Anne Strainchamps

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  • Role: National Program Staff

Recent Pieces from Anne Strainchamps

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Viral Poems For A Virus Time (16:17)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

In Lake Mills, Wisconsin, a retired school teacher named Kitty O'Meara wrote a short poem about COVID-19 and posted it on Facebook. A week later, it had been shared by Oprah ...
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471: Writing Truth and Lies / 472: Check Your Privilege, 4/11/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Writing Truth And Lies" - How close to reality were the "Little House" books? Does it matter? This hour, we'll talk morality in memoirs. HOUR TWO: "Check Your ...
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469: Poetry In A Troubled Time / 470: Our Invisible Universe, 4/4/2020 (01:59:00)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Poetry In A Troubled Time" - Why do people turn to poetry during troubled times? Poetry is often the one language we need. Join us for an hour on poems we need ...
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The Hippie Who Helped End Smallpox (19:34)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Larry Brilliant is best known as part of the United Nations team of doctors responsible for curing smallpox. But back in the 1960s, he was a hippie whose guru told him his ...
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467: Doctors Give Us Hope / 468: Facing Hate, 3/28/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Doctors Give Us Hope" - We set up mics in Anne's kitchen for a show dedicated to the people getting us through this. The doctors, nurses and caregivers who go to ...
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How One Man Became Two Musicians (16:35)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Kevin Gift is an acclaimed classical pianist, touring the world playing Scarlatti, Bach, and Beethoven. Wendel Patrick is a rising hip hop artist who is the sound designer ...
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465: Music Beyond Genre / 466: Born, Again, 3/21/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Music Beyond Genre" - You listen to more than one kind of music. Why not make all kinds of music? This hour, music without rules. HOUR TWO: "Born, Again" - ...
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Philip Pullman On The Consciousness Of All Things (16:17)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Philip Pullman loves to write about big ideas. Dark matter, "panpsychism" and the Higgs boson have inspired certain plot elements in his novels. He talks about these ...
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463: Traveling By Book / 464: Pick Your Poison, 3/14/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Traveling By Book" - Great books take us to great places. Travel the world with your favorite authors as we celebrate Season Two of our Bookmarks micro-podcast. ...
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461: Up All Night / 462: Magical Thinking, 3/7/2020 (01:58:59)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Up All Night" - One in three people have trouble sleeping. One in ten has debilitating insomnia. What happened to our sleep? Can we get it back? HOUR TWO: ...