News/Talk Highlights for Monday, Aug. 15 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Monday, Aug. 15



The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Education and Justice step in
Living on Earth
Fix the electric grid or
dump it?   And much more
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Le Show with Harry Shearer
Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Early U.S. attempts at
universal healthcare
Defenders Live with Ana Edwards
(Locally produced for WRIR)
(Locally produced for WRIR)
WRIR Favorites
 WTF with Marc Maron
Talk of the Nation
Profiles of Bachmann and Perry;

When Teachers cheat; 
 …and much more
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:   "The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice Step In" – read by Mary Gay Hutcherson
Living on Earth (9:00)
– A look at the new fuel efficiency standard for trucks
– Toxic Tide, part 2 – the health effects of the gulf oil disaster
– Wasting scarce drinking water on oil extraction in California
– Science Note:  rat’s whiskers and stroke victims
– SNAP to the farmers’ market
– Salt Marsh Diary:  The Snowy Egret
– Two opposing views on improving the electric grid
Le Show with Harry Shearer (10:00)
Hidden Histories (10:01)
Today:  Early attempts to bring universal healthcare to the U.S., from 1906 – 1943.
Defenders Live with Ana Edwards  (12:00)
Homespun  (12:30)
WRIR Favorites: (1:00)
Today:  WTF with Marc Maron, Episode 111, Louis CK
Talk of the Nation (2:00)
– Profiles of GOP contenders Bachmann and Perry
– The Mujahedeen Khalq and their attempts to be removed from the national terror list
– The Great Dismal Swamp fire and the efforts to put it out
– When teachers cheat, what happens to the students?
– Hiking the Appalachian Trail in 46 days
Voices of our World (4:00)

Dennis J


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    August 15th, 2011

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