Radio Special Program

This American Life: What Kind of Country

Thu, 03/08/2012 - 9:00pm

What kind of country do we want? One where government gets smaller? Or should we all pay higher taxes, and keep government bigger? 

Noteworthy Moments in Women's History 2012

Airing throughout March on WXXI Radio

WXXI's Elissa Orlando, Rachel Ward, and Teej Jenkins present a series of vignettes that highlight a few of the many remarkable women in American History.

Intelligence Squared US: Is Obesity the Government's Business?

Sun, 04/15/2012 - 9:00pm

Obesity costs our health care system nearly $150 billion a year and is a major risk factor for expensive, chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Should the government intervene, or is this a matter of individual rights and personal responsibility? 

BURN: An Energy Journal

Sun, 03/11/2012 - 9:00pm

AM 1370 presents the new monthly series BURN: An Energy Journal, hosted by one of public radio’s most trusted journalists and master storytellers, Alex Chadwick.

Race and the Space Race

Sun, 02/26/2012 - 9:00pm

The Space Age began when America was going through a wrenching battle over Civil Rights. And because the heart of the old Confederacy was chosen as its base, NASA  played an unintended role in Civil Rights history.

Heavenly Sight: Black Gospel's Blind Singers

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 9:00pm

Blind Willie Johnson, Reverend Gary Davis, Blind Willie McTell, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Flora Molton — the African American gospel tradition has been a haven for the blind.

Rubin Carter's Hurricane

Sun, 02/12/2012 - 9:00pm

After more than 19 years behind bars, Rubin Carter was exonerated when a federal judge declared the witness "unbelievable" and the trial racially charged.

This American Life: Reap What You Sow

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 9:00pm

Alabama's new immigration law aims to make life so difficult for illegal immigrants that they will "self-deport." And in a way it's working.

1370 Connection: State of Our Schools with Dr. Vargas

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 12:00pm

RCSD's Interim Superintendent Dr. Bolgen Vargas talks about last night's State of our Schools Address, and participates in an online chat.

South Carolina Republican Primary Special

Sat, 01/21/2012 - 7:00pm

Guy Raz and Audie Cornish co-host this NPR News special, which will begin when the polls close in South Carolina.