News/Talk Highlights for Friday, June 18 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, June 18


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Who Said That?
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The Moth radio hour
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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 Haiti's Revolution
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Selected Shorts
Spiritual America
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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 "When Janey Comes Marching Home"
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Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)

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Sound Opinions
Guilty Pleasures
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Talk of the Nation, Science Friday
Call in to share your geeky Father's
Day activity.
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Who Said That? – Glenn Burke – (read by Dustin Richardson)
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.
Today:  Episode 205…
– A retired felon remembers his tenure in pickpocket school
– A Mormon virgin gives us an episode of No-Sex in the City
– The victim of a random stabbing has his day in court
Hidden Histories (9:01)
 The history of slavery in Haiti
Selected Shorts (10:00)
Spiritual America
– "Adventures in Auto-eroticism," by Neal Cassady, performed by Ted Marcoux
– "Ambush," by Tim O'Brien, performed by John Shea
– "John Wayne: A Love Song," by Joan Didion, performed by Kathleen Chalfant
– "Learn a Trade," by John Updike, performed by Paul Hecht
Wordy Birds (12:00)
 Today Liz Humes interviews Laura Browder, co-author of "When Janey Comes Marching Home, Portraits of Women Combat Veterans"
Zero Hour (12:30)
Host, Tim Bowring, talks with Rob McAdams, President of the Board of 1708 Gallery
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Guilty Pleasures: Jim, Greg & some brave listeners reveal their musical Guilty Pleasures. Plus, Jim and Greg review new albums by veteran rocker Tom Petty & rapper Rhymefest.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
– Building the immune system – in plastic
– Advanced blimps and their uses
– In honor of Father’s Day, call in and share your geeky family activity
Hour 2
– Find out how the new minerals beneath Afghanistan were found
– A new book looks at the parallels between the Exxon Valdez and the BP disaster
– A new documentary film looks at the impacts of drilling for natural gas
– How did the word X-ray come to be?
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Novelist Joe Meno, the author of "The Great Perhaps."

Dennis J


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    June 18th, 2010

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