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Jun 19, 2018

At one time, gender structure was a stable fact of life. Boys were boys and girls were girls. No questions asked. Each sex was raised differently, depending on their gender, and they were expected to live their lives differently, depending on that gender. Now, for the first time, many young people are pushing...


Jun 11, 2018

The heat of summer is upon us and with that the drabness of winter has given way to the green lushness of summer. It has also given way to many of the pests of summer. Pests like fleas, mosquitoes, ticks, and mites, which are not only aggravating, but also can present some very real dangers. On this week’s Perspective...


Jun 4, 2018

Robert F. Kennedy started his public life as counsel to red-baiting Sen. Joseph McCarthy, but ended that life as a liberal icon. Kennedy was assassinated during a campaign to unite working-class whites with poor blacks and Latinos in an electoral coalition that looked to change presidential politics. In the second of a...


May 29, 2018

About a year before he was shot and killed, U.S. Senator Robert Kennedy traveled to the Mississippi Delta to confront the face of hunger. During that trip, he saw children so malnourished that most would have thought such a thing was not possible in the United States. In the first of a two-part series on Robert Kennedy,...


May 21, 2018

A former media executive says this country faces the growing threat of news deserts – areas that are not served by any kind of news outlet. On today’s Perspective program, the impact that loss would have on the community, news availability and media literacy.

Guest: Penelope Abernathy, a former executive at the...