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Friday, July 03, 2015
To celebrate Independence Day, WNYC is airing a marathon of Studio 360's American Icons series. Hear all five featured documentaries here.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
On this episode of Reveal: who protects workers harmed on the job, the legacy of toxic chemicals, and the difficulty in banning an agricultural tool prone to causing injuries.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Smart technology grants us unprecedented, immediate access to knowledge and to each other—a seamless presence in everyday life. But is there a downside to all of this connectivity?
Friday, June 19, 2015
Panelists debate how the Supreme Court will vote on same-sex marriage: does the Equal Protection Clause require states to license marriages between two people of the same sex?
Saturday, June 13, 2015
From North Dakota to Oklahoma and Texas, hear how fracking has opened new realms of oil and gas production, and examine some of the complex consequences of so-called energy independence.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Audiences in Philadelphia and Berlin unite to discuss how the US and Europe are addressing the Islamic State's recruitment methods, while preserving trust within Muslim communities.
Friday, June 05, 2015
Reveal continues its in-depth look at law and disorder, exposing some of the tensions between police and the communities they serve.
Friday, May 29, 2015
The climate is going haywire, and communities are taking matters into their own hands. Visit Ithaca, New York, where citizens are hustling to wean themselves from fossil fuels.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
In this episode of State of the Re:Union: explore the San Gabriel Valley, home to the largest Chinese diaspora in the country.
Friday, May 15, 2015
A Gallup poll found that Americans are still largely supportive of the death penalty, though it has come under renewed scrutiny. Panelists debate the practice on Intelligence Squared.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Hear about a mother who adopted a baby with Down Syndrome to be a companion to her son... and then adopted another, and another... in this Mother's Day special from Israel Story.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
In this episode of America Abroad, a look at how feminism takes on new meaning when viewed through the lens of Islam.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
In this episode of Reveal, hear how police officers are being poisoned at gun ranges, why specific groups of kids are facing criminal charges, and a lawyer fighting the death penalty.
Friday, April 24, 2015
State Of The Re:Union looks at how poetry is used to connect and bind communities all around the country as part of National Poetry Month.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
For the first time, hear August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," recorded live in The Greene Space.
Monday, April 13, 2015
“The Adaptors” looks at people who are working to counteract energy and climate crises, from farmers finding new ways to work and live, to garage tinkerers and DIY inventors.
Friday, April 10, 2015
On this episode of America Abroad, an examination of the history, politics, and promise of Burma -- a nation in transition -- as they prepare for a historic presidential election.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
We examine the ways in which the Holocaust continues to inform contemporary discussions about hate speech, propaganda, and human rights in this new special narrated by Morgan Freeman.
Friday, April 03, 2015
In this special, two teams debate the impact and safety of genetically modified foods, and whether or not their existence has improved food security across the world.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Celebrate Passover with an hour of funny, poignant and thought-provoking stories and conversations about slavery, plagues, food, and unforgettable recounts of Seders past.