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Intersection - Unbound Book Festival Authors Talk Inclusion, Lost Stories and Identity

Today on Intersection, we're sharing interviews with local authors coming to the Unbound Book Festival this weekend, and also exploring concerns about diversity and expression at the festival. Unbound is a three-day event that brings authors from all over the world to Columbia to talk and share insight on their work. The event runs from April 19 to the 21, and will be held in venues across Columbia, including The Missouri Theatre and Stephens College. This year's headline speaker is author Zadie

Intersection - Unbound Book Festival Authors Talk Inclusion, Lost Stories and Identity

Intersection - Missouri Health Talks on Missouri's Sexual Assault Response Team

This week on Intersection, we bring you a special from Missouri Health Talks. Health reporter Rebecca Smith spoke with Jennifer Carter Dochler, the Public Policy Director for the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV) and one of the facilitators of the MO-SART, or Missouri Sexual Assault Response Team.

Intersection - Missouri Health Talks on Missouri's Sexual Assault Response Team

Intersection - Fighting Bullying in Missouri Today, From the Statehouse to the Classroom

The classic concept of bullying is a boy on the playground scaring other kids into giving up their lunch money. But that's far from how much bullying unfolds. Today on Intersection we explore what bullying, and efforts to stop it, look like in Missouri. We hear about revenge porn, online bullying and harassment, and prevention programs at local schools. Editor's note: On this episode, we discuss topics including suicide. This may not be suitable for all listeners.

Intersection - Fighting Bullying in Missouri Today, From the Statehouse to the Classroom

Intersection - True/False Filmmaker Conversations on Shirkers, Three Identical Strangers, Primas

Today, we're looking back at a few popular films from the True/False film festival. We spoke with six filmmakers about the process behind their films and what they hope audiences gain from their work. The films cover a range of topics, from the father-son relationship within a radical jihadist group, the nature-nurture debate and the loss of Singapore's first independent film. Our producers talked with the directors of Primas, Shirkers, Black Mother, Antonio e Catrina, Three Identical Strangers

Intersection - True/False Filmmaker Conversations on Shirkers, Three Identical Strangers, Primas

Intersection - What is a Grand Jury Anyway? A Conversation with MU Law Professor Ben Trachtenberg

Last week Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was indicted by a grand jury and charged with felony invasion of privacy. His trial is scheduled to begin May 14. But what is a grand jury, an indictment or a felony? And for that matter, what is invasion of privacy?

Intersection - What is a Grand Jury Anyway? A Conversation with MU Law Professor Ben Trachtenberg

Intersection- True/False Filmmaker Conversations on Bisbee '17, Crime + Punishment, América

Today, we're talking with four True/False filmmakers about the inspiration behind their documentaries and what they hope audiences learn from their films. The documentaries cover a range of topics including aging, deportation and policing. The True/False fest starts Thursday, March 1 and ends Sunday, March 4. Over the course of four days, 45 films will be shown. You can find a complete list of films on the T/F website .

Intersection- True/False Filmmaker Conversations on Bisbee '17, Crime + Punishment, América

Intersection - Columbia Culture Standouts with Green Duck Lounge, POYi and True/False Picks

Today on Intersection, we're exploring some of the fascinating cultural events in Columbia this month. We hear about journalism meeting civil rights history and theater in The Green Duck Lounge, the major international photography competition POYi, and get some insider views on True/False films.

Intersection - Columbia Culture Standouts with Green Duck Lounge, POYi and True/False Picks

Intersection - True/False Podcast Showcase with Director Kitty Green of Casting JonBenét

This week on Intersection, we bring you an episode of the True/False Podcast, which is a collaboration between the True/False Film Fest and KBIA. The podcast showcases in-depth conversations with documentary film directors, and today we hear from director Kitty Green. Her documentary, " Casting JonBenét," was shown at last year's True/False Film Festival and is now streaming on Netflix.

Intersection - True/False Podcast Showcase with Director Kitty Green of Casting JonBenét

Intersection - Author Junot Díaz on Immigration, Empire and White Supremacy

This week on Intersection, we bring you excerpts from author Junot Díaz's Jan. 22 talk at MU. Díaz won the 2008 Pulitzer prize for his first novel, "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao." He received a MacArthur 'Genius' Fellowship and co-founded the Voices of Our National Arts Foundation, which holds workshops for writers of color. He is a professor of writing at MIT. Díaz immigrated from the Dominican Republic to the United State when he was six. In his literary work and activism, he tackles

Intersection - Author Junot Díaz on Immigration, Empire and White Supremacy

Intersection - Mid-Missouri Authors on Writing Hauntings, Dramatic Villians and Nerd Dating

Today, we're talking with three mid-Missouri authors - Mary Collins Barile, David Crespy and Brian Katcher. They've written plays, books on local folklore and young adult novels.

Intersection - Mid-Missouri Authors on Writing Hauntings, Dramatic Villians and Nerd Dating

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