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WFIU

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WFIU Public Media has been broadcasting from the Bloomington campus of Indiana University since October, 1950. The station is a charter member of the National Public Radio network, and along with 90 other stations, it carried the premiere broadcast of NPR's in-depth news program, All Things Considered, on May 3, 1971. WFIU now broadcasts classical music, jazz, and news and information 24 hours a day. WFIU can be heard throughout Southern and Central Indiana: * 103.7 FM | Bloomington * 100.7 FM | Columbus * 101.7 FM | French Lick/West Baden * 98.9 FM | Greensburg * 106.1 FM | Kokomo * 95.1 FM | Terre Haute and on WFIU2 * 101.9 FM | Bloomington * and online at wfiu.org. Our mission: We inspire, inform, and involve. Our values and activities are born of the purposes and hopes of Indiana University and of our listeners. For us, this work is a public trust.

Pieces

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We celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's centennial with a look at one of the singer's busiest and most memorable years on record.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
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Georgina Ramsay's research turned to food as she learned that the threat of poisoning impacted the everyday lives of displaced women she worked wit...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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In the 1960s Herbie Hancock seemed to be everywhere on the jazz scene, recording both as a leader for Blue Note and as a sideman with Miles Davis a...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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Dorothy Ashby emerged from the storied mid-20th-century Detroit jazz scene as a creative virtuoso on an instrument not often employed in the jazz w...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
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In 1952 Billie Holiday began her last great period on record with a series of small-group sessions that capture the twilight glow of a jazz star.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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A second chapter in Night Lights' gathering of musical odes to colorful characters in the history of jazz, with a special emphasis on scene patron ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00

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Caption: A Moment of Science
Tuskless Elephants May Soon Be the New Norm

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Differences in Brain Activity May Determine How Smart You Are

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
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  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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On the podcast: This land has been in Liz and Nate Brownlee's family for half a century, but the small orchard represents chapter one of their farm...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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This week on Afterglow, we turn our spotlight on Harry Warren, a composer from the Golden Age of the Hollywood musical, whose personal life eluded ...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00

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We're exploring nearly seven hundred years of Easter music, from the 11th century to the 18th century.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Afterglow, we’re taking a cross country roadtrip with songs about St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta, and the Big Apple, performed by Johnny ...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00