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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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Need some jazz?

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Need some jazz?

Looking for a jazz program? consider 12th Street Jump Public Radio’s Weekly Jazz, Blues, Comedy Jam Now heard on over 100 public stations, 12SJ is an entertaining jazz and blues-inflected “Saturday Night Live”– celebrating the legends of jazz Recorded live in a studio, or at one of Kansas City’s jazz clubs, 12 Street Jump features: The 12th Street Jump band (musical director Joe Cartwright, along with Tyrone Clark on bass and Mike Warren on drums) and vocalists David Basse and Nedra Dixon. Hosts and improv comedians Pete Weber and Pearl McDonald poke fun at...

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Odyssey March – This week on THE THOMAS JEFFERSON HOUR

Posted on Sep 10, 2014 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Odyssey March – This week on THE THOMAS JEFFERSON HOUR

Humanities scholar and creator of the Thomas Jefferson Hour Clay Jenkinson speaks about the Odyssey Tours Lewis and Clark Tour 2014. Clay Jenkinson offers a unique and rare opportunity to explore through the eyes of Captain Meriwether Lewis into a window of one of America’s greatest explorations – The Lewis and Clark Expedition through the White Cliffs of the Missouri River and the Bitterroot Mountains in 1805 and 1806. German Prince Maximilian and his Swiss artist Karl Bodmer followed in their footsteps 25 years later. Clay brings to light and ties together both epic journeys....

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Brigham Young: American Moses? – This week on WITH GOOD REASON

Posted on Sep 10, 2014 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Brigham Young: American Moses? – This week on WITH GOOD REASON

Brigham Young was a rough-hewn transient from New York who was electrified by the Mormon faith. He married more than 50 women, and transformed a barren desert into his vision of the Kingdom of God. In his biography Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, John Turner (George Mason University) explores Young’s thirty-year battle with the U.S Government for the control of Utah and his role in the massacre of settlers who came out west. And: Since 1950, the South has undergone the most dramatic political transformation of any region in the United States. Quentin Kidd (Christopher Newport University)...

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Planetary Radio

Posted on Aug 13, 2014 in Featured, Ongoing Weekly, Programs | 0 comments

Planetary Radio

Public radio’s only long format, weekly series devoted to space exploration and the scientists, engineers, astronauts and visionaries who lead it. Each week, Planetary Radio visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, astronaut, advocate or writer who provides a unique and exciting perspective on the exploration of our solar system and beyond. We also showcase regular features that raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Host Mat Kaplan is joined by Planetary Society colleagues Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla. LENGTH: 30 minutes...

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Jewish Holiday Programming from Larry Josephson

Posted on Aug 11, 2014 in Featured, Programs, Specials | 0 comments

Jewish Holiday Programming from Larry Josephson

September marks the 360th Anniversary of the first Jews immigrating to America, and Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar follows at the beginning of Oct. To observe and celebrate these special days, Producer Larry Josephson offers: Remember Us Unto Life – A High Holy Days Special ONLY IN AMERICA – the story of American Jews told in six one-hour programs and two specials. The sound-rich programs are artfully mixed using archival sound, oral history clips, interviews, narration, music (sacred, popular and novelty songs,) and...

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