Radio Special Program

WXXI Poetry Moments 2013

Airs 9:30 a.m. and 6:58 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3 and 91.5 HD, and at 9:49 a.m.

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This American Life: Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 9:00pm

Dr. Benjamin Gilmer gets a job at a rural clinic. He finds out he’s replaced someone - also named Dr. Gilmer — who went to prison after killing his own father.


Intelligence Squared US: "The GOP: Seize the Center or Die?"

Sun, 04/28/2013 - 9:00pm

The GOP's 2012 election season was disappointing to many in the party. Would a shift to the center help the GOP survive?


Johann Sebastian Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 8:00pm

WXXI-FM is proud to present Johann Sebastian Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion


Grit, Luck and Money: Preparing Kids for College and Getting Them Through

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 9:00pm

More people are attending college than ever before, but many aren't finishing. Among low-income students, only nine percent complete a bachelor's degree by age 24.


This American Life: Tribes

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 9:00pm

The phrase "finding your tribe" is a total cliche — but one that does apply to certain situations. 


TED Radio Hour

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 3:00pm

TED Radio Hour, hosted by Guy Raz – takes listeneres a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create.


“Intelligence Squared US: "Does America Need a Strong Dollar?"

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 9:00pm

It’s often taken for granted that America needs a strong dollar. 


Intelligence Squared US: "Should We Prohibit Genetically Engineered Babies?"

Sun, 03/10/2013 - 9:00pm

Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring’s height, eye color and intelligence.  The science may be closer than you think. 


America Abroad: Religious Minorities in the Middle East

Sun, 03/03/2013 - 9:00pm

The Arab Awakening has led to a rise in Islamist governments in the Middle East – increasing concerns about the rights of religious minorities.

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