Special Programs

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NPR News Special: Obama's Years
Wednesday, June 29 ~ 6-7 p.m.
Thursday, June 30 ~ 6-7 p.m.

ENCORE: Monday, July 4 ~ 9-11 a.m.

How has life changed for Americans over the last eight years? NPR's Steve Inskeep will explore Americans' perspectives on issues the president has addressed in speeches around the country during his eight years in office. From Denver to Wichita to Philadelphia, Steve talked with people about their jobs, aspirations and family life, discussing issues like healthcare, immigration, guns and race relations.

He sat down with President Obama on Monday, June 27 for a one-on-one interview. Part 2 of this NPR News Special (June 30) focuses on Obama's thoughts on how he thinks the country has changed during his presidency.

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Capitol Steps: Fourth of July Edition of Politics Takes a Holiday
Monday, July 4 ~ 11 a.m. and again at 6 p.m.

You don't need to be your own publicist to proclaim laughter is exactly what this election needs!

So clap your big hands as the Capitol Steps take on The Donald, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and all the other newsmakers in this hour-long special. With this much material to work with, this musical comedy special will be HUGE!

Members of the USAF Airmen of Note conduct a clinic for Jazz in June at Norman Public Library West on June 17, 2016.
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2016 Jazz in June Festival Highlights
Monday, July 4 ~ 7-11 p.m.

Revisit 4 hours of musical highlights from the 2016 Jazz In June Festival, featuring performances from Shelly Phelps and The Scarlet Street Players, Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, big band sounds from the USAF Airmen of Note, latin beats from Beto y Los Fairlanes, plus Harumph, Roxy Roca, and Kung Fu. The 2016 Jazz in June Festival took place June 16 - 18 in Norman.