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Special Legislative Session In Texas Begins This Week

TEXAS SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION — Though "bathroom bills" targeting transgender people fizzled in deep-red states across the U.S., the issue is still white hot in Texas, as it will be part of the special legislative session that convenes this week in Austin. Powerful business entities, from Apple to the NFL, oppose such a bill as discriminatory as it would require transgender people to use public restrooms according to their birth-certificate gender. But before any bills get attention, the...

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San Francisco Symphony: Pathétique

Airs Monday, July 17, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts as Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas is joined by soprano Susanna Phillips for Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Opus 24. The concert will open with Dispatches by Ted Herne and we'll also feature the Pathétique symphony by Tchaikovsky and the Symphony No. 7 by Sibelius.

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Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for July 18, 2017

Airs Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for the show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in a 800-552-8502 with your questions.

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Sugarloaf Mountain, an Appalachian Gathering

Airs Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 1 p.m. Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland’s Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Jeannette Sorrell, Founder and Music Director, Performed at St. Paul Episcopal Church, Cleveland with Robert Conrad hosting and Jeannette Sorrell as Narrator.

Selections featured:
Glory in the Meeting House
The Mountains of Rhum
Farewell to Ireland
Highlander’s Farewell
We’ll Rant and Roar
Nottamun Town
The Fox Went out on a Chilly...

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Health Matters: Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

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Caravan: Scott Ainslie Live at the House of Beede

Airs Friday, July 21, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature new music from The Crackling, The Brooklyn Brothers, Sarah Jarosz, and The Cranberries as well as the title cut from Hard Bargain by Emmylou Harris. We'll also have a spotlight on Alvin Lee on Blues at the Bottom, a blast from the past from King Curtis, and in our concert, Scott Ainslie is featured live at the House of Beede, and in our final hour we'll listen for The Cry of the Snow Lion with tracks from Joan Baez,...

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Brian O'Nuanain shares his views about the deficit, the debt, consumerism, smelly diapers, and other serious topics. 

Trail commentator Gary Joiner on Gen. Custer's Last Stand.

   Commentator Archie McDonald has a gentleman's guide to wearing hats.

Commentator Gary Joiner has the history of the railroad.

Commentator Archie McDonald examines the Juneteenth celebration 

Brian O'Nuanain shares part two of his upcoming exciting tour of Ireland. 

History Matters

Jun 14, 2011

Commentator Gary Joiner takes us on a journey down the yellow brick road, replete with historical references.

Commentator Archie McDonald salutes Flag Day. 

Brian O'Nuanain shares part one of his upcoming exciting tour of Ireland. 

Elton John And Leon Russell On World Cafe

May 30, 2011

From his start with the band Bluesology in 1961, multi-award winner Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) has time and time again proven himself to be one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of our day. Rising to international fame by the 1970's with the hit "Your Song," Elton has since released an overwhelming number of studio albums, many of which have climbed their way to the top of the charts.

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Gary Borders: Jumping Rope Is Not Just For Kids

Airs Friday, July 14, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Gary Borders discusses turning 62 and learning to Jump Rope for exercise

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Shadow Files: The Voynich Manuscript

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History Matters: The Story of Wyatt Earp

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CarTalk Vehicle Donation Program

The Car Talk Vehicle Donation Program provides Vehicle Donation Services to Public Radio stations across the country. This is a great way to support this station and get a tax write off for your car. Contact the CarTalk Vehicle Donation program directly via the web or call for more information: (866) 789-8627

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