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Best WHYY podcasts we could find (updated July 2020)
Best WHYY podcasts we could find
Updated July 2020
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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
Newsworks Tonight is a daily radio show that showcases the best reporting and storytelling from WHYY’s talented staff of journalists. It also features the work of NewsWorks partners such as NJ Spotlight, Technically Philly, the Public School Notebook, PlanPhilly, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Business Journal.
 
Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 4.5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast on more than 500 National Public Radio (NPR) stations across the country, as well as in Europe on the World Radio Network. Though Fresh Air has been categorized as a "talk show," it hardly fits the mold. Its 1994 Peabody Award citation credits Fresh Air ...
 
Improv Everything takes on the task of educating listeners on how different improv concepts can be applied in the business world. Each episode a guest from the world of business, government or education joins co-hosts John Hanson (CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority) and Rob Alesiani (PHIT Comedy Instructor) for a lively discussion on the intersection of comedy, improv, and professional life – to lay out how improv concepts can be beneficial in professional leadership and personal growt ...
 
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Journalist Sarah Posner says while President Trump may not speak the language of faith and Christian values, he speaks the language of grievance — giving voice to legal, social and cultural concerns shared by the Christian right and the alt-right. Posner's book is 'Unholy.' Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews an album by drummer Chad Taylor and his…
 
Saleemah McNeil, a Black Philadelphia psychotherapist and founder of Oshun Family Center in Jenkintown, has raised more than $90,000 to provide free therapy sessions for people of color since the Justice for George Floyd protests began. McNeil sat down with The Why’s Shai Ben-Yaacov to discuss why she believes it’s particularly important for people…
 
Guests: Jennifer Nuzzo, John Wherry, Rachel Levine Five months into the pandemic, coronavirus cases continue to surge around the country. All but a handful of states are seeing infection rates rising. While most European and many Asian countries have COVID-19 under control, the U.S. has been unable to keep the virus in check. Why has the U.S. faile…
 
WHYY’s Cris Barrish recently dug into every police shooting in Delaware since 2005 and while officers have shot 56 people in that time, no officer has ever been charged — even when prosecutors wanted to. Now, the protests over the police killing of George Floyd have the state’s top prosecutor and some lawmakers pushing to change the state’s use-of-…
 
A film of the original Broadway production of 'Hamilton,' taped in 2016, is now streaming on Disney+. Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who stars in the title role, says the production is as timely as ever. "When you write a musical that brushes against the origins of this country, it's always going to be relevant," he says. "The fights we had at the [co…
 
Pennsylvania’s Attorney General has filed criminal charges against Cabot Oil and Gas — more than 10 years after problems first surfaced in the small town of Dimock, which became ground-zero in the national debate over fracking. StateImpact Pennsylvania Reporter Susan Phillips explains why these charges are coming so many years later, vindicating so…
 
In the weeks of protests calling for justice for George Floyd, an old conversation has gained new traction: what do we do with our monuments to slaveholders and other problematic historical figures? All across the country, monuments of Confederate generals, slave owners, and colonizers are being torn down. Universities, like Princeton’s former Wood…
 
Guests: Missy Ryan, Aaron O’Connell, Matthew Rojansky Intelligence officials report that Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan. News reports say that President Trump was briefed early this year on the Russian effort but he denies any knowledge of it. Likewise, Russia denies the allegations. The…
 
If you live in or around Philadelphia, you’ve probably heard unexplained booms well into the night. They started during the protests against police brutality, which has the city chalking them up to fireworks and ATM robberies, while some concerned citizens are looking to conspiracy theories. Max Marin and Michaela Winberg, reporters for WHYY’s Bill…
 
Guests: Charlie Gerow, TJ Rooney, Errin Haines In the sixth installment of our Battleground 2020 series, we’ll focus on the Presidential race as it stands in Pennsylvania. With 20 electoral college votes in play, Pennsylvania continues to be one of crucial battleground states in the November election. Recent polling shows Democratic nominee Joe Bid…
 
A film of the original Broadway production of 'Hamilton,' taped in 2016, begins streaming on Disney+ on July 3. Miranda, who stars in the title role, says the production is as timely as ever. "When you write a musical that brushes against the origins of this country, it's always going to be relevant," he says. "The fights we had at the [country's] …
 
In the next installment of our series Why didn’t I go there?, The Why co-host Shai Ben-Yaacov and his 10-year-old son Gil take a virtual tour of the time capsule that is the Mercer Museum in Doylestown. Their guide is the museum’s Cory Amsler who introduces us to the 19th century Penn archaeologist who was not just fascinated by ancient artifacts, …
 
Guests: Katrina McCombs, Kevin Bethel, Marcus Hayes This week; Philadelphia School District Chief of School Safety KEVIN BETHEL will join us to talk about his plan to swap out police officer in city schools with ‘safety officers.’ He’ll tell us what that change entails as well as other planned shifts in school safety protocols. Then, New Jersey Gov…
 
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says 250 yeas of slavery and 100 years of legalized segregation robbed Black Americans of the ability to accumulate wealth. Cash payments would help repair the damage. Her latest piece in the 'New York Times Magazine' is 'What Is Owed.' Ken Tucker reviews new albums by Lady Gaga and Carly Rae Je…
 
After the AIDS epidemic hit San Francisco, gay activist Cleve Jones co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and started the AIDS Memorial Quilt. "I have these memories of great struggle and great pain and great loss, but I also in my lifetime have seen extraordinary progress and amazing change," he says. His memoir, 'When We Rise,' was publish…
 
Guest: Maria Konnikova MARIA KONNIKOVA, an author and Ph.D in psychology had a run of bad luck, but oddly found that poker was the perfect vehicle for her to explore her interest chance, skill, and human behavior. She went all in on No Limit Texas Hold’em under the tutelage of a renowned Poker champ, eventually becoming a poker pro, winning $300,00…
 
COVID-19 hasn’t just changed the world — it’s transformed the way we live. On a national scale, it has upended politics and flattened our economy. On a human level, we’ve lost loved ones and livelihoods. But the pandemic has also led to unexpected changes for the better — it’s accelerated innovation, revealed new truths, and pushed us to find new w…
 
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