Report: Russian Hackers Had The Ability To Shut Down U.S. Power Plants

The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of orchestrating a campaign of cyberattacks that targeted the U.S. power grid. Since at least March 2016, Russian hackers attempted to infiltrate numerous sectors of American infrastructure, including energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation and manufacturing, according to a Department of Homeland Security report published on Thursday. The announcement came as the White House imposed sanctions against 19 Russians and five...

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JPR Live Session: Seth Walker

“ Sometimes you have to remind yourself why you started something in the first place, ” muses Seth Walker. On his stellar new album, Gotta Get Back , he does precisely that, excavating the roots of his love affair with music and reuniting with the family that helped spark the fire all those years ago. The record is as remarkable as the story behind it, which stretches from Walker’s childhood living on a commune in North Carolina to stints in Austin, Nashville, New York and New Orleans.

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Stories Of Southern Oregon: Peter Sage On The Farm

We knew Peter Sage was an institution, but that only scratched the surface. The longtime friend and contributor to JPR can trace family on his farm along the Rogue River back to the 1880s. And several ancestors were highly influential in the valley; his aunt Mae Richardson got a school named after her, for one example. Stories of Southern Oregon , produced by Maureen Battistella, this month focuses on Peter Sage, his century farm near the Table Rocks, and the family that inhabited that farm over the years.

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Elgar's 'Enigma' Still Keeps Music Detectives Busy Here's a musical riddle that has kept people guessing for over a century. English composer Edward Elgar's Variations on an Original Theme , ('Enigma') op. 36 is one of England's most beloved musical works. It's commonly known as the Enigma Variations . It begins with a haunting theme and continues with 14 variations on that theme. One variation has become a national song of mourning in England, played at Princess Diana's funeral and annually at...

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A New Documentary About Adults On Adderall — And Not Just For ADHD

Stimulant drugs like Adderall and Ritalin are commonly prescribed to kids with what's known as ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. But recently, adults became the biggest users of these drugs. That's partially because more adults are being diagnosed with ADHD for the first time. But the new Netflix documentary Take Your Pills focuses on the use of these drugs to boost cognitive performance in college classrooms and the workplace. "What the film really looks at is really: What...

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Anais Mitchell / Jefferson Hamer Live Session

Mar 18, 2013
Qamuuqin Maxwell

This archived live session from March 18th, 2013 features artists Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer.

Erin McKeown

Mar 8, 2013
Qamuuqin Maxwell

This archived live session from March 8th, 2013 features artist Erin McKeown.

Joshua James Live Session

Mar 5, 2013

This archived live session from March 5th, 2013 features Joshua James.

Nels Andrews Live Session

Jan 23, 2013
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Singer/songwriter Nels Andrews visits with JPR's Eric Teel about his move from the American southwest to New York, and performs songs from his new album Scrimshaw.

Steph Macpherson Live Session

Jan 21, 2013

This live session from January 21st, 2013 features artist Steph Macpherson.

Matt the Electrician Live Session

Dec 13, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Austin singer/songwriter Matt the Electrician plays a few tunes live and talks about growing up in the State of Jefferson, rubbing elbows with the cast of Star Wars, and his life making music in Austin, Texas.

Lindi Ortega Live Session

Dec 12, 2012

The extraordinary Nashville-based Canadian retro-country singer and songwriter Lindi Ortega performs the title track from Cigarettes & Truckstops, plus one beautiful Hank Williams tune.

Tony Trischka and Territory Live Session

Nov 20, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka and members of his band Territory perform a few tunes and talk about the history and progression of banjo in America.

Harry Manx Live Session

Nov 9, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Canadian bluesman Harry Manx visits with JPR's Eric Teel and plays a few songs on his mohan veena.

Kaki King Live Session

Oct 26, 2012

Guitar god Kaki King sits down with JPR's Eric Teel for conversation and live performance of songs from her latest release, Glow.


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