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Sun 10/15/2017 3:30 pm

After two great weekends, Sunday's Free Samples will be an ACL Hangover Helper! Expect tracks from Solange (a Kaytranada remix no less), Run The Jewels, and a full interview with Austin's own Mobley!
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Fri 10/13/2017 1:00 pm

People United features economist James K. Galbraith on inequality, policy, and politics in the Trump Era.

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Mon 10/9/2017 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, October 9 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs). The October theme is “Veterans Financial and Legal Services” … all about what’s available from the City of Austin, local organizations, and non-profit businesses to guide and assist vets with their money and law-related matters.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army First Sergeant Perry Jefferies, former Army Specialist 4 Michael A. Brown, and KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans news and good conversations with people and organizations dedicated to veterans’ well-... Read more

Fri 10/6/2017 3:30 pm

the Jesus Lizard's David Yow will be calling with with his "Track Of The Month". And he'll be asked about the upcoming 6 city reunion tour.

Fri 10/6/2017 1:00 pm

People United hears about Youth Rise Texas, an organization serving youth affected by the deportation or incarceration of someone close, from Giselle Garibay, Valeria Gonzales, Kymberlie Quong-Charles, and Silvia Zuvieta-Rodriguez.

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Fri 9/29/2017 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Anne Lewis about her film A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas), an experimental documentary on history, memory, and the struggle for racial and economic justice.

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Preview screenings of the film in Austin include Friday, September 29th, at 6 pm in room 300 of IBEW Local 520, 4818 E Ben White Blvd, and Saturday, September 30th, at 6 pm at La Peña Gallery, 227 Congress Ave.

Sun 9/24/2017 3:30 pm

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'!

Fri 9/22/2017 1:00 pm

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

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Mon 9/18/2017 1:30 pm

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.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army Specialist 4 Michael A. Brown, and KOOP’s April Sullivan for veterans news and good conversations with people and organizations dedicated... Read more

Sun 9/17/2017 3:30 pm

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. 

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