News/Talk Highlights for Friday, January 28 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, January 28


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Walt Whitman Gets Fired
Studio 360
Who wrote "O"
— and much more
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The State We’re In
Secrets and Lies

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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
The rise and fall of the Aristide
regime in Haiti
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Author, Karen Abbott

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Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Science artist, Colin Bowring
Sound Opinions
A musical look back to 1991
Talk of the Nation
Online privacy at stake,
Digital sampling, legal or not?
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "Walt Whitman Gets Fired" – read by Brian Smith
Studio 360 (9:00)
– Author John Heilemann discusses the new book "O" written by Anonymous and makes a guess at the author.
– A new song by resident folk artist Scott Blazek
– A discussion with Jon Robin Baitz about his new play "Other Desert Cities"
– A look at the Oscar nominated movie "The Kids are Alright"
– The mother of all modern kitchens:  the Frankfurt Kitchen
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  “Secrets and Lies
Steve Lickteig, the adopted son of Kansas farmers, came to discover a shocking truth that everyone in the town but Steve knew.
– Jerry Winkler was a homeless man in Amsterdam when he discovered his father was a millionaire.
– Former student Emad tells us about the extraordinary tangled web of lies he told to pass his college internship.
– Ugandan journalist Joseph Elunya explains why he’s one of the world’s luckiest men.
Hidden Histories (10:01)
 Today:  A retrospective on the rise and fall (twice) of the Aristide regime in Haiti.
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
 Today:  Karen Abbott author of  "American Rose a Nation Laid Bare, The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee"
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
 Today:  Tim talks with his nephew Colin Bowring, computer graphics professor at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, about his artistic endeavors.
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Twenty years later, hosts Jim and Greg look back at 1991, the year that gave us Nirvana, Guns N’ Roses and Lollapalooza.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– Two cold winters don’t make a climate trend
–  Privacy at stake as sites track online preferences
– Twitter and Facebook as political tools
– The origin of the word “physician”
– An earlier departure out of Africa for early humans?
– Blood spotting made easier
– Digital sampling and the remix culture
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Wendell Potter, the whistleblower from the health insurance industry, who has a new book out called "Deadly Spin."

Dennis J


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    January 28th, 2011

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