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Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane is an intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern. Radio Times is produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.

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Analyzing the media

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:02:22 +0000

Guests: Brendan Nyhan, Norm Ornstein and Paul Waldman After the candidates walk off the debate stage, the spotlight turns to the media: the talk show moderators, TV hosts, pundits and opinion writers who offer their analysis. In this […]

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Cybersecurity and consumer protection online

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:01:43 +0000

Guests: Nicole Perlroth, Richard Forno Last week Yahoo announced that 500 million accounts had been hacked – consumer names, email addresses, phone messages, passwords and birth dates were stolen. It is one of the biggest security breaches in […]

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Clinton vs. Trump: round 1

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:02:48 +0000

Guests: Kelly Dittmar, Michael Hagen In this hour, we’ll discuss Monday nights presidential debate, the first of the general election. We’ll be joined by two local political science professors; KELLY DITTMAR of Rutgers University and MICHAEL HAGEN of […]

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Author Colson Whitehead on his new novel The Underground Railroad

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:01:53 +0000

Guest: Colson Whitehead Host Mary Cummings-Jordan talks with prizewinning, bestselling author COLSON WHITEHEAD, and his recent novel The Underground Railroad, about Cora and Caesar, two slaves who go make a bid for freedom from the antebellum South.  The […]

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Polling the electorate

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:02:05 +0000

Guests: Sam Wang, Chris Borick This year’s election cycle has defied any that has come before.  To try and understand it all, one place where we look for solace is in election polls.  We’ve seen these elusive numbers […]

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The science behind baking the perfect chocolate chip cookie

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:01:46 +0000

Guests: Peter Scarola and Rosemary Trout From crispy and crunchy, to chewy and soft, we’ll talk about the science that’s involved in making great chocolate chip cookies and other baked goods. Host Mary Cummings-Jordan will be joined in […]

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One woman’s Hajj pilgrimage; Philly Free Streets

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:02:53 +0000

Guests: Diaa Hadid, Matt Fisher A million and half Muslims from around the world took part in the Hajj this year.  The annual pilgrimage to one of the Islam’s holiest sites, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is the fifth and […]

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Radio Times in Review: The 2015 National Humanities Medal recipients

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:01:52 +0000

Guests: Wynton Marsalis, Terry Gross, James McBride On this week’s edition of Radio Times in Review: we’re going to listen to some of Marty’s interviews with 2015 National Humanities Medal award winners, who were honored by President Obama […]

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Writer Elizabeth Kolbert on climate change

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:02:24 +0000

Host Mary Cummings-Jordan talks with writer ELIZABETH KOLBERT, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, about her writing, the reality of climate change and fears of another mass extinction. Last night, Kolbert received the Richard Hopper […]

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The Svalbard Global Seed Vault; the judge retirement age ballot question in Pa.

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:01:49 +0000

Guests: Cary Fowler, Daniel Craig On the frozen Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, near the North Pole, sits the Global Seed Vault – a storehouse for the world’s crop seeds.  Inside the vault, over 800,000 varieties of seeds are […]

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