Radio Special Program

Humankind: Justice Denied

Sun, 02/10/2013 - 9:00pm

How could a nation founded on a Declaration that "all men are created equal" permit slavery?

Erich Leinsdorf – Perfectionist, Pioneer and Pedagogue

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 12:00pm

Leinsdorf was the Principal Conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra from 1947 to 1955.

Edinburgh Festivals: 2012 Year of Creative Scotland

Wed, 02/13/2013 - 8:00pm

Edinburgh Festivals: 2012 Year of Creative Scotland, a new series that offers listeners the chance to experience the world's largest combination of arts festivals

Let Freedom Ring: The Music of the Abolitionists

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 2:00pm

Reformers say, “any good crusade requires singing,” and this special features the songs penned to stir up support of equality. 

Healing the Broken-Hearted

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:00pm

On the one month anniversary of the Newtown shooting, WXXI presents Healing the Broken-Hearted. 

Intelligence Squared US: "Can Israel Live With a Nuclear Iran?"

Sun, 01/27/2013 - 9:00pm

Can Iran be trusted to act rational, or is Israel correct in viewing it as an existential threat?

State of the Re:Union with Al Letson: East Jackson, Ohio: As Black as We Wish to Be

Sun, 01/20/2013 - 9:00pm

In East Jackson, OH racial lines have been blurred to invisibility, and people inside the same family can vehemently disagree about whether they are black or white.

This American Life: Doppelgangers

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 9:00pm

Doppelgangers, doubles, evil twins and not-so-evil twins, this week.

Russian Accents: Rachmaninov, Stravinsky and the Piano

Wed, 01/16/2013 - 8:00pm

In addition to sizzling live performances by Toradze and members of the Toradze Piano Studio, the program includes piano recordings by Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky.

New Year's Day Specials

Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:00am

WXXI celebrates the first day of 2013 with two specials