1:06 – WFPL and KPR’s Kenny Colston tells us what we can expect from the upcoming legislative session in Kentucky, and Joseph Lord looks back at this week’s Sugar Bowl victory by the University of Louisville.
1:16 – Andrea Seabrook and DecodeDC explore the interplay of politics and the media, and how press coverage can feed into the negative, partisan bickering in Washington. Case in point: The Fiscal Cliff.
1:30 - From WKCR’s Unfictional series comes the story of Amanda McDonough, a 22-year-old graduate of Cal Poly Pomona who’s had hearing problems her whole life. She wore hearing aids and hid the fact from everyone she knew. Mostly she got by. But then, last year, everything changed. Independent radio producer spends some time with Amanda and her family.
1:45 - At its height, the General Electric Plant in Louisville employed 23,000 people. That was in 1973. After that, the plant began to shrink — laying off more and more employees. Like other manufacturing giants, it followed the outsourcing trend, sending jobs overseas, and especially China.