Radio Special Program

Intelligence Squared U.S.: Charter Schools Are Overrated

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 9:00pm

In the 25 years since Minnesota passed the first charter school law, these publically funded but privately operated schools have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education, particularly for underserved students in urban areas.

Intelligence Squared U.S.: Is Policing Racially Biased?

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 9:00pm

In 2014, the shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, set off a wave of protests and sparked a movement targeting racial disparities in criminal justice. 

America Abroad: US Asia Policy Under Trump: A Honolulu-Tokyo Town Hall

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 9:00pm

President Trump's declarations on Asia have caused much uncertainty in the region.

Espionage in the Age of Terror

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 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.

Backstage Pass with the Eastman Trombone

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 1:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes Eastman School of Music professor Larry Zalkind and the Eastman Trombone Choir.

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Backstage Pass with Red Creek Duo

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 1:00pm

Violinist An-Chi Lin and guitarist Anton Machleder, also known as the Red Creek Duo, join host Julia Figueras for an hour of music and conversation

Lincoln in Music and Letters

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 12:00pm

An hour-long, song-filled journey on Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train.  Never before had a president’s death been memorialized by rail.

Historically Black

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 9:00pm

Objects hold history. They’re evocative of stories stamped in time.

The Stradivarius of Singers: A Tribute to Leontyne Price

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 5:00pm

One of the most renowned and beloved singers of the 20th century, American soprano Leontyne Price rose to superstardom at a time when African-American artists were only just beginning to achieve major recognition in the operatic world.

INDIVISIBLE

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 8:00pm

WXXI brings its AM 1370 listeners a new, weeknight call-in radio show that invites everyday Americans to talk, debate, and find common ground in the first 100 days of the new administration.

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