On Air Highlights

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Sunday is Austin City Samples!!!

Sun, 2017/09/24 - 3:30pm

Sunday will be Free Samples' annual Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL) warm-up! Expect some big-name samples, and lots of tips on lesser-known artists to check out at the Fes'!

Margaret Moore, Travis County District Attorney

Fri, 2017/09/22 - 1:00pm

People United features Margaret Moore reflecting on her first year as Travis County District Attorney.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Free Samples Celebrates Steely Dan Samples

Sun, 2017/09/17 - 3:30pm

On Sunday's show we'll celebrate the untimely passing of Walter Becker, one-half of the great Steely Dan, by playing a big batch of songs & samples. Expect some classics along with some rare tracks and covers. 

Boots on the Air

Mon, 2017/09/18 - 1:30pm

KOOP’s series "Boots On The Air" continues Monday, September 18 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs). The theme this month is People Who Make Veterans Laugh … including classic comedy bits from TV and USO shows all the way from World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan. Plus the real “Good Morning Vietnam” guy and live laughs with a present-day funny man who also is a vet.

Destruction, Displacement, and CodeNEXT: Views from the East Side

Fri, 2017/09/15 - 1:00pm

People United presents coverage of a panel discussion on CodeNEXT, the proposed revision to the City of Austin's Land Development Code, in the context of gentrification and displacement on the city's east side.

Free Samples plays Beastie's "Paul Boutique" classic samples!!!

Sun, 2017/09/10 - 3:30pm

On Sunday's show we'll likely be in the last stretch of KOOP Radio's Membership Drive. Let's finish with BANG by playing all Beastie Boys samples from "Paul's Boutique"!!! As usual, if you donate I'll rap about you on the air. Even if you have a peg-leg at the end of your stump-ah.


Race and Flash Floods in Austin History

Fri, 2017/09/08 - 1:00pm

People United features environmental historian and educator Katherine Pace on the role that flash floods played in shaping residential segregation, public parks and gentrification here in Austin.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Jonathan Kozol: Humanizing Public Education

Tue, 2017/09/05 - 7:00pm

Alternative Radio (webstream) has author Jonathan Kozol, who has long documented inequities in the US education system.

On the Front Lines of American Medicine

Fri, 2017/09/01 - 1:00pm

People United features physician Rachel Pearson and Texas Observer editor Forrest Wilder, discussing her memoir No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Summer of Love

Sat, 2017/08/26 - 10:00pm

KOOP will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love on August 26. All Saturday shows will feature music from 1967! Turn On - Tune In - Call Up (and Pledge)!


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