Radio Special Program

Ask a Legal State: A National Conversation About Pot

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 12:00pm

Dozens of states across the country are talking about pot, and whether to and how to legalize it. 

The Pulse Special: Make (A) Way

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 9:00pm

This special explores the idea that disability resides not in people, but in the systems, schools, workplaces and communities that don’t make a way for inclusion and participation.

Hanukkah Lights 2018

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 9:00pm

Whether you like your Hanukkah tales humorous or historical, magical or true-to-life, there's something for you in this brand-new collection of holiday stories.

Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites & Tinsel Tales 3: Even More NPR Christmas Favorites

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 12:00pm

Featured stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas. David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk -- these and other NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary.


Selected Shorts Gift Set 2018

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 9:00pm

In this three-part program guest host Robert Sean Leonard introduces an unusual holiday program, which mixes tradition with humor.


Happy(ish) Holidays from Terrible, Thanks for Asking

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 9:00pm

Join Nora for a conversation about holiday missteps with memoirist Augusten Burroughs, enjoy cheer and some humbug from special guests, and stories from listeners about their worst holidays ever.


Connections with Evan Dawson

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:00pm

Local leaders in healthcare and law enforcement discuss the state of the opioid crisis in Rochester and the Finger Lakes region.

Intelligence Squared US: Is Social Media Good for Democracy?

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 9:00pm

Will the power of social media yet be harnessed and used as an unprecedented force for good in the world?

1A Special Coverage: Families At The Border

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 8:00pm

1A host Joshua Johnson looks at the lasting consequences of removing children from their parents in this 1A Plus special.

Order 9066: Chapter Three

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 9:00pm

On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, just months after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor.

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