Virginia Insight

Monday & Thursday 3pm - 4pm on WMRA

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Virginia Insight is WMRA's own call-in talk show and represents a key element of our commitment to serve you with dynamic discussions on topics that matter to our community. From politics to culture, technology to religion, entertainment to relationships, Virginia Insight inspires understanding.

Virginia Insight is broadcast every Monday and Thursday at 3 pm, before All Things Considered.  An encore broadcast from the week is featured every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm, following A Prairie Home Companion.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

The Brain on Friends

If you remember brain researcher Jim Coan, it may be for his landmark study showing how people under threat do better when someone is, quite literally, holding their hand.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Sleep Stories... Sleep Solutions

In case you have not yet heard the story, we will be sure to ask about that trucker who grew his hair long on just on side of his head.  And we are certain to get other tales about the unusual things sleep-deprived people do in their struggles to stay awake.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Loving Pickups

Photographer Howard Zehr loves pickup trucks.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Leading WMRA

The new Executive Director of WMRA takes your questions, comments and suggestions.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

A Virginia Politics Update

James Madison University public policy guru Bob Roberts. McClatchy White House correspondent Anita Kumar. Sorenson Institute for Political Leadership leader Bob Gibson. Put them together and you certainly do have an impressive analysis team.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Dining with Philosophy

Who said, "good conversation starts with food?" Whoever it was ought to meet Marietta McCarty.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Creating Nurses

What  does it take to make a nurse?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Dogs in Service

Dog lovers, how does Fido add to your life?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Open-Hearted Living

Open-heartedness creates miracles... at least that’s a theory some people say holds true.

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Virginia Insight
10:01 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Genius Lessons?

Inventor.  Showman.  Mystic.  Eccentric.  Genius.

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