Frontier of Change: On the Radio Week of 8/1 - 8/5

Tune in to KNBA August 1 - 5, for the final KNBA News Series: Frontier of Change. Hear the stories each day on the radio at 8:50am, 10:30am and 5:30pm... For the final event, join us Friday, August 5th 7pm at the Anchorage Museum. Frontier of Change will take you to Point Hope's annual whaling feast through an immersive, multimedia presentation. Followed by an interactive conversation about what life is really like in rural Alaska. Doors at 6pm, presentation at 7pm. KNBA News: Frontier of...
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In Rwanda, some consider feminism a dirty word, says NPR's Gregory Warner in his Invisibilia podcast. It's shorthand for too aggressive, too liberated, too selfish. Yet women in Rwanda hold 64 percent of the seats in parliament — more than any other country.

History was made at the Democratic National Convention this past week. Hillary Clinton, as the first female presidential candidate of a major U.S. party, is officially embarking an unprecedented American political campaign.

We asked women — as young as 4 and as old 77 — how much the weight of history factored into their decision. Listen:

Larry the Lobster was poised to be an inspirational tale.

The 15-pound lobster was at least in his 60s, according to scientists who spoke to the Portland Press Herald and ABC News, when he found his way from the sea to a seafood supplier.

Jeff Melluso, a chef and owner of a restaurant in Sunrise, Fla., pulled him out and propelled him to fame.

You know the TV game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Typically, winners get big money — like $1 million — but it's a little different in the version played in Venezuela.

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