News/Talk Highlights for Friday, December 31 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, December 31


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Even More Coming Out in 2010
Studio 360
An homage to the automobile
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The State We’re In
Favorite stories from 2010

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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
The history of New Year's eve
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Charles Shields, author
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Mary Flynn
Sound Opinions
2010 Mixtapes
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Talk of the Nation
 The year of science in review
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "Even More Coming Out in 2010" – read by Brenda Thornton
Studio 360 (9:00)
– A weekly ad-hoc auto museum at the Bob’s Big Boy in Burbank, CA
– The next generation of car designers
– The Aptera, the car of the future?
– An interview with hip hop artist Chali 2na
– A look at some of L.A.’s most imaginative roadside architecture
– Scenes from the Dub Magazine car show
– A female perspective on the American automobile
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  “2010 Favourites”  
"Dancing in Auschwitz",
– "Barry Gibbs’ wrongful conviction"
– "Sarajevo remembered"
– "Stealing coffins in Kenya"
– "The man who disappears people".
Hidden Histories (10:01)
Today:  Why the Romans changed the Babylonian new years celebration from spring to winter.
Wordy Birds (12:00)
Today:  Host Liz Humes interviews Charles Shields, author of the unauthorized biography of  Harper Lee (the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird") 
Zero Hour (12:30)
Today:  Host Tim Bowring talks with Mary Flynn, director/editor of the New Virginia Review 
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Hosts Jim and Greg present their 2010 Mixtapes with their favorite songs of the year. They'll also review the new posthumous release by Michael Jackson.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– 2010 science year in review
– Video pick:  the toiling ant
– The story of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider
– Spending time in Antarctica
– The best way to store leftover Champagne
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Andrei Codrescu, NPR commentator and author of many books, including his latest, "The Poetry Lesson."

Dennis J


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    December 31st, 2010

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