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December 12, 2016


Logo for the Indiana Bicentennial Gala, consisting of the words

The Indiana Bicentennial Gala

Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime event as Hoosiers gather at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis to celebrate Indiana’s 200th birthday.

July 24, 2016


Kevin Dettmar in a red and blue checked shirt; Eric Weisbard in solid gray shirt worn over a black T-shirt. Both men wear horn-rimmed classes.

Cultural Critic Kevin Dettmar and Pop Music Scholar Eric Weisbard

John Bailey speaks with literary, music, and cultural critic Kevin Dettmar, and Mark Chilla interviews pop music writer Eric Weisbard.

July 8, 2016


The 20a6 Indiana Bicentennial stamp showing a road and farmlands at sunset, with the logo of Indiana's Bicentennial superimposed.

Anthology Special: Celebrating Indiana’s Bicentennial

This special edition of Profiles features the premiere of WFIU's new program of literary exploration: Anthology.

May 10, 2016


Young woman with serious expression, seen in profile looking to the left, lit by back light.

The Mother Line Story Project

In honor of Mother's Day, WFIU presents stories from the Mother Line Story Project.

May 1, 2016


USI President Dr. Linda L.M. Bennett, Senator Richard G. Lugar, and former Congressman Lee H. Hamilton seated on stage with heads of audience members in foreground.

Civility in American Politics

This special edition of Profiles looks at the role of civility in U.S. politics.

March 28, 2016


Jefferson Cowie in glasses and black sweatshirt, smiling

Indiana’s Changing Culture: Celebrating 200 Years

The first in a four-part celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial.

January 3, 2016


Paula Kerger in black top and scarf draped over shoulders, smiling.

PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger

James Shanahan, dean of IU's Media School, speaks with Paula Kerger, president and chief executive officer of PBS.

December 20, 2015


Joe Angotti and Myrna Oliver

Journalists Joe Angotti and Myrna Oliver

Meet a veteran broadcast news executive and a pioneering newspaper journalist.

December 9, 2015


Jessica Hopper and Eric Weisbard

Music Writers Jessica Hopper and Eric Weisbard

In this double edition of Profiles, we speak with two influential pop music critics.

July 26, 2015


Walt Bogdanich in glasses, dark gray suit jacket, white open-necked button-down shirt

Investigative Journalist Walt Bogdanich

Claire McInerny speaks with Walt Bogdanich, assistant editor at The New York Times Investigations Desk.

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