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October 27, 2014

Amnesty International Report- Segment A
A discussion about an Amnesty International report on human rights issues surrounding Michael Brown’s shooting in Ferguson.

MO 2nd District Candidate - Bill Slantz- Segment B
A discussion with the Libertarian candidate for Missouri's second congressional district, Bill Slantz.

October 28, 2014

MO 2nd District Candidate - Arthur Lieber- Segment A
A discussion with Arthur Lieber, the Democratic candidate for Missouri's Second District Congressional seat.

Louisiana Purchase Treaty Exhibit- Segment B
A discussion about the Missouri History Museum's exhibit on the Louisiana Purchase.

October 29, 2014

Pay Equity- Segment A
A discussion about pay inequities for females, particularly African Americans and Latinas, even after the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Act.

Olympia Snowe- Segment B
A discussion with former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe about the ethics of political dysfunction.

October 30, 2014

Racial Inequality in Public Education- Segment A
A discussion about racial inequality in public education and ways to address the issue.

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October 31, 2014

Ira Glass- Segment A
A discussion with Ira Glass about his work on "This American Life" and his collaboration with the Monica Bill Barnes dance company on the show "Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host" on Edison Theatre's Ovation Series.

Rarely Performed Tennessee Williams Play in New Venue- Segment B
A discussion about a production of the rarely performed Tennessee Williams play, "Stairs to the Roof," in the newly renovated Boo Cat Club.

Women in the Arts- Segment C
A discussion about three projects by UMSL's Women in the Arts initiative.

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Jazz Unlimited

Jazz Unlimited host Dennis Owsley wrote the book, City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1845-1973. Hear him talk about the book in his appearance on St. Louis on the Air.

Dennis Owsley hosts three hours of jazz each Sunday night from 9 to midnight. Get the playlist and listen to the show, and find out what's coming up next week on our Jazz Unlimited page.

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National Program Highlights

Fresh Air
With New Campaign Finance Rules, You Can't Really Follow The Money
Campaign finance rules allow some groups to not disclose their donors. The New York Times' Nick Confessore says there could be "influence peddling ... because we can't see the money changing hands."

The Incredible Story Of Chilean Miners Rescued From The 'Deep Down Dark'
Hector Tobar had exclusive access to the 33 miners to report his new book detailing the claustrophobic horror they faced when they were trapped for 69 days in 2010. The result is a doozy.