2017 Program Schedule for

Wider Horizons
10 am Mon. to Fri.
At 5 pm we rebroadcast the same program
(or another program in the same series)


Monday 10 am
Humanism Today
(each program airs again the same day at 5 pm)
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1/2/17 Bo Bennett on Uncomfortable Ideas 1:10:3711/23/16a
1/9/17 John Rummel: The Great American Eclipse: August 2017 1:11:311/8/17b
1/16/17 William Hart, Anthony Pinn, Sonia Sarker, Chris Stedman, Phil Zuckerman:
The Future of Humanism: New Voices for the 21st Century, Part 2
1/23/17 Dale McGowan on Parenting Beyond Belief 51:201/4/17a
1/30/17 Roy Speckhardt on AHA in 2017 51:201/11/17a
2/6/17 Susan Hagstrom: Interesting Episodes in the History of Atheism 54:372/5/17b
2/13/17 Galen Broaddus and Nick Little on the Illinois Secular Celebrant Victory 51:191/25/17a
2/20/17 Gleb Tsipursky on the Rational Politics Project 51:262/15/17a
2/27/17 Lucien Greaves on the Satanic Temple 51:262/22/17a
3/6/17 Kate Lovelady: Darwin Day - Evolution and Death 35:412/12/17c
3/13/17 Fred Edwords: A Humanist Look at Myth, Symbol, and Art (repeated from 4/25/11) 37:524/3/11d
3/20/17 Fred Edwords: The United Coalition of Reason billboard and bus ad campaigns (repeated from 4/18/11) 1:03:174/3/11b
3/27/17 Sean Faircloth: Attack of the Theocrats! How the Religious Right Harms Us All - And What We Can Do About It
(repeated from 9/15/12)
4/3/17 Dale McGowan: Parenting beyond belief - raising ethical kids without religion (repeated from 2/18/09) 33:141/4/09c
4/10/17 William Harris: Working Capital for Community Needs 1:15:204/2/17b
4/17/17 Kate Lovelady: The Tao of Ethical Humanism (repeated from 9/7/16) 30:378/28/16c
4/24/17 Bart Campolo on Why I Left, Why I Stayed 51:264/19/17a

a The Humanist Hour from the American Humanist Association.
b Recording of Humanist Union of Madison program.
c Platform address at The Ethical Society of St. Louis.
d Talk at Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society.
e Recorded at Freethought Festival 2012 on the UW-Madison campus by WIDE-LP.

Tuesday 10 am
Spirit In Action   or   Song of the Soul
Length 55 min.
(each program airs again the same day at 5 pm)

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1/3/17 am Jan Krist: With Tarzan, Jesus, & Jim 10/2/16a
1/3/17 pm Mark Helpsmeet: Peace On Earth, Good Will To All 1/1/17a
1/10/17 J.E. McNeil: Speaking Both NPR and NASCAR 1/8/17b
1/17/17 Aaron Dunn: Free & Charitable Doctor 1/15/17b
1/24/17 Dawn Morningstar: Venerable Women 1/22/17b
1/31/17 Jim Bizer: Knowing What The River Knows 1/29/17a
2/7/17 Myron Buchholz, Kevin Basl, Ash Kyrie: 3 Standing Rocks 2/5/17b
2/14/17 Chandler Green, Lilace Mellin Guignard, Elke Arnesen, Natasha DeJarnett, Jalone
White-Newsome, Ashley Mazanec: Climate Thought, Poetry, Talk, Price, Music & Radio
2/21/17 Josette Jackson: Inclusivity 101 & Peace 2/19/17b
2/28/17 Sarah Kyrie: Choice Poverty, Unschooling, Guns & Pepper Spray 2/26/17b
3/7/17 Ash Kyrie: Witness to War, Iraq & Japan 3/5/17b
3/14/17 Nicholas Holton, Eva Hagenhofer: Ivory Tower & Salt of the Earth Partners: Rural Service Learning 3/12/17b
3/21/17 B.J. Hollars: Extinct, In Our Hearts 3/19/17b
3/28/17 Jim Cullen: The Progressive Populist 3/26/17b
4/4/17 Chris Moore-Backman: Gandhian Iceberg - A Nonviolence Manifesto 4/2/17b
4/11/17 Scott MacLeod: Free Universal School 4/9/17b
4/18/17 Kim Callinan: End-of-life, Compassion, & Choices 4/16/17b
4/25/17 The Vulnerable, Smile House, & Joe Luginbill 4/23/17b

a Song of the Soul from Northern Spirit Radio - interviews by Mark Helpsmeet and music selected by his guests.
b Spirit In Action from Northern Spirit Radio - interviews by Mark Helpsmeet, Eau Claire WI.

Wednesday 10 am
Science for the People
(program airs again the same day at 5 pm)
These 60 min. programs are from http://www.scienceforthepeople.ca/
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1/4/17Sean Carroll: The Serengeti Rules12/23/16
1/11/17Kim TallBear, Keolu Fox: Indigenous DNA1/6/17
1/18/17Marah Hardt: Sex in the Sea1/13/17
1/25/17Paula Stephan, Gary McDowell, Melissa Vaught: Stem Pipeline1/20/17
2/1/17Thomas Graedel, Moses Hung-Wai Chan, James Elser: Running Low (rebroadcast)4/11/14
2/8/17Charles Fernyhough: Voices Within2/3/17
2/15/17Matt Simon: The Wasp that Brainwashed the Caterpillar2/10/17
2/22/17John Dupuis, Katie Gibbs: Trump War on Science2/17/17
3/1/17 amKelly Drew, Frank van Breukelen: The Big Sleep2/24/17
3/1/17 pmJohn Dupuis, Katie Gibbs: Trump War on Science2/17/17
3/8/17 amKelly Drew, Frank van Breukelen: The Big Sleep2/24/17
3/8/17 pmRichard Martin, Jeff Deyette: Coal Wars (rebroadcast)8/7/15
3/15/17Alexei Morozov, Monnica Williams: PTSD3/10/17
3/22/17Robert Courland, Cristina Zanotti, Dave Barchyn, Andrew Tefs: Concrete3/17/17
3/29/17Michael McCloskey, Michael Lemonick: Perpetual Now3/24/17
4/5/17Cathy O'Neil, David Robinson: Weapons of Math Destruction3/31/17
4/12/17Richard Barnett, Caitlin Doughty: Bodies Everywhere (rebroadcast)10/31/14
4/19/17Mark Post, Chris Crockett: Lab-Cultured Beef4/14/17
4/26/17John Hadley, Janet Stemwedel: Animal Research Revisited4/21/17

Thursday 10 am
Voices for Religious Pluralism
(each program airs again the same day at 5 pm)
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1/5/17 Rev. Sandra Ingham: In the Beginning 39:439/18/16a
1/12/17 Dr. Robert Proctor, Jerome Socolovsky, Rabbi Jack Moline: January 7, 2016 - Learning more about ignorance 48:221/7/17b
1/19/17 Rev. Sandra Ingham: I'm Sorry. I'm Sorry? I'm Sorry! 34:4010/2/16a
1/26/17 Rev. Sandra Ingham: Loose Connections 34:411/8/17a
2/2/17 Fred Clarkson, Frank Schaeffer, Rabbi Jack Moline: January 28, 2017 - LGBTQ rights in the Trump era 48:321/28/17b
2/9/17 Tosumba Welch: Martin Luther King, Jr. 40:501/15/17a
2/16/17 Rev. Barry Lynn, Sarah Posner, Lacey Studnicka: February 11, 2017 - Trump seeks a partisan pulpit 48:442/11/17b
2/23/17 Lisa Munro, Frank Davis, James Morgan: The Abuse of Revocation in Wisconsin 44:322/19/17a
3/2/17 Peter Montgomery, Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, Rabbi Jennie Rosenn: February 25, 2017 - The View from CPAC 47:092/25/17b
3/9/17 Dr. Robert P. Jones, Dr. Duncan Green, Katherine Marshall: March 4th, 2017 - Polling the Trump Presidency 48:133/4/17b
3/16/17 Kate Lovelady: How I Learned About Death 31:502/26/17c
3/23/17 Robin Proud: Louisa Adams - foreign-born First Lady 43:143/12/17a
3/30/17 Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin: As the Pendulum Swings 36:253/19/17a
4/6/17 Dawn Hayslett: Do You Know the Sources? 23:031/22/17a
4/13/17 Rob Brink: The Ethics of Power 32:451/29/17a
4/20/17 Kate Lovelady: Portrayals of Women in Popular Culture 24:003/19/17c
4/27/17 April 23rd, 2017 - Rachel Maddow returns to State of Belief 47:164/22/17b
5/4/17 am Rev. Sandra Ingham: Mentor to the Stars 39:072/5/17a
5/4/17 pm Rev. Sandra Ingham: If Only... 41:302/12/17a

a Talk at Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society.
b Podcast from State of Belief.
c Platform address at The Ethical Society of St. Louis.

Friday 10 am
Freethought Radio
Length 42-43 min.
(each program airs again the same day at 5 pm)
Rebroadcast of radio programs from the Freedom From Religion Foundation
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1/6/17Rafida Bonya Ahmed: Fasten Your Seat Belts 1/5/17558
1/13/17A. C. Grayling: The Challenge of Things 1/11/17559
1/20/17Larry Decker: Keep America Secular 1/19/17560
1/27/17Robin Morgan: Pick Yourself Up 1/26/17561
2/3/17John R. Shook: Secularism 2/2/17562
2/10/17Patrick Elliott: Valentine Wish 2/9/17563
2/17/17Michelle Goldberg: Theocracy Alert 2/16/17564
2/24/17Jerry Bloom, Marie Schaub: We Are The Champions 2/23/17565
3/3/17Lloyd Evans: Reluctant Apostate 3/2/17566
3/10/17Bart Campolo: Why I Left 3/9/17567
3/17/17Sam Grover, Patrick Elliott: Spring Into Action 3/16/17568
3/24/17Maryam Namazie: Freedom of Conscience 3/23/17569
3/31/17Seth Andrews: Facts Over Fundamentalism 3/30/17570
4/7/17Claudette StPierre, Jocelyn Williamson, Justin Scott: The Only Wall We Need 4/6/17571
4/14/17Christopher Hitchens: God Is Not Great 4/13/17572
4/21/17Ishmael Jaffree: Authentic American Hero 4/20/17573
4/28/17TBA 4/27/17574

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