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12:03 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

WKU PBS Airing Charlie Rose Interview with Bashar al-Assad Monday Evening

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WKU PBS is airing Charlie Rose’s interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad about the chemical weapons attacks inside Syria, and the possibility of U.S. military intervention.

You can see that interview tonight, starting at 10 pm central time, on WKU PBS.

You can also read WKU Public Radio's recent coverage from our region regarding the conflict in Syria, including:

Lisa Autry's interview with WKU's Huda Melky, a Syrian native who has family still living there.

An interview by Kevin Willis with Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul, who talked about his opposition to American military involvement in Syria.

Senator Mitch McConnell's recent comments to the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club about not having made a decision on whether or not he'll support a U.S. military strike.

WKU Political Science Prof. Scott Lasley's comments to WKU Public Radio about how the Syria issue has different implications for Kentucky's two U.S. Senators.

A look at where each member of Kentucky's Congressional delegation stands, as of this past weekend, about a possible U.S. strike in Syria.

On Monday, Tennessee Republican Senator Lamar Alexander announced he would vote against the U.S striking Syria.

Special Programs
8:08 am
Wed August 28, 2013

WKU Public Radio to Air NPR's Live Coverage of March on Washington Anniversary Events

Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the famous March on Washington.

WKU Public Radio will feature NPR's live coverage of Wednesday's events in Washington commemorating the 50th anniversary of the famous March on Washington.

You can hear our coverage during Here and Now, from 1-3 central, 2-4 eastern time this afternoon. Included will be President Obama's speech from the event.

You can also listen to the anniversary events through the audio streaming feature here at our website. Just click on the Listen Live button at the top of the page.

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Special Programs
8:34 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Breaking News: President Obama to Announce U.S. Troop Withdrawals from Afghanistan

President Obama is to announce tonight in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan within a year.

WKU Public Radio is airing NPR's live, anchored coverage of the SOTU address and the Republican response tonight, starting at 8 p.m. central, 9 eastern. You can also hear our coverage through live webstreaming at our website.

Special Programs
12:51 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

WKU Public Radio Airing Live NPR Coverage of Conn. School Shooting

NPR is currently offering live coverage of today's school shooting in Connecticut, which has reportedly left as many as 27 people dead. NPR's special coverage will continue throughout this afternoon, taking the place of Science Friday, and will continue into All Things Considered.