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May 18, 2015

Revisited: The Missouri Legislative Session- Segment A
A discussion about was and what wasn't accomplished during the most recent Missouri legislative session.

May 19, 2015

Jewish Sentiments in St. Louis- Segment A
A discussion about the state of Jews in St. Louis and about the recent elections in Israel.

We Live Here: Public Defenders- Segment B
The next installment of St. Louis Public Radio's "We Live Here" podcast examines the challenges public defenders face as well as the accessibility to them.

May 20, 2015

Gitana Productions Focuses on African Americans and the Police- Segment A
A discussion about the issues raised in Gitana Productions’ production of “Black and Blue” examining the complex relationship between the African American community and the police.

Infant Sleep- Segment B
A discussion with Janet Krone Kennedy about her book "The Good Sleeper: The Essential Guide to Sleep for Your Baby (And You)."

May 21, 2015

UMSL Graduate Shawntelle Fisher- Segment A
A discussion with recent UMSL graduate Shawntelle Fisher about her time in prison, college career, and work to help ex-offenders re-enter society.

Civil War Love Letters- Segment B
A discussion about a book of love letters written by St. Louisan Captain James Love to his fiancée Eliza Mary “Molly” Wilson during his service in the Union Army during the Civil War and what can be learned from it.

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May 22, 2015

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis- Segment A
A discussion about Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ 2015 production of the rarely performed “Antony and Cleopatra.”

Chinese Lantern Festival- Segment B
A produced feature about the Chinese Lantern Festival, which returns to the Missouri Botanical Garden for the first time since 2012.

Independent Filmmaker Bill Streeter- Segment C
A discussion with Bill Streeter about independent filmmaking and his film "Lo-Fi St. Louis."

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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
Letterman Signs Off, With A Heartfelt Guest-Filled Finale
Last night, after 33 years on TV as a late-night talk show host, David Letterman presented his final program. David Bianculli says Letterman's final show was a strong end to an illustrious career.

Letterman's Executive Producer: 'He's Meant A Lot To A Lot Of People'
Rob Burnett started working with David Letterman as an intern in 1985. He talks with Terry Gross about the absurd and somber moments of his three-decade tenure with the Late Show.