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August 31, 2015
Legal Roundtable- Segment A
A discussion about current issues pertaining to the law with a panel of legal experts.
September 01, 2015
Happiness and Well-Being Research- Segment A
A discussion about happiness and well-being as well as local research on the issues.
September 02, 2015
Mother Jones and Labor History- Segment A
A discussion about labor history, the activism of Mary Harris (Mother) Jones and the remembrances of her in Mount Olive, Ill.
'Right to Work' Explained- Segment B
A discussion about Right to Work: the history of the issue in Missouri, its current status and an explanation as to who and why people support or oppose the measure.
September 03, 2015
Teaching Media Literacy- Segment A
A discussion with Julie Smith about her new book on the importance of teaching media literacy in order to get the most out of the proliferation of information that today's technology provides.
September 04, 2015
LouFest- Segment A
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 neurologist, who died Sunday, saw "infinitely moving, dramatic, romantic situations" during his decades studying the human brain. Fresh Air remembers Sacks with two interviews from 1985 and 2012.
Fresh Air Weekend: Alison Bechdel's 'Fun Home'; 'Blackout' Drunkenness
Lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel talks about how her dad's closeted homosexuality affected her. Sarah Hepola examines how alcohol fit in with — and distorted — her idea of being an empowered woman.