This week, WPRB News is airing a two-part series Oct 25 and Nov 1. The Dispatch: Voices on Same Sex Marriage takes taking a look at how different groups have engaged the issue of gay unions. This week, Leif Johnson explores what happens when a University is asked to take a political stance, Sophie Jin visits a march in Washington DC, and historian Neil J. Young explains how one particular religious denomination, the Church of Latter Day Saints, became involved in the passage of California Proposition 8 last year.
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The Issue Comes to Campus
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The show also included an interview with historian Neil J. Young, originally featured here on Discourse.
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During this fall’s membership drive, WPRB News aired an interview with Charles Gibson, longtime ABC anchor and host of World News Tonight with Charles Gibson. Gibson, set to retire at the end of this year, shared some thoughts about the future of broadcast media. He also reminisced about his career and his beginnings in broadcast journalism as News Director at WPRB.
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Alfred Miller sits down with Princeton Electrical Engineering professor Paul Prucnal and Princeton PhD student John Suarez. Professor Prucnal is head of the Lightwave Communications Laboratory. John Suarez is also a member of the laboratory. They’ll explain how they could make the Internet a thousand times faster using light.
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Taking On is a new interview show, hosted by Aaron Smargon and Nick Tagher, with writing and research by Andrew Saraf. This week, their first guest, former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, shares his views on health care reform and gives a taste of his new memoir, A Heart to Serve.
Listen to the full program here.
Recorded on October 4, 2009
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From now through January, catch WPRB News programming every Sunday from 12:00 to 1:00 EST on WPRB Princeton 103.3FM and streaming live at wprb.com. The hour will feature different WPRB News shows on a rotating schedule. This week, tune in for two half-hour interview programs: Taking On @ 12pm EST and Discourse @ 12:30pm EST.
Taking On is a new show, hosted by Aaron Smargon and Nicholas Tagher, that focuses on politics and economics. Their first guest is physician and former Republican Senate Majority leader Bill Frist.
Discourse, entering its fourth season, covers everything from economics to the arts. This week, Princeton Electrical Engineering Professor Paul Prucnal discusses how innovation in the field of fiber optics is shaping the future of digital communication.
Check back here on Sunday at 12pm to listen to both shows.