The Best of Sound Focus: Pushing Limits
At 2:05 p.m. – Facing Down Violence
Aaron Dixon is co–founder of the Seattle Black Panthers Party. He shares how a march with Martin Luther King influenced him as a mentor to local kids. Then, documentary filmmaker Sandy Cioffi explains how being captured in Nigeria at gunpoint got her to think about which songs on her iPod would help keep courage alive.
At 2:20 p.m. – Rewards of Pushing the Body's Limits
Faith Ireland spent 16 years as a King County Superior Court Judge; now she's a world class power lifter. She invites you to approach the bench press. Then, we hear how 25 year old Laura Daugereau became the first woman from Washington to complete the Iditarod sled dog race. Also, we meet a doctor who is using scorpion venom — yes venom — to diagnosis cancer.
At 2:40 p.m. – Sounds Familiar
Every month we talk with KUOW's Amanda Wilde, host of the "Swing Years and Beyond," about music you didn't know you knew so well.
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