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.

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.

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This week on Here's the Thing, Alec sits down with film directors Chris Columbus and Stephen Daldry.

Listen Friday 10/25 at 8:00 and at noon on Thursday 10/31.

Join Alec Baldwin as he talks with three legends of American theater: Patti LuPone, Jon Robin Baitz and Stacy Keach.

Documentary of The Week is heard on Fridays at 8:00 pm and Thursdays at 12 noon on Public Radio 89.5-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

When Harvard Professor LaTanya Sweeney typed her name in Google one day, she noticed something strange:  an ad with the heading: "LaTanya Sweeney arrested?"  But, she never had been arrested -- and neither had the only other LaTanya Sweeney in the U.S.  Why did the ad suggest so?  In this episode of Freakonomics Radio, host Stephen Dubner investigates the latest research on names and what  your name says about your economic status, race and even political preference.   Friday, August 16, 8pm on KWGS 89.5 HD1. 

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