Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – Spend an hour with some of the top producers in public radio Ira Glass, The KitchenSisters, and Jay Allison in this special hosted by NPR's (and WUNC's) Katie Davis. "Reality Radio: Telling True Stories in Sound" peels back the curtain on how these producers practice their craft and how they learned to make amazing radio. Some even share their favorite pieces...including one of the Kitchen Sisters' first stories about the den of snakes! Listen Friday at 8:00 to Reality Radio on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.
Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – Our lawmakers tried balancing the budget - and now it's your turn. Raise or lower taxes, increase or cut spending in key areas, learn about the issues, and discover the implications of your decisions. How close will you come? What sacrifices will it take? Join over 30,000 others who have tried - play Budget Hero.
APM's Public Insight Network, in collaboration with the Wilson Center, launched Budget Hero 2.0, designed to spark engagement and conversation among Americans around the federal budget.
public Radio 89.5 HD1 – The financial crisis in Europe has raised a question that seemed unthinkable a few years ago. The modern EU evolved from a union born in 1951 to ensure that Europe would never again experience the horrors of war. And in that regard, the European Union has been an unmitigated success. But with financial turmoil plunging European states into panic, and dividing the continent on who is to blame, the EU, America's main partner in the world, is in search of a new narrative. Listen Friday at 8:00 to America Abroad on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.
Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – You know the bromide: winners never quit and quitters never win. To which Freakonomics Radio says 'Are you sure' Sometimes quitting is strategic, and sometimes it's the best thing you can do. It's all about opportunity cost: when you re doing one thing, you can't be doing another. So when do you quit the one and start the other? We'll take a look at broad survey of quitting data, and talk everyone from aspiring baseball players to prostitutes about quitting after years of hard work, preparation, and chasing big earnings.
public Radio 89.5 HD1 – It's impossible to predict the future, but humans can't help themselves. From the economy to the presidency to the Super Bowl, educated and intelligent people promise insight and repeatedly fail by wide margins. On this episode of Freakonomics Radio, we'll dream of the day when bad predictors pay. Listen Friday at 8:00 to Freakonomics on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.
Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – Americans are far more likely to know someone who has taken his or her own life than someone who has been murdered. We're a nation with twice as many suicides than murders each year. Yet the profile of suicide as a public health risk is the opposite -- a shameful problem, whose victims and solutions are not the focus of wide debate. Listen Friday at 8:00 to Freakonomics on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.
Public Radio 89.5 HD2 – Final preparations are underway for the annual Jazz In June festival, scheduled for June 23rd-25th in Norman, Oklahoma. Headliners this year include contemporary Blues performer, Murali Coryell, his father... and Jazz guitar legend, Larry Coryell... and festival headliner, Poncho Sanchez. Complete details, including location and scheduling information for the 2011 Jazz In June festival are available on line at www.jazzinjune.org.
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