News & Culture is back for the fall semester! We’ve got lots of exciting new programming lined up, including a series of radio plays and a very special end-of-October show.
In this week’s episode, we look back at some of our greatest hits from the spring semester and survey our core programming segments: News Today, Monday Evenings with the Nass, Fireside Poetry, Hot Air, and Culture Corner.
You can listen to the full episode for the week of September 9 here:
0:00-2:33 – Sign-on and Introduction
2:33-6:41 – News Today (headlines)
6:41-12:53 – News Today (editorial: Boston Marathon)
12:53-14:11 – Semester Preview
14:11-28:42 – Monday Evenings with the Nass (Source of Us by Jared Garland)
28:42-29:38 – Concert Calendar
29:38-52:38 – Fireside Poetry (Langston Hughes)
52:38-1:08:30 – Culture Corner (HRH The Crown Princess Margareta of Romania)
1:08:30-1:28:42 – Hot Air (Should abortion be legal?)
1:28:42-1:30:19 – Sign-off
Listen to Rachna Vyas discuss the sensationalization of the media in the wake of the Boston Marathon tragedy (original air date April 22 2013):
Listen to our interview with Jared Garland, who wrote “Source of Us” for the Nassau Weekly about growing up the third of three gay children (original air date March 4 2013):
Listen to JM Colon discuss the life and work of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes:
Listen to Vince Presti interview HRH The Crown Princess Margareta of Romania about the state of the monarchy and her foundation, followed by a debate between Vince and John about the role of the monarchy today (original air date April 29 2013):
Listen to Maria and Caroline debate whether abortion should be legal and easy to obtain. Maria defends the legality and morality of abortion, and Caroline opposes (original air date April 15 2013):
Join us again next Monday at 6pm for News and Culture. In the meantime, you can follow WPRBNews on Twitter, like WPRB News & Culture on Facebook, and write to us at news [at] wprb [dot] com.