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This week marks the launch of a new series, HealthConnections. The brainchild of University of Tennessee associate professor Dr. Carole Myers, HealthConnections will bring the often-abstract world of health care, coverage and policy to a human level. What is access? How do marketplaces work? What's the future of health insurance?

Dr. Myers and WUOT's Brandon Hollingsworth will sort through these issues and more, all to give you a toolbox for understanding what you hear on the news, or to separate fact from fiction in the health care debate.

Political Interpretations of Shakespeare

Jun 16, 2017

A recent production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar has come under fire with for portraying the Roman emperor as what seems to be Donald Trump. But previous productions of the same play have cast Caesar as Obama, and other presidents.

Brock On Bruce

Jun 14, 2017

Musician Brock Henderson discusses the impact of the late, great Colonel Bruce Hampton. 

Dialogue: Suicide In Tennessee

Jun 8, 2017

This year Farragut High School saw three students take their own lives, putting a spotlight on mental health and suicide prevention in the area. What’s being done and what can be done? While some parents say the school system was slow to act, others point out there’s a larger crisis looming – and recent figures showed suicides hit a record high in Tennessee. In fact, the suicide rate in Tennessee has been rising for years.

Creating A Tradition Of Innovation

Jun 6, 2017

Afternoon Concert host Garrett McQueen speaks with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Music Director Aram Demirjian about the final KSO concert of the 2016-2017 season, and his vision for what's to come for this growing ensemble. 

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