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September 23, 2017


Steve Inskeep head and shoulders, wearing gray suit jacket and blue dress shirt open at the neck.

Journalist, Newscaster, and Author Steve Inskeep

WFIU presents an evening with Steve Inskeep at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. John Bailey and audience members asked questions of the Carmel, Indiana native.

September 11, 2017


Malala Yousafzai wearing red headscarf that partially covers her hair

Malala Yousafzai, Naciye Akgun, and Rebeccah Seda

Stories of heroism, discrimination, and acceptance from a Nobel laureate and two Bloomington women who participated in StoryCorps.

September 5, 2017


Kari and Don Gjerdingen

StoryCorps in Bloomington: Conversations About Working

To mark Labor Day, we feature a compilation of Bloomington StoryCorps conversations about work and its meaning in our lives.

August 26, 2017


Hobie Billingsley dressed in sport polo shirt IU Diving baseball cap.

IU Diving Coach Hobie Billingsley

Acclaimed Indiana University diving coach Hobie Billingsley is interviewed by Peter Andersen, a former Billingsley swimmer and editor of his autobiography.

August 19, 2017


Head-and-shoulders photo of Lyndal Roper wearing a necklace and dressed in a black top.

Early Modern History Scholar Lyndal Roper

Mark Roseman interviews Australian historian and academic Lyndal Roper.

July 30, 2017


Andy Hanson in beard and blue-and-white pinstriped shirt, with arm around Pat Foster, who's wearing a blue top

Artist and Baker Sean Starowitz and Shipwreck Survivor Andy Hanson

Meet Bloomington's Assistant Director of Economic Development and hear a local man’s story of surviving the Andrea Doria shipwreck.

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.

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