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Lab Girl
Dan Skinner Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:00

Hope Jahren has dedicated her life studying trees, flowers, seeds and soil.

Razor Girl
Dan Skinner Wed, 06/14/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, I’ll talk with Carl Hiaasen about his novel, Razor Girl, which is now out in paperback.

KPR Web Operations Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:34

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee at 2:30pm ET today, as the investigation continues into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. Sessions is expected to take questions about his recusal from the Russia investigation, his own meetings with Russian officials, and what if anything he knew about a private Oval Office meeting between President Trump and fired FBI Director James Comey.

Watkins Museum
Dan Skinner Mon, 06/12/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, Steve Nowak, Executive Director of the Watkins Museum of History joins me to discuss th

(Photo by J. Schafer)
KPR Staff Fri, 06/09/2017 - 09:10

Q: The first divisional army unit created to fight in World War I is celebrating its 100th anniversary this week. What's the name of this outfit and where is it headquartered?

KPR Web Operations Thu, 06/08/2017 - 09:09

Former FBI Director James Comey is testifying before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence this week, speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired by President Trump nearly a month ago. The Senate Committee is looking into the circumstances around Comey's dismissal and how they relate to the FBI investigation of Russian interference in the U.S. Election. The White House has given conflicting messages about the reasons for Comey's firing. Sources close to Comey say the President told Comey to shut down the Russia investigation. That's a charge that the White House denies. A Special Counsel has since been tapped by the Justice Department to head the probe.

KPR Staff Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:00

Space is the place for the next Cinema a Go-Go, featuring a pair of '50s sci-fi classics - one a comedy, the other an unintentional comedy.

Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon
Dan Skinner Mon, 06/05/2017 - 06:00

Larry Tye is a former award-winning journalist at The Boston Globe and the author of the New York Times bestseller Satchel as well as several other books.

The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness
Dan Skinner Mon, 06/05/2017 - 06:00

Have you discovered the secret to happiness? If not, Paula Poundstone might be able to help with her audio book, The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness.

The Lied Center: History and Mission
Dan Skinner Mon, 06/05/2017 - 06:00

Derek Kwan is the Executive Director of the Lied Center, and on this edition of Conversations we'll talk about the organization's history and mission. The Lied Center has been bringing world-class performances to the area for over 20 years. 

"Keeper of the Plains" in Wichita, Kansas (Flickr/Chris Murphy)
KPR Staff Fri, 06/02/2017 - 09:19

Q: This late Kansas artist created the corporate logo used by the Wolf Creek Generating Station, also known as the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant. What’s his name?  

Hint: This Native American sculptor and painter is best remembered for creating the “Keeper of the Plains,” the iconic 44-foot tall steel sculpture in Wichita.

The Fix
Dan Skinner Thu, 06/01/2017 - 09:00

On this edition of Conversations, I talk with David Baldacci about his latest novel, The Fix. The Fix is the third installment in a series of novels featuring the character, Amos Decker, who works as an FBI investigator. In this program, Baldacci explains what inspired him to create this character and how the character's abilities and back story drive the plot.

The Leadership Secrets of Hamilton
Dan Skinner Thu, 06/01/2017 - 09:00

Thanks to the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, popular culture has become more aware of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton but what can Hamilton’s life teach us about leadership?

Theatre Lawrence
Dan Skinner Thu, 06/01/2017 - 09:00

You may have attended a performance at Theatre Lawrence, but you might not be aware of the theatre’s backstory.

KPR Staff Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:09

The longest biking and hiking trail in Kansas is now open for public use in the Flint Hills.

Feloniz Lovato-... Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:16

Randi Hacker doesn’t often co

Marble map of Kansas, as seen in the visitor's center at the Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Dan Skinner)
KPR Staff Fri, 05/26/2017 - 09:15

We’ve all heard of JO CO.  That’s short for Johnson CountyJ-O is the two-letter abbreviation for that suburban county, as seen on Kansas license plates.  But what about NO CO, RO CO, FO CO and GO CO?  Can you give us the real names of these other counties?

An American flag hangs in downtown Arlington, Kansas. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:25

Memorial Day weekend is always a busy time for highway, train and air travel.  But this year's holiday weekend could be the busiest it's been in 12 years.

Conversations
Dan Skinner Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:18

I'm excited to announce that I'm beginning a series of blog posts called Conversations. This blog will share conversations spotlighting area and regional arts.

KPR Staff Fri, 05/19/2017 - 09:20

Here's another tidbit about Kansas that you just ought to know. Otherwise, you might as well be living somewhere else... in a less awesome state. 

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