WBOI Presents

Wednesdays at 7:00pm and Saturdays at 7:00am on 89.1 WBOI

A one-hour talk or presentation on a varied subject, usually recorded in northeast Indiana.

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ANDY LAVERGHETTA, KATY ANDERSON, MOLLIE SHUTT

After a short delay for the Fall Fund Drive, this week on WBOI Presents we feature our September News Roundup. We'll expand on some of the stories that aired on 89.1 WBOI during the month of September, and we will hear the very latest from WBOI's Zach Bernard and our friends from Indiana Public Broadcasting and Side Effects Public Media.

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NPR Senior Editor and Washington Desk Correspondent Ron Elving visited Fort Wayne last month. While he was here, he gave a lecture at Sweetwater Auditorim on the topic of America's commitment to democracy. 

How Deep Is Our Commitment to Democracy?

That is the central question of this week's episode of WBOI Presents. NPR Senior Editor and Washington Desk Correspondent Ron Elving visited Fort Wayne last month.

This week on WBOI Presents we offer a look back on the news and coverage from the month of August. We'll expand on some stories you heard here, and we'll offer a few stories that will be new to you.

First up, we take a look at the News-Sentinel, which is down to one remaining reporter/columnist in an online-only venture that's a shadow of the Pulitzer Prize winner's former self.

WIKICOMMONS

This week on WBOI Presents, we bring you The Trap Door: Coming Of Age storytelling showcase. In the four stories still to come, we'll hear about puberty, drug addiction, and how going to see "Transformers" led to the end of a relationship.

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