WLRN presents some of television’s best crime and mystery dramas every Friday night.
Tune in to Channel 17 to see hit British police procedurals, such as DCI Banks, built around the driven and intense detective Alan Banks and Dalziel & Pascoe, featuring two Yorkshire detectives with very different styles; followed by Circus, a behind-the-scenes look at the world beneath the Big Top, with a real-life cast of characters in the greatest show on Earth.
A recent survey by Prudential Financial advisors reveals the Hispanic American community places a priority on funding near-term goals, making it more difficult for Hispanics to prepare for retirement.
From Oct. 28 to Nov. 18 last year, the study polled 1,023 Americans who identify as "Hispanic." It covered several financial topics and what the driving force is behind making financial decisions in Hispanic American households.
01/23/14 - 1:30 Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview Scott Harris, CEO of DeliverLean, a diet meal delivery service. It's mid-January and many of us are still trying to drop the Holiday pounds – DeliverLean delivers calorie counted, portion controlled meals in many categories.
01/23/14 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with British sociologist and writer Roman Krznaric, author of HOW SHOULD WE LIVE? Great Ideas from the Past for Everyday Life. He says people should embrace past wisdom and escape what he terms “status anxiety.” He’ll join us from London. Also, Linda Gassenheimer’s Food & Dining, with wine columnist Fred Tasker. She’ll tell us about a new diet meal delivery service. That’s Topical Currents Thursday at 1pm.
For 25 years, Maria Hinojosa has helped tell America’s untold stories and brought to light unsung heroes in America and abroad. In April 2010, Hinojosa launched The Futuro Media Group with the mission to produce multiplatform, community-based journalism that respects and celebrates the cultural richness of the American Experience. She is currently reporting for “Frontline” on immigration detention.
WLRN looks back on Thursday nights at some of the most important milestones in human history with powerful and award-winning documentaries from around the world, including from our own backyard right here in South Florida.
On January 23, Channel 17 takes a historic bus ride to revisit one of the most significant victories in the U.S. civil rights movement and presents Sister Rosetta Tharpe with her colorful mix of gospel music and good 'ol fashioned rock & roll.
(Editor's Note: Due to technical difficulties, Mary Pleasant has been postponed. Instead, WLRN will air an original production, Instruments of Change, at 10:00 p.m. See below for more details on the program.)
The prospects for the Old Seven-Mile Bridge in the Middle Keys have turned 180 degrees in the past several weeks. The historic bridge and popular walking spot once in danger of being shut down is now close to receiving more than $77 million for repairs and 30 years' worth of upkeep.