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Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

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Clinton vs. Trump: round 1

Guests: Kelly Dittmar, Michael Hagen In this hour, we'll discuss Monday nights presidential debate, the first of the general election. We'll be joined by two local political science professors; KELLY DITTMAR of Rutgers University and MICHAEL HAGEN of [...]

Author Colson Whitehead on his new novel The Underground Railroad

Guest: Colson Whitehead Host Mary Cummings-Jordan talks with prizewinning, bestselling author COLSON WHITEHEAD, and his recent novel The Underground Railroad, about Cora and Caesar, two slaves who go make a bid for freedom from the antebellum South. The [...]

Polling the electorate

Guests: Sam Wang, Chris Borick This year's election cycle has defied any that has come before. To try and understand it all, one place where we look for solace is in election polls. We've seen these elusive numbers [...]

The science behind baking the perfect chocolate chip cookie

Guests: Peter Scarola and Rosemary Trout From crispy and crunchy, to chewy and soft, we'll talk about the science that's involved in making great chocolate chip cookies and other baked goods. Host Mary Cummings-Jordan will be joined in [...]

One woman's Hajj pilgrimage; Philly Free Streets

Guests: Diaa Hadid, Matt Fisher A million and half Muslims from around the world took part in the Hajj this year. The annual pilgrimage to one of the Islam's holiest sites, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is the fifth and [...]

Radio Times in Review: The 2015 National Humanities Medal recipients

Guests: Wynton Marsalis, Terry Gross, James McBride On this week's edition of Radio Times in Review: we're going to listen to some of Marty's interviews with 2015 National Humanities Medal award winners, who were honored by President Obama [...]

Writer Elizabeth Kolbert on climate change

Host Mary Cummings-Jordan talks with writer ELIZABETH KOLBERT, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, about her writing, the reality of climate change and fears of another mass extinction. Last night, Kolbert received the Richard Hopper [...]

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault; the judge retirement age ballot question in Pa.

Guests: Cary Fowler, Daniel Craig On the frozen Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, near the North Pole, sits the Global Seed Vault – a storehouse for the world's crop seeds. Inside the vault, over 800,000 varieties of seeds are [...]

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault; the judge retirement age ballot question in Pa.

Violent crime numbers on the rise

Guests: Chris Palmer, Ames Grawert, John Roman Violent crime numbers are up in Philadelphia and nationally. While the amount of homicides and assaults still lurks around historic lows, there has been a spike in 2015 and, according to [...]

The #NoMakeup Movement and its role in history

Guests: Juliet Williams, Yaba Blay, Ellensue Gross The #NoMakeup Movement is building up steam. Singer Alicia Keys penned a critique for an online magazine explaining her negative feelings about makeup, and has since lead the cause. She's appeared [...]

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