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A Prairie Home Companion has become a neighborhood of the air, an answer to an American desire to fence off a small portion of the cultural landscape as a refuge from the coarseness, cynicism and irony that are postmodern...

All Things Considered is a vital daily companion to people who strive to stay informed and in touch. Since its debut in 1971, this daily afternoon radio news magazine has...

For over 70 years, BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news. No other news source has a network of international correspondents, reporters and...

Examining the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit. 

Imagine the Marx Brothers answering questions about automobiles. Picture Monty Python trying to imitate car noises. Think of A.J. Foyt telling someone how to open the car hood. Mix it all up, throw in a little Dr. Ruth and a little Smothers...

Traditional, old-time and classic folk music with Don Pedi.

Since 1985 local dulcimer player Don Pedi has served as an on air host at WCQS. Close to Home features traditional, old-Time, and classic folk music. The show airs on Saturdays...

Hosted by old time musician Wayne Erbsen, Country Roots is devoted to bluegrass and old-time country music and is WCQS’ longest running program. From archival recordings to up-n-coming youngin's with a banjo and a fiddle, Wayne gets it kickin’...

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