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St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.

St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.
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St. Louis, MO

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St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.

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@STLonAir

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English

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3651 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63108 (314) 382-8255


Episodes

‘It’s more than just gardening’: Urban farming creates opportunity for job growth, food access

4/25/2018
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Host Don Marsh talks about urban agriculture and food justice in the St. Louis region.

Duration:00:25:48

St. Louis journalist Sarah Kendzior in conversation with Don Marsh

4/24/2018
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Host Don Marsh talked with St. Louis-based journalist and author Sarah Kendzior at Left Bank Books on April 17.

Duration:00:50:45

3 moms, 3 city council seats: What’s prompting more women, including St. Louisans, to run for office

4/23/2018
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On Monday’s St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh talked with Heather Silverman, Jami Dolby and Kara Wurtz, who ran for city council seats in Creve Coeur, Chesterfield and Kirkwood, respectively.

Duration:00:37:05

Bill Nye the Science Guy tackles climate change at St. Louis Climate Summit

4/23/2018
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On this week’s St. Louis on the Air, St. Louis Public Radio science reporter Eli Chen spoke with Bill Nye ahead of his keynote appearance Monday evening as part of the three-day St. Louis Climate Summit at Saint Louis University.

Duration:00:12:21

200 performers set to take audience on musical journey to Chaco Canyon, home to ancestral tribes

4/20/2018
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Composer Gary Gackstatter, choral director Jim Henry and Native American flutist R. Carlos Gackstatter joined St. Louis on the Air this week for a discussion of the new symphony coming to the Touhill.

Duration:00:26:06

Behind the Headlines: News involving Gov. Greitens the week of April 15

4/20/2018
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Host Don Marsh talked with political reporter Jason Rosenbaum and Washington University law professor Peter Joy about this week's (Apr. 15) news involving Gov. Eric Greitens.

Duration:00:22:10

Hannibal native, author Melissa Scholes Young sets debut novel in hometown

4/19/2018
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Host Don Marsh talked with author Melissa Scholes Young about her debut novel, "Flood."

Duration:00:22:25

One more word from Carl Kasell for St. Louis listeners

4/19/2018
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In remembrance of NPR’s Carl Kasell, who passed away earlier this week, Thursday’s St. Louis on the Air included a segment in remembrance of the longtime newscaster and much-beloved radio personality.

Duration:00:08:53

Trained pigs usher in Circus Flora’s earlier start, permanent home in Grand Center

4/19/2018
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For more than 30 years, Circus Flora, a one-ring circus that makes St. Louis its home, has offered a circus show that’s best described as live theater. It’s an intimate setting that is in stark contrast to the images some people might conjure of the large Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus which performed for the last time 10 months ago. Two things are significantly different about this year’s Circus Flora season, as Cecil MacKinnon and Jack Marsh noted this week on St. Louis on the...

Duration:00:18:33

1 year in: St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson answers 10 questions from Don Marsh, listeners

4/18/2018
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Wednesday marked the first anniversary of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s time in office. The first woman elected to lead the Gateway City, she joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh for a conversation both reflecting on her first 12 months in the role and looking ahead.

Duration:00:49:45

50 years later: What kinds of improvements have been made in housing since the Fair Housing Act?

4/17/2018
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Host Don Marsh talked about a new report on segregation in housing in the St. Louis region.

Duration:00:30:46

From backyard ant-watching to World Ecology Award: A conversation with E.O. Wilson

4/17/2018
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Edward O. Wilson’s long career has been marked by enormous contributions to the field of biology, with an impact on global conservation efforts that is difficult to overstate. All of it grew out of his close attention years ago to something relatively small: the behavior of ants. Wilson recalled one of his earliest interactions with the insects, a memory from his boyhood in northern Alabama, on Tuesday’s St. Louis on the Air in conversation with host Don Marsh.

Duration:00:18:24

St. Louis-area high school students shine at Fox Theatre, attend special ‘Hamilton’ matinee

4/16/2018
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Producer Lara Hamdan talks to students about their experience with the Hamilton Education Program created by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Duration:00:08:23

Elsa Hart traces ancient borders, tells tales as she looks toward release of third mystery

4/16/2018
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On Monday’s St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh talked with Elsa Hart about the inspiration for her books thus far, the craft of mystery writing and what’s next for her as an author.

Duration:00:17:08

‘It’s like Star Wars’: The potential future of gene-editing for autism treatment

4/16/2018
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Host Don Marsh talked about the prevalence of autism and discussed the latest research in the diagnosis and treatment of autism.

Duration:00:22:29

Behind the Headlines: Taking stock of this weeks news involving Gov. Greitens

4/13/2018
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Host Don Marsh talked with St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jason Rosenbaum about this week's news involving Gov. Eric Greitens.

Duration:00:18:35

End of an era: David Robertson concludes 13-year SLSO music director tenure

4/13/2018
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Host Don Marsh talked with outgoing St. Louis Symphony Orchestra music director David Robertson about his 13-year tenure in St. Louis.

Duration:00:31:15

Religious scholars draw lessons for contemporary souls from King’s work at intersection of faith, politics

4/12/2018
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Jonathan Walton of Harvard University and Lerone Martin, a Washington University faculty member, joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh on Thursday for a discussion of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.

Duration:00:22:44

NCADA launches ‘Talk About It’ as St. Louis region is poised to break record for opioid deaths

4/12/2018
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Host Don Marsh talked with about the scope of the opioid epidemic and a new program that seeks to prevent drug use.

Duration:00:25:46

‘How do you tell someone they’re dying?’ and other difficult questions – plus some answers

4/11/2018
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Wednesday’s St. Louis on the Air included the sort of conversation that often doesn’t happen as often or as early as it should among loved ones – the kind about planning for the end of life. Joining host Don Marsh for the discussion was Cara Wallace, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at Saint Louis University.

Duration:00:27:40

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