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February 08, 2016

The History of Soccer in St. Louis- Segment A
A discussion about the history of soccer in the area amid conversations about the possibility of a Major League Soccer team coming to St. Louis.

Rep. Rodney Davis- Segment B
A discussion with U.S. Representative Rodney Davis, a Republican representing Illinois' 13th Congressional District.

February 09, 2016

Human Memory- Segment A
A discussion about breakthroughs in research on human memory and an episode of NOVA that highlights the work of Washington University researchers who are mapping the brain of a young St. Louisan with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory.

Municipal Court Study- Segment B
A discussion about the results of a Saint Louis University study on the difference in municipal court experiences based on race and class.

February 10, 2016

UMSL Chancellor Tom George- Segment A
A discussion with University of Missouri-St. Louis Chancellor Tom George amid budget constraints at the university.

Spoken Word and Poetry of Cheeraz Gormon- Segment B
A discussion with Cheeraz Gormon, a local spoken-word artist and poet who released a book of poetry last year entitled "In the Midst of Loving."

February 11, 2016

History and Current Plans for Sugar Loaf Mound- Segment A
A discussion with Andrea Hunter, director of the Osage Nation's historic preservation office, and John Kelly, a senior lecturer in archaeology at Washington University, about the history, current status and plans for the Sugar Loaf Mound site.

Historical Fiction of the Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff- Segment B
A discussion with author Ruta Sepetys about her new historical fiction novel, "Salt to the Sea."

February 12, 2016

St. Louis Ballet- Segment C
A discussion about St. Louis Ballet's next production, "In it for Love."

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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
Fresh Air Weekend: Bassem Youssef; 'Homegrown Terrorists'; Baby's First Food
Youssef, the "Egyptian Jon Stewart," brings his act to America. Peter Bergen discusses Americans who are drawn to jihad. Bee Wilson examines how early feeding patterns influence the a child's palate.

Sia Reclaims Songs She Wrote For Others On 'This Is Acting'
The Australian songwriter who has written hits for Rihanna, Beyonce and Katy Perry just released an album of her own. Critic Ken Tucker likes Sia's singing, in part, because of its imperfections.