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.

Airs Friday 10/5 and 10/12 at 8pm; Thursday 10/11 & 10/18 at Noon on 89.5-1

This year’s election is about power – the power to shape the nation’s domestic and foreign priorities; the power to lead, to legislate, to govern. Energy policy, defining how we use energy to power our economy and our lives, is among the most pressing issues for the next four years.

Emily Hanford

Documentary of the Week airs Friday night 9/14 at 8pm on Public Radio 89.5-1

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Aug 17, 2012 • America Abroad
Mexico: Looking Forward

Burn: An Energy Journal

Apr 18, 2012
US Coast Guard

The Documentary of the Week Airs Friday at 8pm; Sunday at 6pm and Thursday 4/26 at noon on KWGS 89.5-1 

Hunting for Oil, Risks & Rewards

America Abroad

Airs Friday at 8pm & Sunday at 6pm on KWGS 89.5-1

Iran’s nuclear ambitions have the world on edge. Because of its reluctance to admit international inspectors, and its progress in enriching uranium, the situation is increasingly tense. A nuclear Iran could lead to a Middle Eastern arms race and destabilize the world’s oil market. In this edition of America Abroad we explore whether sanctions and other diplomatic efforts are enough to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

The Hidden World of Girls, Hosted by Tina Fey

Mar 29, 2012

The Documentary of the Week, airs Friday at 8pm, Sunday at 6pm, and Thursday at Noon on KWGS 89.5-1

The death of Kim Jong-il last December - and the appointment of his unknown and untested twenty-something son Kim Jong-un as his successor - has left the world on the edge of its seat – and with plenty of questions. The US, South Korea, and North Korea’s neighbors are watching closely to see what comes next. In this edition of America Abroad,  we’ll head to Seoul to gauge how South Koreans view the threat from the North. We’ll look back at the history of America’s relationship with the two Koreas.

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