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2018 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
 
Tuesday
 
Wednesday
 
Thursday
 
Friday

Monday 10 am
Humanism Today
(each program airs again the same day at 5 pm)
Broadcast
Date
Program
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LengthCreation
Date
Source
Note
1/1/18 John Eligandi: The Dalits' Struggle for Human Rights (repeated from 3/16/09) 1:00:392/3/08a
1/8/17 Richard Russell: Atheist Lounges of 2017 49:381/7/18a
1/15/18 Kathy Converse and Christina Klock: Evolution in the 21st Century: Forum Report (repeated from 1/26/09) 1:02:515/11/08a
1/22/18 Beth Wortzel and Midge Miller on the May 2006 Spiritual Activism Conference in Washington DC
(repeated from 4/6/09)
1:12:276/25/06a
1/29/18Tom Givnish: Evolution of Life on Islands (repeated from 12/30/08) 42:323/2/08b
2/5/18 Prof. Tom Givnish: More about evolution of life on islands, an informal discussion with Tom Givnish
(repeated from 1/5/09)
58:213/2/08a
2/12/18 Darwin Day '08 (repeated from 1/12/09) 1:03:041/30/08c
2/19/18 Jane Shoup: Darwin Day Discussion (repeated from 2/9/09) 1:08:412/1/09a
2/26/18 Peeking over Darwin's Shoulder (repeated from 1/19/09) 1:00:007/30/08c
3/5/18 Amanda Metskas: Camp Quest Summer Camp (repeated from 4/13/09) 59:427/25/07c
3/12/18 Carolyn Porco: The Cosmic Theater (repeated from 4/20/09) 47:1110/29/08c
3/19/18 Lena Vincent: Q&A About Theories on the Origin of Life 1:16:003/11/18a
3/26/18 Lena Vincent: Current Theories on the Origin and Early Evolution of Life on Earth 49:303/11/18b
4/2/18 Susan Hagstrom: Anti-Intellectualism in America: The War on Science
57:064/1/18a
4/9/18 Fan Pen Li Chen, Gurinder Singh Azad: West Meets East (repeated from 4/27/09) 1:06:008/27/08c
4/16/18 Mikhaela, Matt & Jeff, Hemant Mehta: Atheist for Sale (repeated from 5/4/09) 1:00:112/28/06c
4/23/18 Caspar Melville: Student Freethinkers (repeated from 5/11/09) 1:03:013/29/06c
4/30/18 Roar Johnsen: Humanism in Norway (repeated from 5/18/09) 1:00:044/26/06c
5/7/18 Doug Renk: Forward! Marching Band History: Activism and Solidarity through Music46:395/6/18a
5/14/18 Larry Jones: Undercover With Christian Coalition (repeated from 5/25/09)57:215/24/06c
5/21/18 Shawn Peters: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law (repeated from 6/1/09) 1:01:297/13/08a
5/28/18 Kate Lovelady: A humanist look at the sermon on the mount (repeated from 6/8/09) 23:104/12/09d
6/4/18 International Humanist Youth (repeated from 6/15/09) 59:298/29/07c
6/11/18 Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett and Christopher Hitchens: The New Atheists on Organized Freethought (repeated from 6/22/09) 55:1210/24/07c
6/18/18 Salman Rushdie & Cultural Humanism (repeated from 6/29/09) 1:01:405/2/07c

a Recording of Humanist Union of Madison program.
b Talk at Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society.
c The Humanist Hour (previously Humanist Network News) from the American Humanist Association.
d Platform address at The Ethical Society of St. Louis.


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

Broadcast
Date
Program
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Creation
Date
Source
Note
1/2/18 Peter Alsop: Awakening Men - Ebenezer's Make Over, Part 2 12/30/17a
1/9/18 Steve Chase: A Passionate Zionist Rethinks 1/6/18a
1/16/18 Gordon Whitman: Stand Up, Together! 1/13/18a
1/23/18 David Albert: Miracle Water 1/20/18a
1/30/18 Bob Lesniewski, Kathy Reid Walker, Sarah Harless, Suzon Gordon, Imam Tammer Abdelaziz,
Hyejung Hwang, Lama Yeshe, Alicia Reed, Tom Krieg
: Prays Well With Others
1/27/18a
2/6/18 Unny Nambudiripad, Laura Matanah: Joyful Animal Compassion 11/20/16a
2/13/18 Aaron Telitz, Emily Puthoff, Chantal Bilodeau, Grant Samms: Bees, Racing, Wind, Arctic & Climate Change 2/10/18a
2/20/18 Jim Page: Whose World is This? 2/17/18a
2/27/18 Lucy Duncan, Dalit Baum, Sandra Tamari: Journeys in Palestine Towards Liberation 2/24/18a
3/6/18 Jeremy Lent: Learning From & Wrestling With Humanity 101 3/3/18a
3/13/18 Jeremy Lent: Earth Roots Consciousness 102 3/10/18a
3/20/18 Jeremy Lent: Healthy Earth Thinking 103 3/17/18a
3/27/18 Charlie King, Paul Tinkerhess, Annie Patterson, Peter Blood, Bill Miller, Liam Robinson, Jean Rohe, Peggy Seeger:
Tunes in the Belly of the Year
1/20/18b
4/3/18 Erin LaFaive, Samuel Thayer: Nurtured by Nature 3/31/18a
4/10/18 Myron Buchholz, Donna Wagner Backus, Christine Ashley: Enough is Enough! (Part 1)4/6/18a
4/17/18 Sam Thayer, Crispin Pierce: Ecoculture Blessings & Fracksand Mining Hazards 4/14/18a
4/24/18 Bonni Knight, Zaria Whitacre, Thomas Finegar: Youth & Anti-Gun Violence 4/21/18a
5/1/18 Maria Dunn: Tiny Tim Meets Mother Jones Meets Jean Redpath 3/31/18b
5/8/18 Rachel Hart-Brinson, Ann Francis: I Resisted Today 5/5/18a
5/15/18 Dr. Lise Van Susteren, Dr. Natasha DeJarnett, Fritz Horstman, Claire Vaye Watkins:
Climate Change, Mental Health, The Arctic, & Storytelling
5/12/18a
5/22/18 Howard Ross: Longing for Belonging, 'Druther Have No Other 5/19/18a
5/29/18 Annie Fitzgerald: Grounded Like the Trees, Flying Like the Breeze 5/12/18b
6/5/18 David LaMotte, Billy Jonas, Dawud Wharnsby: A Muslim, a Jew, & a Christian walk into a concert hall... 6/2/18b
6/12/18 David Bucura: Preventing the Next Genocide 6/9/18a
6/19/18 Tracy Fessenden: Billie Holiday's World 6/16/18a

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


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/
Broadcast
Date
Program
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Creation
Date

1/3/18Mark McClusky, Bryan Chung: Sports Science (rebroadcast)5/8/15
1/10/18Charles DuHigg, Ayelet Fishbach: New Year's Resolutions1/5/18
1/17/18Shyla Raghav, Rebecca Shaw: Inside a Conservation NGO1/12/18
1/24/18Rebecca Wragg Sykes, Kristina Killgrove: Trowel Blazing1/19/18
1/31/18Sarah Rodriguez, Brian Earp: Circumcision (rebroadcast)3/27/15
2/7/18Kate Clancy, Julie Wiebe: Postpartum Blues2/2/18
2/14/18Lauren Drogos, Lennette Liedy Sievert: Brake for Menopause2/9/18
2/21/18Jianyu Li, Geeske Langejans: Adhesives2/16/18
2/28/18Chelsea Vowel, Molly Swain, Eric Bibeau, John Hepburn, Erin Bow: The Future of Energy2/23/18
3/7/18Mark Riddle, George Peck: Trench to Bedside (rebroadcast)11/18/16
3/14/18Alex Hutchinson, Lori Haase Alasantro: How We Endure3/9/18
3/21/18Asifa Majid, Jay Gottfried: How the Nose Knows3/16/18
3/28/18Andrew Scott, Caroline Weinberg: Wildfire3/23/18
4/4/18Dawn Biehler, Clint Penick: Pests in the City (rebroadcast)5/1/15
4/11/18Lindsey Fitzharris, Nils Hansson: Slicing Into Surgery4/6/18
4/18/18Dan Egan: The Death and Life of the Great Lakes4/13/18
4/25/18 James Lyne, David Garcia: Information Spookyhighway4/20/18
5/2/18Rose O'Dea, Kristina Horback: Pigs and Fish: Personality in Animals4/27/18
5/9/18Boris Schmid, Loren Cassin Sackett: A Good Bout of Plague5/4/18
5/16/18Victoria Hwang, Maria McNamara: Colour Me... Structurally?5/11/18
5/23/18Phillippa Diedrichs, Diana Harcourt, Nadia Craddock, Jade Parnell: Appearance Matters5/18/18
5/30/18Dan Riskin, Phil Plait: Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You (Rebroadcast)6/27/14
6/6/18Mika McKinnon, Annalee Newitz: Science in Fiction6/1/18
6/13/18Robert Muir-Wood: Cure for Catastrophe6/8/18
6/20/18Carl Zimmer: She Has Her Mother's Laugh6/15/18


Thursday 10 am
Voices for Religious Pluralism
(each program airs again the same day at 5 pm)
Broadcast
Date
Program
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LengthCreation
Date
Source
Note
1/4/18Jerome Socolovsky, Sarah Posner, Andrew Hanauer: A Year End Religion Roundup 1:02:1212/30/17a
1/11/18 Margaret Carpenter: Kwanzaa 32:4412/31/17b
1/18/18 am Rev. Sandra Ingham: Rainbows and Tarantulas 36:0412/24/17b
1/18/18 pm Rev. Sandra Ingham: New Year's ReVolutions 32:041/7/18b
1/25/18 Rev. Sandra Ingham: The Measure of Greatness 37:251/21/18b
2/1/18 Kate Lovelady: Fear Is the Mind Killer 24:071/14/18c
2/8/18 Rev. Kali Hayslett: Maybe I Don't Know but Maybe That's Okay 21:441/14/18b
2/15/18 Andy Garst: American Composer, John Cage 29:111/28/18b
2/22/18 Brooke Hempbell, Dan Schultz, Dr. Pearson Cross: February 17, 2018 - Generation Z: least into JC 54:112/17/18a
3/1/18 Peter Montgomery, Rabbi Jack Moline, Rabbi Sharon Brous: Productive Anger 55:462/24/18a
3/8/18 Dawn Hayslett: A Look Back at the Sources 17:422/11/18b
3/15/18 Rev. Jennifer Butler, Father James Martin, Dr. Bradley Onishi: #NEVERAGAIN 48:363/10/18a
3/22/18 Believable: Bishop John Shelby Spong 48:263/17/18a
3/29/18 Will Saltzburg, Natalie Daskal, Rabbi Jack Moline, Jana Riess: #NotOneMore48:533/24/18a
4/5/18 Aaron Liu: Principles in Practice in Ultimate Frisbee 26:112/25/18b
4/12/18 William Saltzburg, Kumar Rao, Carey Shenkman, Alissa Wilkinson: #TownHallForOurLives48:094/7/18a
4/12/18 pm Sue Pastor: Can We Bring Back Civil Dialogue - hosted by Jan Miyasaki7:084/11/18d
4/19/18 Jimmy Carter, Brandan Robertson, Rabbi Jack Moline: April 14, 2018 - The Faith of Jimmy Carter47:474/14/18a
4/26/18 am Rev. Sandra Ingham: The News Is Brought to You By ____ ? 40:483/18/18b
4/26/18 pm Rev. Sandra Ingham: No Fooling! 35:134/1/18b
5/3/18 Mary Beth O'Halloran: Humanism 101 27:4710/8/17b
5/10/18 Julio Garcia, Mary Maronek: Tenant Resource Center 27:573/25/18b
5/17/18 John Mix, Rudy Bankston: Incarceration and Return to the Community 45:024/8/18b
5/24/18 Robin Proud: Founding Mothers28:155/13/18b
5/31/18 Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, Jack Jenkins, Rabbi Abby Jacobson: May 19, 2018 - Religious Right Prayers, Answered 54:575/19/18a
6/7/18 Katherine Liu: Growing Up UU 19:595/6/18b
6/14/18 Holly Tellander: RE-Visioned: Changing Trends at Prairie & in the Wider UU Community34:075/20/18b
6/21/18 Kate Lovelady: Is Sexual Harassment Finally Being Taken Seriously? 28:363/18/18c

a Podcast from State of Belief.
b Talk at Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society.
c Platform address at The Ethical Society of St. Louis.
d From the 8 O'Clock Buzz on WORT-FM.


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
Broadcast
Date
Program
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Creation
Date
FFRF No.
1/12/18Jarred Dunn: The Right Note1/11/18611
1/19/18Bailey and Doug Harris: We Are Stardust1/18/18612
1/26/18Debra Deanne Olson: Honorable Atheist Governor1/25/18613
2/2/18Camille Beredjick: Queer Disbelief2/1/18614
2/9/18Muhammad Syed: Normalizing Religious Dissent2/8/18615
2/16/18Tova Mirvis: Book of Separation2/15/18616
2/23/18Mohammed al Khadra: Thoughts and (Non)Prayers2/22/18617
3/2/18Rada Owen: Olympic Freethought3/1/18618
3/9/18Steven Pinker: Enlightenment Now3/8/18619
3/16/18Toni Van Pelt: Forward March3/15/18620
3/23/18Mandisa Thomas: Black Nonbelievers3/22/18621
3/30/18Patty Friedmann: Organized Panic3/29/18622
4/6/18Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan Barker: Celebrate 40 Years!4/5/18623
4/13/18Andrew Seidel: Strategic Response4/12/18624
4/20/18Linda LaScola, Ricardo Zavala: Secular State4/19/18625
4/27/18Valerie Tarico: Badly Written Bible4/26/18626
5/4/18David Steketee: The Constitution Wins5/3/18627
5/11/18Leighann Lord: Very Funny Lady5/10/18628
5/18/18Sarah Haider, Richard A. Conn, Jr.: Earthbound5/17/18629
5/25/18James A. Haught: Hard-Fighting Editor5/24/18630
6/1/18Jane Donnelly, Michael Nugent, Dr. Hector Guillen: Freethought Around the World5/31/18631
6/15/18Donald Ardell: Secular Wellness6/14/18633
6/22/18TBA6/21/18634

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