Radio Special Program

NPR's Three-Part Interview with President Obama

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 6:00am

President Obama talks about his relationship with Congress, his recent executive actions on immigration and Cuba, race in the U.S., and foreign policy.

Spare the Rod: Reforming School Discipline from APM Reports

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 9:00pm

Kids who are suspended or expelled from school are more likely to drop out and more likely to wind up in prison than kids with similar behaviors who are not kicked out. Kids of color are more likely to be suspended or expelled than white kids are. So what's really the issue here?

America Abroad: Espionage in the Age of Terror

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 9:00pm

Espionage is the world’s second oldest profession but with countries facing new security threats and an ever-evolving technology landscape – they have to adapt.

America Abroad: Africa's Fight Against Islamic Extremism

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 9:00pm

Islam has been peacefully practiced in sub-Saharan Africa for centuries in places like Senegal and Sudan. But in the past few decades, extreme versions of the religion has been penetrating into the continent

NPR News Special: Obama's Years

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 7:00pm

Obama’s Years explores how life has changed for Americans over the last eight years. 

A Joyful Cry: Brazil's Choro Music

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 2:00pm

In honor of the 2016 Summer Olympics, which takes place in Brazil August 5-21, Classical 91.5 presents this four-part series featuing the unique, exciting, and virtuoisic Brazillian music style known as Choro. A Joyful Cry: Brazil's Choro Music airs Sundays at 2pm July 31 through August 21, 2016 on Classical 91.5.

From the Top with the RPO

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 5:00pm

WXXI presents an encore broadcast From the Top's Rochester episode, taped at Kodak Hall January 2016

Met Opera Radio National Council Grand Finals

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 3:30pm

The 63rd Met Opera Radio National Council Grand Finals Concert, hosted by soprano Deborah Voigt with guest artist bass-baritone Eric Owens, was recorded March 13, 2016. It airs on Classical 91.5 on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm. 

Let Freedom Sing

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 6:00pm

Don't miss this special broadcast featuring the Mormon Tablernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square. 

Stephen Foster: America's Bard

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 1:00pm

It's hard to imagine American popular song without the work of Stephen Collins Foster.