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Radio Times

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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

Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest

8/3/2021
Dr. Suzanne Simard's new book explores how trees have evolved, how they perceive one another, learn and adapt their behaviors and remember the past.

Duration:00:49:00

Regional Roundup – 8/2/21

8/2/2021
Philadelphia public schools grapple with masks under the threat of the delta variant. And, we talk with the director of an acclaimed film making its US premiere at BlackStar.

Duration:00:48:59

Tokyo 2020: catching up on the Olympic games

7/30/2021
With the Tokyo Olympics underway, we check in on the athletes, the events, the victories and upsets, and how Covid is impacting the games.

Duration:00:49:14

Gun violence and community trauma in the Covid-19 pandemic

7/29/2021
Philadelphia has been in a gun violence crisis for a long time, but the number of shootings in the city since the beginning of the pandemic is staggeringly high.

Duration:00:49:14

What we learned from the House hearing on the Jan. 6th insurrection

7/27/2021
We discuss yesterdays powerful testimony by Capitol and D.C. police officers about their harrowing experience defending the Capitol from the insurrectionists on January 6th.

Duration:00:49:14

Regional Roundup – 7/26/21

7/26/2021
Rhode Island legalized supervised injection sites. Will we follow suit? And, Marc Zumoff joins us to discuss his decision to retire and the NBA draft. Plus, zoo vaccinations?

Duration:00:49:14

Why aren’t people getting vaccinated?

7/23/2021
Covid infections and hospitalization are increasing, towns and cities are reinstating mask mandates, so why is half of the country still choosing not to get the vaccinated?

Duration:00:48:59

The Cruelty Is the Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Trump’s America

7/22/2021
He coined "the cruelty is the point". In his collection of essays, Adam Serwer sees Trump administration as an outgrowth of the inequalities the United States was founded on.

Duration:00:49:14

Reducing child poverty by expanding child tax credits

7/21/2021
The Biden administration is sending checks to 90% of American children in an effort to combat child poverty. We'll look at the potential impact of child tax credit expansion.

Duration:00:49:28

‘The Joy of Sweat’

7/20/2021
Journalist Sarah Everts talks about the science of sweat -- how it helped us evolve and why this natural function is still embarrassing. Her new book is "The Joy of Sweat."

Duration:00:49:00

Regional Roundup – 7/19/21

7/19/2021
Encampments in Kensington are a major discussion point for activists and residents. And, NCAA players can monetize their name, image and likeness after new legislation passes.

Duration:00:49:28

The science and psychology of traffic

7/16/2021
Has the pandemic changed the way we drive? We discuss the traffic nightmare in Philadelphia and the human psychology behind it.

Duration:00:49:14

How religious are we?

7/15/2021
A new survey of American religious identity found that the number of white evangelical Christians sharply declined. We talk about the 2020 census of American religion.

Duration:00:49:13

Protecting the right to vote

7/14/2021
We look at efforts to restrict voting in Republican-led statehouses around the country.

Duration:00:49:16

How to maintain a healthy brain

7/13/2021
What does the brain need to be healthy? Doctors Daniel Monti and Andrew Newberg discuss the latest in brain science and share ways to stay cognitively fit.

Duration:00:49:14

Regional Roundup – 07/12/21

7/12/2021
PA students can repeat the school year. And, the Paralympics are coming up - what does accessibility mean for the disabled community? Plus, The Voice winner Cam Anthony!

Duration:00:48:52

White supremacists march in Philly and the critical race theory debate

7/9/2021
We talk with an activist who documented a white supremacist march through Philadelphia and the violence that erupted. Then, why critical race theory has been politicized.

Duration:00:49:29

The problem with meetings and how to fix them

7/8/2021
Meetings at work eat up a lot of time and studies show that half of the meeting time is ineffective. This hour, making meetings work and not just a waste of time.

Duration:00:49:30

Exiting Afghanistan and what we’re leaving behind

7/7/2021
As the U.S. military begins to withdraw from Afghanistan, the Taliban is gaining ground. We discuss what's happening on the ground and what could come after the U.S. exits.

Duration:00:49:29

The deep ocean, climate change and hurricanes

7/6/2021
Marine biologist Helen Scales on the deep ocean and its strange and wondrous inhabitants and the threat climate change, pollution and deep sea-mining pose.

Duration:00:49:29