Celebrate Independence Day with WCVE Public Radio
Celebrate Independence Day with WCVE Public Radio this Wednesday, July 4th. Tune in for special programming throughout the day and into the evening.
NPR’s Morning Edition: Reading of the Declaration of Independence–Wednesday, July 4
NPR’s Morning Edition continues its time-honored reading of the Declaration of Independence. Tune in to hear hosts, reporters, newscasters and commentators read the historical text, backed by the traditional musical composition “On the Threshold of Liberty” by Mark Isham.
Fresh Air Celebrates The 4th–Wednesday, July 4 at 3:00 p.m.
On Wednesday, musician Neil Young talks with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross about his new CD “Americana,” featuring interpretations by Neil Young and his band Crazy Horse of songs such as “Oh Susannah,” “This Land is Your Land,” “She’ll Be Coming Around the Mountain,” and “Clementine.”
Capitol Steps July 4th Special: “Politics Takes a Holiday”–Wednesday, July 4 at 7:00 p.m.
That’s right, Joe Biden recently surprised us by announcing that in order to accommodate the Secret Service scandal and the requests of many public radio stations, the Capitol Steps July 4th edition of “Politics Takes a Holiday” will be a full hour. Packed with new songs and more fun than a GSA party in Vegas, the Capitol Steps hope to remind you that if this special influences your vote for President yikes, we’re in worse shape than we thought.
Independence Day on Talk of the Nation–Wednesday, July 4 at 2:00 p.m. on WCVE 88.9 HD2
“Writing A Constitution” Southern Sudan voted overwhelmingly to split with the North after decades of conflict. One of the new country’s first tasks is to write a constitution. Bereket Selassie, framer of the Eritrean Constitution, and Jason Gluck of the United States Institute of Peace explain the challenges of drafting a founding document in the 21st century.