Looking for Work: A History of Unemployment

Three years into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, almost 1 in 10 Americans is out-of-work. In many parts of the country, the situation is even worse. On this special Labor Day edition of BackStory, the History Guys take on the history of joblessness, and explore what it's meant for previous generations of Americans. KSKA: Monday 9/5 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

The Breakdown

Monday, August 22 @ 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm In place of Line One, this Monday KSKA brings you The Breakdown: A Marketplace Special. Kai Ryssdal hosts The Breakdown, an hour-long special. Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch will discuss the major financial events from 2008 to now. How do we create more jobs? Is 9% unemployment the new normal?

The U.S. Debt Downgrade

Monday, August 8 @ 9:00 - 11:00 am Listen as President Obama speaks about the economic situation, and as financial experts talk to NPR about the debt, the nation's credit rating and long-term outlook.

Obama To Make Prime-Time Debt-Ceiling Speech To Nation

Monday, July 25 at 5:00 pm In case you were wondering if and when President Obama would make a prime time speech from the White House to argue his case on the debt ceiling, wonder no more. The White House announced the president is scheduled to speak to the nation Monday evening from the East Room.

July Schedule Update

While Kids These Days and Addressing Alaskans are taking a summer break, you can look forward to two fabulous substitutes - Radio Lab and State of the Re: Union- this July on FM 91.1

America: Our Country, Our Music

Monday, July 4 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm 4th of July on KSKA, enjoy familiar and forgotten songs, that highlight the people, issues, and ideas that create America, supported by insightful commentary on America: Our Country Our Music. Line One: Your Health Connection with Dr. Thad Woodard will return next week.

Cambridge Forum: 1776

Friday, June 24 at 2:00 pm, repeating Saturday, June 25 at 6:00 pm This week on Cambridge Forum acclaimed historian David McCullough brings to life the tumult and uncertainty of 1776 and shows how the courage and perseverance of a few dedicated men were responsible for the success of the American revolutionary experiment.

Obama’s Afghanistan Address: Wednesday 4:00 PM on KSKA

Wednesday, June 22 at 4:00 pm The President will address the nation from the White House to lay out his plan for implementing his strategy — first unveiled in December 2009 — to draw down American troops from Afghanistan.

June Schedule Update: Freakonomics and Sound Medicine

You’ve heard segments of Freakonomics Radio during Marketplace. This June on KSKA listen to the full hour program every Wednesday at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm in place of KSKA’s Hometown, Alaska.

Coming Soon: Snap Judgement

Snap Judgment has a raw, intimate, and musical brand of storytelling that dares listeners to see a sliver of the world through the eyes...

RUNNING 2011: March 28 & 29

KAKM and KSKA’s traditional meet-the-candidates forum for the Municipal Election on April 5, 2011 returns Monday and Tuesday beginning at...

President Obama Address Monday 3 PM

Monday afternoon at 3:00 pm, NPR News will provide special coverage of President Obama's speech from the National Defense University in Washington, DC, on...

KSKA Engineers Working, Friday Night

Work will be done on equipment tonight (Friday) at Goose Bay.  KSKA will be off the air for about two hours from 11:o0...

Goodbye World Vision Report

World Vision Report from the BBC is coming to close. According the program's general manager, World Vision Report's main funder made the decision earlier...

Senator Mark Begich Address to the Alaska Legislature

Tuesday (March 22) at 8:00 pm listen to Senator Mark Begich's address to the Alaska legislature. It will be recorded at 11:00 am and...

The Water-Energy Crunch

In place of Hometown, Alaska, listen to The Water-Energy Crunch Wednesday at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm on KSKA. The Water-Energy Crunch is a...

Line One returns next week

Line One: Your Health Connection is taking an extended President's Day holiday, but not to worry, host Dr. Thad Woodard will be back in...

Senator Lisa Murkowski Address to the Alaska Legislature

Thursday at 8:07 pm KSKA will broadcast U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski's address to the legislature, recorded earlier in the day. Hosted by 360 North,...

Mubarak Resigns, Extended Coverage from Cairo Continues on KSKA

The Egyptian president resigned and handed control of state affairs to the military on Friday morning  after 30 years in office. Listen to NPR special...

BBC Coverage from Cairo Starting at 8 PM

After weeks of protests in Cairo, today Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak addressed the nation saying he will stay in office and transfer all power...