Sue Ginn http://mtpr.org en Loops http://mtpr.org/post/loops <p>08/30/2014 - Our lives are filled with loops that hurt us, heal us, make us laugh, and&nbsp; sometimes leave us wanting more.&nbsp; This hour, Radiolab investigates the strange things that emerge when something happens, then happens again, and again, and again, and again, and again, and...well, again.</p><p><a href="http://www.radiolab.org/story/161744-loops/" target="_blank">http://www.radiolab.org/story/161744-loops/</a></p> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22263 at http://mtpr.org Escape http://mtpr.org/post/escape <p>08/23/2014 - The walls are closing in, you've got no way out...and then, suddenly, you escape!&nbsp; This hour, stories about traps, getaways, perpetual cycles, and staggering breakthroughs.</p><p><a href="http://www.radiolab.org/story/187571-escape/" target="_blank">http://www.radiolab.org/story/187571-escape/</a></p> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22262 at http://mtpr.org 60 Words http://mtpr.org/post/60-words <p>08/16/2014 - This hour we pull apart one sentence, written in the hours after September 11th, 2001, that has led to the longest war in U.S. history. We examine how just 60 words of legal language have blurred the line between war and peace.</p><p><a href="http://www.radiolab.org/story/60-words/" target="_blank">http://www.radiolab.org/story/60-words/</a></p> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22261 at http://mtpr.org Thais composed by Jules Massenet http://mtpr.org/post/thais-composed-jules-massenet <p>08/16/2014 -</p> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22124 at http://mtpr.org Lucy http://mtpr.org/post/lucy <p>08/09/2014 - Chimps.&nbsp; Bonobos.&nbsp; Humans.&nbsp; We're all great apes, but that doesn't mean we're one happy family.&nbsp; This hour of Radiolab: stories of trying to live together.&nbsp; Is this kind of cross-species co-habitation an utterly stupid idea?&nbsp; Or might it be our one last hope as more and more humans fill up the planet?&nbsp; A chimp named Lucy teaches us the ups and downs of growing up human and a visit to The Great Ape Trust in Des Moines, Iowa highlights some of the basics of bonobo culture (be careful, they bit).</p> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22260 at http://mtpr.org Lucia di Lammermoor composed by Gaetano Donizetti http://mtpr.org/post/lucia-di-lammermoor-composed-gaetano-donizetti <p>08/09/2014 -</p> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22123 at http://mtpr.org Memory And Forgetting http://mtpr.org/post/memory-and-forgetting <p>08/02/2014 - This hour of Radiolab, a look behind the curtain of how memories are made...and forgotten.&nbsp; Remembering is an unstable and profoundly unreliable process--it's easy come, easy go as we learn how true memories can be obliterated, and false ones added.&nbsp; And Oliver Sacks joins us to tell the story of an amnesiac whose love for his wife and music transcend his 7-second memory.</p><p><a href="http://www.radiolab.org/story/91569-memory-and-forgetting/" target="_blank">http://www.radiolab.org/story/91569-memory-and-forgetting/</a></p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22259 at http://mtpr.org Billy Budd composed by Benjamin Britten http://mtpr.org/post/billy-budd-composed-benjamin-britten <p>08/02/2014 -</p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22122 at http://mtpr.org Is Independent Political Speech The Linchpin Of Our Democracy Or Its Achilles' Heel? http://mtpr.org/post/independent-political-speech-linchpin-our-democracy-or-its-achilles-heel <p>0731/2014 - Is independent political speech the linchpin of our democracy or its Achilles' heel? &nbsp;&nbsp;For democracy to work, some say, citizens (and corporations, and unions, and media outlets, and other voluntary organizations) must be allowed to express their views on the issues, candidates, and elections of the day. This proposition, they say, is exactly why the First Amendment protects the freedom of speech and of the press. On this view, restrictions on independent political speech undermine and subvert our constitutional structure. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22252 at http://mtpr.org Montana Folk Fest 2014: Art Car Culture http://mtpr.org/post/montana-folk-fest-2014-art-car-culture <p>07/30/2014 - A record 175,000 people from all over the world traveled to Butte for the Montana Folk Festival in 2014. In it's fourth year, the 'Richest Hill on Earth' not only hosted a slew of internationally renowned musicians and visual artists, but unfurled its "Culture of the Car" celebration, demonstrating that folk art thrives everywhere. On the stage, the canvas, even the hood of a station wagon.</p><p><a href="http://montanafolkfestival.com/pages/home.php" target="_blank">http://montanafolkfestival.com/pages/home.php</a></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22253 at http://mtpr.org