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Interchange

Series produced by WFHB

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In-depth local interviews and roundtable discussions

WFHB's longest running news and public affairs program. Interchange is an hour long interview with members of the Bloomington community raising important issues that affect life in Indiana and beyond.


285 Pieces

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Across the globe it was a year of countless uprisings. In the US it was the year of police violence against protesters at the Chicago Democratic Co...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: Original Walton's Five and Dime, now the Wal-Mart Visitor's Center, Bentonville, Arkansas., Credit: Photo taken by Bobak Ha'Eri. (CC BY-SA 2.5)
Elizabeth Anderson joins us to talk about her book Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It). In many workp...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: "The Magnicent Five": (from left) Henryk Wujec, Lech Dymarski, Janusz Onyszkiewicz, Jacek Kuro?, Jan Rulewski. , Credit: Photo by Jan Krzysztof Kelus.
Dance in Chains, traces the history of modern political imprisonment from its origins in the mid-nineteenth century and draws on examples from regi...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:28
Caption:  Epic of Gilgamesh, tablet 11, story of the Flood. , Credit: Courtesy of The British Museum.
In Storied States, we examine the shift in how humans lived, moving from hunter-gatherers to sedentary farmers. And contrary to official narrative ...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:03
Caption: The Preface of the Venus Table of the Dresden Codex - an ancient Mayan book containing astronomical data.
From Alexander the Great's "pillow book" (The Iliad) to the Mayan Popul Vuh; from Gilgamesh to Harry Potter by way of Goethe and the notion of “wor...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan, September 24, 1957., Credit: Will Counts Collection: Indiana University Archives
2017 was the 60th anniversary of the stand-off between Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus and desegregation at Little Rock Central High School . Today ...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Ark of Space by Shigeru Komatsuzaki (1968)
Today’s show is kin to last week’s, Honey From a Weed…but instead of seeing the human as capable of flourishing in concert with the natural, in thi...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Patience Gray in her flat in London, circa 1960. Photo by Stefan Buzás. Courtesy of Nicholas Gray.
A weed might be said to represent valuelessness, and worse perhaps, a thing which actively devalues what many consider to be the proper and true wa...

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 57:53
  • Purchases: 1
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We begin with a controversy. Laurie Stone was set to read from her book on Studio A, a Sunday night talk show broadcast by WKCR, Columbia Universit...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:14
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From the Ukrainian Pale to Bridgeport, Connecticut. “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Radicalized by d...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:12
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From within this crucible the revolutionary theorist, ruthless Red Army commander and plausible dictator in waiting, leader of the left opposition ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
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Hitler called him “half beast, half giant” and clearly saw a kind of reflection there. Kuromiya asserts that Stalin was a deeply singular personali...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:34
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If nothing else, the Russian Revolution reveals the uses of history for ideological purposes. For Russia’s Communism is the counterclaim to Capital...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 55:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Olga Knipper and Anton Chekhov
Three Sisters is being performed by the Indiana University Theatre Department at the Wells-Metz Theatre on campus beginning this Friday, October 13...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 34:55
Caption: Benjamin Lay painted by William Williams in 1790
Today, the curious case of Benjamin Lay: Englishman, Quaker, cobbler, sailor, cultural shock firebrand, cave dweller, autodidact, animal liberation...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:10
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For our Fall Fund Drive show we offer some program highlights from the last several months to show, not tell, how deserving we are of your financia...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:33
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Human hands unwittingly unleashed the AIDS epidemic and can now overcome it, if we learn the lessons of the past. This week on Interchange guest ho...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
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We’re joined by James Naremore to discuss the cinema of Charles Burnett, who’s been called the nation’s least-known great filmmaker and the country...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:08
Caption: Shulamith Firestone in about 1970, the year “The Dialectic of Sex” was published. Credit Michael Hardy
The Dialectic of Sex is widely considered the most influential book of Second Wave Feminism. In it Firestone argues that the biological sexual dich...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Congressman Nixon & Robert Stripling examine Pumpkin Papers microfilm
The conviction of Alger Hiss for perjury in 1950, continues to define the terms of what it means to American. But the definition seems always profe...

Bought by WJFF, WXAV 88.3FM, and WRGY


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3