News & Views

WRTI's News and Views is a series of short reports and interviews that shine a light on a variety of civic and cultural issues in our region and across the country. It's no longer being aired on WRTI - but you can still enjoy this content from the series.


News and Views
3:42 pm
Mon March 27, 2006

Cherry Blossom Festival

There's a new annual rite of spring in Philadelphia. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Fairmount Park and around the city.

News and Views
10:12 am
Tue December 6, 2005

Walter Cronkite

On this week's Temple View a conversation with a person who was considered at one time to be the "most trusted man in America." WRTI's Windsor Johnston talks with legendary news anchorman Walter Cronkite about the past, current, and future of Broadcast Journalism.


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News and Views
2:49 pm
Mon October 17, 2005

Music and the Brain

Meridee Duddleston talks with scientists and older musicians who applaud the benefits of playing music.

News and Views
9:30 am
Tue May 17, 2005

Steroid Use

Steroid use, by young girls for cosmetic purposes was recently in the news, WRTI's Jim Hilgen examines the use and abuse of steroids by young people.

News and Views
1:00 pm
Sat April 23, 2005

Jazz Appreciation Month

WRTI's Jim Hilgen takes a look at this uniquely American art form.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

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News and Views
4:00 pm
Sat April 16, 2005

Emergency Preparedness

The American people are acutely aware of the potential for disaster. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at emergency preparedness on this weeks Temple View.

News and Views
10:51 am
Sat April 9, 2005


Oil prices are at an all-time high. WRTI's Jim Hilgen takes a look this important commodity.

News and Views
2:09 pm
Sat April 2, 2005

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin shares her perspectives on baseball, a professional challenge and Abraham Lincoln with Meridee Duddleston. Goodwin appeared at the Philadelphia Speakers Series.

News and Views
12:13 pm
Sat March 26, 2005

Pet Therapy

Members of the Deer Meadows Retirement Home community highlight the benefits of adding small animals to a living environment. Temple's John Shank, Ed.D., CTRS, chair of the Department of Therapeutic Recreation adds his views.

News and Views
10:09 am
Sat March 19, 2005

Type 2 Diabetes

In the last fifteen years overweight, obesity and type 2 diabetes have taken a parallel course upward. Meridee Duddleston talks with three physicians looking into this chronic disease.