WHYY Radio Sunday Specials

The best specials and series to inform, entertain and keep you company.

Listen Sundays at 8 p.m. on WHYY radio.

November 1
Fighting Together in Korea

A look at how the Korean War forced the US military to desegregate. This is the story of why President Truman, who had himself expressed clear racist views earlier in his career, took the decision to issue his executive order to desegregate the armed forces, and how the US armed forces reacted. It is also the story of how African American military personnel were treated as they fought for their country.

November 8
America Amplified: The Post election program

November 15
BBC World Service Special – Back Down to Earth

Beatriz De La Pava talks to astronauts, anthropologists, scientists, doctors and philosophers to investigate if it’s time to abandon the dream of human space travel and come back down to Earth.

November 22
The Big Idea

New research, new theories, new data, and new experiments are redefining how we behave as individuals and in our communities.

November 29
Back to School with the Movies

Los Angeles radio personality Lynn Warfel invites you to sit back and enjoy some of the classic movie schools that have entertained children for decades. Who doesn’t want a little Back to the Future or Harry Potter movie score?

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