Our weekend documentary slot features episode of BackStory for the next 5 weeks. Saturdays at 3 pm and Sundays at 6 pm.
Public radio’s contemporary take on American history, "BackStory with the American History Guys" is a show that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today. Each week, renowned historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh take a topic from the contemporary world and spend an hour plumbing its depths, looking for the connections and disconnections between past and present.
We know you want more uninterrupted programming and fewer days devoted to the membership drive. But we also know that membership is the single largest source of funding for the service we provide. So, let’s work together to accomplish all of our goals. For every $30,000 contributed by March 31st, our upcoming membership drive will be one day shorter. Let’s raise the money it takes to bring you the programming you count on – in less time.
Every $30,000 means a shorter drive. It can be a nine day drive, or a five day drive – or even a one day drive! The choice is yours.
“What Is This Thing Called Love?” Just in time for Valentine's Day, writer, broadcaster and composer Dean Olsher, tackles a burning question humanity has pondered for ages: What Is this Thing Called Love? This program ponders the “why” behind humans’ drive to pair up. Why do human beings feel romantic love? What happens to the brains of people who are in love? How can scientifically studying love help us navigate our relationships?
Pete Seeger, iconic folksinger, political activist and national sing-along leader, passed away on Monday, January 27th 2014. Join us tonight at 7 for a special 3-hour audio journey through his life, hosted by Seeger’s biographer David Dunnaway .
WCQS is off the air in Transylvania County. Repeated power outages have damaged equipment at the Brevard translator site. Our Chief Engineer, Tom Spaight, is working to repair the equipment and restore and service to Transylvania County as soon as possible.
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Say It Loudtraces the last 50 years of black history through stirring, historically important speeches by African Americans from across the political spectrum. The documentary illuminates tidal changes in African American political power and questions of black identity through the speeches of deeply influential black Americans.
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that’s not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.
BRRR! The polar vortex affecting 26 states right now also impacts our four legged friends. Please be sure to bring outdoor pets inside. Like people, cats and dogs are susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia and should be kept indoors. Snuggle up!
As of Monday night WCQS has restored service to Cherokee County. This afternoon service was restored in Transylvania Count. WCQS remains off the air in Macon, and Swain County - as well as parts of Jackson County and North Georgia. Our signals originating in Franklin, Bryson City, and Highlands are all affected.