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Viewpoints Radio

Compass Media

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Ebony McMorris, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on X & Instagram @ViewpointsRadio.

Location:

Yankton, SD

Networks:

Compass Media

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Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Ebony McMorris, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on X & Instagram @ViewpointsRadio.

Language:

English

Contact:

8472999500


Episodes

Culture Crash: Whether You’re A Swiftie Or Not, Here’s What We Can All Agree On

2/21/2024
We cover the one and only pop sensation: Taylor Swift. You can love her. You can hate her. But you can’t argue that’s she this. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-whether-youre-a-swiftie-or-not-heres-what-we-can-all-agree-on Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:03:09

Viewpoints Explained: Heading To The Nail Salon Soon? Think Again

2/21/2024
A new study published in the scientific journal, Nature Communications, has found a potential link between gel nail treatments and skin cancer. We cover the latest research and how to advocate for your health when at the nail salon. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-heading-to-the-nail-salon-soon-think-again Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:39

Under The Radar Pt 2: A Love-Hate Relationship With America’s Space Shuttle

2/18/2024
In total, the NASA space shuttle program had 135 missions. You can’t argue that the birth of this shuttle launched us into a new era of space exploration and innovation. But – what’s not often mentioned are the controversies, setbacks, and disputes behind the scenes. Former NASA flight director and program manager Wayne Hale speaks candidly with us about the myths and facts of the NASA Space Shuttle Program. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/under-the-radar-pt-2-a-love-hate-relationship-with-americas-space-shuttle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:09:54

Celebrating Black History Month: The Daredevil Stunt Pilot You’ve Never Heard Of

2/18/2024
Most Americans are well acquainted with the story of Amelia Earhart, but few have heard the name, Bessie Coleman. This fearless legend earned her pilot’s license two years before Earhart became certified. This week, as we commemorate Black History Month, we cover the story of Coleman and the countless barriers she faced as an African American woman in the early 1900’s set on making a name for herself in performance stunt flying. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/celebrating-black-history-month-the-daredevil-stunt-pilot-youve-never-heard-of Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:10:33

Culture Crash: The Films We Wish The Oscars Nominated

2/14/2024
There’s no shortage of anger and frustration over the Oscars snub around Barbie. And while we agree, we feel like this has already been well-covered elsewhere. Instead, this week on Culture Crash we highlight some other films that we feel have not gotten the attention or the nominations they deserved. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-the-films-we-wish-the-oscars-nominated Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:03:14

Viewpoints Explained: A Russian Figure Skater Disqualified & A New Precedent Set

2/14/2024
Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva wowed us all at the 2022 Winter Olympics. At just 15 years old, she jumped onto the international stage, earning first place in her Olympic routines. However, this success was embroiled by controversy after she failed a drug test weeks before the competition. She was still allowed to compete as officials investigated, but now, these achievements have been wiped from record books. We cover her disqualification & why this sentence sends a message to all countries competing in this year’s Olympics. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-a-russian-figure-skater-disqualified-a-new-precedent-set Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:03:07

Under The Radar Pt 1: An Alternate Perspective On The Famed Space Shuttle Program

2/11/2024
The space shuttle is seen as an engineering marvel and a symbol of human innovation, ingenuity, and collaboration. However, there’s a darker side to the space shuttle program that’s often been excluded from the mainstream narrative. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/under-the-radar-pt-1-an-alternate-perspective-on-the-famed-space-shuttle-program Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:11:19

You’re Not Alone: Why The Average American Can No Longer Afford The Average Home

2/11/2024
Just 15.5 percent of homes on the market last year were within budget for the average American. That’s the lowest percent for housing affordability ever recorded in U.S. history, according to a new report from the real estate firm Redfin. We speak with two real estate and housing experts about the large-scale increase in housing prices and mortgage loans and if there’s any relief in sight this year. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/youre-not-alone-why-the-average-american-can-no-longer-afford-the-average-home Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:09:14

Culture Crash: What’s So Special About Grand Theft Auto VI?

2/7/2024
We discuss what gamers can expect from the latest release of Grand Theft Auto VI that’s set to drop next year. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-whats-so-special-about-grand-theft-auto-vi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:03:16

Viewpoints Explained: Stanley Rakes In $750 Million In Sales In 2023: Why Everyone Seems To Be Perpetually Obsessed With Its Beverage Tumblers

2/7/2024
We cover the viral hype behind Stanley tumblers that just seems to keep growing year after year. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-stanley-rakes-in-750-million-in-sales-in-2023-why-everyone-seems-to-be-perpetually-obsessed-with-its-beverage-tumblers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:44

We All Experience Trauma: How To Best Work Through It

2/4/2024
Trauma comes in many shapes and forms – and nearly everyone experiences trauma at some point in their life. Viewpoints speaks with psychiatrist, Dr. James S. Gordon to better understand a person’s reaction to trauma and the body’s resilience in dealing with these stressful events and situations. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/we-all-experience-trauma-how-to-best-work-through-it Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:11:11

Why Divorce Rates Are Climbing Right Now & What To Know If You’re Ever In This Situation

2/4/2024
For many divorce attorneys, the beginning of the year is typically peak season for obtaining new clients. After the holiday season is over, struggling couples reassess their marriage in the new year and then, if they choose to move forward, start the process of divorce in February. We speak with prominent New York City divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman about the biggest misconceptions people have when it comes to divorce and why everyone – single or married – should keep these tips in mind. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/why-divorce-rates-are-climbing-right-now-what-to-know-if-youre-ever-in-this-situation Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:09:31

Culture Crash: Love Jeremy Allen White From “The Bear”? Put This Title On Your List Of New Movies To Watch

1/31/2024
We cover the new drama “The Iron Claw” featuring Jeremy Allen White, Zac Efron and other leading names. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-love-jeremy-allen-white-from-the-bear-put-this-title-on-your-list-of-new-movies-to-watch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:03:01

Viewpoints Explained: Thinking Of Buying An Electric Car Soon? Keep This In Mind

1/31/2024
Frigid temperatures across the U.S. have been wreaking havoc for millions of drivers, especially electric car owners. We cover this unfolding crisis and how auto manufacturers are responding. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-thinking-of-buying-an-electric-car-soon-keep-this-in-mind Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:41

Why Mexico Is At A Critical Political Junction

1/28/2024
It’s not just a heated election year for Americans. Millions of Mexicans are also gearing up for a contentious election cycle to elect their next President and Congress. We cover Mexico’s ongoing struggle to maintain a fair and equal democracy and what’s at stake within the country and U.S.-Mexico relations. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/why-mexico-is-at-a-critical-political-junction Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:11:59

New Year, Same Challenges: Why The American Education System Is At A Crossroads

1/28/2024
For years, the media has covered teacher burnout and how more and more teachers are resigning. Yet, despite this increased coverage, little has been done to improve pay, working conditions and autonomy on a large-scale for educators. Now, many schools across the country are reaching a breaking point and lower-than-average student scores are reflecting this systemic breakdown. We speak with two education experts about what needs to change and how listeners can get involved. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/new-year-same-challenges-why-the-american-education-system-is-at-a-crossroads Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:09:12

Culture Crash: Looking For Something New To Watch? Dive Into This Five-Part Series

1/24/2024
Critics can’t decide whether Steve McQueen’s five-part series, “Small Axe” is a TV show or if it’s a series of short films. Either way, the release is a hit and will keep you hooked the entire way. Stream it now in full on Amazon Prime. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-looking-for-something-new-to-watch-dive-into-this-five-part-series Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:04:32

Viewpoints Explained: Why Did It Take Decades To Make Martin Luther King Jr. Day A Holiday?

1/24/2024
We highlight the decades-long political fight to pass state and federal legislation that officially made the third Monday of January Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-why-did-it-take-decades-to-make-martin-luther-king-jr-day-a-holiday Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:49

Why Are We Banning More Books Than Ever Before?

1/21/2024
Books have been taken off shelves since the colonial period, but, in recent years, more books than ever have been deemed unsuitable for young readers and are being removed from schools and local libraries. We cover the controversy by highlighting two differing perspectives on the debate. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/why-are-we-banning-more-books-than-ever-before Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:11:17

The Rise Of The Corporate Dispensary

1/21/2024
Cannabis has grown to become a multi-billion-dollar industry in the U.S. But how much of this revenue is going to small businesses rather than large chains controlling every part of production? We discuss the current inequities and the failure to maintain a model that helps populations who’ve been disproportionately affected by the war on cannabis get a seat at the table. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/the-rise-of-the-corporate-dispensary Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:10:27