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The Beat with Mike Wesson
24 minutes | 2 months ago
Archive Episode: The Flint Water Crisis
As Flint, Michigan slowly begins to resolve the water crisis that plagued the city, we take a look at the origin, some lead pipe history and the reality of the toxic water levels. Dr. Amy Pruden of Virginia Tech and the Flint Water Study gives us the insight.
13 minutes | 2 months ago
Archive Episode: The Dead Sea Scrolls Are Alive and Well
Discovered in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls made a stop in Cincinnati. Find out what role the southwest Ohio city played in the preservation of the ancient, sacred writing. Dave Duszinski of the Cincinnati Museum Center tells the story of how the old copies of Old Testament and extra-Biblical documents, were discovered, preserved, and the fascinating way they are kept in tact today. One of the most important archaeological finds of the 20th century.
25 minutes | 2 months ago
Archive Episode: Young Adults, Moving Back Home
Young Americans have always returned home after heading out into the world for the first time. Today, the number of Millennials living with parents are comparatively larger. What are the reasons behind the recent spike? The Great Recession, relationships and the workforce play important roles in this trending, practical living arrangement. Richard Fry, senior researcher at the Pew Research Center takes us beyond the numbers to better understand the reality and what it means for Millennials, and their parents.
21 minutes | 2 months ago
Archive Episode: Bringing The Law To A Gun Fight
The 2nd Amendment hasn’t always been controversial. That would happen later in the American story. What lead to this, and what does the future hold for both interpretations this crucial point of the Constitution of the United States. Adam Winkler, Law Professor at UCLA and author of Gun Fight: The Battle Over the Right To Bear Arms In America, breaks down the history and balances the issues on different sides. There are over 300 million guns in the United States of America. They aren’t going away.
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