Tonight on The World, show producer Jeb Sharp introduces listeners to some women in Cape Town whose lives illustrate the kind of dislocation and violence families experiences under apartheid and how the effects linger in their lives today.
Coming up this Saturday morning at 10am on WCBE, Car Talk will air a tribute show this weekend in which Ray will share news of Tom's passing with listeners and remember some of his brother's most spectacular moments on air.
WCBE is currently broadcasting with our old analog transmitter while we await repairs on the new digital unit. You may hear a bit of static on the signal.
You can still listen to our broadcast via iTunes Radio, on our website at wcbe.org, and on the NPR News App. Android users can listen via the TuneIn radio app as well. We apologize for the inconvenience, and will update soon. Thanks!
Summer is Gone, fall is upon us. Join John Diliberto in the changing of seasons for an Echoes Autumnal Equinox soundscape. We’ll be hearing music for the passing of summer and sounds celebrating the changing of colors and the coming harvest as we begin our descent into winter. That's coming up on Echoes, Tuesday, September 23rd, starting at 10pm, on 90. FM WCBE.
Not every high schooler wants to go to college - and nearly half of our jobs don't require a bachelor's degree. So, many education experts say it's time to bring vocation education back in full force instead of following a "college is for everyone" philosophy in our schools. We'll explore how vocational programs have changed, and are reshaping debates about the purpose of public schools.
Coming up Saturday, September 20th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.
The face of the average college student is changing: older, working while in school, female, and a mother. On this episode of American RadioWorks, we'll explore how many universities are adapting to the needs of this new typical student.
Coming up Saturday, September 13th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.
Most states have adapted "The Common Core", a series of standards for schools. Many teachers say these changes are desperately needed, but others worry that they might get in the way of better education.
Coming up Saturday, September 6th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.
9am - Innovation Hub: Work, Interrupted A look at how work - and workers - are changing for the better or worse: which robots should we fear, why we might be heading for a 32 hour work week, how money doesn't make us as happy as we think, and Tom Friedman weighs in on how we should be better preparing for the future workplace.
Originally published on Thu August 28, 2014 11:05 am
Andrew Bennett grew up hearing his mother talk about the 1964 New York World's Fair. In 1984, she took the family to that year's fair in New Orleans. But times had changed: There was nothing there he hadn't already seen on television.
Today would be even worse. It would be all but impossible to re-create the sense of discovery his mother got from the 1964 fair.
"What made it so exotic and extraordinary is a mouse click away now," says Bennett.
PRX joins The Center for Investigative Reporting to reveal stories on the politics and influence around the U.S.'s drinking water...the extensive record of accidents and equipment failures in the Coast Guard...and how billions in taxpayer dollars meant for military veterans are flowing to private companies who fail our soldiers.
Sports are unquestionably America's favorite pastime. We like to think they bring us together...but they are just as likely to tear us apart. We'll explore the good, the bad, and the ugly about sports in the United States.
Do you stash pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters somewhere in your home, car, or on your desk at work? Those little coins come in handy - for the meter, in the store, or as a helping hand!
Central Ohio hopes you give it a helping hand on Small Change Day, Thursday afternoon on July 31st. Stop by Fort Hayes to drop your change in our orange bucket, and if a lunchtime donor, enjoy a Velvet Ice Cream Treat or Destination Donuts treat!