Station News & Events

1:23pm

Mon December 23, 2013
Station News & Events

PRI is Following these Stories on December 23rd

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Two members of the Russian band Pussy Riot have walked out of Russian prisons under amnesty terms outlined by President Vladimir Putin last week. The move comes just days after the release of Russian tycoon Mikail Khodorkhovsky, who is now in Germany. We're going to dig in and look at this recent spate of Russian prison releases, which have been described by one Pussy Riot member as "a PR stunt." But how does it look from the viewpoint of Putin's supporters?

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2:36pm

Fri December 20, 2013
Station News & Events

Choir! Choir! Choir! on Q

TODAY on "Q" 

-- CHOIR! CHOIR! CHOIR! is a community choir that gathers weekly to perform contemporary pop and rock hits. The group has taken off online, and received the endorsement of such musical heavyweights as Patti Smith and Tegan and Sara. They perform live in studio Q, and co-directors DAVEED  GOLDMAN and NOBU ADILMAN  discuss what's behind the success of CHOIR! CHOIR! CHOIR!

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2:34pm

Fri December 20, 2013
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The World Looks at the Freeing of Mikhail Khodorkovsky

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Mikhail Khodorkovsky is free. We find out what that means for Vladimir Putin's Russia and its dissidents. Also today, key players in China's Cultural Revolution are beginning to apologize for their actions. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Beijing.

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Marco interviews one of Uganda's leading gay rights activists after parliament passes legislation making homosexual acts punishable with life in prison.

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11:56am

Thu December 19, 2013
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‘MTSU On the Record’ Highlights Courageous Students at Holiday Time

Kyla Hallums

“MTSU On the Record,” the public affairs radio program that connects listeners with the campus community, brightens the holidays with stories of two inspiring college students.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Kyla Hallums, whose education was interrupted by a life-threatening condition, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

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3:29pm

Wed December 18, 2013
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Grant Lawrence Talks Hockey With Jian on Q

TODAY on "Q" 

 In anticipation of the departure of foreign military, those who've been unhappy with the gains women have made in Afghanistan have already started to attack those gains. Human Rights Watch's HEATHER BARR says without the eyes of the world, those gains will be lost.

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