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September Programs

September 24, 2016

The Making of Clinton and Trump: Character in the 2016 Election

This special examines the characters of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential candidates are the most unpopular candidates since modern polling began.  Why is that the case?  Over the course of the hour, we will revisit their personal histories and explore episodes in which their characters were forged. 

September 17, 2016

Intelligence Squared U.S.
Climate Change: Has the EPA Gone Overboard?

Reducing carbon emissions is clearly good for the environment but often imposes substantial costs, which can affect everyone indirectly through higher energy costs, slower economic growth, reduced employment, and lower business profits. Has the Environmental Protection Agency considered the costs and benefits of its regulatory mandates fairly and appropriately? Is its Clean Power Plan a bold initiative to reduce carbon pollution at power plants, or an unconstitutional usurpation of power? The debaters are Charles McConnell, Carl Pope, Michael Nasi, and Jody Freeman.

September 10, 2016

2016 Re:sound Specials, from the Third Coast Audio Festival
The Jeff & Elly Show - This hour on Re:sound, we’re featuring the musical documentaries of Alan Hall, founder of Falling Tree Productions.  "The Grace of Jeff Buckley" and "The Voices of Elly Stone."

September 3, 2016

24 Hours: A Day in the Working Life
In this special report, twelve workers who might otherwise go unnoticed – including a stripper, deli waitress, bus driver, metal scrapper and bathroom attendant – take us inside their places of work to show us what they do, why they do it and what it takes.
 

Brian is a Spokane native who has been interested in sound technology ever since playing with a reel-to-reel deck as a kid. He learned radio broadcasting on KSFC, before it was part of Spokane Public Radio but still was part of the broadcasting program at Spokane Falls Community College. Brian also studied radio at Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon, where he featured new age and fusion jazz on his own show. He admits that at heart he is a news junkie, which fits in well with his work Saturday mornings as regional host for NPR's Morning Edition.
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