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Fall 2009 Episode 1~ Campus Events (Oct 18, 2009)
Assignment: Radio's first episode of the Fall 2009 season debuts two new student reporters covering events on the University of Oklahoma campus. Kristen Mason checks out the new The Many Faces of the Moon exhibit at the Hall of Science in Bizzell Memorial Library. This exhibit is a part of the library's celebration of this year being "The International Year of Astronomy," which is due to the fact that many astronomical anniversaries occur in 2009. Next, Phil Rodriguez discusses the Oklahoma Fancy Dancers' upcoming performance at the Catlett Music Center. The Fancy Dancers are a world-renowned traveling powwow dance troupe that showcases elaborate regalia and a variety of Native American dances. In the first of two classic Assignment: Radio stories, Chris Akins examines an exhibit at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History on hats throughout history and culture. From the Spring 2006 season. And in the second classic segment, Suzanna Wolfe previews the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts' (no longer running) performance of "The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade," or simply "The Marat/Sade." This play within a play tells a story of revolution and insanity.

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