Public Radio Presents http://wrvo.org en Reveal, an investigative radio show http://wrvo.org/post/reveal-investigative-radio-show <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Join us on Sunday July, 13 at 7:00 p.m. for Reveal, an investigative radio show from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:05:36 +0000 Jason Smith 58657 at http://wrvo.org Reveal, an investigative radio show IQ2US: Does affirmative action do more harm than good? http://wrvo.org/post/iq2us-does-affirmative-action-do-more-harm-good <p>Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) brings Oxford-style debating to America -- one motion, one moderator, two informed and provocative panelists for the motion, and two against. John Donvan of ABC News 'Nightline' is the moderator. The debate series takes on timely hot-button issues to inform, enlighten and entertain.</p><p></p><p>This <strong>Sunday, June 22 at 7 p.m.</strong> -- Does affirmative action do more harm than good?</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:41:40 +0000 Leah Landry 57580 at http://wrvo.org IQ2US: Does affirmative action do more harm than good? Re:Sound - Unforgettable stories curated from around the world http://wrvo.org/post/resound-unforgettable-stories-curated-around-world <p>During the month of May, join us for a new look at sound. From the producers of&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(40, 52, 89); font-family: 'Helvetica Bold', 'Lucida Grande', Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: 21.599998474121094px;">The Third Coast International Audio Festival, we present a special series of its flagship radio program "Re:sound." Hosted by award-winning producer and writer Gwen Macsai, "Re:sound" is known for presenting unforgettable audio stories carefully curated from around the world. Thu, 08 May 2014 15:16:56 +0000 Jason Smith 55456 at http://wrvo.org Re:Sound - Unforgettable stories curated from around the world America Abroad - Afghanistan After Karzai http://wrvo.org/post/america-abroad-afghanistan-after-karzai <p align="left" style="margin-bottom: 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); font-family: Tahoma, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; letter-spacing: 0.11999999731779099px; line-height: normal;">Join us on Sunday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. as we bring you a conversation on the future of Afghanistan. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:44:03 +0000 Jason Smith 54774 at http://wrvo.org America Abroad - Afghanistan After Karzai State of the Re:Union http://wrvo.org/post/state-reunion <p style="margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Bold', 'Lucida Grande', Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 18px;">State of the Re:Union is hosted by Public Radio Talent Quest Winner and performance artist Al Letson. With a journalistic, documentary-style approach, each hour-long program focuses exclusively on one city, region, or other community and features interviews, commentary, recordings, listener-generated letters, and music. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:42:35 +0000 Jason Smith 53036 at http://wrvo.org State of the Re:Union Reveal, a new investigative radio show http://wrvo.org/post/reveal-new-investigative-radio-show <p>How does heroin end up on the streets of Chicago? Why are minors being held in solitary confinement – even when they haven’t been convicted of a crime? And what happens when you pair poets with investigative journalists?</p><p>These are just a few of the questions explored in the second pilot episode of “<a href="http://revealradio.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Reveal</strong></a>,” a new radio show dedicated to investigative journalism from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Hear the broadcast Sunday evening, March 9, at 7:00 p.m.</p><p>On this episode:&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:46:58 +0000 Jason Smith 52279 at http://wrvo.org Reveal, a new investigative radio show Intelligence Squared U. S.: Was Snowden Justified? http://wrvo.org/post/intelligence-squared-u-s-was-snowden-justified <p><span style="font-family: ProximaNova; letter-spacing: -0.15000000596046448px; line-height: 18px;">Has Edward Snowden done the U.S. a great service? There is no doubt that his release of highly classified stolen documents has sparked an important public debate, even forcing what could be a major presidential overhaul of the NSA’s surveillance programs. But have his actions—which include the downloading of an estimated 1.7 million files—tipped off our enemies and endangered national security? </span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:41:01 +0000 Jason Smith 51974 at http://wrvo.org Intelligence Squared U. S.: Was Snowden Justified? State of the Re:Union, a Black History Month special http://wrvo.org/post/state-reunion-black-history-month-special <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Helvetica Bold', 'Lucida Grande', Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">During a month selected to celebrate “history,” we certainly are treated to a lot of the same familiar stories: the battles won for Civil Rights, the glory of Martin Luther King Jr.’s words, the hardships endured by slaves. And as important as those narratives are for us to collectively remember, many others get lost in trumpeting the same heroic tales. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:45:52 +0000 Jason Smith 51633 at http://wrvo.org State of the Re:Union, a Black History Month special New York in the World http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-0 <p style="margin-top: 3px; margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(243, 248, 250);">Join us Sunday, February 16 for an encore presentation of New York in the World. This documentary brings you stories of union workers in Buffalo, fashion designers in New York City, and farmers in the Finger Lakes - all talking about how they've found a place amid today's new economic realities.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:46:59 +0000 Jason Smith 51325 at http://wrvo.org New York in the World Innovation Hub: The Beatles http://wrvo.org/post/innovation-hub-beatles <p>On February 9, 1964, The Beatles took America by storm, making their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show.&nbsp;<span style="background-color: rgb(248, 248, 248); font-family: Cambria; font-size: 17px; line-height: normal; text-align: justify;">Fifty years later, we examine why the group was so innovative. Beyond reshaping music, they changed business, art, Hollywood, fashion, and culture. </span></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:15:06 +0000 Jason Smith 50977 at http://wrvo.org Innovation Hub: The Beatles