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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.

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English


Episodes

Equifax and cybersecurity; PA budget

9/21/2017
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Guests: John Baer, Matt Blaze, Fahmida Rashid Have you visited the Equifax website to find out if you’re data – your social security and driver’s license numbers – were stolen during their massive security breach? Half of all […] The post Equifax and cybersecurity; PA budget appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:55


Trump’s U.N. address; Dinosaurs!

9/20/2017
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Guests: Ed Luce, Kenneth Lacovara, Ted Daeschler Digging up 350 million year old fish fossils in Antarctica and unearthing gigantic dinosaur bones in the Patagonian Desert – that’s the work of our two guests today. KENNETH LACOVARA and TED DAESCHLER are two local fossil […] The post Trump’s U.N. address; Dinosaurs! appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:53


Amazon in Philly? / The Suffrage Movement

9/19/2017
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Guests: Angela Dodson, Will Bunch, Adam Ozimek Abigail Adam’s once admonished her husband John Adams, in a letter from 1776, to “remember the ladies,” as he and members of the Continental Congress as they began writing the laws […] The post Amazon in Philly? / The Suffrage Movement appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:54


The Vietnam War: serving, then coming home

9/18/2017
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Guests: Ralph Galati, Ertell Whigham, Marsha Four, Peter Yeomans This hour, we’ll listen to Marty’s conversation about Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s much anticipated 10 part PBS documentary about the Vietnam War. Marty spoke with four guests at […] The post The Vietnam War: serving, then coming home appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:54


Stephen Greenblatt’s “The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve”

9/15/2017
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Guest: Stephen Greenblatt STEPHEN GREENBLATT, an American Shakespearean, literary historian, and Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award winning author, explores the biblical story of Adam and Eve. Greenblatt uncovers the theological, artistic and cultural impact over centuries that […] The post Stephen Greenblatt’s “The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve” appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:55


Novelist Nicole Krauss; the Caribbean post-Irma

9/14/2017
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Guests: Luis Ferré-Sadurní, Nicole Krauss NICOLE KRAUSS, author of the acclaimed novels Great House and The History of Love, comes in to talk about her new book, Forest Dark. It’s the story of four disparate characters whose destination […] The post Novelist Nicole Krauss; the Caribbean post-Irma appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:56


School lunch; teens and sleep

9/13/2017
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Guests: Marlene Schwartz, Justin Gallagher, Wendy Troxel, Amy Norr The Trump administration has said it wants to roll back the Obama-era healthy school lunch requirements, loosening rules around whole grains, sodium and milk. For a lot of students, […] The post School lunch; teens and sleep appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:55


The state of the GOP

9/12/2017
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Guests: Rick Wilson, John Brabender “The Republican establishment is trying to nullify the 2016 election.” So says former Trump senior advisor and campaign CEO Steve Bannon in an interview on 60 Minutes that aired Sunday night. The GOP […] The post The state of the GOP appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:54


Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah; Trump charging for access

9/11/2017
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Guest: Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah For a century, jazz has been recognized as an innovative genre of music. Since the first commercial jazz recording in 1917, musicians have improvised melodies and singers scatted their way to the Billboard […] The post Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah; Trump charging for access appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:13


PA AG on DACA / Russia meddling update / Irma

9/8/2017
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Guests: Josh Shapiro, Joseph Menn, Gabriel Vecchi President Trump announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program this week, allowing a six month delay to give Congress time to pass a legislative alternative. Now attorneys […] The post PA AG on DACA / Russia meddling update / Irma appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:55


On ‘identity politics’

9/7/2017
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Guests: Imani Perry, Linda Hirshman, Briahna Joy Gray Political observers and operatives alike are still piecing together how President Trump was able to pull off his surprising victory last year. In particular, the Democrats and other factions on […] The post On ‘identity politics’ appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:55


The Rohingya crisis intensifies

9/6/2017
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Guests: Azeem Ibrahim, Jamila Hanan, Derek Mitchell For years, the Burmese government has continued its practice of brutality and expulsion of its Muslim minority population known as the Rohingya. Members of the long-persecuted group are fleeing into neighboring […] The post The Rohingya crisis intensifies appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:49


The North Korea conflict; Congress returns to Washington

9/5/2017
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Guests: Joe Cirincione, Reid Wilson, Rosie Gray North Korea tested a nuclear bomb on Sunday. Secretary of Defense James Mattis warned that even threatening a launch against the United States or its allies “would be met with massive […] The post The North Korea conflict; Congress returns to Washington appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:54


Mark Bowden on “Hue 1968″ and North Korea

9/4/2017
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Guest: Mark Bowden Historians often point to the battle of Huế, part of the Tet Offensive, as the turning point in the Vietnam War. The surprise fierce fighting by the North convinced Americans that the war was unwinnable, […] The post Mark Bowden on “Hue 1968″ and North Korea appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:57


Advances in cancer treatment

9/1/2017
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Guests: Stephan Grupp, Robert Vonderheide The FDA just announced approval of the first gene therapy treatment. The treatment is for type of childhood leukemia and is what scientists call a “living drug” because it uses the patient’s own […] The post Advances in cancer treatment appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:11


Philadelphia Eagles: A preview of the 2017-2018 season

8/31/2017
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Guests: Ray Didinger, Mike Sielski The Philadelphia Eagles play the New York Jets tonight in their final game of the pre-season and some fans are feeling optimistic about the Birds’ chances this year. Today on Radio Times, we’ll […] The post Philadelphia Eagles: A preview of the 2017-2018 season appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:14


Arpaio pardon / future of DACA

8/30/2017
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Guests: Antonia Farzan, Mike Riggs, Elise Foley, María Sotomayor On Friday, Trump pardoned Sheriff Joe Arpaio, much to the chagrin of many Democrats and Republicans alike. Arpaio is the controversial publicity-hungry Sheriff who was convicted of contempt of […] The post Arpaio pardon / future of DACA appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:49:13


Hurricane Harvey, 5 years after Sandy

8/29/2017
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Guests: James Lee Witt, Matt Arco, Tony Broccoli Hurricane Harvey has brought floods and devastation to Southeast Texas. The latest major weather event is likely to remind our region of Hurricane Sandy, which hit our shores nearly five […] The post Hurricane Harvey, 5 years after Sandy appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:48:58


N.J. politics roundup

8/28/2017
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Guests: Joe Hernandez, Ryan Hutchins, Brigid Harrison The corruption trial of New Jersey’s Democratic Senator, Bob Menendez, is underway, the outcome of which could have consequences on a national scale. If he is found guilty and is forced […] The post N.J. politics roundup appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:48:58


Teacher Roundtable

8/25/2017
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Guests: KEENA CORE, ZAHMU SANKOFA and LENA NAMNUN We’re just a week away from the start of a new school year. Parents are shopping for school supplies, students are squeezing out their last days of summer fun and teachers are […] The post Teacher Roundtable appeared first on Radio Times.

Duration: 00:48:58

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