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Fun Feature for Tax Day from Sound Beat

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Fun Feature for Tax Day from Sound Beat

Have You Paid Your Taxes? Here’s a fun feature on PRX from SOUND BEAT for April 15: I Paid My Income Tax Today Sound Beat is a daily, 90-second public radio show that showcases recordings from Syracuse University Libraries’ Belfer Audio Archive, one of the nation’s largest sound archives. Episodes feature a wide range of recordings from all musical genres, film scores, and great thinkers and political figures such as Albert Einstein and Teddy Roosevelt, and more. Listeners will hear fascinating rare gems, old favorites, and some never heard before recordings. For more...

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Dragons of Inaction – on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Dragons of Inaction – on “With Good Reason”

For this Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own. Robert Gifford (University of Victoria) explains the dragons of inaction that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if we know they’re bad for the environment. And: Edward Maibach (George Mason University) is starting conversations about climate change in unexpected places: Facebook, the doctor’s office, and the TV weather report. Later in the show: Coastal geologist Christopher Hein (Virginia Institute of Marine Science) says that due to climate change, east coast shorelines are shifting… fast. But, he says there may be a...

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All Jefferson – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

All Jefferson – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

This week Mister Jefferson spends nearly the entire show answering listener questions including what historical events does he wish he could have witnessed and what issues he thinks are most important for a presidential candidate. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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Starting Up – on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Apr 6, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

Starting Up – on “With Good Reason”

Just after finishing college at the University of Virginia, Alexis Ohanian, with his friend Steve Huffman, created Reddit. Designed to be the front page of the Internet, Reddit is now one of the most talked about and influential spots on the web. Plus: Inspired by her architecture degree from the University of Virginia, Becca McCharen began designing structural corsets and body-cages for small fashion shows. Only a few years later, McCharen’s hobby has grown into Chromat, an experimental label worn by just about every major female pop star, including Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Madonna, and Nicki...

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New Agrarians – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Posted on Apr 6, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

New Agrarians  – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Guest host Dr. Kimberly Crowley and President Thomas Jefferson discuss our food supply and the “new agriculture”. Suggested reading this week: Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Mineral Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click...

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Play Ball! Fun Features for Baseball’s Opening Day

Posted on Apr 5, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

Play Ball! Fun Features for Baseball’s Opening Day

A sure sign of Spring is the Opening Day of Baseball.  Here are a couple of short features on PRX from SOUND BEAT celebrating our National Pastime: Take Me Out To The Ballgame Brooklyn Baseball Cantata Sound Beat is a daily, 90-second public radio show that showcases recordings from Syracuse University Libraries’ Belfer Audio Archive, one of the nation’s largest sound archives. Episodes feature a wide range of recordings from all musical genres, film scores, and great thinkers and political figures such as Albert Einstein and Teddy Roosevelt, and more. Listeners will hear...

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