News/Talk Highlights for Friday, October 1 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, October 1

The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
A Happy Ending
Studio 360
American Icon Woody Guthrie
— and much more.
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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
On this day, October 1, 1962…

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The State We’re In
Keeping the Faith(s)

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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Lt. Shawn Jones

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Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Gordon Stettinius,
Sound Opinions
Michael Rother of Neu!
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Talk of the Nation, Science Friday
The Goldilocks Planet  –
and much more!
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The Progressive Radio Show
Author Ann Jones
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "A Happy Ending" – read by Rick Zander
Studio 360 (9:00)
– Comic chameleon:  Reggie Watts
– Author William Gibson:  The Future is Now
– This week’s installment of the American Icons series:  Woody Guthrie
– Aha Moment:  Cary Grant in “Holiday”
Hidden Histories (9:01)
 Today:  On this day, October 1, 1962, James Meredith attempts to attend the University of Mississippi thus breaking 110 years of segregation.  Riots ensued, the National Guard and US Marshalls were involved, two people died, several more injured and the state's governor was convicted of contempt.
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  Keeping the Faith(s) – a look at novel ways to navigate the currents of tension between Islam and Christianity
– A former Catholic priest turned imam tells why he hates to proselytise
– A Lebanese evangelical describes proselytising as a way of life
– A comedy writer explains how one article she wrote sparked public anti-religious advertisements all over the world
– A look at Nigeria's "Chrislam"
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
Today:   Liz interviews Lt. Shawn Jones, Public Information Officer of the City of Richmond's Fire Department
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
Today:  Tim talks with photographer Gordon Stettinius
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  HostsJim and Greg welcome one of the most innovative figures in rock history: Michael Rother of Neu! And stay tuned for reviews of the latest from Swedish pop singer Robyn and American indie rockers Superchunk.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
– Isolating atoms
– Trailblazing Mars
– A Goldilocks Planet? (you know, the one that is juuusst right)
– The great stinkbug invasion
Hour 2
– Ancient penguin
– Cyber warfare
– Carl Sagan’s “Cosmos”
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Ann Jones, author of "War Is Not Over When It's Over."

Dennis J


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    October 1st, 2010

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