Special Programming

Here is a list of special programs that air Monday nights at 9  and at other times outside of our normal schedule.

Sound Opinions Remembers Tom Petty

Oct 12, 2017
soundopinions.org

Monday, October 16, 2017 at 9 PM

Through four decades of success, Tom Petty entertained audiences around the world. Nationally respected rock critics Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis pay tribute to a man who defined classic rock. Petty died at age 66 after suffering cardiac arrest in his Malibu home October 2. Throughout the show, Jim and Greg play excerpts from an exclusive Sound Opinions interview with Tom Petty from 2003.

Program 1 - The Battle of the Airwaves

Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at 9 PM

The first hour of a two-part series that explores the music created during the Vietnam War, which expressed the deep divisions in the U.S. and provided a life line for GIs in Vietnam, as well as a source of healing when they came home.

Program 2 - The Soundtrack in Vietnam

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 at 9 PM

The Working Tapes of Studs Terkel

Sep 20, 2017
radiodiaries.org

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at 9 PM

APM Reports: Hard to Read

Sep 18, 2017
APM Reports

How American Schools Fail Kids with Dyslexia

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at 9 PM

APM Reports: Shackled Legacy

Sep 15, 2017
APM

Universities and the Slave Trade

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at 9 PM

Flyover from MPR News

Sep 7, 2017

Sundays at 4 PM beginning Sept. 10 through Nov. 26, 2017 (12 weeks)

Flyover from MPR News is a weekly, live, national call-in show focused on issues of American identity and the changing American dream as they are lived and experienced in the cities, towns, and rural areas that lie beyond the media spotlights in New York, D.C., and L.A.. A candid conversation full of life experiences and viewpoints from people across the aisle and between the coasts. 

APM

Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 at 9 PM

Wild Rose Moon with joHn Kennedy

Sep 3, 2017

With joHn Kennedy. Sept. 3, 2017. Link to listen. Edit | Remove

Join host George Schricker for a whole lot of fun with Episode 7:  South Bend's own, singer songwriter joHn Kennedy, Chris O'Brien, Marshall County Hammered Dulcimer artist Marcy Prochaska, Music Director John Bahler, and the audience participation quiz show, "Shoot the Moon."

October 1: Shannon Labrie

APM

Faces of the Shadow Class - College Dreamers in Trump's America

Monday, August 28, 2017, 9 PM

Six undocumented college students, all beneficiaries of President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, tell their stories of challenges, hopes and fears as they make their way through college, all of them the first in their families to pursue a degree in the U.S.

Monday, August 21, 2017 at 9 PM

President Trump addressed the nation Monday night on U.S. engagement and "the path forward" in Afghanistan and South Asia.  The president is expected to order about 4,000 additional troops to Afghanistan. The decision follows months of deliberation within the Trump Administration, involving top military commanders, political advisers and even enlisted veterans of the nearly 16-year war. NPR journalists from across the newsroom offer context and analysis about President Trump's remarks.

Monday, August 14, 2017, 9 PM

Much of President Trump’s populist support comes from people who are deeply worried about globalization and immigration. But Donald Trump’s pro-border wall, anti-NAFTA stance has strained US- Mexico relations. Can the two nations find common ground and work past the rhetoric?

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, 9 PM

Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour: August

Aug 7, 2017

August 2017, recorded live in Plymouth, Indiana, Host George Schricker, with Society of Broken Souls,  Jim Yocum, and Music Director John Bahler. Sound by Nate Butler

Join us September 3 for Shannon Labrie and October 1 for John Kennedy.

The first Sunday night of the month at 10:00 PM on 88.1 WVPE.

Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour 8/6

Jul 31, 2017

"More Noir!"

Okay. We heard you.

Join us this Sunday night at 10:00 for the Folk Noir of Iowa's Society of Broken Souls and the Dog Noir of Indiana's Jim Yocom. You do not want to miss it. 

Blood, Lead and Soil: A Year In East Chicago

Jul 26, 2017

One year ago, East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland told residents of the West Calumet Housing Complex they had to move out because of lead and arsenic contamination.

The announcement sparked a year of frantic action from residents, public officials, activists, and lawyers that’s still ongoing.

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