Special Programs: Upcoming Community and Cultural Programs

Red River Radio offers a wide variety of programming, from classical, jazz and blues to news, public affairs, entertainment and information programming. We will also present specials for various holidays, cultural events, and documentaries on important issues of the day. Bookmark this page for information about these various specials. This page will be updated weekly. If an item you heard was removed and you'd like more information contact Bill Beckett at wbeckett@lsus.edu


  Here is what is coming up on Red River Radio.

  The following is a list of past specials you may have heard.

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

MEDICAID EXPANSION STUDY-   Texas has one of the highest rates  of adults without health insurance  living in rural areas.  That’s according to a report released yesterday from Georgetown University and University of North Carolina.   The study  focused  on  The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion decision  in  states  like Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas.

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

LSU-HSC/OCHSNER DEAL -   A new company jointly controlled by Louisiana State University and Ochsner Health System  will  take control of the state-owned / safety net  hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe on Oct. 1st.   That’s the deal that was officially announced yesterday by Governor John Bel Edwards.    Speaking before a packed auditorium at LSU-Health Sciences Center in Shreveport,  Edwards  stressed  that  the  arrangement  is  an  equitable  package deal.

Press Image / Gary Joiner

Airs Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner looks back at the enigmatic life and career of Walter O. Crain and why his history matters.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.