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July 24, 2017

The History of World War I at Jefferson Barracks- Segment A
A discussion with two local curators at Jefferson Barracks about World War I and the site's history with the war effort, as "Over Here: WWI in Jefferson Barracks" runs through the rest of the year.

Independent Game Producers- Segment B
A discussion about the local, independent game producer community in St. Louis, which includes developers making digital apps, video games and board games.

July 25, 2017

Longtime PR Executive Joe Finnigan - Segment A
A discussion with longtime FleishmanHillard PR executive Joe Finnigan about his memoir, "Feisty: Chronicles & Confessions of an Old PR Warhorse," which among other things details his work at Anheuser-Busch in the 1970s.

Pun Competition in St. Louis- Segment B
A discussion about a unique event coming to St. Louis called Punderdome, a pun competition hosted and produced by a business consultant from Clayton and his daughter, a comedian.

July 26, 2017

Dr. Janet Kavandi- Segment A
A discussion with Janet Kavandi, Missouri native and former NASA astronaut, about the Aug. 21 solar eclipse and NASA's plans with the celestial event in Missouri and Illinois.

Restoring the Northside YMCA building- Segment B
Producer Kelly Moffitt takes us on an audio tour inside the old Northside YMCA building on Grand, which is now home to Mission: St. Louis and yields a surprising amount of restoration surprises inside.

July 27, 2017

Mayor Lyda Krewson: First 100 Days- Segment A
A discussion with St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson about her first 100 days in office and going forward.

July 28, 2017

Open Highway Music Festival- Segment B
A discussion about the sixth annual Open Highway Music Festival happening at Off Broadway.

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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
Good Music Is The Best Revenge On Waxahatchee's 'Out In The Storm'
Katie Crutchfield, who performs under the name Waxahatchee, releases energy and emotion with pinpoint precision on her new album. Critic Ken Tucker has a review.

Inside The Global Seed Vault, Where The History And Future Of Agriculture Is Stored
Seeds on Ice author Cary Fowler describes the underground tunnel near the North Pole, which stores and protects a collection of 933,000 samples of different, unique crop varieties.