Jade Sasser
story in the public square

Over the years, young families have often struggled with the ethics of bringing a child into the world. Scholar Jade Sasser documents that question now as families struggle with the reality of climate change.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 45 seconds

Episode Number: 1219

About Story in the Public Square:

Story in the Public Square is a weekly, public affairs show designed to study, celebrate, and tell stories that matter.

The show is inspired by the power of stories to shape public understanding of important issues.

For example, Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin," shined a crucial light on the violence and inhumanity of American slavery, fueled the abolition movement, and inspired Abraham Lincoln, upon meeting the author, to say "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that made this great war." Narrative is no less important today-though the vehicles for dissemination are much more diverse.

From a great novel to a film, a song, or even a Tweet, stories still very much impact the way the American public looks at issues.

Our show turns a critical eye to these stories and their tellers.


Future Broadcast times for "Story in the Public Square": (show all)

Thu, May 30 6:30 A.M. Tricia Rose     NH World (11.3)
Thu, May 30 1:00 P.M. Tricia Rose     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 6 6:30 A.M. Story in the Public Square     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 6 1:00 P.M. Story in the Public Square     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 13 6:30 A.M. Story in the Public Square     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 13 1:00 P.M. Story in the Public Square     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 20 6:30 A.M. Story in the Public Square     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 20 1:00 P.M. Story in the Public Square     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 27 6:30 A.M. Naomi Barron     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 27 1:00 P.M. Naomi Barron     NH World (11.3)


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