The Exchange The Exchange is NHPR's locally produced statewide call-in program.
The Exchange

The Exchange

From New Hampshire Public Radio

The Exchange is NHPR's locally produced statewide call-in program.

Most Recent Episodes

By Degrees: Energy Efficiency Efforts During the Pandemic

While efficiency upgrades can save money and cut back on your carbon footprint, how much should we invest, especially during a pandemic? It's been a big debate for N.H. utility regulators. The Public Utilities Commission delayed their decision on this issue in December 2020 and is expected to make a ruling by mid-February 2021. As part of NHPR's By Degrees climate reporting project, we examined the pros and cons of greater efficiency, and whether businesses and residents should have to deal with

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: January 22, 2021

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president amid unprecedented security measures in Washington D.C. and at state capitols. State lawmakers in New Hampshire, still adjusting to pandemic logistics, hear public testimony on bills addressing voting issues and public access to police records and disciplinary hearings. And significant community spread of the coronavirus continues in New Hampshire and across the country as the Biden Administration works to ramp up vaccinations and expand testing. Air

NH Reacts to Biden-Harris Inauguration

We talk about the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 20, including Biden's inaugural speech, the biggest challenges he'll face, and the new administration. We really want to hear from you. What does this moment mean to you personally? What are your biggest concerns as Biden takes office? Air date: Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.

Dr. Chan & Dr. Talbot, N.H.'s Top Epidemiologists, On Vaccines & New COVID-19 Variant

We talk about the new, more contagious variant of COVID-19, and what that means for both personal and public health, and we learn more about how the vaccine protects you and others, and have to behave safely before and after vaccination. Air date: Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Dr. Chan & Dr. Talbot, N.H.'s Top Epidemiologists, On Vaccines & New COVID-19 Variant

N.H. Vaccine Distribution and Administration

COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues, with national and state logistical challenges. We talk about the hurdles involved, how the state is managing the distribution process, and the latest information on how and when people will get their shots in New Hampshire. Air date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Inspiration & Reflection on the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

How do the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., speak to us in this tumultuous moment of American history? Join our special call-in show in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day as we talk with Black activists and civil rights historians about recent events and what wisdom and lessons they take from King's life. How are you reflecting on the legacy and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. this year? Airdate: Monday, Jan. 18, 2021

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: Political Ramifications Of A Momentous Week

House lawmakers indict President Trump a week before he leaves office for inciting a deadly riot with false claims of a stolen election. It was the first time in history a president has been impeached twice. How will this play out in the Senate, which is likely to take up the debate once Trump is no longer president? Meanwhile, the Capitol is gearing up, and bracing for, the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden amid nationwide threats of armed protests, including at state captitols across

One Day After 2nd Impeachment: What Does The Constitution Say About Punishing A President?

The past four years, from the Mueller investigation, the first impeachment of President Trump, and the discussions about presidential pardons, have demonstrated the complicated Constitutional questions of how a sitting President may be held accountable. After the House voted for a second time to impeach President Trump, we talk about what's next, as we near the transition of power. What do you think Congress should do next? Air date: Thursday, January 14, 2021.

One Day After 2nd Impeachment: What Does The Constitution Say About Punishing A President?

Media and Disinformation in the Context of Capitol Insurrection

We discuss last week's attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol in D.C. while exploring how social media and disinformation campaigns contributed to this moment. We also put the attack in historic context and talk about how news coverage is part of the discussion. Air date: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

State Lawmakers To Take Up Hundreds Of Bills Amid Pandemic & Political Upheaval

With the pandemic still surging, state lawmakers have had to figure out new ways to meet and vote, let alone how to vote on the substance of hundreds of bills — addressing education funding, taxes, voting issues, energy and the environment, and more. Also on the agenda: crafting a new two-year budget. Last week, about 400 House members met in a UNH parking lot, voting from their cars to elect Rep. Sherman Packard, a Republican from Londonderry, Speaker of the House. The same day, In Washington

State Lawmakers To Take Up Hundreds Of Bills Amid Pandemic & Political Upheaval

Back To Top