Thursday, Oct 09 12 p.m. (ET)

Outsourcing School Recess

Recess used to mean thirty minutes of unrestricted playtime. But now, some local schools are turning to nonprofits to help structure recess periods with organized games and sports. We explore "recess management," including whether...

Thursday, Oct 09 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Your Turn

Continue the conversation on "the purpose of recess," opine on this week's Presidential candidate debate, or speak up on issues of concern in your neighborhood. It's your turn to set the agenda.

Thursday, Oct 09 1 p.m. (ET)

Natural Gas: Fact and Fiction

Energy independence is a key issue on the campaign trail. And advocates of natural gas are pushing it hard -- calling it a "clean, green, and usually domestic" alternative to imported petroleum. We explore what compressed natural gas is...

Thursday, Oct 09 1:30 p.m. (ET)

Sarah Vowell on Puritans and American Identity

One generation knows her best for her narrative non-fiction essays on "This American Life." Another generation worships her for voicing the daughter in the animated film "The Incredibles." Join Kojo as he talks to Sarah Vowell about her...

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