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December 09, 2013
Effect of Racial Segregation on Health and Opportunity- Segment A
A discussion about "The For Sake of All's" fourth policy brief examining how racial segregation impacts health as well as social and economic opportunity for African Americans in St. Louis and St. Louis County.
December 10, 2013
Islamophobia- Segment A
A discussion about the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR's) second report on Islamophobia, the practice of prejudice against, hatred for or fear of Muslims or ethnic groups perceived to be Muslim, and CAIR's efforts to counter it.
December 11, 2013
St. Louis Public Radio and St. Louis Beacon Merger- Segment A
A discussion about the just completed merger between St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon, its effect on news in St. Louis and its implications for other media outlets.
December 12, 2013
Israel Consul General- Segment A
A discussion with Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest.
Youth Engagement in Politics- Segment B
A discussion about the engagement of youth in politics, connected to a report released by a national commission based at Tufts University.
December 13, 2013
Bach Society's Christmas Concert- Segment A
A discussion about the Bach Society of St. Louis' Christmas Candlelight Concert.
Brian Owens- Segment B
A conversation with vocalist Brian Owens about his performing projects, his mentoring work and a holiday benefit concert.
Holiday Concert Benefits Covenant House Missouri- Segment C
A discussion about a holiday concert by musicians from a number of St. Louis bands to benefit Covenant House Missouri.
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
Redford says filming All Is Lost was a "pure cinematic experience — the way films used to be." He talks with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about how it's been "sort of weird" being known for his good looks, and about how he nearly wasn't cast in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Need A Read? Here Are Maureen Corrigan's Favorite Books Of 2013
Fresh Air's book critic says it's just a fluke that 9 of the 11 titles she picked this year were written by female authors. Her favorites include a jumbo-sized Dickensian novel, a biography of Ben Franklin's sister, a comedy of manners, a stunning Scandinavian mystery and more.