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Ask Me Another Joins KPR's Saturday Morning Line-Up & Other Programming Changes

Host Ophira Eisenberg onstage at The Bell House, Brooklyn, NY. (Photo by Steve McFarland)

Do you like your words crossed and your pursuits trivial? Then you'll love ASK ME ANOTHER, an entire hour of puzzles, word games and trivia. Join host Ophira Eisenberg and her team of puzzle gurus as they rattle that overflowing brain of yours. 

It's NPR's guiltiest - and most puzzling - pleasure. Ask Me Another...coming to KPR Saturday mornings at 11 beginning Saturday, July 4. 

KPaRtist - Mary Anne King

The latest in featured KPaRtists is Mary Anne King, a former junior high art teacher who has developed a keen eye for naturalistic painting.

"I am primarily a naturalistic painter; however, I appreciate abstract art, and I believe that successful realistic painting must contain good abstract qualities. The color field painters such as Mark Rothko have much to teach about painting a field of wheat.

StoryCorps Voices from Topeka - 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education

The first grade class at State Street Elementary School, taught by Miss Hunt. It was taken in January 1955, shortly after Topeka elementary schools were racially integrated in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education case. Prior to this decision, which made segregated schools unconstitutional, State Street had been a school for white children only. (Photo Courtesy of Kansas Historical Society /

In May 2014, StoryCorps Facilitators found themselves in Topeka, Kan., working with The Kansas Humanities Council for the 60th Anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education desegregation case, whose decision was released on May 17, 1954.

The trip was part of the other many town-wide celebrations for the occasion, including a high school graduation ceremony with a special Baccalaureate speech delivered by First Lady Michelle Obama who also commemorated the anniversary.


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