Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane is an intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern. Radio Times is produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.
Published: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:02:44 +0000Summary: GUESTS: WENDY RUDERMAN, BARBARA LAKER & THOMAS FARLEY Some residents in Philadelphia are finding the soil in their backyards, dirt on their front stoop and sidewalks has high levels of lead. The “River Ward”—which includes Kensington, Fishtow..
Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:02:02 +0000Summary: SHERMAN ALEXIE’s relationship with his mother was complicated. Lillian showed love in unconventional ways. She was abusive, had a drinking problem, and was incapable of showing him and his siblings affection. In search of a better life, Sherman […..
Published: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 04:01:06 +0000Summary: Guests: Angela Nagel, Jillian Jordan, Conor Friedersdorf Political discourse has turned into an outrage machine. Part of this cycle of indignation can be attributed to provocations from public figures like Kathy Griffin, Milo Yiannopoulos, or Bill Maher. ..
Published: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 04:01:39 +0000Summary: Guests: Christopher Sabatini, Roger Noriega It’s been two years since President Obama announced his plans in restoring and opening relations with Cuba. On Friday, President Trump announced his partial rollback of Obama’s policy. The move pleased much ..
Published: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 04:01:19 +0000Summary: Guests: Bobby Allyn, Laura Benshoff, Michael Nutter, Josh Sevin Is Philadelphia good for business? Like any city, there is a delicate balancing act in meeting the needs of the citizens and the needs of the company’s that call […]
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Published: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 04:01:54 +0000Summary: Guests: Mike Isaac, Liza Mundy, Sigal Barsade Uber fired 20 employees, including some top executives, over allegations of harassment, discrimination, and inappropriate behavior. The rideshare company’s workplace has been described a competitive, aggress..
Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:47:24 +0000Summary: Guest: David Baron A total solar eclipse will occur on August 21st of this year over the United States. That hasn’t happened since in the U.S. since 1878. Science writer DAVID BARON tells the story of the last […]
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Published: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 04:01:42 +0000Summary: Guests: Pema Levy, August Tarrier, Miles Orion Butler, Paul, Cody Songs in the Key of Free has a mission. Through music, they are showing solidarity with incarcerated individuals and to bring their voices, perspectives, and experiences to the […]
Published: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 04:01:15 +0000Summary: Guests: Jennifer Haberkorn, Sahil Kapur, Renae Merle While political watchers were gripped by the testimony of James Comey, Congress was chugging along with various legislative activity. Senate Republicans are currently working to find common ground in or..
Published: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 04:01:35 +0000Summary: Guest: Mitch Prinstein Most of us have some painful memories from our school days – maybe we were always the last pick in gym, had no one to sit with at lunch, or weren’t asked to the school […]
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Published: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 04:01:07 +0000Summary: Guests: Claire Finkelstein, Jay Caruso, Carol Lee We’re going to discuss the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey, and what it means for President Trump and the investigations into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. We’re joined […]
Published: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 04:02:33 +0000Summary: Many recovery homes in Philadelphia are not licensed, unregulated and are illegally receiving thousands of dollars per month from drug treatment centers. On the streets, this practice is known as “pimping out” where opioid addicts are forced to [̷..
Published: Wed, 07 Jun 2017 04:01:21 +0000Summary: Guests: Ron Elving, Reid Wilson It’s been yet another busy news week in the Trump world. Today, we’re going to break down some of the issues buzzing around the White House. A series of statements from President Trump […]
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Published: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 04:01:59 +0000Summary: Guests: Frank Langfitt, Paul Lewis The terror attacks at London Bridge this weekend have amplified the fears of British citizens as election day approaches. Britain has seen a spate of attacks in recent months, leaving citizens wondering how […]
Published: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 04:01:40 +0000Summary: Guests: Janet Benton, David Titley Local writer JANET BENTON’s debut novel, Lilli de Jong, is about an unwed Quaker woman in Philadelphia in 1883 who is thrown out of her family and community when she becomes pregnant. Lilli […]
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Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:02:44 +0000Summary: Guests: Veronica Chambers, Jodi Kantor The First Lady leaves the White House with higher approval ratings than her husband. Michelle Obama is well known for her rousing, passionate speeches, her Let’s Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, her Whit..
Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:01:24 +0000Summary: Guests: Dan Diamond, James Carpetta, Mollyann Brodie As promised since the Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2010, Republicans have vowed to abolish it. In this hour of Radio Times, we’ll talk about the future of the Affordable […]..
Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:02:16 +0000Summary: Guest: Jonathan Rieder [REBROADCAST] Fifty years ago this spring, from his cramped, dirty jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama, Martin Luther King, Jr. drafted a letter in response to eight, white moderate clergymen who had issued a statement criticizing [&..
Published: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:02:11 +0000Summary: Guests: Mark Zandi, Philliip Swagel President Obama leaves office with an economy mostly recovered from the 2008 recession. The unemployment rate is at a nine-year low, housing prices are high, average hourly wages are rising, the value of […]..
Published: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:01:13 +0000Summary: Guests: Emma Donoghue, Saleem Haddad, Nicole Dennis-Benn Coming up on this week’s edition of Radio Times in Review; we’ll hear from three novelists about their life and their work. First, we’ll hear from EMMA DONOGHUE. She’s the author […]..
Published: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:01:31 +0000Summary: Guests: Adam Rawnsley, Erik Wemple Tuesday night’s leak of unverified information regarding Donald Trump’s further ties to Russia is the latest in a long political season of political leaks. Many journalistic outlets denounced Buzzfeed’s decision to..
Published: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:02:25 +0000Summary: Guests: IMANI PERRY, MICHAEL D’ANTONIO, JAMES PETERSON On Tuesday evening, President Barack Obama gave a farewell speech in Chicago that called on the next generation of leaders to step up and get involved in making the country a […]..
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:01:03 +0000Summary: Guests: Lisa Christian and Michelle Carlstrom It’s not always easy to forgive — whether it’s a friend’s broken promise, a love affair gone awry, or a more serious life event like the murder of a loved one. In […]..
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:02:50 +0000Summary: Guests: Shane Harris, Matthew Rojansky and Kathryn Stoner The Friday release of a report by U.S. intelligence agencies found that Russian President Vladimir Putin directly ordered a campaign to influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election ..
Published: Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:02:18 +0000Summary: Guests: Richard Ross, Adam Gelb It’s been one year since Philadelphia Police Commissioner RICHARD ROSS was sworn in to lead the department. In this hour, Marty will sit down with Commissioner Ross to talk about his first year […]..
Published: Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:01:47 +0000Summary: Guests: Ben Steverman, Gary Burtless How do you plan to pay for retirement? In this hour, we’re going to talk about the current trends, statistics, and options for maintaining a comfortable lifestyle when you’ve decided to stop working. […]..
Published: Fri, 06 Jan 2017 05:02:41 +0000Summary: Guests: Eugene DePasquale, John Baer and John Micek We’ll start by talking with Pennsylvania Auditor General EUGENE DePASQUALE about what he’s called “egregious, excessive and inappropriate” payouts to former Philadelphia Parking Authority head V..
Published: Fri, 06 Jan 2017 05:01:58 +0000Summary: Guests: Paul Pasles, Margot Lee Shetterly, John Allen Paulos In this week’s edition of Radio Times in Review; we’re going to play three stories about math. First, we’ll learn about the mathematical side of Benjamin Franklin when we […]..
Published: Thu, 05 Jan 2017 05:02:53 +0000Summary: Guests: Scott Santens, Josh Barro Would you like an unconditional check from the government every week? How would that effect your decisions regarding work and spending? Some economists, businesspeople and activists have ramped up their call for unive..
Published: Thu, 05 Jan 2017 05:01:30 +0000Summary: Guests: Carolyn Barlow, Alan Hedge, James Levine Many of us sit at a desk all day at work and then head home to log a few more hours on the couch, binge watching our favorite show. On average […]..
Published: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 05:02:54 +0000Summary: Guests: Steven Dennis, Sarah Binder The 115th Congress convened for the first time yesterday with a GOP majority in both chambers. Today, we’ll hear about what’s already transpired, who some of the leaders will be, what agenda Republicans […]..
Published: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 05:01:26 +0000Summary: Guests: Pam Hasegawa, Peter Conn and Meredith Rose The process and field of adoption has changed dramatically over the decades. Many adopted children in New Jersey can now find out who their birth parents are and whether there […]..
Published: Tue, 03 Jan 2017 05:02:33 +0000Summary: Guests: Bill Green, Helen Gym Fifteen years ago, the state took over Philadelphia schools and created the School Reform Commission. Recently, two members of the SRC resigned, and a third member’s term expires soon. The future of the […]..
Published: Tue, 03 Jan 2017 05:01:12 +0000Summary: Guests: Aimee Lutkin, Sara Eckel Does being single define a person? About half of Americans are unwed, but many single people feel societal pressure to get married and start families. In this hour of Radio Times, we’ll discuss […]..
Published: Mon, 02 Jan 2017 05:01:24 +0000Summary: Guest: Daniel Shapiro There is a common element between the fights we have with our spouses and the international tensions that exist between the west and radical Islamic terrorists. So says DANIEL SHAPIRO, a world-renowned expert on negotiation […]..
Published: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 05:01:08 +0000Summary: Guests: Patti Niemi, Christopher Deviney, Phyllis Korkki, Gino Segrè, Bettina Hoerlin Coming up on today’s show we’ll hear three stories about perseverance. First, we’ll hear Marty’s conversation with percussionists PATTI NIEMI and CHRISTOPHER DE..
Published: Thu, 29 Dec 2016 05:02:55 +0000Summary: Guests: Ambassador Dennis Ross and Ilan Goldenberg In a highly anticipated speech yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry defended the Obama administration’s commitment to a two-state solution, saying it was the only way to guarantee democracy in Israe..
Published: Thu, 29 Dec 2016 05:01:40 +0000Summary: Guests: Tom Moon, Lior Phillips We’re talking about the music of 2016 this hour. We’ll talk about the veterans who continue to astound us, the new artists who wowed us, and some of the year’s biggest trends. Joining […]..
Published: Wed, 28 Dec 2016 05:02:06 +0000Summary: Guests: George Ciccariello-Maher, Matt Lamb and Jonathan Zimmerman With his Christmas eve tweet – “all I want for Christmas is white genocide” — Drexel professor GEORGE CICCARIELLO-MAHER has created a social media firestorm. Ciccariello-Maher ..
Published: Wed, 28 Dec 2016 05:01:58 +0000Summary: Guests: Sonia Saraiya, Steven Hyden We continue our “Best of 2016” series by talking about the year-in-television. In the era of so-called “peak-TV” it can be hard to wade through the deluge of shows, but today, our guests […]..
Published: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 05:02:13 +0000Summary: Guests: Andrew Revkin, Lisa Friedman President Obama recently banned new offshore oil and gas drilling in parts of Arctic and Atlantic using his executive authority. The White House says this protection is permanent but others argue that it […]..
Published: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 05:01:01 +0000Summary: Guests: Neil Oxman and Carrie Rickey From the coming-of-age film Moonlight, to the painful story of loss portrayed in Manchester by the Sea, the movies of 2016 included some amazing performances by rookie and veteran actors. In addition […]..
Published: Mon, 26 Dec 2016 05:02:51 +0000Summary: Guest: Lisa Randall [FROM THE RADIO TIMES ARCHIVE] Dark matter makes up 26 percent of our universe. It’s the stuff we cannot see, feel, smell or taste but we know it exists, that it is powerful, and that […]..
Published: Fri, 23 Dec 2016 05:01:21 +0000Summary: Guests: Nathaniel Philbrick, Louis Masur, Mallory Carra, Sean Wilentz We’re bringing you an hour of American political history on this week’s edition of Radio Times in Review. First, we’ll hear about the fraught relationship between infamous America..
Published: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:02:21 +0000Summary: Guests: Liz Sly, Samer Abboud, Andrew Tabler Evacuations from Aleppo resumed yesterday. Buses carried rebels and civilians out of the long-besieged city to opposition-controlled areas in the countryside. The fall of Aleppo is a major victory for Presi..
Published: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:01:50 +0000Summary: Guests: Margot Lee Shetterly, Yvonne Darlene Cagle During World War II, NASA hired black female mathematicians to fill a labor shortage. The women were known the “human computers,” engineering and calculating the ways to get John Glenn into […]..
Published: Wed, 21 Dec 2016 05:02:34 +0000Summary: Guests: Sheri Fink and Karen Greenberg Despite President Obama’s efforts, the Guantánamo Bay prison remains in operation. In this hour, we’ll discuss national security, interrogation, and the controversial U.S. military prison. We’ll be joined by ..
Published: Wed, 21 Dec 2016 05:01:49 +0000Summary: Guests: James Serpell and Brittany Watson Many kids dream of getting a cute puppy for Christmas, and some lucky ones do. But often new animal owners are unprepared for the real work of caring for and training these […]..
Published: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 05:02:41 +0000Summary: Guest: Phyllis Korkki Whether in our heads or paper, most of us have a “to-do” list. Maybe it’s paying bills, organizing family photographs, or replacing the water heater. And there are the bigger goals, too — learning Arabic, […]..
Published: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 05:01:20 +0000Summary: Guests: Amber Khan, Symi Rom-Rymer and Jacob Bender Muslim and Jewish women, members of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, are gathering across the country to build bridges, fight hate and defy negative stereotypes. We’ll talk with AMBER KHAN and SYMI [..