News/Talk Highlights for Friday, March 18 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, March 18


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
The Multi-Faceted Lesley Gore
Studio 360
Japan: imagination of disaster
— and much more…
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The State We’re In
Fighting the System
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Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)

Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Sheri Holman, author

"Witches on the Road Tonight"

Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Suzanna Fields, painter
Sound Opinions
The roll of music sampling
Talk of the Nation
Japan nuclear update;  
Camouflaging red blood cells
— and much more…
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "The Multi-Faceted Lesley Gore" – read by Gene Pembleton
Studio 360 (9:00)
– Japan: The Imagination of disaster
– The latest in the saga of the Spider-Man musical
– Jennifer Egan on her novel “A Visit from the Goon Squad”
– Behind the scenes with music producer Daniel Lanois
– Catching up with Catherine Deneuve
– Listener comments from the Travels with Charley series
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  “Fighting the System”  
People who've taken on giant opponents: Wall Street, the Securities and Exchange Commission, international criminal courts, the Turkish government, corporations… and won.
Hidden Histories (10:01)
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
 Today:  Sheri Holman, author of "Witches on the Road Tonight."
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
 Today:  Painter, Suzanna Fields
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Hosts Jim and Greg look at the role of sampling in music today. They talk about the history of this postmodern art form and subsequent legal debates with Kembrew McLeod, producer of Copyright Criminals.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– Update on Japan’s malfunctioning nuclear reactors
– Japan earthquake may have changed Earth’s axis
– Blood transfusions, could matching blood type be a thing of the past?
– Looking for clouds on Saturn’s moon, Titan
– NASA’s probe goes into Mercury’s orbit
– The secret life of orchids
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:   Dave Zirin, the great progressive sports writer who has a sensational new film out, "Not Just a Game: Power, Politics & American Sports."

Dennis J


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    March 18th, 2011

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