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An intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern.

An intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern.
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Philadelphia, PA

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WHYY

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An intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern.

Language:

English


Episodes

Janny Scott: Secrets and stories of a prosperous family

4/18/2019
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Janny Scott grew up in a blue-blood family on the Main Line. But, as she discovered researching for The Beneficiary, her family had secrets.

Duration:00:49:50

Designing healthy hospital sound

4/17/2019
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Doctors, musicians, and engineers are teaming up to find out how to rid hospitals of stressful beeps and alarms and replace them with more harmonious alternatives.

Duration:00:49:50

Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

4/16/2019
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Mary Norris, the "Comma Queen" joins Marty to discuss her new book "Greek to Me."

Duration:00:49:48

Regional Roundup – 04/15/19

4/12/2019
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First, how the "democratic machine" intentionally confuses voters in Camden County. Then, the backlog of untested rape kits in Pa. Last, new bill seeks to end "puppy mills."

Duration:00:49:33

Garden ready

4/12/2019
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We get tips on getting the garden ready for summer and answer questions on native plants, mulch, compost, trees, weeds and more.

Duration:00:49:31

The high cost of good child care

4/11/2019
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We explore the rising cost of child care -- why quality daycare is so difficult to find and how to make it more affordable.

Duration:00:49:28

Immigration influx: past and present

4/10/2019
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First, President Trump is shaking up his immigration enforcement staff. Then, the history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and it's role in the immigration influx.

Duration:00:49:29

Poet Richard Blanco

4/9/2019
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Poet Richard Blanco describes himself as being "made in Cuba, assembled in Spain, imported to the USA" and his poems, focusing largely on national identity, reflect this.

Duration:00:49:30

Regional Roundup – 4/8/19

4/8/2019
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This week: "ghost gun" ban in New Jersey, handling sexual harassment in Philadelphia City government, the effect of breaking up the heroin encampments on the opioid crisis.

Duration:00:49:31

Stacey Abrams: her politics and her life

4/5/2019
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Stacey Abrams talks about her book, "Lead from the Outside" and about current politics, voting rights, and her personal story.

Duration:00:49:30

Make the robocalls stop!

4/4/2019
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Chances are you retrieved one of the 26 billion robocalls made last year. We discuss robocalls, what's being done to stop them, and how to protect yourself.

Duration:00:49:30

“Aid in dying” in New Jersey

4/3/2019
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NJ Governor Phil Murphy is expected to sign into law legislation that allows terminally-ill patients the option to end their own lives.

Duration:00:49:29

Equal Pay Day: closing the gender wage gap

4/2/2019
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On Equal Pay Day, we discuss the gender wage gap and why women earn only 82 cents to every $1 that men make.

Duration:00:49:31

Regional Roundup 4/1

4/1/2019
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On today's regional roundup: Philly's plan for an "Esports arena;" Camden program pays homeless people to make public art; microplastics in the Delaware River.

Duration:00:49:30

Making time to parent

3/29/2019
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Julie Morgenstern, author of "Time to Parent," talks about the scheduling pressures families face and gives advice on how to organize your time so you can be a better parent,

Duration:00:49:44

Three Mile Island anniversary and the future of nuclear power

3/28/2019
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On the 40th anniversary of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, we look back at the disaster and discuss the effect it had on the nuclear power industry then and now.

Duration:00:49:43

Ending solitary confinement

3/27/2019
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We talk about solitary confinement in American prisons with Albert Woodfox, who served more then 40 years in isolation in Angola Prison, and Amy Fettig, of the ACLU.

Duration:00:49:44

Mueller report summary; holding gun makers accountable

3/26/2019
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We discuss Attorney General William Barr's summary letter of Special Counsel Mueller's report. Then, a recent decision opening gun manufacturers to liable.

Duration:00:49:45

Regional Roundup 3/25/2019

3/25/2019
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In our Regional Roundup we talk about the NJ vote over marijuana legalization, the decline in local newspapers, and the Phillies new season and Bryce Harper.

Duration:00:49:44

Governor Tom Wolf; media coverage of the 2020 campaign

3/22/2019
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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has an ambitious second term lined up which includes criminal justice reform, $15 minimum wage, and progressive gun legislation.

Duration:00:49:45