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Kansas State University

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Perspective.

Perspective.

Kansas State University

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Perspective is a weekly public affairs program hosted by Richard Baker, communications professor at Kansas State University. Perspective has been continuously produced for public radio stations by K-State since the mid-1970s and has included interviews with dignitaries, authors and thought leaders from around the world. Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

Latest Episodes

Australian and American Indigenous Problems – December 31, 2018 (FINAL EPISODE)

(FINAL EPISODE) Ever since white men first set foot on North America there have been problems with indigenous people – problems that continue to this day. Too often we either don’t know or refuse to recognize these problems with our Native Americans...

26 MIN2018 DEC 31
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Australian and American Indigenous Problems – December 31, 2018 (FINAL EPISODE)

The “Haves” and “Haves-Not” Divide – December 24, 2018

When we think of philanthropy, we tend to think of benevolence, generosity, social conscience... promoted through the generous donation of money to good causes. However, one expert and worker in the field, says that is simply not the case.

26 MIN2018 DEC 24
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The “Haves” and “Haves-Not” Divide – December 24, 2018

Secrecy and Science – December 17, 2018

Both sides during the Cold War worked very hard to manipulate science to their advantage, despite a cherished belief by many Americans that science should not serve a political agenda. The long shadow of this struggle impacts us even today...

26 MIN2018 DEC 17
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Secrecy and Science – December 17, 2018

The Lumbee Indians: An American History – December 10, 2018

Thanksgiving tradition tells us that friendly natives helped European settlers in their time of need…and then sat down around a communal table to celebrate. However, the history of the Lumbee tribe of North Carolina tells a different story...

26 MIN2018 DEC 10
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The Lumbee Indians: An American History – December 10, 2018

Islamophobia – December 3, 2018

Despite evidence to the contrary, public officials continue to ask, “Why don’t Muslims speak out against terrorism?” According to one professor, it isn’t a question but a condemnation that “wrongly assumes Islam is the driving force behind terrorism.”

26 MIN2018 DEC 3
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Islamophobia – December 3, 2018

The Impact of School Grades – November 26, 2018

A former educator believes the K-12 grading system must be changed to reflect equity. He suggests ways to minimize any negative impact on learning, especially on students who are vulnerable.

26 MIN2018 NOV 26
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The Impact of School Grades – November 26, 2018

Comprehending the Universe – November 19, 2018

How often have you laid under a night sky and wondered what is or might be out there in the endless tracts of space? Are there other beings there, and will we ever be able to converse with them – or do we need to fear them? These questions, and more...

26 MIN2018 NOV 19
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Comprehending the Universe – November 19, 2018

Global Food Problems – November 12, 2018

Many believe that by 2050, worldwide production of food will have to increase by 70 percent. However, one expert feels that is not accurate, and that the food crisis could arrive as soon as 2027.

26 MIN2018 NOV 13
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Global Food Problems – November 12, 2018

Voting Impact of Diverse Americans – November 5, 2018

Despite the fact that whites comprise only 63 percent of the U.S. population, 81 percent of Congressional members are white males; however, one activist feels that could very well change in this year’s elections.

26 MIN2018 NOV 6
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Voting Impact of Diverse Americans – November 5, 2018

Freedom to Vote – October 29, 2018

Carolyn DeWitt, president and executive director of Rock the Vote, says the freedom to vote in the United States is under attack – we need to take our civic responsibilities seriously, and do a better job of teaching civics in our public schools.

26 MIN2018 OCT 29
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Freedom to Vote – October 29, 2018

Latest Episodes

Australian and American Indigenous Problems – December 31, 2018 (FINAL EPISODE)

(FINAL EPISODE) Ever since white men first set foot on North America there have been problems with indigenous people – problems that continue to this day. Too often we either don’t know or refuse to recognize these problems with our Native Americans...

26 MIN2018 DEC 31
Comments
Australian and American Indigenous Problems – December 31, 2018 (FINAL EPISODE)

The “Haves” and “Haves-Not” Divide – December 24, 2018

When we think of philanthropy, we tend to think of benevolence, generosity, social conscience... promoted through the generous donation of money to good causes. However, one expert and worker in the field, says that is simply not the case.

26 MIN2018 DEC 24
Comments
The “Haves” and “Haves-Not” Divide – December 24, 2018

Secrecy and Science – December 17, 2018

Both sides during the Cold War worked very hard to manipulate science to their advantage, despite a cherished belief by many Americans that science should not serve a political agenda. The long shadow of this struggle impacts us even today...

26 MIN2018 DEC 17
Comments
Secrecy and Science – December 17, 2018

The Lumbee Indians: An American History – December 10, 2018

Thanksgiving tradition tells us that friendly natives helped European settlers in their time of need…and then sat down around a communal table to celebrate. However, the history of the Lumbee tribe of North Carolina tells a different story...

26 MIN2018 DEC 10
Comments
The Lumbee Indians: An American History – December 10, 2018

Islamophobia – December 3, 2018

Despite evidence to the contrary, public officials continue to ask, “Why don’t Muslims speak out against terrorism?” According to one professor, it isn’t a question but a condemnation that “wrongly assumes Islam is the driving force behind terrorism.”

26 MIN2018 DEC 3
Comments
Islamophobia – December 3, 2018

The Impact of School Grades – November 26, 2018

A former educator believes the K-12 grading system must be changed to reflect equity. He suggests ways to minimize any negative impact on learning, especially on students who are vulnerable.

26 MIN2018 NOV 26
Comments
The Impact of School Grades – November 26, 2018

Comprehending the Universe – November 19, 2018

How often have you laid under a night sky and wondered what is or might be out there in the endless tracts of space? Are there other beings there, and will we ever be able to converse with them – or do we need to fear them? These questions, and more...

26 MIN2018 NOV 19
Comments
Comprehending the Universe – November 19, 2018

Global Food Problems – November 12, 2018

Many believe that by 2050, worldwide production of food will have to increase by 70 percent. However, one expert feels that is not accurate, and that the food crisis could arrive as soon as 2027.

26 MIN2018 NOV 13
Comments
Global Food Problems – November 12, 2018

Voting Impact of Diverse Americans – November 5, 2018

Despite the fact that whites comprise only 63 percent of the U.S. population, 81 percent of Congressional members are white males; however, one activist feels that could very well change in this year’s elections.

26 MIN2018 NOV 6
Comments
Voting Impact of Diverse Americans – November 5, 2018

Freedom to Vote – October 29, 2018

Carolyn DeWitt, president and executive director of Rock the Vote, says the freedom to vote in the United States is under attack – we need to take our civic responsibilities seriously, and do a better job of teaching civics in our public schools.

26 MIN2018 OCT 29
Comments
Freedom to Vote – October 29, 2018
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