Music
12:40 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Midnight Snack, April 5

Classics and new releases from a variety of interesting artists.

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Music
12:33 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Midnight Snack, March 29

Classics and new releases from a variety of interesting artists.

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The Two-Way
12:19 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

A View From South Korea: The North Is 'A Playground Bully'

Carrying on as usual: Shoppers in central Seoul on Monday.
Lee Jae-Won Reuters /Landov

Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 6:34 pm

Nearly two decades ago, a North Korean official threatened to turn Seoul into a "Sea of Fire." South Koreans responded by cleaning out the shelves of supermarkets and preparing for an attack that never came.

On Tuesday, North Korea urged tourists and foreign companies to leave South Korea for their own safety, saying the two countries are on the eve of a nuclear war.

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The Two-Way
12:11 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Actor Who Played Satan Scoffs At Obama Comparison

Moroccan actor Mehdi Ouazzani with an image of himself in character as Satan.
Abdeljalil Bounhar AP

"It's nonsense," Moroccan actor Mehdi Ouazzani says of the fuss created by some conservative TV talkers who think Ouazzani was made to look as much like President Obama as he did Satan in The History Channel miniseries "The Bible."

Still, he tells The Associated Press that the notoriety is a good thing:

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Music
11:49 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Francomix, March 28

Francomix features the latest releases from the international Francophone pop and dance scene, and also includes some Louisiana music.

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Music
11:49 am
Tue April 9, 2013

KRVS to Broadcast Zachary Richard's Live Performance Wednesday

We're looking forward to our live broadcast of the Louisiana Crossroads performance with Zachary Richard Wednesday night from the Central School Theater in Lake Charles, presented by the Acadiana Center for the Arts. 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Please join us. For more on the show and additional performances go to http://acadianacenterforthearts.org/louisiana-crossroads

Music
11:36 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Dimanche Matin, March 31

Lots of traditional and contemporary Cajun French favorites. Includes a weekly segment with A.J. LeBlanc on Acadian genealogy. 

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Intelligence Squared U.S.
11:31 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Should We Abolish The Minimum Wage?

Jared Bernstein and Karen Kornbluh, who argued for keeping the minimum wage, celebrate their win in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Adelaide Mandeville Intelligence Squared U.S.
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In the 75 years since it was introduced, Americans have been arguing over the minimum wage.

Some say government intervention to artificially raise wages lowers demand for workers and interferes with economic freedom — preventing people who would be willing to work for less from getting jobs at all. They argue that the minimum wage especially hurts teenagers and young adults with few or no skills.

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Remembrances
11:28 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Remembering Annette Funicello, America's Mouseketeer

Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 1:05 pm

Transcript

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

TERRY GROSS, HOST:

This is FRESH AIR. We're going to remember Annette Funicello. She died yesterday at the age of 70 from complications of multiple sclerosis, which she had had for more than 25 years.

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Music
11:23 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Big Band Swings, March 29

Lee Kleinpeter takes you back in time to the music of the Big Bands and more. Always interesting with a nostalgic radio sound.

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