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October 16, 2017

HateBrakers Honors Sammy Rangel- Segment A
A discussion with Sammy Rangel about how he turned his life around after years of hate and violence and the award he will receive from the local organization HateBrakers.

Cut and Paste: For Ahkeem- Segment B
The most recent episode of St. Louis Public Radio's podcast Cut and Paste is about a new documentary that features a young black woman living in St. Louis as she navigates through difficult circumstances.

October 17, 2017

Libraries Offer Online Diploma Program- Segment A
A discussion about a partnership between the St. Louis Public Library and the St. Louis County Library to offer an online high school diploma program.

Orli Shaham- Segment B
A discussion with pianist Orli Shaham about her career and her performances with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra this weekend.

October 18, 2017

Newspaper Exhibit at the St. Louis Mercantile Library- Segment A
A discussion about the St. Louis Mercantile Librarys new exhibit "Headlines of History: Historic Newspapers of St. Louis and the World Through the Centuries."

Curious Louis: Lynch's Slave Pen- Segment B
Listener Anne Walker wanted to know whether artifacts from Lynch's slave pen have been found, and, if so, where they are stored. We answer our listener's question, and discuss the history of the slave trade in St. Louis more broadly.

October 19, 2017

Affordable Care Act- Segment A
A discussion about the status of health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

Anxiety in Children- Segment B
A discussion about anxiety in children and how it can be addressed.

October 20, 2017

The Vietnam War- Segment B
A discussion with Mark Bowden who is the author of the new book Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam.

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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
Understanding Mike Pence And His Relationship To Trump: 'His Public Role Is Fawning'
Though President Trump ran as an outsider, New Yorker writer Jane Mayer describes his vice president as "the connective tissue" between Trump and the billionaire donors in the Republican party.

'Death In The Air' Revisits 5 Days When London Was Choked By Poisonous Smog
Kate Winkler Dawson's new book chronicles The Great Smog of 1952, when moist air from the Gulf Stream stalled for days over London, mixing with poisonous gases and causing more than 12,000 deaths.