News/Talk Highlights - Friday, June 4 presents:

News/Talk Highlights – Friday, June 4

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The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Charles Socarides' Warning
The Moth radio hour
Episode 203
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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Selected Shorts
Love on the Rocks
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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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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Charles Socarides' Warning – (read by Brandon Vealey)
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.  
– A man in a mid-life crisis takes a terrifying parachute jump;
– An Iraq war veteran comes out of the closet;
– A daughter "pulls the plug" on her ailing father;
– A fireman tries to save two children;
– A would-be Romeo laments the agony of platonic love
Selected Shorts (10:00)
Love on the Rocks
"A Mouthful of Cut Glass," by Tessa Hadley, performed by Lois Smith
"Blowing Shades," by Stuart Dybek, performed by James Naughton
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Jim and Greg are joined by Dave Tompkins, author of How to Wreck a Nice Beach, a history of the vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop. Tompkins reveals the instrument’s secret military past and funk roots.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
A look at the film “Splice”
Breast cancer update
The science of lightning
Hour 2
The oil spill and the limits of science
The mental effects of bad news and how to get relief
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Suzanne Gordon, author of "When Chicken Soup Isn't Enough: Stories of Nurses Standing Up for Themselves, Their Patients, and Their Profession."

Dennis J


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    June 4th, 2010

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