News/Talk Highlights for Friday, May 21 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, May 21

Welcome to the News/Talk Highlights
(the blog entry formerly known as the News/Talk Preview)
Now that today's schedule is posted permanently on this page (above)… all that's left to do is provide some highlights.
The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Harvey Milk Day
The return of The Moth radio hour
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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Selected Shorts
Math and pickled herring
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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Zero Hour
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Sound Opinions
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Talk of the Nation, Science Friday
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Congrat's on clicking Read More…  for your trouble, here's some more information about the shows featured today.
The Moth Radio Hour (9:00)

True stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.  Each hour mixes humorous and heartbreaking tales told with honesty, bravery and wit.
Selected Shortsn (10:00)
Memories of Math and Pickled Herring
"The Mathematician," by Daniel Kehlmann, performed by B.D. Wong
"I Was Really Very Hungry," by M.F.K. Fisher, performed by Christina Pickles
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Rock Doctors Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot conduct their first rock and roll intervention. They help a listener with a musical addiction…before it’s too late.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
Booting up a synthetic cell
Stem cell research update
Hour 2
Online Privacy
The origin of the word "scientist"
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Dorceta Taylor, author of "The Environment and the People in American Cities."

Dennis J


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    May 21st, 2010

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