Radio Special Program

Intelligence Squared US "Should Drugs Be Legalized"

Sun, 11/25/2012 - 9:00pm

It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago, and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail.

Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:00pm

Every fall, WXXI brings the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the airwaves in a special two-hour program,

Angela Gheorghiu: 20 Legendary Years

Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:00pm

This special celebrates the 20th anniversary of Angela Gheorghiu’s international career with intimate and candid conversations, looking back to her student days in Romania. 

State of the Re:Union with Al Letson: Tucson, Arizona

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 9:00pm

You can't live in Tucson without constantly thinking about borders.

Dame Joan Sutherland, La Stupenda – A Celebration

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 3:10pm

Celebrate the life of the legendary Dame Joan Sutherland through the reflections of two of the world’s more distinguished singers,

24th Congressional District Debate

Thu, 10/25/2012 - 7:00pm

Candidate for the 24th Congressional District participate in a debate at WCNY studios.

Intelligence Squared US "Are the Rich Taxed Enough"

Sun, 11/04/2012 - 9:00pm

It is all bad news when it comes to the economy; the question is, how do we fix it?  

World Orchestra for Peace presents the Solti Centennial Concert

Thu, 10/25/2012 - 8:00pm

Celebrate the 100th birthday of the late Hungarian-British conductor Sir Georg Solti, founder of the World Orchestra for Peace, with the "Solti Centennial Concert."

This American Life: Getting Away With It

Thu, 10/25/2012 - 9:00pm

Why risk breaking the rules? Because you might get away with it.

Tell Me More: Twitter & NPR.org stream Education Forum

WXXI presents a live Twitter and NPR.org stream of the Education Forum from the NPR news and talk program Tell Me More. The Live Twitter event and show will stream at npr.org on 10/10 at 11am-12noon. The recorded program re-airs on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 8 p.m. Join the conversation ahead of time now on Twitter with #npredchat to share your views. 

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