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A Guide to WOUB’s Sensational Summer Showcase


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Join WOUB for our Sensational Summer Showcase starting Friday, June 4! Kick off the summer right with the likes of beloved British veterinarian James Harriot (All Creatures Great and Small), Rick Steves’ European travels (Rick Steves Europe Awaits), a celebration of Fleetwood Mac founding member Peter Green’s musical legacy (Great Performances ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends:… Read More

Philly D.A.

Judge Gayle Williams-Byers and Prosecutor Keller Blackburn Discuss Positive Potential of Criminal Justice System

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WOUB Digital · Speaking With Judge Gayle Williams-Byers and Prosecutor Keller Blackburn The Institute For Criminal Policy Research found that the United States has the highest per capita incarceration rate of any country in the world, with some 698 people incarcerated for every 100,000. These numbers can be broken down further, revealing stark racial disparity… Read More

Hemingway

A Life Far Beyond the Scale of ‘Normal’: Dr. Bob DeMott on Hemingway’s Legacy

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WOUB Digital · A Life Far Beyond the Scale of ‘Normal’: Dr. Bob DeMott on Hemingway’s Legacy Dr. Bob DeMott said that throughout his 40-plus years teaching at Ohio University, there wasn’t a year that went by that he didn’t teach something by legendary American novelist Ernest Hemingway. “Hemingway’s work casts an enormous shadow, there’s… Read More

Copperheads

Bill L’Heureux Explains Why Baseball is Still America’s Favorite Pastime

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WOUB Digital · Southern Ohio Copperheads: Bill L’Heureux Deciding to cancel the 2021 season for the Southern Ohio Copperheads, Athens’ summer collegiate baseball team, was a difficult one for President and Chairman of the team, Bill L’Heureux. “We decided to cancel, even though some planning had gone in place. It wasn’t made lightly, but it’s… Read More

Loretta Lynn

Reflecting On the Importance and Impact of Loretta Lynn with Angela Opell Adkins

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WOUB Digital · Reflecting On the Importance and Impact of Loretta Lynn with Angela Opell Adkins Throughout the ‘60s and ‘70s, the country music industry was desperately trying to produce songs that would appeal to a wider demographic than the chiefly Appalachian and southern working class that the genre had sprung from. As it would… Read More

Metallica

Examining Metallica in Time for WOUB’s Broadcast of ‘S&M2’ Oct. 29

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Those unfamiliar with Metallica likely wouldn’t readily associate the iconic heavy metal band with the 109-year-old San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. However, in the spring of 1999, the thrash metal greats (one of the big four bands of the genre alongside Anthrax, Megadeath, and Slayer) performed tracks spanning from their 1984 Ride the Lightning album to… Read More

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High Stakes: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy & The Court’s Future: A PBS NewsHour Special TONIGHT at 8 p.m.


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At this moment, the country is mourning a historic civil rights figure and a cultural icon, and people are also being torn further in political acrimony over the fight to fill her seat. NewsHour will focus on both of these major themes, with conversations with people who knew and worked with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, others… Read More

SamJam Bluegrass Festival Returns to Piketon Labor Day Weekend

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The SamJam Bluegrass Festival is a sprawling, five-day celebration of Appalachia’s native music genre, which takes place in Piketon, OH Wednesday, August 28 through Sunday, September 1. This year the festival features the likes of Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Turning Ground, The Cleverlys, and many more. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to the festival’s organizers,… Read More

WOUB-TV’s 2018 Membership Drive Programming: Pledge Your Support Today!

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WOUB-TV’s annual Thanksgiving time pledge will kick off on Turkey Day itself, Thursday, November 22. This year, WOUB has a number of fascinating documentaries on beloved pop culture figures, breathtaking recordings of iconic live musical performances, oodles of health and wellness programming and lots more, making for a truly appeasing Thanksgiving time programming spread. Check… Read More