With Good Reason

Airs Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 6 p.m. America is hooked on opioids by one count, there are currently more opioid prescriptions than people in the southeastern United States. This week were taking a deep dive into the causes of the opioid crisis. Author Sam Quinones chronicles how the sophisticated marketing of prescription opioids and an enterprising group of heroin traffickers combined to create the epidemic that's now a leading cause of American deaths.

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Airs Sunday, May 27, 2018, at 6 p.m. America is hooked on opioids by one count, there are currently more opioid prescriptions than people in the southeastern United States. This week were taking a deep dive into the causes of the opioid crisis. Author Sam Quinones chronicles how the sophisticated marketing of prescription opioids and an enterprising group of heroin traffickers combined to create the epidemic that's now a leading cause of American deaths.

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Airs Sunday, April 15, 2018, at 6 p.m. It’s been 10 years since the massacre on the campus of Virginia Tech. Journalist Tom Kapsidelis is speaking with survivors for his forthcoming book, Higher Aim: Guns, Safety and Healing in the Era of Mass Shootings. Also: One of the biggest misconceptions of school shooters is that they are all mentally ill kids who are evil from birth. Philip Mongan says most of them live normal lives until they experience triggers and turn violent over months or years.

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Airs Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 6 p.m. Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza at Virginia Tech. With Good Reason interviewed Morrison and shares highlights from the night of tributes.

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Airs Sunday, January 1, 2017, at 6 p.m. New discoveries from a lost stash of klezmer recordings are changing what we know about the genre - Working class Americans used to love opera... so what happened? - Favorite holiday music and memories from Charlie Brown to Donny Hathaway

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