Topical Currents

Monday through Thursday at 1:00pm

Bonnie and Joseph
Credit Paul Leary

Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman share the microphone with a wide range of guests including community leaders, artists, scientists, historians, political thinkers and more who bring issues of interest to South Floridians.  Topical Currents first started broadcasting in January 1999. Joseph Cooper is the host and executive producer, Richard Ives is the senior producer, Bonnie Berman joined as co-host and associate producer in September 2012, Paul Leary is technical director and online producer, and Polly Landess is an associate producer joining the team in mid-2015.

Our listener call-in line is 1-800-743-9576 -- 1-800-743-W-L-R-N (9576)

For cell phone area codes outside South Florida, dial directly 1-305-995-1800

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09/02/15 - On Wednesday’s Topical Currents we dissect many abilities of seemingly ordinary people, who’ve developed extraordinary talents. 

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08/27/15 - Losses such as death, marriage and employment stir grief in everyone . . . but how do we get back on track?  

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08/26/15 - Why is it impossible to tickle oneself? Why do women tend to have more tactile sense in their fingers?  And why does scratching an itch give such pleasure? Join us for Wednesday's Topical Currents when we rebroadcast our visit with Johns Hopkins University neuroscience professor David Linden.

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08/25/15 - On Tuesday’s Topical Currents, we visit with Barnard College student Emily Anne Rigal. 

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08/24/15 - On Monday’s Topical Currents we consider the qualities of what makes a great educator.  

08/20/15 - 1:30 - Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview with Penny Parham, Administrative Director for the Department of Food and Nutrition for Miami-Dade County Public Schools.  Also in studio, Mary Mulder, Director Food Nutrition Services for

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08/20/15 - Thursday’s Topical Currents discusses community health services for independent living. 

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08/19/15 - Join us for Wednesday’s Topical Currents, when we’re “At Your Service” on South Florida gardening. 

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08/18/15 -  Join us for Tuesday’s Topical Currents and a visit by South Florida-based attorney, Brian Tannebaum.

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