Radio Special Program

Noteworthy Moments in Women's History 2012

Airing throughout March on WXXI Radio

WXXI's Elissa Orlando, Rachel Ward, and Teej Jenkins present a series of vignettes that highlight a few of the many remarkable women in American History.

Intelligence Squared US: Is Obesity the Government's Business?

Sun, 04/15/2012 - 9:00pm

Obesity costs our health care system nearly $150 billion a year and is a major risk factor for expensive, chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Should the government intervene, or is this a matter of individual rights and personal responsibility? 

BURN: An Energy Journal

Sun, 03/11/2012 - 9:00pm

AM 1370 presents the new monthly series BURN: An Energy Journal, hosted by one of public radio’s most trusted journalists and master storytellers, Alex Chadwick.

Race and the Space Race

Sun, 02/26/2012 - 9:00pm

The Space Age began when America was going through a wrenching battle over Civil Rights. And because the heart of the old Confederacy was chosen as its base, NASA  played an unintended role in Civil Rights history.

Heavenly Sight: Black Gospel's Blind Singers

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 9:00pm

Blind Willie Johnson, Reverend Gary Davis, Blind Willie McTell, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Flora Molton — the African American gospel tradition has been a haven for the blind.

Rubin Carter's Hurricane

Sun, 02/12/2012 - 9:00pm

After more than 19 years behind bars, Rubin Carter was exonerated when a federal judge declared the witness "unbelievable" and the trial racially charged.

This American Life: Reap What You Sow

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 9:00pm

Alabama's new immigration law aims to make life so difficult for illegal immigrants that they will "self-deport." And in a way it's working.

1370 Connection: State of Our Schools with Dr. Vargas

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 12:00pm

RCSD's Interim Superintendent Dr. Bolgen Vargas talks about last night's State of our Schools Address, and participates in an online chat.

South Carolina Republican Primary Special

Sat, 01/21/2012 - 7:00pm

Guy Raz and Audie Cornish co-host this NPR News special, which will begin when the polls close in South Carolina.

Music & The Spoken Word, a Black History Month Celebration

Tue, 02/07/2012 - 1:30pm

Classical 91.5 is proud to present a special musical celebration of Black History Month.