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The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 405

May 19 at 4 p.m.

George Dawes Green: A matriarch goes to war when her family plantation is slated to be turned into a theme park.

Edgar Oliver: The genesis story of a true bohemian: two children, one spectacularly eccentric mother, and Savannah, Georgia.

Ted Conover: A guard at Sing Sing is intrigued by a prisoner's unusual tattoo.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 404

Aimee Mullins: An award-winning athlete, artist and double amputee describes her relationship with her prosthetic legs.

Sirdeaner Walke: A mother speaks of her son's suicide after he was bullied at school.

Ed Koch: An anti-semetic platoon leader is taken to task at a WWII basic training camp.

Axel Gutierrez, Tayana Robinson, Alexis Garcia: Three teenagers from grace King High School in New Orleans share their stories on the theme Prejudice and Power.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 403

Phil Caputo: Journalist gives details of being a rookie reporter and then a seasoned war correspondent.

Ophira Eisenberg: A little girl gets The Barbie Dream House after a terrible car wreck.

Carlos Kotkin: An undesirable poodle named Coco is reluctantly rescued from an animal shelter.

Tricia Rose Burt: A Southern overachiever attempts to loosen up in a drawing class.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

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The Moth Radio Hour - April 28
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 402

Steve Burns: The star of the show Blue's Clues is publicized as an eligible bachelor, attracting  a whole new set of fans.

Fathia Absie: A young Somali woman immigrates to the US, and battles to keep her sister out of trouble.

Cindy Chupak: Executive Producer/Writer of Sex in the City discloses how she handles finding out the her husband thinks he might be gay.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 401

The Moth Radio Hour for April, 21.

Andrew Solomon: A writer discovers an artistic community thriving in post-Taliban Afghanistan.

Judy Gold: A comedian starts to appreciate the rituals of her faith, after the death of her father.

Reverend Al Sharpton: After being stabbed in the chest, the reverend must put the doctrine of "Forgive Thine Enemy" to the test.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 305

The Moth Radio Hour for April 14:

Jonathan Ames: A college fencer details his most epic match.

Audrey Pleasant: A wallflower teaches herself the slide and ends up in the spotlight.

David Carr: An addict risks devastating loss while visiting a crack house.

Christine Blackburn: A flight attendant contends with a passenger on his final flight.

James Foster: A good Samaritan regrets a seemingly good deed.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

The Moth Radio Hour - April 7
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 304

Bokara Legendre: A socialite-turned-social activist inherits her mother's hunting trophy collection.

Tony Hendra: A writer remembers the set of the groundbreaking and hilarious 1984 mockumentary classic, "This is Spinal Tap."

Jon Levin: A hospital orderly with an attitude problem is put to the test.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

Radiolab - April 27
12:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

Episode 901: The Good Show

In this episode, a question that haunted Darwin: if natural selection boils down to the survival of the fittest, why would one creature stick its neck out to help another? Is altruism an aberration, or just an elaborate guise for sneaky self-interest? Do we really live in a selfish, dog-eat-dog world? Or has evolution carved out a hidden code that rewards genuine cooperation?

For more information, visit http://www.radiolab.org/.

Friday Journal - April 20
12:00 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Episode 805: Fate and Fortune

What decides the trajectory of our lives, our successes or failures, our steps and stumbles? Do we achieve what we achieve through force of will, or does fate have us by the throat? This hour, Radiolab explores the tug of war between will and fate from birth to death - from a kid reaching for a marshmallow to hints of dementia in the words of a 20-year-old.

For more information, visit http://www.radiolab.org/.

Radiolab - April 13
11:59 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Episode 804: Cities

Over 50% of the planet now lives in cities. This hour, Radiolab looks at what makes them tick. We talk to a couple physicists who think they can fit every city into a tidy mathematical formula, and we take to the streets to test their idea. We explore the water tunnels 700 feet below Manhattan and question whether cities are the source of, or the solution for, our growing global appetite.

For more information, visit http://www.radiolab.org/.

Radiolab - April 6
12:00 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Episode 803: Falling

There are so many ways to fall - falling in love, falling asleep, even falling flat on your face. In an episode full of falling music, Radiolab plunges into a black hole, takes a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel, and debunks some myths about falling cats.

For more information, visit http://www.radiolab.org/.

The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat March 31, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 303

 

  • Mike Birbiglia: A free vacation leads to a breakthrough and a breakup. 
  • Jenifer Hixson: Two women meet by chance on a dark street and share secrets. 
  • Al Letson: A father admits he was not quite ready for a second child. 
  • Jeffery Rudell: A live calf shows up for Thanksgiving dinner.

Visit online: http://themoth.org/

Radio Lab
12:00 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Radio Lab: Words

What would life be like without words? Without language? This hour, Radiolab explores the words in our head and how they change the way we think. We talk to a woman who taught a 27-year-old man the first words of his life, and we ask a neurologist what happened when a stroke wiped out the language center of her brain.

Visit online: http://www.radiolab.org/

Most Read Online
1:44 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Top Stories: Ira Byock: The Best Care Possible, House Rejects Gay Marriage Repeal

A roundup of the top-ten most-read stories on nhpr.org and StateImpact - NH website.

1) The Exchange: Ira Byock: The Best Care Possible  In his new book, Byock calls for a new approach toward the end of life; one focused on taking care of persons, not just “bodies”, and helping patients and their families reach decisions about dying.

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Live Coverage
12:01 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Special Coverage: Health Care Law

We'll bring you special coverage of one of the most important legal and policy cases of our generation starting this evening, Monday March 26, through Wednesday. The U.S. Supreme Court justices will hear arguments and consider the constitutionality of the Affordable Health Care Act. 

This special coverage will begin each evening at 8 p.m. Listen on NHPR and NHPR.org.

 

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