News/Talk Highlights for Friday, November 19 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, November 19

The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
The Transgender Day of Remembrance
Studio 360
Jimi Hendrix's "Star Spangled Banner" and much more!
Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Hugo Chavez overhauls Venezuela's healthcare system
The State We’re In
“Talk to me”
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Charles J. Shields, author
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Ed Slipek
Sound Opinions
Teenage Fanclub
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday
More about airport scanners
— and several other topics!
The Progressive Radio Show
Author, Neil Maher

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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "The Transgender Day of Remembrance"- read by Ted Heck
Studio 360 (9:00)
  – Salman Rushdie's new children's book.
  – Aerospace engineer, Marc Branch, a.k.a., DJ Scientific
  – A look at Howlin' Wolf's song "Smokestack Lightning"
  – American Icons:  Jimi Hendrix's "Star Spangled Banner"
  – A sneak peek at the American Icons listener pick:  "Dallas"
Hidden Histories (9:01)
Today:  Hugo Chavez successfully overhauls his country's healthcare system achieving a 70% coverage rate 
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  “Talk to me”  — A man with Asperger’s Syndrome talks about not talking for much of his adolescence; An Irish woman is shocked by what she reads in the diary she wrote nearly 40 years ago; Strangers in London are sharing intimacies about their lives with each other.
Wordy Birds (12:00)
 Today:  Host Liz Humes interviews Charles J. Shields, author of "Mockingbird a Portrait of Harper Lee
Zero Hour (12:30)
Today:  Host Tim Bowring speaks with Ed Slipek, author and Sr. Contributing Editor at Style Weekly magazine,  He is also an instructor of many archictecture courses at the Maggie Walker Governor's School and VCU.

Sound Opinions (1:00)

Today:  Teenage Fanclub joins hosts Jim and Greg in the studio for a conversation and live performance.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
Hour 1
– Airport scanners, how they work and what you need to know
– How music works
– Antimatter trapped
Hour 2
– Speech recognition systems
– Kinect technology, Microsoft’s new gaming interface
– Science diction:  Atom
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Neil Maher, author of "Nature's New Deal."

Dennis J


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    November 19th, 2010

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