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Sunday, July 8, 2012
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StoryCorps Reservations Filling Up Fast
Join us in welcoming StoryCorps to Detroit on the morning of July 9th for our Opening Day celebration at the Carr Center. The first week of reservations are almost booked up, so reserve a spot to tell your story or interview a loved one today!
Here are a few memorable StoryCorps recordings worth sharing:
StoryCorps' visit to Detroit is supported by: Hodges Subaru, Oakwood Healthcare System, and Tapper's Fine Diamonds and Fine Jewelry
In Case You Missed It: Midday Highlights
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Morgan Freeman shares why he believes President Obama should notbe called America's first black president on Fresh Air.
Discovering The "God Particle" - The Craig Fahle Show Wayne State University Professor Paul Karchin is a member of the team that discovered the new subatomic particle being referred to as the "God Particle". He joined us to talk about the implications of this monumental discovery that brings us closer to a possible understanding of how the universe formed.
The Craig Fahle Show airs M-F at 10am.
Morgan Freeman: No Black President For U.S. Yet- Tell Me More Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman joins Michel Martin to discuss his new movie, The Magic of Belle Isle, and politics.He was especially interested in talking about President Obama, and why Freeman thinks he should not be called America's first black president.
Tell Me More airs M-Th at Noon & M-Th at 9pm
Fukushima: Man-Made Disaster? - World Have Your Say A report into the meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan says it was a profoundly man-made disaster that could have been prevented. WHYS discusses the findings with guests in Japan. World Have Your Say airs M-Th at 1pm.
Redesigning the American Dream - Q
For the final installment of Q's Redesigning America series, they asked a host of top thinkers and cultural figures - From Toni Morrison to Rosanne Cash - to take on the American Dream.
Q airs M-Th at 2pm.
AIDS In Black America: A Public Health Crisis - Fresh Air The producer, writer and director of new Frontline documentary, Endgame,explores why the AIDS mortality rate is 10 times higher for black Americans than for whites.
With you're help - we'll give away $100,000 in promotional airtime to 9 local youth-based nonprofits that were nominated by WDET listeners! See who our Music Heads will be playing for here, then startsubmitting summer-themed songs to kick off each half-hour of the show.
Ann Delisi's Essential Music Listening Party Tuesday, July 13th 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The Majestic Cafe ----------------------------------------- Join us at The Majestic Cafe for an evening of food and music sampling featuring a free live performance by String of Ponies! Get ready to discover some new favorites!
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