KSUT Sunday Special

The Sunday Special. Your chance to hear something different each week.

We hand-pick public radio specials and series, nationally-syndicated documentaries, storytelling events, music features, and more.

Hear the KSUT Sunday Special Sunday afternoons at 5:00.

Could Our Universe Be a Fake?

Apr 1, 2016

New public radio series 'Closer to Truth' explores humanity’s deepest questions. Hear the first episode this Sunday afternoon at 5 on KSUT.

KSUT Honors Women's History Month

Mar 19, 2016

Join us for a series of special documentaries Sunday March 20 and 27, on the KSUT Sunday Special.

Wyoming Public Media

A man in the Colorado wilderness searches a lake for a missing boater; a recovering alcoholic sets out to canoe the whole Missouri River; and a Wyoming fishing retreat helps heal a woman with a secret.

KSUT Black History Month Programming

Jan 31, 2016

Hear history, storytelling, music, and hope, as we honor and explore the African-American experience.

NPR's six-part show traces the invisible forces that shape human behavior, Sundays at 5:00 p.m. through mid-February.

Immigration Uncovered, on the KSUT Sunday Special

Dec 24, 2015
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Hear personal stories of people crossing borders, encountering new cultures, and building lives in a new land.

The investigative storytelling show Reveal returns with a look at hazards in our food system.

Courtesy of Christian Hartmann/Reuters /Landov

A new special from NPR News looks at the science and politics surrounding the Paris climate summit. Hear it this Sunday afternoon at 5 on the KSUT Sunday Special.

The Sunday Special Considers Loneliness

Nov 27, 2015

The holidays can be the loneliest time of year for some. And now some researchers suggest that loneliness can cause potentially lethal physical and emotional effects. This week, a look at the science of loneliness, how it can lead to health problems, and how it can be constructive.

Solidod Woods

KSUT honors Native American Heritage Month with a story on Solidod Woods, the last remaining member of her village of Mescalero Apache who lived on the edge of Death Valley.

How do you build a monument to a war that was more tragic than triumphant? Hear a special documentary on the Vietnam Wall, its design, and how it's become a sacred place for veterans and their families. This Sunday afternoon at 5.

This month, the investigative storytelling show Reveal teams up with New Hampshire Public Radio to look into 40 years of abuse of people with disabilities at rehab centers.

KSUT Sunday Special: Election 2016 – One Year Out

Oct 29, 2015

Public Radio's Political Junkie Ken Rudin looks at the 2016 presidential election, with the help of a team of veteran political analysts and journalists.


Join us Sunday afternoon at 5 for an Intelligence Squared Debate on whether the U.S. goal with the militant group should be containment, or defeated.

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From the parched California coast to soaring water bills in New York, a new episode of the investigative storytelling show Reveal takes an in-depth look at water issues around the country. Listen this Sunday afternoon at 5.

The Sunday Special Looks At Cold Cases

Sep 22, 2015

Investigative storytelling show 'Reveal' returns with a look at why so many bodies remain unidentified despite new and powerful forensic tools.

The Sunday Special Looks at Wilderness Schools

Sep 10, 2015
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A new documentary, Beyond the Blackboard: Building Character in Public Schools, looks at the history of Outward Bound and other forms of “Expeditionary Learning.”

Mark Roper, U.S. Forest Service

Listen this Sunday afternoon at 5 for stories of fire: from the tools of firefighters, to the science of arson, to the genesis of modern fire suppression.

The Sunday Special: What Every American Should Know

Aug 12, 2015

Join us this Sunday afternoon at 5 for a show on cultural literacy, from the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival.