Politics

8:00pm

Thu October 11, 2012
Politics

NPR News: The Vice Presidential Debates

Airs Thursday, October 11 at 8:00 p.m. Red River Radio and NPR News will provide live coverage of the the Vice presidential debate which will address a broad range of foreign and domestic policy issues facing the nation. Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent for ABC News will be the moderator for this debate which will be broadcast live from Centre College in Danville, KY. Following the debates we'll hear analysis from NPR Senior Washington editor Ron Elving, our political analysts E.J. Dionne and Matt Continetti, and several NPR policy reporters who will be standing by in our studio. We'll also hear insights from our traveling campaign reporters and a national political correspondents who will join us from the debate sites.

Election 2012 News From NPR

8:00pm

Wed October 3, 2012
Politics

NPR News: The Presidential Debates

Airs Wednesday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m.  Red River Radio and NPR News will provide live coverage of the  first Presidential Debate which will address domestic policy issues facing the nation. Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor of the PBS NewsHour will be the moderator for this debate, which will be broadcast live from the University of Denver.  Topics to be address include the economy, healthcare, The Role of Government, and Governing. These topics are subject to change.

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8:00pm

Mon September 10, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Archie McDonald Speaker Series: James A. Baker III

Archie McDonald (L) with James A. Baker III (R)

Airs Monday, September 10 at 8:00 p.m.   Archie McDonald passed away Aug. 16 from illness and we were deeply saddened by the loss of this long time friend and contributor to Red River Radio, SFA University, the world of History scholarship, and all our communities to which he contributed tirelessly. At SFA University they honored him in many ways including creating an annual speakers series in his name. He was the host for these informative programs. In April of this year he had the privilege to speak with the Honorable James A. Baker, III.  We offer a repeat broadcast of this special now to honor his memory, friendship, love of community, and his dedicated support of education and citizenship over the course of his life.

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8:00pm

Mon August 27, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Groundwork: Democracy Close to Home

Airs Monday, August 27 at 8:00 p.m.
Hosted by Scott Simon.  At a time of political gridlick and polarization at the national level, Groundwork explores the tone and flavor of democratic action in towns and cities, where one's antagonist is not an opposing talking head or a politician from a state of a different 'color,' but a neighbor.

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6:00pm

Tue July 3, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Capitol Steps: Politics Takes a Holiday: 4th of July Edition 2012

Airs Tuesday, July 3 at 6:00 p.m. That’s right, Joe Biden recently surprised us by announcing that in order to accommodate the Secret Service scandal and the requests of many public radio stations, the Capitol Steps July 4th edition of “Politics Takes a Holiday” will be a full hour.  It’s so wacky it just might work! Packed with new songs and more fun than a GSA party in Vegas, the Capitol Steps hope to remind you that if this special influences your vote for President…yikes, we’re in worse shape than we thought. Not for the faint of heart or for those considering running for office. warning this program could make your side split and your brain go numb.

Surgeon General's Warning:
The Capitol Steps will cause your sides to split.
– C. Everett Koop, 1/6/1989

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