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November 30, 2015
Ethnic St. Louis- Segment A
A discussion with the authors of a new book, "Ethnic St. Louis," which highlights the many communities that make St. Louis a vibrant, multi-ethnic city.
Parents as Teachers- Segment B
A discussion with Scott Hippert, President and CEO of Parents as Teachers, and Donna Hunt O’Brien, Director, Training, Curriculum, and Program Innovations with Parents as Teachers, about what the organization is up to and it's recent programs in Normandy and with Parent University.
December 01, 2015
Springboard- Segment A
A discussion about Springboard's contribution to education in the St. Louis region using the arts, sciences and humanities to develop children's critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication as the organization observes its 50th anniversary.
Curious Louis- Segment B
A discussion about St. Louis Public Radio's new project, "Curious Louis."
December 02, 2015
South Harbor Multi-Modal Transportation Port- Segment A
A discussion about the contribution of the new South Harbor at America's Central Port to the economic growth of the region.
Preservation of Route 66- Segment B
A discussion about efforts to preserve areas of Route 66 amidst an impending funding crunch set to take effect in 2019.
December 03, 2015
George H. W. Bush Biography- Segment A
A discussion with Jon Meacham about his biography of President George H. W. Bush, "Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush."
December 04, 2015
"Peter and the Starcatcher" at The Rep- Segment A
A discussion about The Rep's production of "Peter and the Starcatcher."
test-grm- Segment C
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.
National Program Highlights
Singer CĂ©cile McLorin Salvant says she likes the "husky lows" of jazz. Justin Chang reviews The Danish Girl. Peter Guralnick profiles the founder of the Sun Records label in his book, Sam Phillips.
Richard Carpenter Weighs In On How To Craft The Perfect Pop Song
In the '70s, Richard Carpenter and his sister, Karen, made up the pop duo the Carpenters. On Dec. 5, PBS will begin airing Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters. Originally broadcast Nov. 25, 2009.