Radio Special Program

This American Life: Hot In My Backyard

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 9:00pm

After years of being stuck, the national conversation on climate change finally started to shift — just a little

The Rite of Spring - The 100 Year Shock-wave

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 8:00pm

The Rite of Spring's percussive rhythms and violent score enraged its first listeners in 1913.

Intelligence Squared US: "Is the FDA Hazardous to Our Health?"

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 9:00pm

When it comes to public health, is it ever okay to sacrifice safety for speed?

State of The Re:Union: Summer in Sanctuary – An American Graduate Special

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 9:00pm

Based on the celebrated off-Broadway show by State of the Re:Union host Al Letson, Summer in Sanctuary — An American Graduate Special

Boston Memorial Coverage

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 11:00am

WXXI presents live coverage from Boston of the memorial service for victims of Monday's bombings.

Intelligence Squared US: "Should We Abolish the Minimum Wage?”

Sun, 05/05/2013 - 9:00pm

Do we need government to ensure a decent paycheck, or would low-wage workers and the economy be better off without its intervention?

This American Life: Picture Show

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 9:00pm

This week, stories where getting the picture gives you the upper hand. 

WXXI Poetry Moments 2013

Airs 9:30 a.m. and 6:58 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3 and 91.5 HD, and at 9:49 a.m.

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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?