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A former US ambassador to Switzerland shares her insights into what makes the Swiss tick — and what their society gets right. Then an astronomer helps us imagine what sort of views we'd enjoy if we could travel to planets in our solar system. And a guidebook author from Anchorage tells us why south-central Alaska can be a fun place for a winter visit. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.
Alcoholics Anonymous marks its beginning when one hopelessly addicted drunk realized that connecting with a fellow-sufferer would create a safe zone in which both could stop their downward spiral. To view additional resources for this episode please visit: humanmedia.org/EPISODEPAGELINK Follow “Humankind on Public Radio” at: https://www.humanmedia.org/podcast/ Human Media performs public broadcasting production and distribution activities in association […]
On November 2, 1999, a Xerox technician in Honolulu, Hawaii killed his supervisor and 6 other co-workers in what is considered to be the worst mass shooting in the history of Hawaii. -K&O Rate, Review and Subscribe on the platforms of your choice. Check us out on Instagram to join in the discussions about the case! Comment on the case related post, we can't wait to hear your thoughts. @podcastbyproxy Intro music made by: https://soundcloud.com/aiakos These Serial Killers In Hawaii (And Other Monsters) Will Keep You Awake (onlyinyourstate.com) Byran Uyesugi | Criminal Minds Wiki | Fandom Massacre's 20th Anniversary: Lessons from the Xerox Murders | Hawai'i Public Radio (hawaiipublicradio.org) 20 years ago, a killer shattered the morning calm and changed Hawaii forever (hawaiinewsnow.com) The Chilling Story Behind The Worst Mass Shooting in Hawaii | by The True Historian | Lessons from History | Medium State v. Uyesugi, 100 Haw. 442 | Casetext Search + Citator State v. Uyesugi (hawaii.gov) Repairman Convicted in Hawaii Murders - CBS News
This episode was recorded on October 15th, 2023 at the WVU Canady Creative Arts Center in Morgantown, WV. The lineup includes Vince Herman Band, Roy Book Binder, Teddy Thompson & Jenni Muldaur, Kat Wright, and Larry & Joe. https://bit.ly/46I8v8s
Tour guides from Lisbon paint audio pictures of the vivid art that colors the streets of Portugal, then a journalist and former diplomat tells of how curiosity led him to meet with healers in the jungles of Nicaragua and Belize. And travel writer Richard Grant explains how a particularly bitter Yukon winter in Dawson City inspired Jack London to write one of his most famous tales of the North. Plus, Rick's in-house art expert gives us a close-up appreciation of Leonardo's Mona Lisa. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.
New research suggests that people who actively cultivate gratitude in their lives become both more content and physically healthier, but Oakland, California writer Catherine Price wanted to find out for herself. To view additional resources for this episode please visit: humanmedia.org/EPISODEPAGELINK Follow “Humankind on Public Radio” at: https://www.humanmedia.org/podcast/ Human Media performs public broadcasting production and distribution activities […]
On this edition of the show, we explore public radio history, specifically the origins of public radio in the United States, including the important role played by college and university-based stations. Josh Shepperd joins to talk about his new book, Shadow of the New Deal: The Victory of Public Broadcasting, which examines the intersections between […] The post Podcast #336 – Educational Radio and the Beginnings of Public Radio appeared first on Radio Survivor.
Wisconsin Supreme Court justices will now be trying to digest the legislative redistricting case they heard on Tuesday and attempting to issue a ruling on what may be a sped-up timetable.
This episode was recorded on October 1st, 2023 at the Moss Arts Center in Blacksburg, VA. The lineup includes Hot Tuna, Mick Flannery, Viv & Riley, William Lee Ellis, and Kaia Kater. https://bit.ly/3GapGo7
A new national report drives home the message that no person – or place – is immune to the impacts of climate change. The National Climate Assessment, released every five years, came out last week.
A culinary historian tells us what's traditionally been on the Thanksgiving table over the years. The head of the World Food Program USA updates us on the work that goes into feeding the world's most impoverished communities. Also, we remember Tucson-based travel writer Tom Miller. And we get a taste of the variety of sausages people enjoy year-round in Germany. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.
In recent years, Winooski, Montpelier and Burlington made it possible for all legal residents to vote — including asylum seekers, refugees and green card holders like our winning question-asker, Charlotte Blend. Charlotte has been excited to vote on local issues and she's curious about the impact of the rule changes in the towns where it's now legal. Reporter Mikaela Lefrak talks to new Vermont voters — and a lot of city clerks — about how the at-times controversial changes in local election policy have affected three Vermont cities, from their councils and school boards to their residents. Find the web version of this story here.This episode was reported by Mikaela Lefrak and produced by Sabine Poux. Editing and additional production from the rest of the Brave Little State team: Josh Crane and Burgess Brown. Digital support from Sophie Stephens. Angela Evancie is Brave Little State's Executive producer. Theme music is by Ty Gibbons; other music by Blue Dot Sessions.Special thanks to Martin Austermuhle, Elaine Wang, Liz Edsell, Tracy Dolan and Anna Tadio.As always, our journalism is better when you're a part of it:Ask a question about VermontVote on the question you want us to tackle nextSign up for the BLS newsletterSay hi on Instagram and Reddit @bravestatevtDrop us an email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCall our BLS hotline: 802-552-4880Make a gift to support people-powered journalismLeave us a rating/review in your favorite podcast appTell your friends about the show!Brave Little State is a production of Vermont Public and a proud member of the NPR Network.
More than a million Americans are locked in jails and prisons. Helping them recover from earlier trauma can safeguard society. Hear the stories of ex-prisoners who've begun to heal, through the inspired work of Robin Casarjian. To view additional resources for this episode please visit: humanmedia.org/EPISODEPAGELINK Follow “Humankind on Public Radio” at: https://www.humanmedia.org/podcast/ Human Media performs public […]
Leo Schumaker's "Bluesland" music podcast from Nov. 9, 2023. Here is some fine music for your listening pleasure. Included are Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, George Thorogood, The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, The Allman Brothers and more. Thanks for being my friend. See you on the radio Thursday 7-9 PM.
This episode was recorded on September 24rd, 2023 at the Franklin Theatre in Franklin, TN. The lineup includes Jason Isbell, Hailey Whitters, The Band of Heathens, Tracy Nelson, and Adeem the Artist.