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July 21, 2014
Marijuana in Missouri- Segment A
A discussion about the medical uses and drug enforcement of marijuana.
July 22, 2014
Todd Akin- Segment A
A discussion with former Missouri congressman Todd Akin about his new book, " Firing Back: Taking on the Party Bosses and Media Elite to Protect Our Faith and Freedom."
Update: St. Louis Public Radio / St. Louis Beacon Merger- Segment B
A discussion a little more than six months after the merger between St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon about what progress has been made and what challenges remain.
July 23, 2014
St. Louis County Executive Candidate: Charlie Dooley- Segment A
A discussion with Democratic St. Louis County executive candidate Charlie Dooley in advance of the August 5th primary.
St. Louis County Executive Candidate: Steve Stenger- Segment B
A discussion with Democratic St. Louis County executive candidate Steve Stenger in advance of the August 5th primary.
July 25, 2014
2014 St. Louis Cabaret Festival- Segment A
A discussion with Ann Hampton Callaway about her performance at the 2014 St. Louis Cabaret Festival.
Max and Louie's 'Quills'- Segment B
A discussion with the director and playwright of Max and Louie's production of Douglas Wright's "Quills."
Union Avenue Opera's "A Streetcar Named Desire"- Segment C
A discussion about Union Avenue Opera's production of Andre Previn's "A Streetcar Named Desire."
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
Arthur Allen's new book, The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl, describes how a WWII scientist in Poland smuggled the typhus vaccine to Jews — while his team made a weakened version for the Nazis.
Fresh Air Remembers Actress And Singer Elaine Stritch
The Broadway star used to describe herself as a Catholic, diabetic, alcoholic. She died July 17 at the age of 89. In 1999, she talked with Terry Gross when she was starring in a revival of Sail Away.