Mothers Day

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Airs Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the deeper meaning behind one of John Lennon's most beloved songs.

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Airs Friday, May 12, 2017, at 1 p.m. Join the World Renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir in a Celebation of the Heart of a Mother and a Mother Gift with musical selections including For the Beauty of the Earth, A Mother's Eyes Reflect the Love of Heaven, A Mother's Lullaby, Be Thou My Vision, Mother - I Followed Your Footsteps, On a Wonderful Day Like Today, Gently Raise the Sacred Strain, As the Dew from Heaven Distilling and God Be with You Till We Meet Again.

Airs Thursday, May 5, at 2 p.m. Join us for the world renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and a program that illuminates the blessings a Mother's Love bestows on us all, with musical selections including Look at the World; Mother, Tell Me the Story; Songs My Mother Taught Me; Love at Home; A Lullaby; Hold On, from The Secret Garden; All Things Bright and Beautiful; I Often Go Walking; Prelude on an English Folk Song; Gently Raise the Sacred Strain; As the Dew from Heaven Distilling; and God Be with You Till We Meet Again

Airs Sunday, May 11 at 6 p.m.  The story of Julia Ward Howe's 1871 Proclamation for Peace and her call for a universal Mother's Day to promote peace and disarmament.  Host Carol Boss talks with Kate Stickley, a direct descendent of Howe, and Jane Smith Bernhardt, an actor who portrays Howe onstage.  Plus conversation with Susan Galleymore, author of a book called "Long Time Passing: Mothers Talk About War and Terror."