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Radio For The Deaf started out as an idea: How can the deaf enjoy a radio talk show?It took some engineering, but thanks to the innovation of Facebook Live the idea became practical. It turned into a reality when Connecticut Public Radio partnered with Hartford’s American School For The Deaf and Source Interpreting to broadcast our live talk shows, such as The Colin McEnroe Show, in American Sign Language, as a simulcast on Facebook Live.Today, Radio For The Deaf is a Facebook Live experience executed on Switcher Studio and through an arsenal of iPads.But it’s growing.We are committed to tweak, improve, and enhance our entire Radio For The Deaf experience. What started as an experiment has become a full-fledged project for Connecticut Public Radio, and we want to make our execution better. But we need your help.What do you think of Radio For The Deaf? How can we improve upon what we’ve started? What do you want us to do to in order to deliver our content directly to you?Send us your thoughts: deafradio@ctpublic.orgHOW TO WATCH RADIO FOR THE DEAF BROADCASTSClick on any of the links below. When you enter that show page, scroll down until you see the embedded video. Click play on the video. That is the interpreted Radio For The Deaf broadcast. Enjoy!

An Hour With Martin Amis

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The Times of London has said that Martin Amis "is as talented a journalist as he is a novelist." His latest collection of essays and reportage covers 1994 through 2017, Travolta through Trump.

Amis joins us for the hour.

This show is the 21st part of a new experiment: Radio for the Deaf. Watch a simulcast of signers from Source Interpreting interpreting our radio broadcast in American Sign Language on Facebook Live.

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  • Martin Amis - The author of 14 novels, two short story collections, and eight works of nonfiction; his latest is The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump -- Essays and Reportage, 1994-2017

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Betsy Kaplan and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

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