Mon January 19, 2015
Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir: A Lasting Heritage

Airs Monday, January 19 at 1 p.m. The world renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir with guests Alex Boyé and Alyson Cambridge celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with "A Lasting Heritage" and "Heart & Soul."  Selections include Every Time I Feel the Spirit; I'm Runnin' On; Peace Like a River; Gently Raise the Sacred Strain; Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit; The Battle of Jericho; Down By the Riverside; Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child and more.


Sun January 18, 2015
Dr. King's Path

Dr. King's Path to Non-Violence from Peace Talk Radio

Airs Sunday, January 18 at 6 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr.'s journey to a philosophy of nonviolence and his lasting legacy as a peace proponent is recalled in interviews with his daughter, the late Yolanda King, and one of King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, Dr. Dorothy Cotton. These two women with very close ties to Martin Luther King Jr. reflect on how King developed into one of the great moral and political philosophers of the 20th century and how his philosophies might still guide the world through troubled times today. Dr. Dorothy Cotton was the highest ranking female in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by Dr. King. From 1960 to 1972 Dr. Cotton was the educational director for SCLC and worked very closely with Dr. King. The late Yolanda King was the eldest daughter of Dr. King. She was an internationally known motivational speaker and actress whose personal mission in life was to inspire positive social change and world peace. Ms. King died in May of 2007 at the age of 51. Ms. King and Dr. Cotton were interviewed separately in 2004 by phone by show host Carol Boss. The entire program includes about 15 minutes of excerpts from talks by Dr. King, along with music by U2 ("Pride in The Name of Love") and 1960's recordings by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Freedom Singers.

"This program features an interview with Yolanda King, the daughter of the late Martin Luther King Jr., was recorded in 2004. Yolanda King died, at the age of 51, May 15, 2007." 


Sat January 17, 2015
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Lehár’s The Merry Widow

Kelli O'Hara as Valencienne with the Grisettes
Ken Howard Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, January 17 at 12 noon. The 2014-15 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Lehár’s operetta The Merry Widow. Soprano Renée Fleming adds a new role to her extensive repertory as the wealthy widow Hanna Glawari, opposite baritone Nathan Gunn as the dashing Count Danilo. Broadway star Kelli O’Hara makes her network broadcast debut in the comic role of Valencienne, The cast also features tenor Alek Shrader and baritone Thomas Allen, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis. The new production, by Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman, is performed in an English translation by Jeremy Sams. The Merry Widow will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, January 17.


Fri January 16, 2015

Caravan: Tony Trischka

Tony Trischka in the woods

Airs Friday, January 16 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll ponder the Great Compromise with music from Guy Clark, Carrie Rodriguez and Ben Kyle, Paper Moon Shiners, Buddy Flett, Donna the Buffalo, The Falls, Pierce Pettis, and a touch of Emerson Lake & Palmer. In our concert hour Tony Trischka, Barry Mitterhoff, and Beppe Gambetta take the stage at the Fur Peace Ranch and in our final hour, we struggle against "Beauty in Fade" with tracks from Darrell Scott, Patty Griffin, John Trudell, The Eric Underwood Band, Richard Shindell and more.

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Fri January 16, 2015

Shreveport motorcycle groups help Ark-La-Tex vets get to the doctor

Doug Leavitt, hospital service coordinator for Disabled American Veterans, has his office in the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, and coordinates rides for veterans who need them throughout the region.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A philanthropic association of motorcycle clubs in Shreveport, Veterans for Veterans, donated a new 12-passenger van Thursday to the Disabled American Veterans charity or DAV of north Louisiana.

The van will used to drive veterans from the Longview VA community clinic to the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport.

It was donated at a ceremony at Chevyland car dealership in Shreveport where the van was purchased.

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