Special Programs: Upcoming Community and Cultural Programs

Red River Radio offers a wide variety of programming, from classical, jazz and blues to news, public affairs, entertainment and information programming. We will also present specials for various holidays, cultural events, and documentaries on important issues of the day. Bookmark this page for information about these various specials. This page will be updated weekly. If an item you heard was removed and you'd like more information contact Bill Beckett at wbeckett@lsus.edu


  Here is what is coming up on Red River Radio.

  The following is a list of past specials you may have heard.

Chickamaw Hospitality Bed & Breakfast / Chickamaw Hospitality Bed & Breakfast

Drawing – Fri May 27, 2016 at 7 p.m. This Friday we will be drawing for this package from Chickamaw Hospitality Bed & Breakfast. A Two-Night Stay, bed and breakfast for two in the perfect place to unplug, unwind, and enjoy old fashioned Southern hospitality.

Airs Sunday, March 6, at 6 p.m. On Governor John Bel Edwards' second day in office, he issued an executive order expanding Medicaid. An estimated 300,000 Louisiana residents will be eligible for coverage. How will the lives of these newly-insured change? What will the expansion mean for the cost of health care and insurance for everyone else? And how will hospitals and those with insurance from healthcare.gov be affected? Louisiana Public Square looks for answers on “Effects of Expansion: Medicaid in Louisiana.”
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Poole Bros Nursery / Used by permission

On Wednesday, June 1, at 7 p.m. we will draw for a $300 Gift Certificate to Poole Bros. Nursery in Forest Hills, LA. 71346. Everyone who makes a pledge before 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, will automatically be entered into the drawing. Call now and support and get entered into all the drawings. 800-552-8502.

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Press Image / With Good Reason

Airs Monday, May 30, at 9 p.m. Before the Korean War, the bodies of American soldiers killed in conflicts abroad were buried in overseas cemeteries. But the nature of the conflict in Korea changed that. Brad Coleman says the Korean War also gave rise to the field of forensic anthropology. And: For U.S. military veterans, the benefits claims process can be daunting. The Lewis B. Puller Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic is making that process faster and has been touted as a model for the solution to the nation’s backlog of claims. Plus: Bootcamp can be funny.

Drawing is Saturday, May 28, at 12 noon. We will draw for this beautiful piece of original art by Susan Crane whose works can be found in the Gingko Leaf Art Gallery in Marshal Texas. Everyone who make a contribution bofre noon, Saturday, May 28, will be automatically entered. Call now and support and get entered into all the drawings. 800-552-8502.