Dialogue on WUOT

The first Wednesday of the month from 1-2 p.m.

WUOT's monthly live call-in program; hosted by a member of WUOT's News Staff 

We'll take your calls at 865-974-5050; tweet us @WUOTFM or submit your question on WUOT's Facebook page. 

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Environment
9:20 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Dialogue: Energy Consumption And Sustainability In Knoxville

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Today on Dialogue, WUOT's Chrissy Keuper speaks with Erin Gill, Director of the City of Knoxville's Office of Sustainability, and Louise Gorenflo of Knoxville Scores, about the city's involvement in the Georgetown University Energy Prize... 

TVA Energy Audit

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Nature and Conservation
3:58 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Dialogue: Tennessee Uncharted

"Tennessee Uncharted" host Erick Baker
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Whether you’re a native Tennessean or a newcomer, the state’s natural diversity and wild landscapes are among the most visible trademarks of the Volunteer State. But maybe you’ve never explored those places, even in your own neighborhood.

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Economics / Health
9:50 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Dialogue: Food Insecurity And Hunger In East Tennessee

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WUOT's Chrissy Keuper spoke with Elaine Streno, the Executive Director of the Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, and Pamela Williams, Director of the Davis YMCA and founder of the Knoxville Community Giving Gardens, about why more people are hungry in our area, especially children… 

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Dialogue
9:05 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Dialogue: Evangelicals And The Environment

  On this episode of Dialogue,  host Matt Shafer Powell and Dr. Cheryl Johns, Pentecostal minister and professor at the Cleveland-based Pentecostal Theological Seminary examine the ways in which Christian evangelicals are making care of the environment an important part of their spiritual message.  How does it square with their beliefs about creation and end times?  And how does it affect long-standing political alliances?  

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Education
8:25 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Dialogue: Exploring Online ("Virtual") Education

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On December's Dialogue: 

The opportunity for online education.

How does it work? Who’s using it, and why? 

WUOT's Chrissy Keuper discussed it with Kimberly Estep of WGU; Paul Percy of Carson-Newman University; Aaron Hennon of the University of Tennessee...

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Dialogue
6:32 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Dialogue: Communicable Diseases And Community Health

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Communicable diseases are all around us. They range from the simple common cold to more serious illnesses, such as Ebola. One of these is dominating the news cycle. The other is not. In this edition of Dialogue, we find out why.

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Dialogue
9:57 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Dialogue: Gay Marriage In Tennessee

Val Tanco, left, and Sophy Jesty with their daughter Emilia
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Val Tanco and Sophy Jesty were married three years ago in New York, a state where their same-sex marriage is legally recognized.  Then they moved to Tennessee, a state where it’s not.  Their legal challenge to Tennessee’s gay marriage law is part of a national movement changing the conversation about

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Dialogue
3:00 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Dialogue: The "School-To-Prison Pipeline"

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Minors end up in court because of "status offenses" (in Tennessee, "unruly offenses"):  truancy, violating curfews, running away, all non-criminal actions… and these minors most often appear before a judge without any right to counsel. 

WUOT's Chrissy Keuper speaks with Dean Rivkin, University of Tennessee Distinguished Professor of Law, and Brenda McGee, children’s rights attorney… 

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Dialogue
3:28 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Dialogue: Primary Matters

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On Thursday, Tennessee voters will go to the polls to select candidates for local, state and federal offices. There are some high-profile races on the ballot, from Lamar Alexander’s fight to remain in the Senate, to the fate of three state Supreme Court justices, to a slate of local legislative races that will help determine the makeup of the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Dialogue
1:13 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Dialogue: Fragments Of Hate

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  In 1968, Charles Moulden was shot while fishing for trout in an East Tennessee stream.   There was little mystery regarding the reason for the attack-- Moulden was  black and his attackers wanted him to understand he wasn't welcome there.   Forty-six years later, he carries vivid memories of that day, as well as fragments of the bullet that brought him down.

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