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Every weeknight we take on the issues of the day and visit with guests

Every weeknight we take on the issues of the day and visit with guests

Location:

St. Louis, MO

Genres:

World News

Networks:

Westwood One

Description:

Every weeknight we take on the issues of the day and visit with guests

Language:

English

Contact:

1-866-962-4566


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Episodes

Cities in Unrest After George Floyd’s Death

5/28/2020
We are continuing our LIVE coverage of unrest around the country after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Cities experiencing unrest in the evening as of May 28; Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Louisville (Kentucky), Columbus (Ohio), Denver (Colorado), and Phoenix (Arizona). Ryan also takes more of your calls about the ongoing situation.

Duration:00:40:30

A Country in Turmoil - George Floyd

5/28/2020
We continue our discussion on the death of George Floyd and the response in the Twin Cities. Host Ryan Wrecker plays update audio from Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo and takes more of your calls. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com If you like what you hear, we're live weeknights on KMOX 1120AM. We welcome your calls at 800-925-1120. Apple Podcasts: apple.co/2Of49Bv

Duration:00:43:09

The Death of George Floyd

5/28/2020
Minneapolis is in its’ third consecutive day of protest after the death of George Floyd while in police custody. Host Ryan Wrecker analyzes the situation, checks in on news reports from the Twin Cities and takes your calls. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com If you like what you hear, we're live weeknights on KMOX 1120AM. We welcome your calls at 800-925-1120. Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:00:40:45

Rush, Cash, Carts & Rent

5/28/2020
Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh updates listeners on his battle with cancer. Next, hear tonight’s patriotic song by Johnny Cash to ensure that we as Americans will get through this time together. Why don’t people return their shopping carts? Just saying… American renters could soon face an avalanche of evictions. Host Ryan Wrecker analyzes the situation and if government needs to step in. We also discuss the announced reopening of all St. Louis County Libraries, the Science Center and...

Duration:00:38:27

Drive If You Dare

5/28/2020
Host Ryan Wrecker drove in to the station for the first time in over two months tonight. His biggest takeaway: St. Louis interstate drivers are still terrible. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com If you like what you hear, we're live weeknights on KMOX 1120AM. We welcome your calls at 800-925-1120. Apple Podcasts: apple.co/2Of49Bv

Duration:00:16:20

Jon Wilkman on Documentaries

5/27/2020
Jon Wilkman, author of “Screening Reality: How Documentary Filmmakers Reimagined America,” discusses how and why documentaries such as “Tiger King” and “The Last Dance” have swept the country amidst the stay-at-home order. We end the hour with tonight’s patriotic song by to salute Americans pulling through this crisis together.Brooks and Dunn

Duration:00:36:56

Back To Work Bonus

5/27/2020
According to White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, President Trump’s administration is looking at “back to work bonuses.” Host Ryan Wrecker explains what that means. Callers share if they are on board with the idea.

Duration:00:39:25

Gene Sperling & Michele Wucker

5/27/2020
Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council under both President Obama and President Clinton, joins host Ryan Wrecker to discuss his new book, “Economic Dignity.” Next, author Michele Wucker discusses her new book, “The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore.”

Duration:00:38:02

SpaceX, Dr. Fauci & Jim Rasenberger

5/27/2020
Although today’s SpaceX launch was postponed until Saturday, host Ryan Wrecker discusses what he was still excited to learn during the broadcast. Next, hear Dr. Anthony Fauci’s update on the coronavirus including if he thinks schools should reopen this fall, where scientists stand on finding a vaccine and whether or not to wear a mask. Author Jim Rasenberger joins the show to discuss his new book “Revolver: Sam Colt and the Six-Shooter that Changed America.”

Duration:00:38:21

Pools, Employer Quarantines, and Restrictions

5/26/2020
Nobody reminds host Ryan Wrecker how old he is quite like his pool. Then again, is home pool maintenance worth not having to go to the Ozarks? Why are Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Sam Page amusing national cable TV channels and apologizing for one instance of poor social distancing, when the bigger issue is the 19 shootings over Memorial Day weekend? And how do you feel about employers forcing two-week quarantines without pay on workers caught going to The Lake? The fight against...

Duration:00:35:55

Chris Hrabe on NHL, SpaceX & Carolyn Mueller on Forest Park

5/26/2020
“Sports Open Line” host Chris Hrabe analyzes NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman’s announcement of the plan to carry out the 2020 postseason. Host Ryan Wrecker then previews the SpaceX launch tomorrow afternoon. Carolyn Mueller, author of "Forest Park: A Walk Through History," shares her expertise on the city’s greatest piece of landscape. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com If you...

Duration:00:37:14

Ed Wheatley on St. Louis Baseball

5/26/2020
Why is St. Louis known as the best baseball town in America? Ed Wheatley, author of “Baseball in St. Louis,” joins host Ryan Wrecker to tell us why. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com If you like what you hear, we're live weeknights on KMOX 1120AM. We welcome your calls at 800-925-1120. Like and follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RyanWreckerRadio/

Duration:00:16:18

How will this Memorial Day be remembered?

5/26/2020
Ryan takes calls and discusses what exactly will we remember on this Memorial Day.

Duration:00:36:57

Tom Sullivan & Donald Trump's Speech

5/26/2020
Tom Sullivan talks with Ryan about whats going on locally in government. Then, Ryan plays President Trump's full Memorial Day speech.

Duration:00:53:18

PBS Slams Conservatives, and Rich Rubino Talks Gaffes

5/26/2020
Did PBS distort freedom heading into Memorial Day? Ryan shares why this is disappointing. Rich Rubino author of “Politics on the Rocks” joins Ryan to discuss a gaffe made by Vice President Joe Biden. This leads the two to discuss gaffes made by previous Presidents. As the hour winds down, Ryan previews who the next radio documentary will be about.

Duration:00:35:38

Joe Biden, Pete Hegseth, and Brad Young

5/25/2020
Biden makes another stumble on the campaign trail and Ryan shares exactly what he said. After that, Pete Hegseth, co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend and author of “American Crusade: Our Fight to Stay Free,” joins host Ryan Wrecker to describe why he was almost a “Never Trumper,” explain what an “Old School Patriot” is and more.Ryan then sits down with Brad Young who discusses how the Supreme Court blocked the House from Mueller grand jury material and a Judge who blocked St. Louis Circuit...

Duration:00:35:30

Failing in the Middle East, and Drex Talks Bacon

5/25/2020
I start the hour by talking a call from an Anti-Semitic Jew about what drives his way of thinking. We also hook up with our friend Drex from The Late Shift.

Duration:00:37:51

Memorial Day, Computer Voices, and KMOX Archive

5/24/2020
It’s Memorial Day and Ryan is LIVE for you today. Have you heard how good voice synthesizers are becoming? Ryan shares some voice technology from Google and you would be shocked at how good they are. After that, Ryan hops in the KMOX Archive to bring you a Memorial Day newscast from 1974. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com If you like what you hear, we're live weeknights on...

Duration:00:39:20

Dr. Winnie Heartstrong

5/22/2020
Dr. Winnie Heartstrong is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Missouri’s 1st Congressional District. She is on the ballot in the Republican primary and joins host Ryan Wrecker to introduce herself to new ears and describe her biggest calls to political service. Ryan also discusses his next special and asks listeners to vote for either Jim White or John McCormick as the next subject.

Duration:00:39:01

Summer is Here, Brad Young, and Admissions Scandal

5/21/2020
It is time to get the pool up and running. Ryan shares what he is planning to do to get his pool together before his wife and son come home. Ryan then sits down with Brad Young who discusses how the Supreme Court blocked the House from Mueller grand jury material and a Judge who blocked St. Louis Circuit Attorney Gardner from paying outside law firms. The college admissions scandal begins to get justice with Lori Laughlin being sentenced for her part. Ryan discusses the fallout from the...

Duration:00:35:30