Special Programming

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


Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 at 9 PM

Wild Rose Moon with joHn Kennedy

Sep 3, 2017

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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


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.

Monday, July 17 & 24, 2017, 9 PM

For decades, The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band has ranked highly on many All-Time Best Album lists. Celebrated as the first quasi-concept album in rock, fans and critics have long lauded the songcraft, the pioneering production sounds, and its colorful, now iconic, cover art. Some say it both reflected and drove the burgeoning youth culture through the "Summer of Love" in 1967.

Embedded Radio Special

Jul 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017, 9 PM

Episode 5 with The Stampede String Band

Jul 3, 2017

July 2017. Plymouth, Indiana.

Host George Schricker welcomes The Stampede String Band, Hannah Livengood, Jim Bowen, and Cindy Davis for songs, a poem, a story, some conversation and a sing-along. 

Capitol Steps

Monday, July 3, 2017; 9 PM

So you think you don’t have any plans for July 4th?  WRONG!  SAD!  Celebrate the holiday and pick up a few classified secrets by listening to the Capitol Steps as they poke fun at today’s news with their brand new, one-hour 4th of July romp.  This special promises to be huge, fantastic, tremendous…believe me, believe me.

Home Grown Goodies: WRM Radio Hour 4

Jun 5, 2017

It's hometown week on the Radio Hour, featuring some of the great folks who make the Moon glow. Join us this time to find out what the Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour is all about. July: Stampede String Band  August: Society of Broken Souls

Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour

May 3, 2017

"From historic downtown Plymouth, Indiana, where the Lincoln Highway and Michigan Road cross the banks of the beautiful Yellow River, it’s  The Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour."

The Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour, episode 3, in three segments, from Sunday night, May 7, with special guest Mike Vial, performing from the Back Porch "Top 25 Album of the Year," A World That's Bigger.