News/Talk Highlights for Friday, January 7 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, January 7


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
A Hero in the Repeal of
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Studio 360
Detroit’s “ruin porn”
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The State We’re In
People who don't give up

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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Massacre at Wounded Knee
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Gene Cox, TV news anchor
and author.
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Mary Holland and
Kathleen Markowitz
Sound Opinions
New buried treasures
Talk of the Nation
Citizen science projects and
Getting the most from your TV
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "A Hero in the Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell" – read by Whitney Vaughan
Studio 360 (9:00)
– A look at Huckleberry Finn without the n-word
– Matt Damon and Sofia Coppola share their takes on Hollywood stardom
– Detroit’s decaying buildings as “ruin porn”
– Beware the Green Assassin – a satiric tale
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  “Bloody But Unbowed… People who don't give up”  
A mother in Algeria keeps looking for her son the government "disappeared".
– A swimmer in Sweden loses both legs and an arm in an accident and is now ranked fifth in the world.
– A woman in Zimbabwe loses her life savings in a swindle, but is still unshakeable in her faith.
– An Iranian filmmaker discovers the resilience of underground music in Tehran.
Hidden Histories (10:01)
 Today:  The Massacre at Wounded Knee and how soldiers were decorated for shooting a group of unarmed Native Americans.
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
 Today:  Gene Cox, co-anchor of the WWBT-12 News and author of "Six Pigs in a Tub, a grammar repair kit"
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
 Today:  Mary Holland and Kathleen Markowitz talk about the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA)
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  A new batch of musical buried treasures
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– building nano-yarns to create functional fabrics
– Citizen science projects for the new year
– New insights on the lunar core based on a 30 year old experiment
– Vaccine research and the anti-vaccine movement
– How to get the most from your new TV
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Gene Matthews, a progressive missionary who spent decades in South Korea.

Dennis J


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    January 7th, 2011

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