News/Talk Highlights for Friday, Aug. 5 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, Aug. 5



The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 The man in Lewis
 Ginter's long shadow
Studio 360
 American Icon: I Love Lucy
Open Source with Will Snyder
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 A discussion of  local issues
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Hidden Histories
Locally produced for WRIR)
10:01 Mayan genocide in Guatemala
Wordy Birds  with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 Rob Tarbell
Sound Opinions
 The Swell Season
Talk of the Nation
 Good-health = Longevity?;
 A collision with the moon?
 …and much more
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "The Man in Lewis Ginter's Long Shadow" – read by Brian Burns
Studio 360 (9:00)
– American Icon:  I Love Lucy
Open Source  with Will Snyder  (10:00)
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 Today’s Topics:  …
1. The fallout from the city awarding a contract to a Denver based marketing company to promote the creativity of this area.  Guests: Dr. Marcus Messner, VCU School of Mass Communication; Aaron Kramer of Richmond and Dave Saunders of Marketing+Main
2. The history of redistricting in the area.  A pre-recorded phone interview with guest:  Dr. John Moeser.  Call-in not available for this segment.
Hidden Histories (10:01)
Today: The genocide of Mayans in Guatemala as told in the biography of Rigoberta Menchu

Tell Me More (11:00)

Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
Today:  Rob Tarbell, smoke artist. 
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:   Tune in for an apperance by The Swell Season on Sound Opinions. The duo of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová grew famous through their fictional romance in the film Once. Now, there's a new documentary out chronicling their real life relationship.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– Rethinking the good-health = longevity equation
– A look at scientific fraud; who’s affected and how quickly is it caught
– Parsing the budget bills for science cutbacks
– Did a collision cause the Moon’s highlands?
– Signs of salty water on Mars?
– Mining baseball’s disabled list for insight into injuries
Progressive Radio (4:30)
Today:     Media critic Robert McChesney, author most recently of The Death and Life of American Journalism, with John Nichols, and co-editor, with Victor Pickard, of Will the Last Reporter Please Turn Out the Lights?

Dennis J


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    August 5th, 2011

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