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COUNTERPOINT
6:30 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Preston Lauterbach on "the South's First Black Millionaire," Robert Church

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Following the Civil War, Memphis emerged a center of black progress, optimism, and cultural ferment, after a period of turmoil. Preston Lauterbach joins host Jonathan Judaken for an in-depth discussion in advance of the launch of Lauterbach's latest book, Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis.


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Life Matters
6:49 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Healthier Grocery Shopping

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A healthy life is a good life. And this week, on WKNO’s Life Matters, Erica Walters with the Church Health Center offers tips and suggestions for making healthier choices.

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The Weekly Dish
6:49 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Take Great Food Photos

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There is not much better than a good meal with friends.

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NATIONAL SECURITY
7:30 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Philip Mudd on the Changing Face of Terrorism

Philip Mudd, former Deputy Director of the Counter-terrorist Center at the CIA, shares insights on terrorism with WKNO's Pierre Kimsey. 

Mudd is author of the book "Take Down: Inside the Hunt for Al Qaeda." He was also the Deputy Director of the National Security Branch at the FBI. He has recently moved to Memphis and works in the private sector. Read more about him here.

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FOOD
1:06 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

The Cuisine of Germantown Parkway: An Inside Taste

Cordova Farmer’s Market (1150 N. Germantown Parkway; 901-417-8407) has an extensive exotic produce section. As Biggs pointed out during our visit, "if you don't know what it is, it's probably good in a soup."
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Food writer Jennifer Biggs discovers more than 50 independently-owned restaurants and specialty food stores hiding along Germantown Parkway. But where to start eating? 

 


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