News/Talk Highlights for Friday, July 16 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, July 16

The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Who Do You Know?
Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 El Sistema
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New show: The State We’re In
The Will to Win
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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(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)
Today:  "Who Do You Know?" – (read by Justin Shaia)
State of the Re:Union (9:00)
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:  Des Moines, Iowa
Hidden Histories (9:01)
 El Sistema, music from the children of Venezuela's slums
The State We’re In (10:00)
The State We’re Incovers 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:  The Will to Win – interviews with:
  • Swedish Paralympic swimmer Christoffer Lindhe
  • Abukar Mohammed Gedi in Mogadishu about fatal football (soccer)
  • Ilyas Hassan Omar about leaving an Islamist group
  • South African social activist and choreographer Mamela Nyamza
Wordy Birds (12:00)
Zero Hour (12:30)
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Jim and Greg call out some of rock’s great artists who took terrible career turns.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
– BP oil disaster update
– 25 years after “Hackers”, what’s become of them.
– A closer look at future fibers – that function
Hour 2
– The incredible shrinking proton – find out why it shrank
– From the lab to the pharmacy – the route from science to medical treatment
– Now that the scientists have been cleared, a closer look at “climategate”
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Dr. Dan Murphy, who runs the largest clinic in East Timor.

Dennis J


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    July 16th, 2010

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