Lonesome Pine RFD

WFDU-FM in Teaneck, NJ, host Carol Beaugard offers a lively mix of contemporary and classic bluegrass along with historical notes on the music, interviews and backstage stories about the artists. The third hour of the broadcast is called “The Hour in the Light” and is dedicated to bluegrass gospel. Since 1986 Carol has served the NYC metropolitan area over the airways and as an emcee for numerous concert halls, clubs, theaters, and festivals in New York City and throughout the northeast.


WAMU 88.5

Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.