Programs

FutureCar: Accelerating Into The Future

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Featured, Programs, Specials | 0 comments

FutureCar: Accelerating Into The Future

A one-hour special from IEEE Spectrum, explores the latest technological advances for the automobile, and previews cars we may see in the not-too-distant future. For the last 100 years cars have been pretty much the same fundamentally; mechanically driven, energy from oil, powered by combustion, controlled mechanically and hydraulically, driven by a person. But now, we’re starting to see new designs for the automobile; electrically driven, using diverse sources of energy, controlled digitally or electronically, able to drive themselves. LENGTH: 1 hour COST: FREE AVAILABLE: PRX,...

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Veteran’s Day Program from With Good Reason

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 in Featured, Programs, Specials | 0 comments

Veteran’s Day Program from With Good Reason

For Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11) “Messages From a Forgotten Troopship” Available in one-hour and half-hour versions In the 1960s, it took almost three weeks to cross the sea from America to Vietnam. In a poignant, evocative (and free!) program, With Good Reason recreates life aboard the General Nelson M. Walker with a few of the soldiers who traveled on it, capturing moments outside of combat on the way to Vietnam, and – for the lucky ones- on the way back. Also included in the hour-long program are stories about women journalists who covered the Vietnam War, and the risk...

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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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With Good Reason

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 in Ongoing Weekly, Programs | 0 comments

With Good Reason

Each week scholars explore the worlds of literature, science, the arts, politics, history, and business through lively discussion with host Sarah McConnell in a kitchen-table chat format. From the controversies over slave reparations and global warming, to the unique worlds of comic books and wine-making, With Good Reason is always surprising, challenging and fun! LENGTH: 59 minutes or 29 minutes COST: FREE AVAILABLE: Content Depot, PRX, Download WEBSITE:...

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Jazz Alive Overnight

Posted on May 20, 2014 in Programs | 1 comment

Jazz Alive Overnight

From Kansas Public Radio, voted JAZZWEEK’s “Best Jazz Station – Small Market,” comes a new, fresh-sounding overnight jazz program Jazz Alive! Overnight, hosted by noted jazz vocalist and drummer David Basse. Jazz Alive! Overnight features – 15 new show hours per week The best in traditional jazz and new contemporary jazz classics – new jazz plus the old standards! Three 30 sec. breaks per show for underwriting Entertaining and insightful commentary from working jazz artist David Basse Competitive pricing COST: Competitive with other overnight services....

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