Special Programming

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

Royal Wedding Airs Live On WVPE News2

May 17, 2018
BBC

Saturday, May 19, 2018 6-9 AM

WVPE will air the BBC World Service's live coverage of the Royal Wedding. Nuala McGovern hosts the broadcast of nuptial festivities of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
Coverage includes the Royal Wedding and the Wedding Parade.

Coverage starts at 6 AM EDT on WVPE News2.

New Intelligence Squared Debates

May 14, 2018

Monday, May 14 & 21, 2018 at 9 PM

May 14: Bitcoin is more than a bubble and is here to stay.

Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7 PM

The candidates vying for the Republican nomination for Indiana's U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Joe Donnelly meet to debate one last time before the May 8 Primary Election. Former State Rep. Mike Braun faces off against U.S. Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita.

The debate sponsored by the Indiana Debate Commission takes place at the studios of WFYI in Indianapolis and is moderated by Abdul-Hakim Shabazz.
 

Innovation Hub

Apr 30, 2018

Monday, April 23 & 30, 2018 at 9 PM

In conjunction with Idea Week at The Unviersity of Notre Dame, WVPE brings two extra broadcasts of Innovation Hub, which can also be heard Sundays at 9 AM on WVPE News2.

Innovation Hub brings the thinkers, researchers, authors, and visionaries who are crafting our future. Hosted by Kara Miller, the show challenges conventional wisdom and showcases creativity in everything from health to the economy.

Invisibilia Season 4

Mar 23, 2018
NPR

Mondays at 9 PM, March 26, April 2, 9 & 16, 2018

Season 4 of Invisibilia will examine how the stories we tell ourselves can lock us into one place or another... and what happens in the space in between.

Embedded: The Russia Investigation

Mar 19, 2018

Monday, March 12 & 19, 2018 at 9 PM

Two radio specials of NPR’s Embedded podcast, hosted by Kelly McEvers, showcase reporting on the investigation of Russian attempts to influence the 2016 US election.

The first program covers the question of “collusion” -- whether or not the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia.

Re:Defining Black History

Mar 19, 2018

State of the Reunion

Monday, February 26, 2018 at 9 PM

Getting to Know the Presidents

Mar 19, 2018

With Good Reason

Monday, February 19, 2018 at 9 PM

Sahar Baharloo / WNYC

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 at 9 PM

Real Love with host Anna Sale is a one-hour Valentine’s Day Special from WNYC’s Death, Sex & Money. It’s a personal, honest look at love and how it defines the many chapters of life. Celebrities as well as listeners from all over the U.S. share their most intimate thoughts about falling in love, navigating the highs and lows of marriage, testing boundaries, forgiveness, and breaking up.

2018 State of the Union

Jan 30, 2018
Liam James Doyle / NPR

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 9 PM

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party. Journalists across the NPR newsroom will be annotating those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time. You can also watch the speeches live.

The Emergence of Linda Ronstadt

Jan 29, 2018
Michael Ochs

Monday, January 29, 2018 at 9 PM

The remarkable and varied performing career of Linda Ronstadt is explored by a panel of her friends, music writers, musicians and fans.  The program features hits and deep album cuts from all of her many genre explorations and  commentary from Peter Asher, J.D. Souther, Maria Muldaur, John Boylan, and others plus Linda herself.  

Hosted by Paul Ingles

WAMU

Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at 9 PM

A year after President Trump's inauguration, Diane Rehm returns to the airwaves to talk with a panel of top political analysts about how the country has changed since his election, and what's ahead for the White House, Congress and voters in 2018.

Guests include:

Maggie Haberman, White House correspondent, New York Times

Juana Summers, senior writer, CNN Politics

Beyond #MeToo

Jan 19, 2018
WNYC

Monday through Thursday, January 22-25, 2018 at 8 PM on WVPE News2

Sexual harassment and gender discrimination have been met with a grassroots response in the #MeToo moment. WNYC is producing four one-hour conversations focused on what we need to do as a society to remedy widespread sexual harassment.

The four night broadcast event will cover the workplace, corrective responses, how we are raising and educating our children in this environment and how men can play a role in the solution.

Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at 9 PM

In this Humankind special, host David Freudberg takes a look back at the stunning display of forgiveness and nonviolence by the traumatized family members of Mother Emanuel church congregants, who were gunned down in 2015, in the wake of the gunman’s conviction.

We also hear stories of peacemakers who draw from their diverse lives and religious traditions as a basis for breaking down barriers and promoting conflict resolution.

2018 Indiana State of the State Address

Jan 9, 2018

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at 7 PM

88.1 WVPE and Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations present Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb's second address to a joint session of the Indiana General Assembly.

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