Capital Public Radio: Insight Podcast
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A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region.
||CleanInsight: Capitol Chat / Michael O'Connell / Sound Advice||Today on Insight it's all gun bills all the time for Capitol Chat, then we remember comedian Michael O'Connell and wrap it all up with Sound Advice from Nick Brunner.||6/30/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Homelessness In Calif. / Fastbrain Video Game / Trailhead Fire Update / Dinner Party Download||We talk about a report on homelessness in California. Then discuss how video games can help children with developmental disorders improve cognitive behavior. We get an update on the Trailhead Fire and meet the hosts of Dinner Party Download||6/29/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Supreme Court Abortion Ruling / Renters' Rights / Podcast Talk / "A Revolutionary Mind" Production||We'll discuss the Supreme Court's abortion ruling. Then, we’re going to focus on low-income housing and the rights of renters. We'll meet creator and host of the podcast, "Serious Talk. Seriously." And, we'll learn more about "A Revolutionary Mind."||6/28/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInsight: The Political Junkie / California After Brexit / Supreme Court's DACA Vote / Author Don Miguel Ruiz Sr||Ken Rudin joins us for this week's Political Junkie segment. Then, we'll talk about the California's future after #Brexit. We'll discuss the Supreme Court's split vote on Obama's immigration plan. And, we meet author don Miguel Ruiz Sr.||6/27/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Capitol Chat / Oakland Police Scandal / The View From Here / Sound Advice||Today on Insight we check in with Capitol Reporter Ben Bradford then shift our focus to the police scandal in Oakland. Next we take a look at the plight of same-sex undocumented couples with our View From Here team and then Music in the Mountains.||6/23/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Free Speech / Trauma And Kids / Pet Tales||A Sacramento pastor gave an incendiary sermon about gays after the Orlando shooting. We talk with a constitutional law professor about the boundaries of free speech. And, how to discuss trauma with kids and we talk pets with Gina Spadafori.||6/22/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Tragedy And Social Media / News Network: Wildfires / The Stand-Up Competition / Davis Shakespeare Festival||Insight continues its conversation around the Orlando shooting. Today's duscyssuib will be focus on social media and how that changes the way people experienced the tragedy. Dr. Andy Jones, a social media expert at UC Davis, joins Insight.||6/21/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInsight: The Political Junkie / Politifact California / Weekend In Yosemite / UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Director||We have a new Political Junkie segment. Then we'll discuss new fact-checks from our Politifact Ca reporter. Our senior producer tells us about her family's weekend in Yosemite. And, we meet director of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.||6/20/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Capitol Chat / Sacramento French Film Festival / Musician Richard March / Sound Advice||We'll discuss California's newly approved budget in this week's Capitol Chat. Then, we get a preview of the Sacramento French Film Festival. Sac Musician Richard March tells us about his experience in Ethiopia. And, we'll hear new Sound Advice.||6/16/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Nevada Primary Recap / Forbes Writer Stacey Powell / Kushman By The Bottle / "Legally Blonde" Review||Reno Gazette Journal’s Political Reporter, Seth Richardson, recaps yesterday's Nevada primary. Then we talk to Forbes writer Stacey Powell about her new book. We have a new Kushman by the Bottle segment. And, we'll discuss a "Legally Blonde" review.||6/15/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
Keep your finger on current events in the region with Insight
Great interviews, fascinating topics and in depth conversations about the Sacramento region and beyond. Highly worth a listen.
Consistently informative, entertaining and surprising
Spend an hour with Beth Ruyak and the Insight team each day and you are guaranteed to come away with something new... be it information, awareness or perspective about the people and topics important to our community today. You're likely also to be entertained by the parade of musicians, authors, actors and other creatives who pass through the CapRadio studios to perform live and share ideas. And no matter how many Insight shows you've heard, chances are you'll be surprised every so often with a segment that really caught your fancy, like Beth's report from the Sochi Olympics or live, on-air beer tastings and cooking demonstrations. Listening to Insight, live or via podcast, is definitely an hour well spent.
Good NorCal News
As KQED can't get their podcasting $h!t together, this is my go-to podcast for state level political news. Ms Ruyak isn't the greatest host but I've heard worse and I like the music that is included in many episodes.