Special Literature Programs on Online Radio and TV


Topic Program Station Date/Time
Christmas Carols   University of the Air
Some of those familiar Christmas carols had a different sound when they were new. Trevor Stephenson and guest performers will do some musical restoration for us.
  Wisconsin Public Radio
The Ideas Network

Madison, WI
  December 21, 14
4:00pm
Chicago Time
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Highsmith, Patricia   Carol
A tender and unsettling love story about two women - one of them married, and the other nineteen - who risk everything to be together.
Adapted and directed by Neil Bartlett
5 episodes
  BBC Radio 4
London, UK
  daily from
December 1-5, 14
10:45-11:00 | 19:45-20:00
London Time
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Melville, Herman   University of the Air
"Moby Dick"
UW-Madison Professor of English, Jeffrey Steele sits down with Norman to search for the great white whale and much more.
  Wisconsin Public Radio
The Ideas Network

Madison, WI
  November 30, 14
4:00pm
Chicago Time
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Rattigan, Terence   The Browning Version
performed by L.A. Theatre Works
  WVXU Radio
Cincinnati, OH
  December 6, 14
8:00-10:00pm
New York Time
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Steinbeck, John   The Grapes of Wrath
performed by L.A. Theatre Works
  WVXU Radio
Cincinnati, OH
  November 29, 14
8:00-10:00pm
New York Time
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Teaching   "The Road Out: A Teacher's Odyssey in Poor America" by Deborah Hicks
Deborah Hicks discusses her book, in which she talks about her efforts to transmit her love of learning and literature to a group of poor girls in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  C-SPAN2 TV
New York, NY
  November 27, 14
3:30-4:00pm
New York Time
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Tyler, Anne   The Diane Rehm Show
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
Diane and her guests discuss this master work.
  WAMU Radio
Washington, DC
  November 26, 14
11:00am-12:00pm
New York Time
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Wilde, Oscar   The Importance of Being Earnest
performed by L.A. Theatre Works
  BBC Radio 4 Extra
London, UK
  December 6, 14
06:00 to 08:00 | 16:00 to 18:00
December 7, 14
04:00 to 06:00
London Time
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