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5:32 pm
Mon May 30, 2011

Book Nook: The World As It Is - Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, by Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges spent nearly two decades as a war correspondent for the New York Times. He was part of an investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting.

Hedges reported from war zones in Africa, the Middle East, Central America, and the Balkans. He knows the horrors of war. His first book, "War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning" is one of the most powerful anti-war manifestoes of the last decade. Hedges appeared in the Book Nook when that book was published and he returned for another visit when it was reissued in paperback.

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Around the Miami Valley
11:35 am
Mon May 30, 2011

WYSO Weekend: May 29, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 29, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Emily McCord speaks with Irish radio producer Mary Phelan and area resident Roger Kearney, a distant relative of Barack Obama about the upcoming documentary "The Road to Moneygall," which will air on WYSO.

-Sarah Buckingham previews this week's Sunday Documentary Hour offerings

-Jerry Kenney speaks with artist Greg Dearth about his upcoming exhibit at Gallery 510 in Dayton

The New Face of Wright-Patt
7:40 am
Mon May 30, 2011

BRAC: How It All Began

This week, the new Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will officially open at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Of course, military brass and other dignitaries will be in attendance. But the opening will signal a new chapter in the Miami Valley as hundreds of families move to our area. In our week long series, “The New Face of Wright-Patt”, Emily McCord takes us to the beginning of the BRAC process.

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Music
2:20 pm
Thu May 26, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: The Buffalo Killers

The Buffalo Killers
Photo by John Curley

Since their performance with Kelley Deal during Record Store Day, the Buffalo Killers have been busy putting the final touches on their new album, 3.  After the record is released locally in July, the band will embark on a West Coast tour.  Zach Gabbard, Andy Gabbard and Joseph Sebaali braved spring tornados in Southern Ohio to visit the WYSO studios and perform several live tracks as well as preview a song from 3.

The Buffalo Killers will perform at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs on Friday, May 27th.

Miami Valley StoryCorps
9:00 am
Wed May 25, 2011

Anne Branning and Rani Deighe Crowe

“He was getting into trouble, he was drinking too much, and he made a decision to go into the Marine Corps.” “What do you think being in the Marines gave to David, did for him?” “A sense of accomplishment, a sense of purpose.”

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