News/Talk Highlights for Friday, February 25 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, February 25

The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
The Legacy of Billy Strayhorn
Studio 360
Singer Josh Ritter performs

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The State We’re In
"Let it Go"
Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
"The Wisconsin Idea"

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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Author, Chip Jones
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 Artist, Tom Papa
Sound Opinions
The Gang of Four
Talk of the Nation
New brain science  and  The
advantages of being bilingual
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "The Legacy of Billy Strayhorn" – Dean Christesen
Studio 360 (9:00)
– Host Kurt Anderson get some perspective from Tom Stoppard's play "The Real Thing"
– Martha Plimpton:  Growing up on Stage
– "I realized I was a grown up when…."
– Singer Josh Ritter on why he no longer feels like a kid
– Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz discusses literary growing pains
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  “Let it Go”  
Imagine the biggest loss you could ever face, loved ones killed, your life savings stolen. Now imagine forgiving those who hurt you so badly. That’s what today’s guests have in common in this surprising, uplifting episode.
Hidden Histories (10:01)
Today:   A look at progressive reforms that came from "The Wisconsin Idea" such as primary elections, worker's comp. and direct election of U.S. Senators.
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes(12:00)
 Today:   Chip Jones, author of "War Shots: Norm Hatch and the U.s. Marine Corps Combat Cameramen of World War II"
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring(12:30)
 Today:    Tim talks with artist, lawyer and developer Tom Papa. 
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Hosts Jim and Greg sit down with Andy Gill and Jon King, founders of the pioneering post-punk group Gang of Four. Plus they review the new album from Radiohead.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– Tracing signals in the brain
– Cell phone radiation and the brain
– Creating the illusion of a different body
– The advantages of being bilingual
– Have we grown too fond of technology?
– Are transgenic weeds an ecological threat?
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:   Doug Henwood of Left Business Observer and Liza Featherstone, author of "Selling Women Short."

Dennis J


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    February 25th, 2011

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