WYSO Weekend: April 22, 2018

Apr 22, 2018

This week on Senior Voices we meet Dorothy Johnson, born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1938. She moved her family to Dayton in 1967, and spoke with Dayton Metro Library volunteer interviewer, Ken Standifer, about her many years working at the Dayton VA. 

Young writers are often advised to "Write what you know." And we've found the young people of Dayton Youth Radio do just that. Project Coordinator, Basim Blunt, introduces us to this week’s story from Centerville High School. 

100 years ago this month, an aerial battle took place which has passed into legend. The story of two pilots, whose flight paths literally crossed over the battlefield – Canadian Arthur Roy Brown and Manfred von Richtofen, the Red Knight of Germany. Aviation commentator Dan Patterson has the story.

An historic site in Miamisburg that played a big role in nuclear history is now open to the public. It’s the site of the former Mound Laboratories -- known to some in the Miami Valley for its important role in developing the first atomic bomb. This week Dayton History unveiled the new Cold War Discovery Center. Organizers say it showcases this critical and controversial chapter of American history.