WYSO Weekend: April 15, 2018

Apr 15, 2018

This year celebrates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Tecumseh and some of that celebration will take place at the Little Miami Conservancy Dinner on April 17th in Mason, Ohio. The keynote speaker will be writer and historian James Alexander Thom. He is the author of 'Panther in the Sky", "Follow the River", "Warrior Woman", and other novels. In this interview, Thom calls Tecumseh “one of the great American patriots” and says at the dinner he’ll talk to audience members about how the man’s life is still very relevant today.


The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce turns 30 this year and they’ve got a new exhibit to comment the anniversary and some fun and educational events to kick off the celebrations.  To get the details, we spoke with Jerolyn Barbee, assistant director of the museum.


Reverend Boise Miliner was born in rural Alabama in 1938, and as a young man, he migrated north to Dayton to look for work. Three decades later, he found his calling. Today on Senior Voices, he shares the story of how he went from being a Deacon at Omega Missionary Baptist Church, to becoming the Pastor, overnight. He spoke with Dayton Metro Library volunteer interviewer, Cynthia Wallace-King.


Nearly 1 in 3 Americans lives with chronic pain - for which there is simply no quick fix. But pain experts generally agree that a low-tech approach focused on lifestyle changes can help. And while the treatments can be more expensive - and less convenient - than a bottle of pills, they can help patients get off addictive medications. Side Effects Public Media’s Christine Herman reports. Side Effects Public Media is a news collaborative covering public health.