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Fri, Jan 19, 2018 -- 2:00 AM
Fri, Jan 19, 2018 -- 2:00 AM Best of the Best: The 2017 Third Coast Festival Broadcast: Part 1

Best of the Best presents the winners of our 17th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. From more than 600 entries, eleven were chosen as winners that they cant wait to share. Meticulously crafted and lovingly produced, these stories intrigue, inform and inspire. In this two-part special, host Gwen Macsai presents the top radio and podcast stories of the year.

Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 8:00 PM
Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 8:00 PM Best of the Best: The 2017 Third Coast Festival Broadcast: Part 1

Best of the Best presents the winners of our 17th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. From more than 600 entries, eleven were chosen as winners that they cant wait to share. Meticulously crafted and lovingly produced, these stories intrigue, inform and inspire. In this two-part special, host Gwen Macsai presents the top radio and podcast stories of the year.

Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 2:00 AM
Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 2:00 AM Warrior Diplomats: A Look into US Special Operations (rebroadcast)

Since 9/11 the US military has been aggressively fighting terrorism all over the world, increasingly using the most elite units. Unlike most conventional forces, special operations soldiers are given plenty of freedom to solve complex problems out in the field. Theyve had enormous success -- and yet theres no end to wars in the Middle East.

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