Coming to you live this week from the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With our special guest, bluesman and jam-master Elvin Bishop.
If you turn on the TV, pick up the paper, or glance at Google, you'll encounter Mayan mania. There's much hullabaloo about the end of the world, triggered by the end of a Mayan calendar cycle.
This radio special highlights end-of-the-world prophecies from Scientific, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Native American, meditative, Norse, Muslim, and Mayan perspectives. The Mayans were not the only ones with answers. And there's something about the Mayans that you probably didn't know.
Airs Thanksgiving morning from 10am-Noon on KWGS 89.5-1
Help is on the way for Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests on this, the biggest cooking day of the year. Lynne Rossetto Kasper, award-winning host of public radio's national food show The Splendid
This week, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor from the Wortham Theater Center in Houston, Texas. With special guests, Texas Renaissance man Joe Ely, 21st Century troubadours Johnnyswim, and vocalist Christine DiGiallonardo.
Today marks the 45th anniversary of public broadcasting as on this date in 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act which helped establish public television and public radio. From that beginning, public broadcasting now reaches over 170 million Americans each month through 368 public television stations and 934 public radio stations.
Here are some of President Johnson's comments that day.
In the New York Times is a profile of Morning Edition, written by media reporter Brian Stelter. The story covers the show's expansion and evolution in recent years; how it works bi-coastally; its editorial focus, including domestic and international series and travel; the benefit of hosts who are first and foremost reporters.
CULVER CITY, Calif. - Fifteen minutes before "Morning Edition" is beamed to radios across the country, Renee Montagne is ready to record her one-minute introduction. To cue her, the director points his index finger. "Good morning. It was the president's turn to court Latino voters..." And she's off.