News/Talk Highlights for Friday, July 2 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, July 2


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Iceland's Gay Marriage Law
New show:  State of the Re:Union
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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
New show: The State We’re In
Spy vs. Spy
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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 Author Dean King
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Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 Felt artist Hope Ginsburg
Sound Opinions
Michael Jackson retrospective
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Talk of the Nation, Science Friday
A more active sun?  The science
of garlic. Plus four more topics.
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
"Iceland's Gay Marriage Law" – (read by Paige McCleary)
State of the Re:Union (9:00) — New Show!
This show sets out to explore how a particular American city or town creates community, the ways people transcend challenging circumstances and the vital cultural narratives that give an area its uniqueness.
Today:  Detroit
Hidden Histories (9:01)
The State We’re In (10:00)  — New Show!
This show covers events large and small that illuminate both human tragedies and successes. It aims to engage listeners through personal stories that reveal the ways people treat each other, and how our actions connect us all.
Today:  Spy vs. Spy
Wordy Birds (12:00)
Today Liz interviews Dean King, author of "Unbound: A True Story of War, Love and Survivial"
Zero Hour (12:30)
 Tim chats with felt artist Hope Ginsburg
Sound Opinions (1:00)
One year after Michael Jackson’s death, Jim and Greg explore the legacy of the King of Pop’s most famous album with Nelson George, author of Thriller: The Musical Life of Michael Jackson.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
– The hearing loop – assistance for the hard of hearing
– A salute to Ben Franklin
– Will the sun soon become more active?
Hour 2
– Centenarian genetic factors
– The science of garlic and onions
– Summer stargazing forecast
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Leftwing foreign policy critic Tariq Ali, one of the screenwriters of Oliver Stone's new documentary on Latin America called "South of the Border."

Dennis J


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    July 2nd, 2010

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