CS130403 http://wkar.org en Current State #58 | April 3, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-58-april-3-2013-0 <p></p><p>Today on&nbsp;<em>Current State</em>: &nbsp;MSU economist Charlie Ballard unveils the annual "State of the State Survey"; jazz singer Carolyn Leonhart; <em>Neighbors in Action&nbsp;</em>features&nbsp;LAP Respite Center; and survivors of American H-bomb attacks on Japan during WWII.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 21:35:45 +0000 Current State 33747 at http://wkar.org Current State #58| April 3, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-58-april-3-2013 <p></p><p>Charlie Ballard on the State of the State survey; Jazz singer Carolyn Leonhart; The LAP Respite Center; and a collection &nbsp;of interviews with atomic bomb survivors.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br></p><p><br>&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:51:55 +0000 Current State 33715 at http://wkar.org Jazz singer Carolyn Leonhart riffs on music http://wkar.org/post/jazz-singer-carolyn-leonhart-riffs-music <p></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:46:23 +0000 Current State 33714 at http://wkar.org Jazz singer Carolyn Leonhart riffs on music Neighbors in Action: LAP Respite Center http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-lap-respite-center <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For this week’s&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Neighbors in Action </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">segment we feature&nbsp;<a href="http://www.laprespitecenter.com/">LAP Respite Center</a>, a non-profit organization th</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">t offers different respite programs for families living in tri-county area of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties. These programs provides caring services for parents of children with disabilities.</span></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:43:22 +0000 Current State 33713 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: LAP Respite Center MSU now home to interviews with atomic bomb survivors http://wkar.org/post/msu-now-home-interviews-atomic-bomb-survivors <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MSU’s </span><a href="http://vvl.lib.msu.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">G. Robert Vincent Voice Library</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is now home to the largest collection of of interviews with people in the Americas who survived the bombings in Nagasaki and Hiroshima. The interviews provide insight into the global network of survivors and the issues which they continue to face. &nbsp;</span><a href="http://lymanbriggs.msu.edu/faculty/bios/user.cfm?UserID=31" style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Naoko Wake</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has a joint appointment in MSU’s </span><a href="http://history.msu.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Lyman Briggs College and the Department of History</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Naoko, who helped bring the collection to the library, discusses &nbsp;the interviews and what she’s learned from listening.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:38:24 +0000 Current State 33716 at http://wkar.org MSU now home to interviews with atomic bomb survivors