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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

Battleground 2020: Pennsylvania primary election

5/28/2020
On the fifth episode of our Battleground 2020 series, we'll focus on this Tuesday's Pennsylvania primary.

Duration:00:49:16

Protests, masks and public health: where do my rights end and yours begin?

5/27/2020
A medical ethicist asks if anti-lockdown protesters "have a moral duty to forgo medical care in favor of those who follow the rules?"

Duration:00:49:28

“Nature’s Best Hope:” conservation at home

5/26/2020
Doug Tallamy discusses his new book, "Nature's Best Hope" about how to turn our yards into wildlife supporting habitat.

Duration:00:48:57

The call for national service

5/22/2020
We discuss the renewed call to expand national service which would put young people and the unemployed to work fighting the pandemic and helping with the national recovery.

Duration:00:49:13

Evictions, strikes, and making rent during a pandemic

5/21/2020
As the coronavirus continues to upend the job market, many people have started wondering how they will make their rent and mortgage payments on the first of the month.

Duration:00:49:12

The Saudi arms deal and the firing of State Department I.G.

5/20/2020
President Trump and Sec. of State Pompeo fired the department's I.G., with reports suggesting it was motivated by an investigation into a massive Saudi arms deal.

Duration:00:49:15

Contact tracing and the fight against COVID-19

5/19/2020
We look at how contact tracing works and speak to Montgomery County Commissioner Valerie Arkoosh about the high infection rates in the Pa. county.

Duration:00:48:59

Regional Roundup – 05/18/20

5/18/2020
This week: Governor Wolf's battle with municipalities disobeying social distancing orders, the nursing home crisis in NJ, and Philly cuts arts funding.

Duration:00:48:59

Summer break and the pandemic

5/15/2020
As vacation season approaches, we’re going to talk about summer travel and trips in the era of the coronavirus.

Duration:00:48:57

The battle over the United States Postal Service

5/14/2020
The latest institution to face financial ruin in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic is one of America's oldest and most popular agencies: The United States Postal Service.

Duration:00:49:29

Supreme Court session begins; AG Barr absolves Flynn

5/13/2020
We discuss the cases before the Supreme Court this session, and AG Bill Barr's attempts to absolve former National Security Advisor Flynn.

Duration:00:49:00

Peer pressure and social change

5/12/2020
Do our individual actions matter? While policy change is critical, our individual actions carry the social influence necessary to make these changes possible.

Duration:00:49:41

Regional Roundup – 05/11/20

5/11/2020
This week; NJ Congressman Andy Kim, the centuries old quarantine station in Pa., tracking coronavirus through wastewater in Delaware.

Duration:00:49:00

Do dogs really love us?

5/8/2020
We discuss dogs ability to form emotional bonds with humans and learn about research training dogs to sniff out the coronavirus.

Duration:00:48:59

Night Theater

5/7/2020
In Vikram Paralkar's new novel, a surgeon in India has one night to bring three people back from the dead, raising questions about medicine, corruption, and the afterlife.

Duration:00:49:45

“Deaths of Despair”

5/6/2020
Princeton economists Angus Deaton and Anne Case discuss their book, "Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism" about income inequality and increased morbidity.

Duration:00:49:45

Reopening Pennsylvania

5/5/2020
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt the economy, government officials and business leaders consider how to reopen economic activity while keeping citizens safe.

Duration:00:49:37

Regional Roundup – 05/04/20

5/4/2020
Congressman Dwight Evans on COVID testing needs in African American neighborhoods. The pandemic's impact on employment among undocumented workers. And birding while isolating.

Duration:00:49:13

Addiction, recovery and the pandemic

5/1/2020
How are people living with addiction or in recovery coping during the pandemic? And how is the covid-19 impacting the opioid crisis in Philadelphia?

Duration:00:48:57

Battleground 2020: the polls, mail-in voting, and political ads

4/28/2020
We look at what the latest polls reveal about the state of the presidential race in Pa. and discuss mail-in voting and the expected onslaught of campaign ads.

Duration:00:49:00