Radio Special Program

The Spendid Table visits Nick Tahou's

Tue, 03/13/2012 - 6:00am

Last Sunday Splendid Table's big reveal featured the Garbage Plate. Hear the segment during Morning Edition Tuesday.

SXSW 2012 on WRUR-FM and WITH-FM

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 10:00pm

Bruce Springsteen serves as SXSW's music keynote, and joins a great line-up of musicians.

This American Life: What Kind of Country

Thu, 03/08/2012 - 9:00pm

What kind of country do we want? One where government gets smaller? Or should we all pay higher taxes, and keep government bigger? 

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.