Radio show carves niche showcasing history

By The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — The nation’s only live call-in show about a state’s history has developed a small but loyal following in Indianapolis.

“Hoosier History Live!” airs on WICR-FM at the University of Indianapolis and is hosted by author and former journalist Nelson Price. Its guests have included former Indianapolis Mayor William Hudnut and covered topics from the Blizzard of ”˜78 to Jewish heritage and Indiana connections to Thomas Edison.

Producer Molly Head tells the Indianapolis Business Journal she would love to find a home for the show at additional stations around the state. So far, “Hoosier History Live!” has about 1,000 listeners.

The five-year-old program has aired more than 250 shows.

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