Wednesday Special

Discontinued as of November 17, 2014.

A different special is featured every week.

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Wednesday Special
9:19 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Tellin Ellen - Suicide, Depression, and Mental Illness

10/08/2014 - KGLT general manager Ellen King-Rodgers visits with Pam Faerber, founder of www.bigbearstampede.org, a resource-packed website dedicated to raising awareness about depression, mental illness and suicide, recognizing the signs, and the path to doing something about it. Currently Pam is working on a program to be introduced to the Park County School District in Montana designed to recognize and address depression.

Wednesday Special
2:00 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Montana Folk Fest 2014: Art Car Culture

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.

http://montanafolkfestival.com/pages/home.php

Wednesday Special
1:44 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Fly Fishing in Montana

07/16/2014 - An ancient pastime explored in the lives, lore and literature of anglers. The producer takes lessons from one of Montana's legendary fly fishers and in the process visits the towns, streams, history and indoor watering places (saloons), hears whopping fish stories and catches a trout in the Land of the Big Sky.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/35684-fly-fishing-in-montana#description

music, art, dance and crafts from around the world
7:22 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Preview Of The 2014 Montana Folk Festival, July 11-13, Uptown Butte

7/9/14: This week on the Wednesday Special, 1:25-1:55pm (following Moyers and Company):  a preview of the 2014 Montana Folk Festival, July 11 - 13, uptown Butte. Clark Grant talks with three musicians featured at the festival:

Fiddler Alical Svigals, leader of Alicia Svigals Klezmer Fiddle Express; 

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Wednesday Special
8:58 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Living on Earth

07/02/2014 - Living on Earth

http://www.loe.org/

Wednesday Special
1:29 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Philip Aaberg's "Of The West"

Wednesday Special
8:32 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Father's Favorite Shortcut

06/11/14 - A Father's Day Special, a classic mix of memorable music, clips, and interviews with Dad

http://www.prx.org/pieces/18545-father-s-favorite-shortcut

Wednesday Special
10:05 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Maxine Kumin: Past American Voice

04/30/2014 - We continue the celebration of Poetry Month with a tribute to Maxine Kumin, who died on February 6, 2014 at the age of 88. A former Consultant in Poetry to Library of Congress (now known as the US Poet Laureate), Kumin is heralded for her poetry and her dedication to feminism.

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Wednesday Special
11:28 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The Best of Sally Mauk

04/09/2014 - Highlights of some great interviews from the MTPR News Director

Wednesday Special
1:42 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Living on Earth Extra

03/19/2014 - Fukishima Nuclear Meltdown Three Years Later  - In 2011 a tsunami caused the meltdown of three nuclear reactors in Fukushima, Japan. Since then workers have stabilized the reactors but large amounts of leaking radioactive water is still a problem.

Navy Rescuers Claim Radiation Sickness - US military personnel aboard Navy ships involved in the Fukushima relief effort are suing the Tokyo Electric Power Company over illnesses they say were caused by exposure to radioactive plumes from the reactor fires during the meltdowns.

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