The birthday of Robert Redford, who has been called the “Godfather of Indie Film” as founder of the Sundance Film Festival inspires a playlist of indie rock. Gavin and Wyatt hope to be chosen for his next indie production as John selects indie rock tunes for the radio production. You can listen to the indie-rock-assembly on Crosscurrents, 8/18 at 8 a.m.
- "We’re helping to write down the story of how boarding schools are affecting us and our families today, so that our children and grandchildren will know the history."
- French President François Hollande was at the White House trying broaden an international coalition to fight the Islamic State.
- Canadian regulators say the Tulsequah Chief Project, near Juneau, has agreed to reduce pollution leaking into a nearby river. But the mine won’t have to restart a shuttered water-treatment plant.
- On the sidewalks, at the stores, at the bars, people have been talking about a loud sound they heard around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Most have never heard anything like it before.