Brian Lindsey

Weekend Edition Host; Operations & Production Assistant

Brian is a Spokane native who has been interested in sound technology ever since playing with a reel-to-reel deck as a kid. He learned radio broadcasting on KSFC, before it was part of Spokane Public Radio but still was part of the broadcasting program at Spokane Falls Community College. Brian also studied radio at Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon, where he featured new age and fusion jazz on his own show. He admits that at heart he is a news junkie, which fits in well with his work Saturday mornings as regional host for NPR's Morning Edition.

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October Programs

Oct 6, 2017

October 14, 2017

Climate One
Elizabeth Kolbert and David Roberts: Covering Catastrophe

Communicating about climate change and convincing the public that something needs to be done about it is a complicated proposition, one that reporters Elizabeth Kolbert and David Roberts face daily in their jobs of covering the looming catastrophe. “I think the fact that climate change entered social consciousness in the guise of an environmental problem has done more to distort the way people think about it and the way we've tried to react to it than anything else,” said Roberts. So how does one choose this beat, and how does one deal with this challenge?

September Programs

Aug 30, 2017

September 30, 2017

Intelligence Squared U.S.
Face-Off with China: Foreign Policy in the Trump Era

Against the backdrop of North Korea's nuclear advances and escalating regional tensions, we ask: How should the U.S. respond to its most urgent national security threats? Staged with our new "Unresolved" debate format, the debaters argue for or against a number of motions including: Is Donald Trump making China great again? Is China destined for regional dominance? And can we strike a deal with Beijing to contain North Korea’s nuclear program? The debaters are Ian Bremmer, Elizabeth Economy, Noah Feldman, and David Shambaugh.

August Programs

Aug 4, 2017

August 26, 2017

APM Reports: Thirsty Planet

Scientists say most people on Earth will first experience climate change in terms of water – either too much or too little. This documentary explores some of the most salient problems and solutions regarding water by visiting two countries where water issues are critical: India and Israel.

July Programs

Jul 13, 2017

July 29, 2017

2017 Re:sound Specials from the Third Coast Audio Festival
The Cold Show - This time on Re:sound, an hour of audio air conditioning — we’re turning down the thermostat and ushering in stories that give us the chills.

June Programs

Jun 2, 2017

June 24, 2017

America Abroad
Beyond the Border: The Future of U.S.- Mexico Relations

Much of President Trump’s populist support comes from people who are deeply worried about globalization and immigration. But Donald Trump’s pro-border wall, anti-NAFTA stance has strained US- Mexico relations. Can the two nations find common ground and work past the rhetoric? Join host Joshua Johnson for a lively town hall discussion linking experts and audiences in Washington, DC and Mexico City. The program was recorded on May 11, 2017.