Radio Special Program

“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.

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?