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The Political Power Of Theater 28 May 2024 00:33:23
Between 1935 and 1939, thirty million Americans had the chance to see a play thanks to Federal Theater Project. Nearly a century later, the theater's place in American life is shrinking.Today, we look back on this one-of-kind federal project that believed in the power of theater, and we look forward...
The Political Power Of Theater
Between 1935 and 1939, thirty million Americans had the chance to see a play thanks to Federal Theater Project. Nearly a century later, the theater's place in American life is shrinking.Today, we look back on this one-of-kind federal project that believed in the power of theater, and we look forward...
Ask A Stunt Actor 27 May 2024 00:29:53
Action and adventure films are big business. Last year, they accounted for more than half of box office earnings. And what's a great action flick without some bad-ass stunts stunts. The car chases, the fight scenes, and epic super-hero showdowns are all thanks to Hollywood's most daring: stunt perfo...
Ask A Stunt Actor
Action and adventure films are big business. Last year, they accounted for more than half of box office earnings. And what's a great action flick without some bad-ass stunts stunts. The car chases, the fight scenes, and epic super-hero showdowns are all thanks to Hollywood's most daring: stunt perfo...
The News Roundup for May 24, 2024 24 May 2024 01:23:23
The final chapter of former president Donald Trump's hush money case is imminent.The International Criminal Court is seeking to issue arrest warrants for several top Hamas leaders and Israeli officials including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.And Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is...
The News Roundup for May 24, 2024
The final chapter of former president Donald Trump's hush money case is imminent.The International Criminal Court is seeking to issue arrest warrants for several top Hamas leaders and Israeli officials including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.And Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is...
The Realities And Ethics Of Pig Organ Transplants In Humans 23 May 2024 00:35:07
With CRISPR technology, scientists can edit pig genes to be more compatible with a human body, or at least that's the hope.But a future of endless kidneys bred from pigs is still far away. The experimental surgeries that allowed for a pig kidney transplant were covered under the FDA's compassionate ...
The Realities And Ethics Of Pig Organ Transplants In Humans
With CRISPR technology, scientists can edit pig genes to be more compatible with a human body, or at least that's the hope.But a future of endless kidneys bred from pigs is still far away. The experimental surgeries that allowed for a pig kidney transplant were covered under the FDA's compassionate ...
The 1A Movie Club Sees 'Back To Black' And Talks Biopics 22 May 2024 00:30:11
Has someone ever asked you what "your story" is? For some, that question is a nightmare. Where do you begin? What parts are important? And are the parts you think are important, actually that crucial?Are you telling it the right way? One Hollywood art form bravely tries to do that, but about other w...
The 1A Movie Club Sees 'Back To Black' And Talks Biopics
Has someone ever asked you what "your story" is? For some, that question is a nightmare. Where do you begin? What parts are important? And are the parts you think are important, actually that crucial?Are you telling it the right way? One Hollywood art form bravely tries to do that, but about other w...
From Cicadas To Crickets, Insects As Cuisine 21 May 2024 00:35:54
We recently did a show about the cicada double brood emergence. Billions of them are above ground this year. And the conversation... took a bit of a turn... towards whether they can be eaten. (They can.)Some of you are certainly thinking you'd never eat a bug. But more than 2 billion people around t...
From Cicadas To Crickets, Insects As Cuisine
We recently did a show about the cicada double brood emergence. Billions of them are above ground this year. And the conversation... took a bit of a turn... towards whether they can be eaten. (They can.)Some of you are certainly thinking you'd never eat a bug. But more than 2 billion people around t...
'If You Can Keep It': Election Security In 2024 20 May 2024 00:31:23
At 1A, when it comes to election coverage, we focus on the stakes, not the chatter.And nothing could be more high-stakes than the country's ability to conduct elections safely and with integrity.Harassment and the threat of violence are causing a high attrition rate among the nation's election workf...
'If You Can Keep It': Election Security In 2024
At 1A, when it comes to election coverage, we focus on the stakes, not the chatter.And nothing could be more high-stakes than the country's ability to conduct elections safely and with integrity.Harassment and the threat of violence are causing a high attrition rate among the nation's election workf...
The News Roundup For May 17, 2024 17 May 2024 01:25:16
President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump agreed on terms this week to face off in two televised debates before the general election this November. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was left "speechless" this week after a coalition of airlines banded together to sue his department ...
The News Roundup For May 17, 2024
President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump agreed on terms this week to face off in two televised debates before the general election this November. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was left "speechless" this week after a coalition of airlines banded together to sue his department ...
Best Of: Meg Jay Helps Us Navigate, Understand, And Review Our Twenties 16 May 2024 00:31:06
What do you remember about being in your twenties? Maybe it was the best time of your life. Maybe it brought challenges that you had to learn to overcome as you entered adulthood.And if you're in your twenties now, life probably looks a lot different for you than it did for your parents. Meg Jay is ...
Best Of: Meg Jay Helps Us Navigate, Understand, And Review Our Twenties
What do you remember about being in your twenties? Maybe it was the best time of your life. Maybe it brought challenges that you had to learn to overcome as you entered adulthood.And if you're in your twenties now, life probably looks a lot different for you than it did for your parents. Meg Jay is ...
In Good Health: How We Live With Chronic Illness 15 May 2024 00:31:12
Over half of adults in America live with a chronic illness.Nearly 1 in 5 people who have heart disease or have had a cardiac arrest also have depression. And for people who have been diagnosed with cancer around 42 percent have experienced depression. Today, as part of our series "In Good Health," w...
In Good Health: How We Live With Chronic Illness
Over half of adults in America live with a chronic illness.Nearly 1 in 5 people who have heart disease or have had a cardiac arrest also have depression. And for people who have been diagnosed with cancer around 42 percent have experienced depression. Today, as part of our series "In Good Health," w...
Scientific Method: The Cicadas Are Coming 14 May 2024 00:23:19
What has red eyes, lives underground for years, and screeches all summer long? That would be cicadas. And they're here. And more are coming.For the first time in over two hundred years, billions of cicadas are digging their way up from underground in a rare biological occurrence. Scientists are cal...
Scientific Method: The Cicadas Are Coming
What has red eyes, lives underground for years, and screeches all summer long? That would be cicadas. And they're here. And more are coming.For the first time in over two hundred years, billions of cicadas are digging their way up from underground in a rare biological occurrence. Scientists are cal...
'If You Can Keep It': The Rising Cost Of Running A Campaign 13 May 2024 00:42:04
Maryland is one of three states holding primaries tomorrow. It's also attracting outsized national attention because of the outsized amount of money being spent.Maryland's Senate race is the third most expensive nationwide behind California and Texas. That's thanks largely to the self-financed campa...
'If You Can Keep It': The Rising Cost Of Running A Campaign
Maryland is one of three states holding primaries tomorrow. It's also attracting outsized national attention because of the outsized amount of money being spent.Maryland's Senate race is the third most expensive nationwide behind California and Texas. That's thanks largely to the self-financed campa...
Why Birds Are Having A Harder Time Migrating And How We Can Help 12 May 2024 00:38:53
Billions of birds are making their way around the world right now as part of their annual spring migration.But climate change, habitat loss, and human infrastructure are making that journey harder for a lot of species.That's why conservation and government groups come together twice a year to celebr...
Why Birds Are Having A Harder Time Migrating And How We Can Help
Billions of birds are making their way around the world right now as part of their annual spring migration.But climate change, habitat loss, and human infrastructure are making that journey harder for a lot of species.That's why conservation and government groups come together twice a year to celebr...
The News Roundup For May 10, 2024 10 May 2024 01:25:18
The Biden campaign is growing increasingly nervous over the growing trend of campus protests in support of Palestinians. Party strategists are predicting a torrid time at this summer's Democratic National Convention as President Biden comes under fire for his handling of Israel's war against Hamas i...
The News Roundup For May 10, 2024
The Biden campaign is growing increasingly nervous over the growing trend of campus protests in support of Palestinians. Party strategists are predicting a torrid time at this summer's Democratic National Convention as President Biden comes under fire for his handling of Israel's war against Hamas i...
Jen Psaki On Talking, Politics, And Talking Politics 09 May 2024 00:32:59
Jen Psaki wants everyone to work on their communication skills.She's the former press secretary for the Biden administration. She's out with a new book called "Say More: Lessons from Work, the White House, and the World."In it, she points to deteriorating communication skills as one source of our in...
Jen Psaki On Talking, Politics, And Talking Politics
Jen Psaki wants everyone to work on their communication skills.She's the former press secretary for the Biden administration. She's out with a new book called "Say More: Lessons from Work, the White House, and the World."In it, she points to deteriorating communication skills as one source of our in...

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