Wednesday Special

Wednesday 1:30 - 2:00 PM

A different special is featured every week.

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Wednesday Special
1:38 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Living On Earth

02/26/2014 - Kerry: Climate is WMD

Secretary of State John Kerry called global warming a weapon of mass destruction during his climate change speech on February 16th in Jakarta, Indonesia. His fiery words may be a sign of increased U.S. climate ambitions heading into the important global climate negotiations next year in Paris.

Fluoride and Other Chemical Risks

New research finds a detrimental relationship between exposure to chemicals, including fluoride, in early life and diminished brain function in children.

Saving Monarchs

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Wednesday Special
1:30 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

MAKERS: The Women Who Make America

03/05/2014 - MAKERS is a PBS documentary about how women took to the streets to transform society and the role of women in that society.  MAKERS draws on more than 100 interviews with women then and now -- to finally tell the story of the modern Women’s Movement and how it changed our families, our country, our institutions, and our world.  MAKERS is also an ongoing project in conjunction with AOL to archive over 100 video interviews of prominent women ranging from the first female Supreme Court Justice to the first female major American orchestra conductor.

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Wednesday Special
9:34 am
Wed February 12, 2014

The Unconventionals - UNREAL Candy

2/19/2014 - Join us for an in-depth interview with Unreal Candy founders Michael and Nicky Bronner as we discuss their quest around the globe to find chefs to “Unjunk the world.” The intiative to question the standards of candy shelf life and how celebrities such as Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Tom Brady all got involved in the cause.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/103457-unreal-candy

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Wednesday Special
10:53 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Starlee Kine presents: Dr. Phil

Phil Collins

2/12/2014 - This is a story she did for This American Life and it won the Gold Prize at the Third Coast Audio Festival, which was incredibly exciting.  She learned how to write a break-up song to get over her break-up.  The story is about heartbreak and wallowing and sadness and how songs make you stay sad, but in a good way.  I hope you like it.

http://www.prx.org/search/pieces?q=Starlee+Kine&x=13&y=1

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Wednesday Special
10:03 am
Thu January 30, 2014

A New Letters on the air special

2/5/2014 - After meeting at Cave Canem, the black writers' symposium, John Murillo, Dwayne Betts, Randall Horton, and Marcus Jackson discovered they all had a shared love of the late African-American poet Etheridge Knight.  The four bonded, kept in touch, and formed their own poetry collective called "The Symphony."  Each poet of the collective reads from his own work and discusses writing from the perspective of the African-American male experience.

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Wednesday Special
10:00 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Philip Aaberg's "Of The West"

1/29/2014 - Aaberg's Music and The River

http://ofthewest.net/

Wednesday Special
11:22 am
Thu January 16, 2014

A Shortcut To The Mountaintop

1/15/2014- A tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., featuring many of his most famous speeches mixed with music from Stevie Wonder, The Freedom Singers, Jimmy Cliff, James Taylor, Nina Simone, Bill Lee/Branford Marsalis, Moodswings, U2 and more

http://www.prx.org/pieces/8304-a-shortcut-to-the-mountaintop#description

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