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August 22, 2016

Legal Roundtable- Segment A
A discussion about current issues pertaining to the law with a panel of legal experts.

August 23, 2016

William Clark- Segment A
A discussion with Jo Ann Trogdon about her book “The Unknown Travels and Dubious Pursuits of William Clark.”

Crucial Conversations- Segment B
A discussion with VitalSmarts author David Maxfield about how to have fruitful conversations with friends, family, and co-workers during politically contentious times.

August 24, 2016

High School to College Transition- Segment A
A discussion about the transition from high school to college with parents in mind.

Women's Suffrage Event Centennial- Segment B
A discussion about the commemoration of the 1916 parade by 3,000 women in downtown St. Louis to remind the Democratic National Convention attendees that women still didn't have the right to vote.

August 25, 2016

National Park Service 100th Anniversary- Segment A
A discussion about the National Park Service as the 100th anniversary of its establishment is observed.

Gubernatorial Candidate Eric Greitens- Segment B
A discussion with Missouri GOP gubernatorial candidate Eric Greitens, conducted by Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies.

August 26, 2016

Behind the Headlines, Part 1- Segment A
A discussion remembering George Curry and his many contributions to journalism both nationally and in St. Louis as well as his efforts in mentoring aspiring young journalists.

Paint for Peace Collaboration- Segment C
A discussion with Jacquelyn Lewis-Harris about the collaborative community exhibition she curated, "Outside In: Paint for Peace," featuring a selection of the original murals painted on boarded-up storefronts in the weeks following the 2014 protests in Ferguson.

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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
New Releases Capture 'Inimitable' Tenor Saxophonist In His Neglected '70s Prime
As one of the very first bebop tenor saxophonists, Teddy Edwards mixed awesome technique with irresistibly slinky phrases. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews two reissues, Inimitable and Feelin's.

Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths
Seth Freed Wessler reported on substandard medical care in privately-run prisons in the federal corrections system for The Nation, which may have led the Justice Department to phase out their use.