News/Talk Highlights for Friday, August 20 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, August 20


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
A Politician's Flip-Flop
State of the Re:Union
 Greensburg, Kansas
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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
The State We’re In
Enlisting God
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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 Author, Daniel H. Pink
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Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 Artist, Jerry Shapiro
Sound Opinions
A classic album dissection
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Talk of the Nation, Science Friday
A new view of the moon    and
Going green at college
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The Progressive Radio Show
Author Brian Tokar
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "A Politician's Flip-Flop" – read by Mike Hinerman
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:  Greensburg, Kansas – the town that reinvented itself after being completely wiped off the map by a tornado in May, 2007.
Hidden Histories (9:01)
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  Enlisting God:  Military rabbis directing Israeli soldiers that combat is a matter of faith; A former soldier who is repulsed by ‘holy war’; a Palestinian doctor’s belief that helps him overcome his loss; a film director talks about his time as a tank gunner .
Wordy Birds (12:00)
 Today:  Host Liz Humes talks with Daniel H. Pink about his new book "Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motives Us".  Mr. Pink is also the author of "A Whole New Mind" and "The Adventures of Johnny Bunko".
Zero Hour (12:30)
 Today:  Host Tim Bowring interviews Jerry Shapiro of the Red Door Gallery
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  A Classic Album Dissection of T. Rex’s quintessential glam rock release Electric Warrior.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
– New views of the moon
– Are researchers being hindered in the wake of the gulf oil disaster?
– Meditation and the brain
Hour 2
– Plastics at sea
– Going green at college
– Novelist Margaret Atwood and “The Year of the Flood”
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Brian Tokar, author of "Toward Climate Justice: Perspectives on the Climate Crisis and Social Change."

Dennis J


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    August 20th, 2010

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