Special Programming

Is the Affordable Care Act beyond rescue?
Tuesday, February 4th, 9:00 p.m.

With the disastrous launch of the HealthCare.gov website, critics of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," were given more fuel for the fire. Is this political hot potato's inevitability once again at stake? And is the medical community really on board with the law, or resisting (rewriting?) it from the sidelines?

American Classical Pianists on WCBU2 in February

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. on Classical WCBU2

Tune to Classical WCBU2 in February for the American Pianists Association Classical Fellowship Awards. This four-part series follows a year-long competition in which five musicians compete for one of the most prestigious prizes available to an American pianist. We follow them through solo recitals, chamber music, new music, and concerto performances. The series airs Thursday nights – February 6, 13, 20 and 27th – at 8:00 p.m. on Classical WCBU2.

Should Snowden be granted clemency? 

Tuesday, March 4th at 9:00 p.m.

Has Edward Snowden done the U.S. a great service? There is no doubt that his release of highly classified stolen documents has sparked an important public debate, even forcing what could be a major presidential overhaul of the NSA’s surveillance programs. But have his actions—which include the downloading of an estimated 1.7 million files—tipped off our enemies and endangered national security? Is Snowden a whistleblower, or is he a criminal?