David Aquila ("Quil") Lawrence is an award-winning correspondent for NPR News, covering the millions of Americans who deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as they transition to life back at home.
Previously, Lawrence served as NPR's Bureau Chief in Kabul. He joined NPR in 2009 as Baghdad Bureau Chief – capping off ten years of reporting in Iraq and all the bordering countries. That experience made the foundation for his first book Invisible Nation: How the Kurds' Quest for Statehood is Shaping Iraq and the Middle East, published in 2008.
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A nationally syndicated classical music service, Classical 24 provides great music throughout the week. Hosts include Julie Amacher, Scott Bankenship, Bob Christiansen, Jeff Esworthy, Ward Jacobson, Valerie Kahler, Mindy Ratner, Elena See and John Zech.
Often acknowledged as the largest news-gathering organization in the world, the BBC World Service supports correspondents and gathers stories around the world. WMUK dips into this stream of information several times during the week.
Acoustic Café is two hours of contemporary acoustic music produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart in Ann Arbor. Each week, listeners around the globe tune in to Acoustic Café to hear the latest from today's great songwriting talents. Along with the music, Rob features one artist or group each week with an in-depth studio interview and performance. Acoustic Café is an independent media production of RDR Radio, LLC.