News/Talk Highlights for Friday, July 23 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, July 23


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Golf and a Lesbian Mecca
Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 The Virginia Charter
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 author Casey Quinlan
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 artist Georgianne Stinnett
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:  "Golf and a Lesbian Mecca" – read by Brenda Thornton
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:  New Orleans
Hidden Histories (9:01)
The history of the Virginia charter, which once spanned "from sea to sea".
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:  A Note of Resistance.  How musicians in Tibet, Iran and Sudan keep hope alive that the weight of history can be thrown off and a new era of freedom may yet be born.
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
Today:  Casey Quinlan author of "Cancer For Christmas: Making the Most of a Daunting Gift"
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
 Today:  Georgianne Stinnett, photography instructor at the Maggie Walker Governor's School 
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Stephen Street talks to Jim and Greg about making some of rock's great albums by The Smiths, Morrissey and Blur.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
– How pleasure works
– The race to the South Pole, a retrospective look
Hour 2
– HIV/AIDS update from the International AIDS Conference in Vienna
– Understanding oil geology
– Remembering climate scientist Stephen Schneider
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Susan Douglas, author of "Enlightened Sexism: The Seductive Message that Feminism’s Work Is Done."

Dennis J


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    July 23rd, 2010

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