Documentary of the Week on 89.5-1

Fridays at 8pm and Thursdays at noon

Hour-long documentary stories by some of the most experienced and acclaimed journalists in public radio.

The Documentary of the Week presents a four-part Medical Matters with John Schuman.  The series airs Thursdays at 12Noon and a repeat broadcast, Friday evenings at 8pm.   You can find out more details here:

Reveal for August 2015

Aug 25, 2015

An investigation into the culture of secrecy within the Jehovah’s Witnesses leads us to the story of one woman who was ostracized after she accused an elder of abusing her.  Thursday, August 27th at 12Noon and Friday, August 28th at 8pm on KWGS 89-5.

This hour: the dinner table and all that it inspires. 

Medical Matters
Can Geriatrics Embrace High Tech?
Thursday, March 6 • noon & Friday, March 7 • 8 pm

Join us for a new four-part series devoted to health and health care in America, as host John Schumann speaks with top health professionals about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the latest brain research on adolescents, geriatric health, and the social and community factors that drive ill health.

Oklahoma Watch
Watch-Out Forum on Mental Health

Thursday, February 6 • noon & Friday, February 7 • 8 pm

Documentaries Of The Week • January 2014

Jan 8, 2014

State of the Re:Union
Home on the Range: The Rural Southwest
Thursday, January 2 • noon & Friday, January 3 • 8 pm

BURN Energy Journal: Rising Seas

Nov 11, 2013

Sea level rise is just one of the ugly faces of climate change. A dangerous one too. Especially for the US, which has 20 of the most threatened coastal cities in the world. BURN’s latest special examines the causes and consequences of rising seas. We visit south Florida, the Gulf Coast, New York City, and Greenland, where ice-melt is going to make the world a very different place.

Listen to this Documentary of The Week on Friday, 11/15, at 8:00 pm on at noon on Thursday, 11/21.

Alec sits down with actress Debbie Reynolds and film historian Robert Osborne to hear about the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Listen Friday 11/8 at 8:00 and at noon on Thursday 11/14.

Alec sits down with comedian Fred Armisen and writer Paula Pell to talk about the road to Saturday Night Live -- and beyond.

Listen Friday 11/1 at 8:00 and at noon on Thursday 11/7.