History

Festival Previews

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  It's wintertime in the Pacific Northwest, so what better way to escape the cloudy weather than in a bright cinema with your fellow film buffs? We're joined in the studio by Tracy Francis, Festival Director for the Cascade Festival of African Films, who is once again brin... Read more

Pledge: The Public Radio Fund Drive by Don Merrill

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Don Merrill, author of the book Pledge: The Public Radio Fund Drive. Don’s a career journalist, writer, and broadcaster. He’s been a producer and reporter for civilian and Armed Forces Broadcasting, worked for the Cincinnati Enquirer, and was a pub... Read more

The Song of the Jade Lily

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Kirsty Manning’s  2019 novel, The Song of the Jade Lily, about World War II era Jewish refugees in Shanghai. It’s a story about the role that Shanghai played in the rescue of 20,00 refugees from Europe before and during the second world war. ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Autoworkers and Climate Change: Bill Resnick talks with Sam Gindin about the United Auto Workers and GM in Canada, and raising expectations around not just bread-and-butter issues but retooling the auto industry to combat climate... Read more

Red-Nosed Reindeer

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Denise Morris review the Rankin-Bass stop-motion animated Christmas story Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Originally aired on NBC in 1964, the GE-sponsored classic tells the story of two misfits and their eventual acceptance by Santa and his elves. But a dee... Read more

Monitoring The Future

Airs at: Wed, 12/18/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this installment of Free Culture Radio: the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research recently released the results of this year's Monitoring The Future Survey, so we hear from NIDA Director Nora Volkow, MD, about som... Read more

December 17, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 12/17/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this week's show, we focus on the December 4 meeting of the Citizen Review Committee, whose meeting we have covered on a number of previous shows. The first part is dedicated to the "Chair's Report" segment of the meeting, in which the increasingly frustrated CRC memb... Read more

The Irishman

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Labor unions, corruption and capitalism will be on tap as Victoria Saucedo, Mark Brenner and Denise Morris come together for a roundtable discussion of Martin Scorsese’s lasted film, The Irishman.  Read more

Little Lulu - Working Girl

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Little Lulu, the comic originally created by Marjorie Henderson Buell for the Saturday Evening Post in the 1930's, has gone on to inspire generations of animators and cartoonists including the industry group Friends of Lulu.  Now, the Lulu strips penned by journeyman wri... Read more

Blake College by Dan Armstrong

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Dan Armstrong, author of the new novel Blake College from Mud City Press. Dan’s work includes the novels Chain of Souls, Prairie Fire, Puddle of Love, Taming the Dragon, Cornelia: The First Woman of Rome, and The Eyes of Archimedes, a trilogy abou... Read more