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Dan Skinner Mon, 01/20/2020 - 05:00

On this edition of Conversations, John Jantsch talks about his latest book,

General and later President Dwight D. Eisenhower hoped to reduce worldwide conflict through peaceful personal diplomacy.  Essentially, this meant getting people from different nations together so that they might better understand and relate to one another and thus, be less likely to go to war.
KPR Staff Fri, 01/17/2020 - 09:11

Q: After witnessing the death and destruction of World War II, General Dwight D. Eisenhower came up with an idea he hoped would reduce international conflicts.  Once he became president, the man from Abilene created an international exchange program, which is now headquartered in Kansas City.  What's the name of the program?

KPR Web Operations Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:55

Congress is taking additional steps to prepare for the upcoming Senate impeachment trial. The newly appointed House impeachment managers, who will present the case for impeachment, are reading the articles in the Senate chamber. Senators are also being sworn in as jurors.

Dan Skinner Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:00

On this edition of Conversations, Susan Goldberg talks about

KPR Web Operations Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:10
Six Democratic presidential candidates are debating in Iowa on Tuesday, less than three weeks from the caucuses there. NPR reporters are providing background and analysis of the candidates' remarks in real-time.
Dan Skinner Mon, 01/13/2020 - 05:00

On this edition of Conversations, Emily Berhmann, General Manager of the

KPR Staff Fri, 01/10/2020 - 11:30

CANCELLED: Cinema a Go-Go, Friday, January 10.

KPR Staff Fri, 01/10/2020 - 09:05

Q: Eastern Kansas is bracing for a winter storm this weekend that will likely bring several rounds of snow and freezing rain. As bad as that sounds, times were even tougher on the pioneers. According to the Kansas Historical Society, one blizzard was so bad that an estimated 100 Kansans froze to death. In what year did this happen? 

(Here's a hint: It happened during the "Blizzard of eighteen-eighty..." - what?)

KPR Web Operations Wed, 01/08/2020 - 09:57

President Trump is speaking to the nation following attacks on military bases in Iraq where U.S. troops are stationed. Trump tweeted on Tuesday night that "All is well!" and that an assessment of the casualties was underway. Iran said the missiles were launched as an act of self-defense after the U.S. killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq.

Dan Skinner Mon, 01/06/2020 - 05:00

On this edition of Conversations, Cheryl Hale talks about her inspirational book,

Dan Skinner Fri, 01/03/2020 - 12:00

On this edition of Conversations, Gary Ferguson talks about his book,

Kansas Forever stamps (Photo by J. Schafer)
KPR Staff Fri, 01/03/2020 - 09:05

Q: When this northern Kansas town was founded in 1872, it was named Pittsburg. Later on, the townsfolk realized there was another Pittsburg already in existence in southeast Kansas, so they changed the name of the town. What's current name of the Mitchell County town once called Pittsburg?

Dan Skinner Wed, 01/01/2020 - 05:00

On this edition of Conversations, Jon Waterman talks about Atlas of the National Parks from National Geographic.

Dan Skinner Mon, 12/30/2019 - 05:00

On this edition of Conversations, Lydia Pyne talks about Genuine Fakes: How Phony Things Teach Us About Real Stuff. Pyne is a writer

Dan Skinner Fri, 12/27/2019 - 12:00

How is the new digital landscape is shaping humanity?


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