the history of the battle at Gettysburg, but Jennifer Murray (UVA Wise) tells the story of what happened to the battlefield after the fighting stopped. Later in the show: The author of a book about Herbert Huncke says his unrepentant deviance caught the imagination of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs....

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Black History Month Specials From With Good Reason

Posted on Jan 14, 2015 in Featured, Programs, Specials | 0 comments

Black History Month Specials From With Good Reason

For Black History Month, With Good Reason offers five one-hour, stand-alone programs that celebrate the lives and contributions of African Americans: The Gospel Roots of Rock and Roll Jazz and Civil Rights The Legacy of Massive Resistance Sheer Good Fortune: Celebrating Toni Morrison Furious Flowers: Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez LENGTH: 1 Hour COST: FREE AVAILABLE:   PRX and Download SITE: ...

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2 New Modules from the Producers of “The EnvironMinute”

Posted on Nov 11, 2014 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

2 New Modules from the Producers of “The EnvironMinute”

CurrentCast and Climate Connections are available now! CurrentCast is a daily (M – F), 60-second radio module that: educates listeners about water issues, promotes an appreciation for aquatic environments, and encourages an educated discussion about this critical resource. For More information about CurrentCast, click HERE. Climate Connections is a new, 90-second daily (M – F) module that moves climate change away from the debate and focuses on how it’s impacting listeners’ lives. For more information about Climate Connections, click...

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River, Desert, Mountains and Birds

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

River, Desert, Mountains and Birds

Alex Chadwick Explores Big Bend National Park in Southwest Texas This four-part feature series is available now, in advance of National Public Lands Day on September 27. Big Bend National Park: rugged, diverse, remote. A place, as Alex Chadwick discovers, that ignites fierce passions in the people who love it. A place that shapes their lives in often unexpected ways. Timed to coincide with National Public Lands Day on September 27, 2014, these features are rich in sound. Produced by Katie Davis and recorded and mixed by Flawn Williams, they provide an ideal centerpiece for National Public...

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