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Radio Times is an intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern. Radio Times is produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.

Radio Times is an intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern. Radio Times is produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.

Location:

Philadelphia, PA

Networks:

WHYY

Description:

Radio Times is an intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern. Radio Times is produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Brood X cicada emergence

5/14/2021
Trillions of Brood X cicadas will be emerging in the coming weeks in our region after 17 years underground. We'll talk about cicada science, their music, and how to eat them.

Duration:00:49:46

The DA primary race: Carlos Vega

5/13/2021
As Tuesday's primary election draws closer, we continue our conversation about the race for District Attorney with Carlos Vega.

Duration:00:49:43

The DA primary race: Larry Krasner

5/12/2021
The Pennsylvania primary is next Tuesday and, for Philadelphians, that means making a decision about who will be the city's District Attorney.

Duration:00:49:45

Heather McGhee on the costs of racism

5/11/2021
Heather McGhee on how racism hurts all Americans, the zero-sum myth, and how we can make progressive if we all come together.

Duration:00:49:43

Regional Roundup – 05/10/21

5/10/2021
This week; getting Delaware residents legal protection when evicted, a preview of the Pa. primary, and combating bee population decline.

Duration:00:49:42

‘A.I. Nation:’ artificial intelligence in our lives

5/7/2021
A.I. is part of our everyday lives. We'll discuss our relationship with it and look at where the technology is headed.

Duration:00:49:44

Rift in the GOP and the future Republican Party

5/6/2021
We talk about internal fighting in the GOP, the effort to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from leadership, Donald Trump's continuing influence and the future of the party.

Duration:00:49:43

Herd immunity, mask confusion and a nudge for the vaccine hesitant

5/5/2021
This hour, worry that we won't reach herd immunity as vaccine demand slows, the confusion about new CDC guidelines for the vaccinated, and using a nudge for vaccine hesitant.

Duration:00:49:44

‘The Science, History, and Surprising Secrets of STDs’

5/4/2021
Dr. Ina Park discusses her book "Strange Bedfellows" on the history and science of sexually transmitted infections and why they are on the rise.

Duration:00:49:41

Regional Roundup – 05/03/21

5/3/2021
This week; consolidating Pa.'s universities, the potential for Pa. to lose a congressional seat, and Persian poet Fatemeh Shams.

Duration:00:49:43

“Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR”

4/30/2021
In the decades before NPR started up in the 1970s, successful women in journalism were rare. But when NPR came into the industry, so did four remarkable women.

Duration:00:49:43

Biden’s first 100 days and his American Families Plan

4/29/2021
What has President Biden accomplishment in his first 100 days and what policy priorities remain? And what's in the $1.8 billion American Families Plan?

Duration:00:49:45

Internet gambling, sports betting and addiction

4/28/2021
Online gambling and sports betting are booming and you can now play 24/7 from any device. But all this access and convenience has some worried about a rise in addiction.

Duration:00:49:46

Michelle Zauner, “Crying in H Mart”

4/27/2021
Michelle Zauner's new memoir, Crying in H Mart, details the journey of grief, Korean food, identity, and memory that Zauner has been on since losing her mother.

Duration:00:48:02

Regional Roundup – 04/26/2021

4/26/2021
Pa. acting Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson on vaccine hesitancy, Amazon's enormous expansion in the Delaware Valley, and springtime wildlife rehabilitation.

Duration:00:49:13

The Tyranny of Merit

4/23/2021
Political philosopher Michael Sandel discusses the myth of the meritocracy, the idea that if we work hard, we can succeed, and how it is contributing to greater inequality.

Duration:00:49:30

New music!

4/22/2021
Raina Douris of World Cafe and music writer John Morrison join guest host Kevin McCorry to give us some recommendations for new music to check out.

Duration:00:49:27

A nation reacts to the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin

4/21/2021
We get reaction to the conviction of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin and discuss what it means for the Black community and if it signals a change in police accountability.

Duration:00:49:29

Making up ground after a year of remote learning

4/20/2021
As kids return to classrooms, we look at learning losses, which students have been impacted the most, and if school will stretch through the summer.

Duration:00:49:29

Regional Roundup – 04/19/21

4/19/2021
This week; Philadelphia City Councilperson Maria Quiñones Sánchez on the Mayor's budget address, Rev. Mark Tyler on the looming Chauvin verdict, and Marcus Hayes talks sports.

Duration:00:49:30