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6:13 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Debbie Reynolds and Robert Osborne on Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin

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.

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2:37 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Travel with Rick Steves Wins Gold

Rick Steves

Travel with Rick Steves has won the prestigious Gold Medal Award for Best Travel Broadcast-Audio at this year's Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition.

The annual competition is sponsored by the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation. Winners of the awards, the most prestigious in the field of travel journalism, were announced Oct. 21 at the SATW convention, held this year in Biloxi, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 

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6:10 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin: Fred Armisen and Paula Pell

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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1:03 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Chris Columbus and Stephen Daldry on Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin

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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.

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10:46 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Obamacare Calculator: How Much The Affordable Care Act Will Cost You

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The federal health law's individual marketplaces are scheduled to start enrollment on October 1. Nearly all Americans will be required to have health insurance starting January 1, 2014, or else they will be liable for a tax penalty. There is considerable confusion about the law. You might not be sure if you qualify and likely have no clear idea of how much insurance might cost.

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9:39 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Here's the Thing: Patti LuPone, Jon Robin Baitz and Stacy Keach

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







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7:26 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Stations Off-Air to Exchange Broadcast Antennas

Looking toward Tulsa through our antenna, 1000' above ground

Listen to KWGS and KWTU online using the links in the Now Playing box at the right or through NPR's iPhone appiPad app, or Android app.

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4:36 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Freakonomics Radio - How much does your name matter?

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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11:06 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Michael Apted, Aging With The '7 Up' Crew

Jackie, Lynn and Sue — pictured here at age 7 — are three of the children featured in the landmark 1964 documentary 7 Up. The series returns this year with 56 Up, checking in with a group of 14 men and women whose lives have been documented since they were kids.
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Originally published on Fri July 26, 2013 12:40 pm

This interview was originally broadcast on Feb. 5, 2013.

Every seven years since 1964, in what's known as the Up series, Granada Television has caught us up on the lives of 14 everyday people. The subjects of the documentary series were 7 years old when it began; in the latest installment, 56 Up, they are well into middle age.

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11:06 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Hot People And Cold Cars; Cold People And Hot Cars

Originally published on Fri July 26, 2013 1:26 pm

It's high summer, yes, but blink and soon it will be fall, and trees will turn red, brown, beige, yellow, pale green and gold. But not cars. Cars may be making the Earth warmer, but their colors, I notice, have turned wintry.

Take a look at this chart, put together by DuPont. It's their 2012 Automotive Global Color Popularity Report for the planet.

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