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Absorbing saga of four generations of a Baltimore family – told in reverse order.

 


It’s beginning to look and feel a lot more like Halloween so to help us sort through all the Halloween-related events coming up, we’ll be talking to Act Locally Waco director Ashley Bean Thornton. But that's not the only thing we'll be talking about, there's plenty else to keep you occupied this weekend. 

 


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Former Chairman of the Board at Deloitte LLP, Sharon Allen says taking time off to be with one's family is not only good for the employee, but for the employer too.  (*ENCORE)


Next month, McLennan Community College will celebrate its 50th anniversary and as part of its celebration, the college is hosting New York Times best-selling author John Maxwell. KWBU’s Carlos Morales takes at look at the event as the college turns 50.


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Benjamin Franklin helped define the American spirit through his wit and wisdom, but all too often he is misquoted.


This week in Behind the Story we talk about Creative Waco, the newly formed arts organization that hopes to turn Waco into a cultural arts district. In this episode we'll hear from Creative Waco's director Fiona Bond. We talk about arts and its role in community development. 

In this episode, Frank Wolf, former congressman from Virginia and Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor University, hosting the conversation is Tom Hibbs, Dean of the Honors College at Baylor University and Director of Baylor in Washington D.C.


KWBU Open House

Oct 2, 2015

Today during KWBU's fall membership event, we're inviting you to visit and chat with us during our open house. Starting at 11 am, you can stop by the studio and experience public radio in the Heart of Texas. Poppa Rollo's Pizza will provide lunch, so come by the station and put a face to the voices you hear every day. 

KWBU Open House
11 am - 6 pm

 

Two sisters, banished by their father, struggle to survive in Vichey, France. Join us for Jim McKeown's review  of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.

 

 


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As childhood obesity numbers continue to rise in the U.S., new research suggests the proximity of schools to fast food locations may be a factor. (*ENCORE)


Jim McKeown

Newspaper journalist, Carl Hiaasen, turned novelist, writes another thrilling mystery.


Ken Blanchard discusses seven evident leadership qualities in role models.  


Baylor University president and chancellor Ken Starr continues his interview series On Topic. Ahead of the On Topic talk with Rudy Giuliani, KWBU’s Carlos Morales sat down with the former New York City mayor to talk about broken-window policing, the current political atmosphere and what he thinks has changed since September 11.
 


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This week on Behind the Story we talk with Eric Robinson about the history of central Texas' Negro League teams. Robinson talks about Jackie Robinson's Texas ties, the Waco-born, Hall-of-Fame pitcher who played in the Negro League, and about integration in baseball. 


Act Locally Waco director Ashley Bean Thornton is back in the KWBU studios to talk about events and activities for the week. You can hear Act Locally Waco on KWBU each Friday during Morning Edition and Friday afternoon's during All Things Considered  

 


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