The Conversation: Wednesday, June 21st 2017

Jun 21, 2017

Compassion and Choices: John Radcliffe; Paradise Cove: Drew Broderick

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Compassion and Choices: John Radcliffe

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The choice for terminal patients to take their own lives went down to defeat again this year in Hawaii State Legislature session. Advocate and stage 4 cancer patient John Radcliffe joins us today to talk about how he's dealing with it. 

Intro Music: Bury Me In The Morning by Linda Russell, Rudolf  Palmer

Outro Music: Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum from Children's Corner by Bela Fleck

Paradise Cove: Drew Broderick

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PARADISE COVE is a Hawaii-based art collective. They create temporary experiences that encourage people to think critically about Hawaii.

Intro Music: I'm-A-Livin'-On-A-Easy by Atta Isaacs, Gabby Pahinui

Outro Music:  Jubilation by Dennis Kamakahi

Civil Beat Reality Check

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During 19 months beginning in April 2015, eight inmates in local prisons died of unnatural causes.

Intro Music: I Don't Want to Stop by Wild Strawberries

The Long View: Neal Milner

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Asian discrimination gets a modern twist in new research about the California suburb with the highest Asian population. Contributing editor Neal Milner talks the long view with some lessons for Hawaii.

Intro Music: Let Me Back In by Rilo Kiley

Outro Music:  Clocks by 12 Girl Band

Smithsonian Hawaiian Art show ’Ae Kai: Nai’a Lewis & Kālewa Correa

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Laboratories aren’t just for scientists--the Smithsonian Culture Lab Project is coming to cause sparks at the former Foodland in Ala Moana Center from July 7-9!

Intro Music: Kalihi Street Jug Band by Keola and Kapono Beamer

Outro Music:  Friends by Brittni Paiva