If you climb onto a 2,000 pound animal, that’s bred to buck you off, then injury is inevitable. But for many bull riders, sufficient medical insurance and health care is hard to come by. One man is working to close that gap. Truman Spoon, better known as Doc Spoon, is a retired high school sports trainer. And for eight years, he’s led a team, providing free medical care to the cowboys of Championship Bull Riding. Anna Rose MacArthur went backstage with Doc at the 2015 El Paso 10th anniversary Casa Ford Tuff Hederman Championship Bull Riding tournament.
Wednesday, 18 October, 2017
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1-4 am | Undercurrents, public radio’s freewheeling eclectic music mix of triple A, rock, folk, blues, native, Americana, world, reggae, dub and electronica with host Gregg McVicar
4-5 am | Classical Morning
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10-11 am | Texas Standard, up-to-the-moment coverage of politics, lifestyle and culture, the environment, technology and innovation, and business and the economy – from a Texas perspective
11 am-1 pm | Classical Midday, host Roseland Klein showcases classical pieces and gives a bit of background for her selections
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6-6:30 pm | Marketplace, public radio’s daily magazine on business and economics news for the rest of us
6:30-7 pm | West Texas Talk, local interview program with a wide range of topics from artists in town to local government issues and more
7-8 pm | Old’s Cool
8-9 pm | West Texas Jazz, Dave Leonnig hosts this program that celebrates jazz history and geography as related to the development and emergence of jazz art form in the United States
9-11 pm | Lost Frequencies, Nocturnal jazz, exotica, R&B, rock ‘n’ roll, Latin jazz and other lost sounds from atmospheric, otherworldly places
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- Oct 13: Musician Meshell Ndegeocello
- Oct 12: Giant Magellan Telescope Will Examine Deep Space Like Nothing Before
- Oct 11: A discussion about theatre and race relations with Marjie Scott of Sul Ross University
- Oct 10: A Conversation with Humorist David Sedaris About His New Book “Theft by Finding”
- Oct 06: Musician Robert Ellis
- Oct 05: Dr. Bixler-Márquez and Dr. Irma Montelongo on UTEP’s New Online Chicano Studies Program
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