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July 8, 2017


Dina Kellams in glasses and a red and black flower print dress, and Leon Parker Taylor with a gray moustache wearing a beige suit jacket and brown and tan tie

Leon Parker Taylor

This hour, we consider people's stories and how we're constantly updating them.

July 2, 2017


Marjorie Hershey sitting, wearing red sweater, glasses, with sunlit window behind her

The State of America

Join us for interviews with local historians, government leaders, and general citizens about the state of America in 2017.

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 explores Indiana's literary tradition and features Theodore Dreiser.

May 10, 2016


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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.

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