Connecticut Public Radio's Holiday Schedule 2019 | Connecticut Public Radio

Connecticut Public Radio's Holiday Schedule 2019

Dec 20, 2019

Connecticut Public Radio will present special holiday programming on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. We wish all of our listeners a very happy holiday and a happy new year!

Wednesday, Christmas Day, 12/25/19

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Re:sound – The Twisted Xmas Show 
This hour, Third Coast International Audio Festival highlights their best holiday stories. 

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square
The world-renowned Tabernacle Choir continues its tradition of great artistry this holiday season, with touching arrangements of familiar carols, and lesser-known melodies that are fast becoming the new classics. Julie Amacher hosts this annual favorite. 

Wednesday, New Year's Day 1/1/2020

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie 2019 Remembrance Special 
As 2019 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. Ken interviews their colleagues, friends and the journalists who covered them, to reflect on their passions and chronicle their accomplishments.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
The Keepers: Archiving the Underground (Hour One)
The Keepers, two new hour-long specials from The Kitchen Sisters and PRX with host, Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand. Stories of activist archivists, rogue librarians, curators, collectors and historians. Guardians of history, large and small. Protectors of the free flow of information and ideas. Keepers of the culture and the culture and collections they keep. The Hip Hop Archive at Harvard, The Pack Horse Librarians of Eastern Kentucky, The Lenny Bruce Archive and more striking and surprising stories of preservation and civic life. Sound-rich, highly produced, hope-filled. Perfect for the holiday season and turn of the year.