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SISSY AUSTIN- This past week marked the 50 th Anniversary of man landing on the moon . Names like Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins are somewhat easy to remember as they were the crew of the famous Apollo 11 mission. But there were thousands of other names that were part of that mission too. And in this next story we visit with one Laurel Ann “Sissy” Austin of Jacksonville, Texas who was part of the Apollo 11 team. Our East Texas reporter Wynter Chauvin has more. Jacksonville,...
Airs Wednesday, July 24, at 7:30 a.m. Live Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees is now set for July 24th. The committees have subpoenaed Mueller, instructing him to appear to respond to questions about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Mueller has agreed to appear at two separate hearings. The Judiciary Committee will hold one in the morning and the Intelligence Committee will hold...
Airs Sunday, July 21, 2019, at 6 p.m. What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in test-drive mode around the globe. Should we proceed with caution? Or embrace the driverless car? Featuring Amitai Bin-Nun, Chris Urmson, Meredith Broussard, and Ashley Nunes.
Airs Sunday, July 21, 2019, at 7 p.m. On July 20th, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon. They had reached the distant light that humans had admired and looked up to for thousands of years. It was a mission with hundreds of dedicated minds behind it. A dangerous and ambitious mission, that could have failed at many moments. On this special episode of The Pulse, we will explore the science that got us to the moon, the politics that push space exploration, and our...
Airs Monday, July 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. Soprano Isabel Leonard Michael Tilson Thomas and the orchestra for some of the happiest music that Mozart and Mahler ever wrote. They also perform dance music that Mozart dashed off in less than an hour.
Airs Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 1 p.m. This concert, broadcast live from Carnegie Hall features pianist Sir András Schiff performing fantasies, sonatas and suites by Mendelssohn and the most well-known configuration of the "Three Bs" — Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Jeff Spurgeon and John Schaefer co-host the broadcast. Program :
Mendelssohn : Fantasia in F-sharp min. Opus 28
Beethoven : Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp. Opus 78
Brahms : Klavierstücke, Opus 76
Brahms : Seven...
Airs Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 12 noon. In July and August, the 2019 WFMT Radio Network Opera Series continues with more presentations in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union, including three standout broadcasts from across Italy, including performances from the Rossini Opera Festival (Pesaro), Teatro Dell’Opera (Rome) and La Scala (Milan.) This week we present Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck.
Cast (in order of vocal appearance) :
Treasures Of The Noel
Airs Friday, July 19, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze, we look at the impact of Upton Sinclair's landmark novel, The Jungle, an exposé of the Chicago meat packing industry which led to many reforms including the Meat Inspection Act of 1906. The Noel has a first edition signed in their collection.
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