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Viewpoints Radio

Compass Media

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on Twitter & Instagram at ViewpointsRadio.

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on Twitter & Instagram at ViewpointsRadio.

Location:

Yankton, SD

Networks:

Compass Media

Description:

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on Twitter & Instagram at ViewpointsRadio.

Language:

English

Contact:

8472999500


Episodes

Advancements In Anti-Aging

1/23/2022
By 2030, 74 million Baby Boomers in the U.S. will be 65 or older. As people age, this means bigger burdens on the healthcare system, senior housing and care. But, what if one day, we could slow down this process of biological aging? Two researchers from Northwestern University join us this week to share some of the latest innovations in the anti-aging field.

Duration:00:11:30

A New Perspective On Cooking At Home

1/23/2022
Ever find yourself staring at a recipe and feeling completely lost or overwhelmed? Us too. Cooking doesn’t have to be this big production, but can instead be a time to unwind, experiment and not always aim for perfection. Cookbook author Leanne Brown joins us this week to unpack how to become a calmer cook this year by planning ahead and setting new expectations.

Duration:00:09:36

Culture Crash: Binging The Rom-Com Series “Love Life”

1/23/2022
The series, “Love Life” is a whimsical ride through the ups and downs of modern dating, relationships and finding love. Seasons 1 and 2 are now out on HBO Max.

Duration:00:02:48

Getting Your $$$ In Order

1/16/2022
If an unexpected $400 charge came up, it’s estimated that 40% of Americans would struggle to pay this amount, according to data published in 2019 by the Federal Reserve. Life happens. Circumstances change. And that’s why it so important to be financially secure with savings, an emergency fund, investments and more. We speak with financial expert, Emily Guy Birken this week about how to start budgeting and saving.

Duration:00:11:37

An Illustrator’s Art

1/16/2022
Before photography, the most commonly used medium to capture a single moment in time was painting and illustration. Though photos and video have flooded most media outlets, illustration as a whole has not been replaced. It’s still used to this day because of its unique ability to convey emotions and integrate a single moment within a broader context. Career illustrator Tim ‘O Brien has created some of the most famous magazine covers, book covers and more in recent history. He joins us this...

Duration:00:08:45

Culture Crash: Catching Up On Recent Releases

1/16/2022
We binge and review some of the new movies we’ve missed in recent months, including a critique of “The Novice” and “Mass."

Duration:00:03:22

Our Resilient Food System

1/9/2022
20 million people work within the food production industry in the U.S. The pandemic has altered this sector and resulted in many pressures placed on this population. This week – we highlight the people behind these various roles and the changing landscape of this 24/7 food supply chain.

Duration:00:10:11

Starry Night

1/9/2022
More than 80 percent of the world’s population lives under light-polluted skies, according to a 2016 study published in the journal “Science Advances”. Light pollution can impact sleep, general health and negatively impacts the environment, killing millions of birds each year and disrupting the seasonal cycle of trees. Another effect? The beautiful stars in our skies are clouded by the bright beams of lights all around us. We discuss the issue of light pollution and how stargazers can bring...

Duration:00:10:19

Culture Crash: “Spider-Man” Nostalgia

1/9/2022
We travel back in time to discuss the nostalgia of the very first “Spider-Man” movie and how it kicked off a series of sequels and superhero reboots produced by Marvel Studios.

Duration:00:03:26

Finding Employment After Incarceration

1/2/2022
In the U.S., there are roughly 19 million people with felony convictions. For this population, finding stable work can be a tumultuous and draining process. Without a job, it can be all too easy to slide back into a past life and end up behind bars once again. This week – we explore the role of work in prison, the lack of skills gained and the importance of employers opening their doors to second-chance hiring.

Duration:00:12:10

A Season of Sadness

1/2/2022
Researchers estimate that around 10 million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder each year. The milder version of this diagnosis is commonly referred to as the winter blues and is estimated to affect 10 to 20 percent of people. We speak with psychologist Dr. Carrie Ditzel about the prevalence of SAD and how people can combat these feelings and find additional support.

Duration:00:08:23

Culture Crash: Spider-Man’s Back Once Again

1/2/2022
The new film release, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a massive blockbuster hit. We discuss what makes these crossover movies such a success and what’s coming up next in the Marvel universe

Duration:00:03:07

Managing Your Pet’s Health Heading Into 2022

12/26/2021
Thinking about adding a new furry member to the family to ring in the new year? Before saying yes, make sure you have enough time to dedicate to a new dog or cat. Veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne joins us this week to share some helpful tips on adoption, pe

Duration:00:09:48

The Consequences Of Voter Error

12/26/2021
In 2006, Filipino immigrant Elizabeth Keathley mistakenly registered to vote while at a DMV in Illinois. After receiving her Voter ID in the mail, she ended up casting a ballot in the next election thinking she could do so. However, she wasn’t a U.S. citizen at the time and, because of her actions, faced eventual deportation back to the Philippines. We speak with Keathley and the lawyer who helped her, Richard Hanus, about her years-long legal fight and the common confusion around the Motor...

Duration:00:11:55

Culture Crash: The Intrigue of “Yellowjackets”

12/26/2021
We discuss Showtime’s new TV series, “Yellowjackets” which has a similar feel to the hit show, “Lost” and “Lord of the Flies."

Duration:00:02:10

Our Deep Reliance on Scent

12/19/2021
A familiar aroma has the ability to transport us back to a different time in life or remind us of a specific place or person. Smell is deeply connected to memory and emotion, playing a significant role in how we view the world around us. This week – we highlight the power of smell, how our noses process these scents and what it’s like when you lose your sense of smell. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/smells-memories-reliance-on-scent/

Duration:00:09:51

The Broken School Lunch System

12/19/2021
Frozen carrots. Bruised apples. Sad-looking slices of pizza. For too long, school lunches in the U.S. have been overlooked. Highly processed foods are often quickly thrown together with a hodgepodge of unhealthy ingredients. Students deserve better. Brigaid founder Dan Giusti joins Viewpoints this week to share how he, along with hundreds of professional chefs, are redefining the school lunch landscape. Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-a-new-perspective-on-the-fab-four/

Duration:00:11:29

Culture Crash: Tis’ The Season For X-Mas Music

12/19/2021
We discuss some of our favorite festive tunes from over the years, including Frank Sinatra’s, “Let It Snow” and Nat King Cole’s classic, “Joy to the World”. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-christmas-music/

Duration:00:02:31

Decoding the Rosetta Stone

12/12/2021
The Rosetta Stone is an intriguing slab of rock. In short, it’s a vital key to understanding the unique Egyptian language of illustrated text referred to as hieroglyphs. Writer Edward Dolnick joins us this week to shed some light on the artifact and how the cryptic message was finally decoded.

Duration:00:10:24

The Mounting Student Loan Crisis

12/12/2021
Federal student loan debt has ballooned in recent years. In 2007, debt totaled $642 billion dollars. 14 years later, this number has risen to close to $1.7 trillion. More than 43 million Americans have student loan debt, with the average person owing around $39,000. With payments on student loans expected to restart early next year after an almost two-year freeze due to the pandemic, will more people struggle to pay back what they’ve taken out? What should students know before heading to...

Duration:00:11:14