Programs A-Z

  • Peruse all of Public Radio 90's 2015 Holiday specials - scroll down through holiday offerings of Hanukkah...

  • Host Terrance McKnight interweaves musical examples with Dr. King's own speeches and sermons to illustrate the powerful place that music held in his work--and examines how the musical community responded to and participated in Dr. King's cause<...

  • Tomaseen Foley's special creates the joy and innocence of a night before Christmas in a farmhouse in the west of Ireland, when neighbors gather around the fire to grace the long, wintry night with the laughter of their stories, the joy of their...

  • The spirit of Chanukah, a holiday joyous at freedom's triumph and spiritual rededication, is richly reflected in the folk melodies and songs from countries across the globe where Jews have lived and worshipped for centuries.

  • Culled from rare radio and television broadcasts starring "The Voice of Christmas"... Bing Crosby, this special program features Bing joined in duets by friends like Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Danny Kaye, Ella Fitzgerald, and even David Bowie.

  • A tribute to Martin Luther King Jr, featuring many of his most famous speeches mixed with music from Stevie Wonder, The Freedom Singers, Jimmy Cliff, James Taylor, Nina Simone, Bill Lee/Branford Marsalis, Moodswings,U2 and more.

  • A public radio program about language examined through history, culture and family.

  • Started in 1927, "Chapter a Day" is WPR's longest running program. Jim Fleming and others read a chapter from a book each day. Genres range from works of fiction, history and biography, and are read virtually in their entirety in half hour...

  • Showcasing the best of Broadway and Hollywood.

  • A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the sho, as read by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

  • In recognition of Hanukkah, this show is dedicated to the Jews who catapulted popular music to stage and radio from the 1900s to the early 1930s. They are some of the best known composers, and it is unimaginable how different American popular...

  • The Little Drummer Boy comes of age in this contemporary radio drama

  • Tinsel Tales I - Tue 12/17, 3pm

    Tinsel Tales II - Wed 12/18, 3pm

    Stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas. David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk and othe NPR voices past and present tell tales...

  • Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's...