With so much talk about "community," sometimes we lose perspective on the real stories of the people working to make homes, lives, and neighborhoods across the country. In State of the Re:Union, Public Radio Talent Quest winner Al Letson travels the country to find those stories -- and tells them with grace, perspective, and deep curiosity. SOTRU explores the resonating themes, stories, challenges and cultural components that create communities across the country and celebrate the commonality that links us as a people.
This episode takes a look at interior Alaska - a place of tundra, mountain ranges and long, dark winters. It attracts a unique breed of individual to tackle the challenges. 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the News Station in place of Insight.
This episode takes a look at Salt Lake City, 166 years after Mormon pioneers rolled into the valley. It's a place of contradiction - and sometimes, conflict. 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the News Station in place of Insight.
This episode examines the role of sports in the lives of young people, and their families, as the kids pursue success in athletics and in life. 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the News Station, in place of Insight.
Migration in America has been a way of life since the days of the pioneers. This episode takes a look at a different kind of migration that has people seeking places where they can be with others like them. 9 a.m. & 8 p.m. on the News Station.
Taking a closer at school, community, and the drop out crisis in our country. With reporting from both urban and rural schools, and interviews with education experts, SOTRU goes "back to basics."
9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday on the News Station.
Every day in America, more than 7,000 students drop out of school.
This episode combines radio drama and documentary to explore America’s dropout epidemic through the intimate story of one man’s attempt to make a difference. 9am & 8pm