Radio Special Program

This American Life: Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 9:00pm

Dr. Benjamin Gilmer gets a job at a rural clinic. He finds out he’s replaced someone - also named Dr. Gilmer — who went to prison after killing his own father.

Intelligence Squared US: "The GOP: Seize the Center or Die?"

Sun, 04/28/2013 - 9:00pm

The GOP's 2012 election season was disappointing to many in the party. Would a shift to the center help the GOP survive?

Johann Sebastian Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 8:00pm

WXXI-FM is proud to present Johann Sebastian Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion

Grit, Luck and Money: Preparing Kids for College and Getting Them Through

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 9:00pm

More people are attending college than ever before, but many aren't finishing. Among low-income students, only nine percent complete a bachelor's degree by age 24.

This American Life: Tribes

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 9:00pm

The phrase "finding your tribe" is a total cliche — but one that does apply to certain situations. 

TED Radio Hour

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 3:00pm

TED Radio Hour, hosted by Guy Raz – takes listeneres a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create.

“Intelligence Squared US: "Does America Need a Strong Dollar?"

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 9:00pm

It’s often taken for granted that America needs a strong dollar. 

Intelligence Squared US: "Should We Prohibit Genetically Engineered Babies?"

Sun, 03/10/2013 - 9:00pm

Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring’s height, eye color and intelligence.  The science may be closer than you think. 

America Abroad: Religious Minorities in the Middle East

Sun, 03/03/2013 - 9:00pm

The Arab Awakening has led to a rise in Islamist governments in the Middle East – increasing concerns about the rights of religious minorities.

This American Life: Kid Logic

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 9:00pm

Host Ira Glass talks with Rebecca, who, using perfectly valid evidence, arrived at the perfectly incorrect conclusion that her neighbor, Ronnie Loeberfeld, was the tooth fairy.