Public Radio Showcase

Sundays at 10pm on WMRA

WMRA presents a different public radio special each week.

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Radio Showcase: IQ2, Obamacare Is Now Beyond Rescu
10:00 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Obamacare Is Now Beyond Rescue

Thomas James

With the disastrous launch of the website, critics of the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” were given more fuel for the fire. Is this political hot potato's inevitability once again at stake? And is the medical community really on board with the law, or resisting (rewriting?) it from the sidelines?

Public Radio Showcase 7-1-12
3:37 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Africa: The Next Chapter

11:17 am
Fri June 15, 2012

New Weekend Schedule for WMRA

WMRA is offering some exciting new weekend programs.

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Radiolab (Sat 4pm)
10:04 am
Mon June 11, 2012


This hour of Radiolab dives into the messy mystery in the middle of us.  What's going on down there?   We stick our hand in a cow stomach, get a window into our core through the story of a human science experiment, listen in on the surprising back-and-forth between our gut and our brain, and talk to a man who kind of went out of his mind when a medical procedure left him (for a little while) gutless.  

4:00 pm
Sat June 9, 2012


Wikimedia Commons

The walls are closing in, you've got no way out...and then, suddenly, you escape!

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4:08 pm
Sat June 2, 2012

The Bad Show

Credit: Punchinello (April 1870) via Wikipedia Commons

Cruelty, violence, badness...

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4:18 pm
Sat May 26, 2012

Patient Zero

The greatest mysteries all have a shadowy figure at the center-someone who sets things in motion and holds the key to how the rest of the story unfolds.

In epidemiology, this central character is known as Patient Zero-the case at the heart of an outbreak.

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4:00 pm
Sat May 19, 2012


So much of life is organized by cycles-seasons, biological rhythms, even our ideas of consciousness.

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2:43 pm
Sat May 12, 2012


Basketball Hoop

A good game... whether it's a pro football playoff, or a family showdown on the kitchen table... can make you feel, at least for a little while, like your whole life hangs in the balance.

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4:00 pm
Sat May 5, 2012

Talking to Machines

Radiolab attempts to figure out what machines can tell us about being human.

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