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January 15, 2018

Nick Pistor- Segment A
A holiday rebroadcast of the discussion with Nick Pistor, author of “Shooting Lincoln: Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, and the Race to Photograph the Story of the Century” recorded September 27 before an audience at Left Bank Books.

January 16, 2018

Helping Children Understand Differences- Segment A
A discussion about how parents, grandparents, other relatives and caregivers can help young children understand and appreciate differences in other human beings, families and communities.

John McDaniel and Barb Jungr Perform The Beatles- Segment B
A discussion with St. Louisan John McDaniel and Londoner Barb Jungr about their upcoming performance at the Kranzberg Arts Center featuring music by the Beatles.

January 17, 2018

Author Daniel Pink on Timing- Segment A
A discussion with author Daniel Pink about his latest book, “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing.”

Decline of Refugees in St. Louis - Segment B
A discussion addressing the decline of refugees arriving to St. Louis over the past couple of years. In 2016, 1135 refugees settled in St. Louis; in 2017, the number decreased to 659; in 2018, the International Institute estimates only 450 refugee arrivals.

January 18, 2018

Gay Men and Women in the 1940s and 1950s- Segment A
A discussion about the history of gay and lesbian people in the St. Louis area, and about a local filmmaker who discovered footage from 1945 of a gay men’s pool party in Hillsboro.

Sound Bites: Ones to Watch 2018- Segment B
Our monthly Sound Bites segment produced in partnership with Sauce Magazine features two chefs that are part of the magazine's "Ones to Watch" feature, about local talent to watch in 2018.

January 19, 2018

Behind the Headlines: Remembering Frankie Freeman- Segment A
A discussion about the life and legacy of civil rights lawyer Frankie Muse Freeman.

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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
Are Implanted Medical Devices Creating A 'Danger Within Us'?
Medical journalist Jeanne Lenzer warns that implanted medical devices are approved with far less scrutiny and testing than drugs. As a result, she says, some have caused harm and even death.

'Black Mirror' And 'Electric Dreams' Prove It: The Anthology Show Is Back
Critic David Bianculli says both shows are part of the revival of a TV genre that's been dormant for too long. "The beauty of the anthology series is that anything could happen," he says.