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January 26, 2015
Outgoing St. Louis Mayor Chief of Staff- Segment A
A discussion with St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay's outgoing Chief of Staff, Jeff Rainford.
Two Men with Remarkable Abilities- Segment B
A re-airing of a discussion with two men who have remarkable abilities to use their senses in unique ways.
January 27, 2015
Author Wes Moore on His Search for Meaning- Segment A
A discussion with author Wes Moore about his search for meaning in life.
Catholic Education in St. Louis- Segment B
A discussion with the relatively new superintendent of the Catholic education in St. Louis.
January 28, 2015
The Role of the Urban League in St. Louis- Segment A
A discussion with the president of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.
St. Louis Public Radio Initiative- Segment B
A discussion about St. Louis Public Radio's newly launched initiative "The Listening Project" which encourages discussion about racial disparities in the region and how to address them.
January 29, 2015
UM System President Tim Wolfe- Segment A
A discussion with University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe about current issues pertaining to education.
January 30, 2015
St. Louis Theater Circle Awards- Segment A
A discussion about the nominees for the annual St. Louis Theater Circle awards.
Remembering Ferguson- Segment B
A discussion about two local efforts to document and collect artifacts about the events that occurred in Ferguson in 2014.
Black History Month- Segment C
A discussion with St. Louis Public Radio arts and culture reporter Nancy Fowler about upcoming Black History Month events.
Delmar Records- Segment C
St. Louis Public Radio arts and culture reporter Willis Ryder Arnold produces a feature about music artist Tech Supreme and his work producing music in St. Louis with a new hip hop record label called Delmar Records.
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
The movie, one of five Academy Award nominees for best foreign language film this year, is about radical Islamists occupying the city in Mali. Remarkably, it's often on the verge of being a comedy.
Fresh Air Remembers Long-Time New York TV And Radio Personality Joe Franklin
Franklin was a talk-show host for more than 40 years. Guests ranged from Elvis Presley, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand. He died Jan. 24 at 88 years old. In 1988, Franklin talked with Terry Gross.