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Asolo Theater
Historic Preservation
This week we explore the beautiful ways Floridians are preserving the historic structures in our area. We'll go inside an 18th century Italian theatre, that has called Sarasota "home" for over 50 years. And we'll head to Polk county for a trip down memory lane, where Elvis Presley and Judy Garland were known to stop by. Then Larry Elliston takes us back to St. Petersburg's "yesteryear" to show us how what's old is new again.

On the Radio

American flag, dog tags and a military uniform
Defending Freedom

While the explosions and bursts of light this weekend will make us "ooh" and "ahh," that's not the case for thousands of troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. This week on Florida Matters, meet some local members of the military who reflect with us about what the Fourth of July holiday means to them and why they chose to serve in the armed forces.

Program Schedule

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

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Radio Guests

Navy Capt. Michael HartfordActive Duty Military Liaison at the Haley Veterans' Hospital
Marine Cpl. Miguel Delgado



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