Programming en Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Listening on 90.5 WESA <p><strong>Thanksgiving Day</strong><br />9 a.m. - 11 a.m.<br /><em>Third Coast International Audio Fest</em><br />An annual celebration of the best documentary and feature work being made worldwide for radio and the Internet.<br /><br />11 a.m. - 1 p.m.<br /><em>Splendid Table Turkey Confidential</em><br />Help is on the way for Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests on this, the biggest cooking day of the year! Turkey Confidential is quickly becoming a Thanksgiving tradition.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 19:36:53 +0000 WESA Staff 20511 at Remembering JFK, 50 Years Later <p><strong>We Knew JFK: Unheard Stories from the Kennedy Archives</strong><br /><br />Friday at 7 p.m., listen to never-before-broadcast memories from President John F. Kennedy's confidantes recorded just after his assassination. The special is hosted by legendary journalist Robert MacNeil. Listeners will hear from JFK colleagues who were with him during his first political race in 1946, until his last days in office. Famous names and voices wrestle with grief and memory; they provide intimate details on JFK the man, the president and father.<br /> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:21:10 +0000 WESA Staff 20242 at Special Veterans Day Programming <p><strong>Essential Pittsburgh: Gold Star Children and America's Longest War</strong><br /><em>Noon and 8 p.m.</em></p><p>An estimated 5,000 American children lost a parent to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001. Children who have lost a parent to war are the subject of the documentary <em>Gold Star Children: Two Generations Sharing Loss and Healing</em>, premiering Monday on the Pentagon channel. This Veterans Day, Essential Pittsburgh will talk with the film’s writer, producer and director Mitty Griffis Mirrer.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:28:58 +0000 WESA Staff 19604 at Join Essential Pittsburgh for a Public Forum on the Affordable Care Act <p>Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins soon. The overhaul of the health care system is <a href="">confusing</a> and raises a lot of questions. On Thursday, 90.5 WESA’s daily magazine program <a href="">Essential Pittsburgh</a> will host a public forum to answer your questions on the Affordable Care Act.<br>&nbsp; Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:12:57 +0000 WESA Staff 16877 at Join Essential Pittsburgh for a Public Forum on the Affordable Care Act Program Updates for August <p class="p1"><b>Starting Friday, August 2, late night listening just got hipper. &nbsp;</b></p><p class="p1">We are excited to bring <a href="">The Retro Cocktail Hour</a> here from Kansas Public Radio airing&nbsp;<b>12 a.m. - 2 a.m.&nbsp;</b>&nbsp;Space-age jazz and groovy '50s cocktail music perfect to keep your dinner guests entertained until the wee hours. This is part of our <a href="">After Hours </a>Friday line up.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:37:15 +0000 Tammy Terwelp 13791 at Program Updates for August Program Changes and Special Broadcasts Coming to 90.5 WESA This Summer <p>90.5 WESA is excited to announce some upcoming programming changes and special broadcasts:</p><p><strong>Hear more Here &amp; Now starting July 1</strong></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:14:14 +0000 WESA Staff 12137 at Program Changes and Special Broadcasts Coming to 90.5 WESA This Summer