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November 20, 2017

Legal Roundtable- Segment A
A discussion about current issues pertaining to the law with a panel of legal experts.

November 21, 2017

Civil Rights in St. Louis- Segment A
A discussion with the authors of "Standing Up For Civil Rights in St. Louis," a new book written for upper elementary readers that presents the long arc of the struggle for civil rights in St. Louis.

Sound Bites: Thanksgiving Dinner- Segment B
Our monthly Sound Bites segment produced in partnership with Sauce Magazine is about getting ready for the big meal on Thanksgiving Day.

November 22, 2017

Preserving Family Stories- Segment A
A discussion about The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration and the role it plays in encouraging young people to preserve their families' stories.

Author Mary Jo Bang- Segment B
A discussion with author and Washington University professor Mary Jo Bang about her work and new poetry collection, “A Doll for Throwing.”

November 23, 2017

Special: Turkey Confidential- Segment A
A special 2 hour live broadcast of The Splendid Table’s “Turkey Confidential” will help guide you through the biggest cooking day of the year. It will be Lynne Rossetto Kasper’s last Thanksgiving special as she plans to retire in December.

November 24, 2017

Medal of Honor Recipient Discusses Book- Segment A
In a discussion that will be recorded on Tuesday before a live audience, we talk with retired U.S. Army Captain Florent “Flo” Groberg, a recipient of the Medal of Honor and author of the new book, “8 Seconds of Courage: A Soldier’s Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor.”

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Jazz Unlimited

Jazz Unlimited host Dennis Owsley wrote the book, City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1845-1973. Hear him talk about the book in his appearance on St. Louis on the Air.

Dennis Owsley hosts three hours of jazz each Sunday night from 9 to midnight. Get the playlist and listen to the show, and find out what's coming up next week on our Jazz Unlimited page.

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National Program Highlights

Fresh Air
Fresh Air Weekend: Helping LA Gang Members; 'Stranger Things 2' Creators
Father Greg Boyle works with gang members and young people transitioning out of prison. Ken Tucker reviews Taylor Swift's Reputation. Ross and Matt Duffer discuss the new season of their series.

Remembering Syndicated Gossip Columnist Liz Smith
Smith, who died Sunday, started her daily column for The New York Daily News in 1976. In 2000, she told Fresh Air: "I always held back from writing things that were intentionally hurtful."