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Rose Falcon – This week on Insight Daily

Posted on Jul 27, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Rose Falcon – This week on Insight Daily

Rose Falcon’s songs have been placed in films and commercials, and have been recorded by the likes of Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, and Jessie James. With her latest EP release, her goal is to give listeners comfort in knowing that they are not alone in what they are going through. The daughter of legendary singer-songwriter Billy Falcon, Rose started writing poetry since she was 12 years old and quickly transitioned to songwriting. She was signed by Columbia Records in 2008 and released her self-titled EP that same year. For more information about Insight Daily, click...

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Grandparents Who Parent on “With Good Reason”

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Grandparents Who Parent  on “With Good Reason”

Although grandparents have always been involved in the care of their grandchildren, a growing number of grandparents are now responsible for raising their grandchildren. Megan Dolbin-MacNab (Virginia Tech) has gained insight into the needs and experiences of this growing family form. Also featured: Young people who have been in foster care have an increased likelihood that their own children will be in foster care as well. Great Expectations (Virginia Community College System) is a program designed to help break that cycle by supporting foster youth in getting into college and beyond. And:...

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Thomas Jefferson at War – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

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Thomas Jefferson at War – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

This week a re-broadcast of a show from 2010 featuring a conversation between Clay Jenkinson and author Michael Kranish who speaks about his book “Flight from Monticello: Thomas Jefferson at War”. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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“Murder in Thrall” – This week on Insight Daily

Posted on Jul 20, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

“Murder in Thrall” – This week on Insight Daily

Join unlikely Scotland Yard detective duo Kathleen Doyle and Michael Sinclair as they hunt for an elusive killer roaming the streets of London in “Murder in Thrall” by Anne Cleeland. The first installment in a new mystery series, the book traces the investigation and the ups and downs the detectives endure…until they discover they are the killer’s next target. For more information about Insight Daily, click...

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Fugitive Red on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Jul 20, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

Fugitive Red on “With Good Reason”

Cochineal, a parasitic insect native to Mexico, is the source of a vibrant red dye called carmine, which Spain’s Conquistadors encountered for the first time in 1519. We talk with Amy Butler Greenfield, author of A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire, about the history of this highly sought-after commodity that eluded pirates, scientists, and kings. Plus: When restoring priceless works of art, conservators often want to know the origins of the paint. Chemist Kristen Wustholz (College of William & Mary) works with art curators to trace the molecular...

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Jefferson and Literacy – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

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Jefferson and Literacy – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

Dr. Kim Crowley speaks with President Thomas Jefferson about literacy in America during his time and ours. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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