The Democracy Test with Neal Conan
Longtime Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan and political historian Heather Richardson Cox explore the state of our democracy this election season with a new, six-part series. “The Democracy Test” from Truth, Politics and Power traces examples of similar, and often more dangerous challenges in American history, how our democracy survived them, and what we might do to solve our current difficulties.
Airs Saturdays at 11am, with an encore Sundays at 7pm.
Student & Faculty shows start for 2018–2019 school year
Locally produced KSPB programming kicked off with Thursday Detention and The Feel on September 13. More shows will be starting the week of September 17. The schedule here on the website will be updated as more student and faculty shows start up.
KSPB has added Science Update to its line up, weekdays at 19 minutes after the hour during Newshour. Quirky, entertaining and informative, Science Update is a daily, 60-second feature covering the latest discoveries in science, technology and medicine. Produced by AAAS, the world’s largest general science society, Science Update has reported on thousands of scientific and medical breakthroughs—and won dozens of national awards—since its inception in 1988. Science Update even answers listeners’ science questions, phoned in to its toll-free answer line, 1-800-WHY-ISIT (1-800-949-4748), or submitted via an online form on its contact page.
KSPB turns 39
KSPB celebrated the 39th anniversary of its operating license on August 16!