Alex Chadwick en Burn: An Energy Journal – The Switch <div><strong>Airs Sunday, August 11 at 6 p.m. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our nation’s&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">power grid</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the patchwork system that transmits and distributes electricity from plants to consumers, is aging and stretched to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">capacity—especially in summer months when users face triple-digit temperatures, violent storms and power outages.&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp; Sun, 11 Aug 2013 23:00:00 +0000 31921 at Burn: An Energy Journal – The Switch Life Stories: Women at Work <p><strong>Airs Monday, September 3 at 7:00 p.m.</strong>&nbsp; Host Alex Chadwick brings us three portraits of women working - A pastor, a seasonal worker, and a judge. These are public radio stories made over many years, by producer Jay Allison -- working together with Christina Egloff, and friends, colleagues, neighbors, strangers and whoever would take the loan of one of his tape recorders. They are stories about life as we find it, and record it. In this hour:</p><p>A Pastor's Journal - For two months, the pastor of Park Union Church in Chicago kept an audio journal chronicling her daily life and thoughts about the career and the calling of the ministry. Produced with Rev. Susan Johnson and WBEZ Chicago.</p><p>After Labor Day - A short meditation on the end of the summer's work and the long winter ahead from writer Carol Wasserman. Produced with Viki Merrick.</p><p>Retiring the Robe - On the occasion of her retirement, this Chicago judge borrowed a cassette recorder, and with her family, reflected on her 18 years on the bench. Produced with Judge Susan Snow, Brent Runyon and WBEZ Chicago.&nbsp; Tue, 04 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Alex Chadwick 16179 at Life Stories: Women at Work BURN: An Energy Journal <p><strong>Hunting for Oil: Risks and Rewards<br />Airs Monday, April 30 at 8:00 p.m.</strong> Tue, 01 May 2012 01:00:00 +0000 10081 at BURN: An Energy Journal Burn: An Energy Journal <p><strong>Particles: Nuclear Power After Fukushima<br />Airs Monday, April 23 at 8:00 p.m.</strong><br />A one-year anniversary special examining the future of nuclear power after&nbsp;the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan. Among many stories, Alex Chadwick conducts&nbsp;an&nbsp;interview with a deputy director of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission about behind-the-scenes goings-on&nbsp;during the early hours and days post-Fukushima &mdash; and next steps for nuclear plants in the United States.&nbsp; Tue, 24 Apr 2012 01:00:00 +0000 10080 at Burn: An Energy Journal