News/Talk Highlights for Friday, April 22 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, April 22


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
The Heroine of Earth Day,
Rachel Carson
Studio 360
Creative Minds Go Green
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Open Source with Will Snyder
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Focus on the James River
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Hidden Histories
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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
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Author, Tameka Hobbs

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Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
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Gayle Turner, consultant

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Sound Opinions
The Drive-By Truckers
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Talk of the Nation
30 Years of space travel;  
Diagnosing Alzheimer’s
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "The Heroine of Earth Day, Rachel Carson" – read by Claudia Swanson
Studio 360 (9:00)
Today:   “Creative Minds Go Green” (originally aired April, 2008)
– Solar powered street vending cart for charging cell phones, laptops, etc.
– Genetically engineered bacteria for making biofuel
– The Cal-Earth “superadobes” for green housing
– The photovoltaic roof of Coney Island’s Stillwell Avenue terminal
– William McDonough:  godfather of green
– A retrospective on Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi”
– Mutant anomalies as eco-art
– Redesigning Monopoly:  the High Finance Edition
Open Source  with Will Snyder  (10:00)
New Show!  Local News and information plus listeners can call-in to discuss and comment:  804-649-9737
Today:  In honor of Earth Day the focus will be on the James River.
HOUR 1 – The state of the river and our stewardship of it.  Guests:  Chris French, director of the Virginia Chapter of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Pat Calvert of the James River Association.
HOUR 2 – Real estate development along the riverfront.  Guest: Rachel Flynn, former head of community development for the City of Richmond
Hidden Histories (11:01)
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
 Today:  Tameka Hobbs, author of "To Collect, Protect, and Serve," a children's book about The Library of Virginia.
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
 Today:  Gayle Turner, actor, director and business consultant 
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Southern rockers The Drive-By Truckers pull up to the studio to perform live and talk with hosts Jim and Greg.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– Reliving 30 years of space travel
– Listening to wild soundscapes
– Google give Mojave solar project a boost
– Rewriting the guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s
– The origin of the word “robot”
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:   Steve Early, author of "The Civil Wars in US Labor."

Dennis J


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    April 22nd, 2011

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