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.
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.
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