News/Talk Highlights for Friday, August 27 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, August 27


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Rock Hudson’s secret
Studio 360    (new day and time!)
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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Surviving atomic attack
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The State We’re In
The resilience of mothers
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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)

Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)

Sound Opinions
Summer road trip!
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Talk of the Nation, Science Friday
The science of bedbugs    and
undersea oil-eating bacteria
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The Progressive Radio Show
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "Rock's Secret" – read by Dustin Richardson
Studio 360 (9:00)  new day and time!
The rebuilding of New Orleans, 5 years after Katrina. 
– Connie Britton reveals the secret to playing a mother, wife and high school principal on "Friday Night Lights". 
– A satire on "Sunset Boulevard" to celebrate the movie's 60th anniversary
– Punk rocker, Patti Smith talks about a new documentary on her life.
Hidden Histories (9:01)
Today:  A look at survival after atomic attack though the 1950's film  "Survival Under Atomic Attack" and "Duck and Cover".
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  The Resilience of Mothers – A mother continues to campaign for her son 'disappeared' by the Algerian government. Debbie Brewer tells Jonathan what it has taken to finally turn her life around and come off crystal meth. Annette and her daughter Ayanna discover that through illness, violence and escaping to another country that some bonds can’t be broken and listener Gayle Fleming gets to discuss her story during the Civil Rights Era with Alabama pastor Thomas Lane Butts.
Wordy Birds (12:00)
Zero Hour (12:30)
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Join hosts Jim and Greg on a Sound Opinions Summer Road Trip. They talk to folks coast-to-coast to find out what's happening in some great music towns across the country. Then Greg pops a quarter in the Desert Island Jukebox.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
– Stem cell policy update
– Solar and wind energy updates
– The science and psychology of bedbugs
Hour 2
– The technology of science fiction
– Undersea oil-eating bacteria
– The science of smell
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Leila Pine and Craig McComb, human rights activists on immigration in Arizona.

Dennis J


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    August 27th, 2010

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