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NPR Election Coverage 2012
Wed, 10/03/2012 - 9:00pm

Full Coverage of the first presidential debate from 9 to 10:30pm, followed by analysis hosted by NPR's Guy Raz until 11pm.

Community Conversation
Tue, 10/09/2012 - 7:00pm

What would you do if you found out you were losing your sight? Guest Joe Lovett, director of Going Blind (airing on WSKG TV on October 25th at 8:00pm), talks about his new documentary.

A Night on the Town
Thu, 10/04/2012 - 8:00pm
Siena College via flickr.com

A closer look at Into The Woods the show from 1987 by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. With host George Harter.

A Night on the Town
Thu, 09/27/2012 - 8:00pm
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SOUNDS LIKE BROADWAY

A look at the various influences that created the "Broadway Sound" with host  George Harter
 

TED Radio HOur
Thu, 10/04/2012 - 1:00pm
Thu, 10/04/2012 - 7:00pm

There are many stereotypes about Africa: that it's a place of conflict, of disease, war and famine. Or that it's a single place rather than a continent of 54 distinct countries. We'll engage with thinkers and doers who are constructing new realities for their respective countries — and for the African continent a whole.

Off the Page
Tue, 10/02/2012 - 1:00pm
Tue, 10/02/2012 - 7:00pm

When John Verdon retired from a Manhattan advertising agency and moved to the western Catskills, he took on a new project: the ongoing adventures of fictional NYPD detective Dave Gurney, himself retired and trying to live quietly in upstate New York. The first Verdon novel, Think of a Number, established John as one of today’s finest mystery writers. The newest Gurney murder mystery is Let the Devil Sleep. John Verdon joins Bill Jaker to tell about the art of the whodunit.

Innovation Conversation
Tue, 09/25/2012 - 1:00pm
Enid H.W.

The debate over hydraulic fracturing in New York has opened deep divides in Southern Tier towns like Deposit. As the Department Environmental Conservation nears a decision on fracking in New York, supporters and opponents both believe that the decision will make all the difference in preserving their way of life. This documentary will look at how we got to this point in New York's debate over natural gas development and what's at stake as the next phase draws near.

Producer: Matt Richmond

TED Radio Hour
Thu, 09/27/2012 - 1:00pm
Thu, 09/27/2012 - 7:00pm
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We know getting a good education is important, but does the current model nurture real learning? Here, we look at powerful ideas on how to change education: flipping classrooms, rethinking lesson plans and re-imagining the role of teacher and student.

Community Conversation
Tue, 09/25/2012 - 7:00pm
Matt Richmond

Many towns and local governments have banned natural gas drilling. Will these efforts be successful in keeping drilling out of their communities? And in a glutted natural gas market, has the boom already gone bust?

Off the Page
Tue, 09/18/2012 - 1:00pm
Tue, 09/18/2012 - 7:00pm

When Frank H.T. Rhodes retired after eighteen years as president of Cornell University, he was able to return to his love of geology and the earth sciences. His new book, Earth: A Tenant’s Manual, is an overarching review of how our planet developed and the strains we place on water, soil, air and energy resources. Dr. Rhodes will share his views on how to sustain “the only planet we have.”

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