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"All IN" is a daily, statewide talk show about interesting things happening in Indiana. We want to connect people – to the latest news and to each other – through deep, thoughtful, lively conversation.

And we would love to hear from you! Leave questions or comments on Twitter and Facebook, and we’ll try to work it into the show.

Listen live on WVPE Monday through Friday from 1-2 p.m.

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

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This week’s Friday Pitch-In kicks off with a recap of what’s happening at the Statehouse with Reporter Brandon Smith.

We also get commentary on the governor’s State of the State speech from political analyst Andy Downs, and we sit down with Butler Arts Professor Wendy Meaden, who’s writing a textbook on mask making.

Produced by Matt Pelsor.


All IN: The Cold War Spy from Indiana

Jan 15, 2020

The Cold War was an era full of espionage – clandestine operations, stolen secrets, and long cons. And one of the best spies in the United States came from Indiana. Bill Harvey’s career took him from the FBI to the CIA, where he was called “America’s James Bond” by a fellow intelligence officer.

All IN: INseparable Film Tour

Jan 14, 2020

Indiana Humanities is getting ready to launch its INseparable film tour, which explores the real, and sometimes perceived, differences between rural, suburban and urban communities in the state. The tour will travel across the state to showcase five short documentaries that explore Hoosier identities.

We talk to some of the filmmakers behind these projects.

All IN: The Resurgence of Meth

Jan 13, 2020

Most of the attention around drug addiction these days goes to the opioid epidemic. And it’s easy to understand why. It’s deadly, widespread, and its effects on society have cost a lot of money. But for years, meth has been quietly growing in popularity, and it’s becoming a larger, more complicated problem for health professionals and law enforcement to address.

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Jan 10, 2020

This week’s Friday Pitch-In kicks off with a recap of the biggest headlines of the week, including a quick look at the first few days of the 2020 legislative session.

We also talk to an Indiana volunteer helping with the wildlife rescue effort in Australia, as deadly wildfires sweep the continent

All IN: Overcrowded Jails

Jan 9, 2020

Nearly half of the county jails in Indiana are overcrowded. The reasons are complicated, but in some areas the problem is getting worse. There’s been debate for years about why it’s happening, and what to do about it.

All IN: The Death Penalty

Jan 8, 2020

Indiana is one of 29 states that has the death penalty. But last month it marked ten years since it carried out an execution. Is capital punishment a necessary option for punishing and deterring the most heinous crimes, or should it be abolished?

All IN: How Are Libraries Changing?

Jan 7, 2020
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What were once quiet spaces full of books, card catalogues, and microfilm archives are now active, vibrant public spaces. There are still plenty of books, but many libraries are now host to fitness classes, cooking demonstrations and family activities.

We talk to the Indiana State Librarian about what changes he’s seen at libraries in recent years, especially when it comes to technology.

All IN: The First Season of “Sick”

Jan 6, 2020

The first season of the podcast “Sick,” produced by Side Effects Public Media at WFYI, dives into the story of a fertility doctor in Indiana who spent years deceiving his patients, recently discovered due to the growing popularity of mail-in DNA tests.

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Jan 3, 2020

This week’s Friday Pitch-In kicks off with a rundown of recent Indiana headlines, including a proposed anti-discrimination bill for schools that recieve vouchers, a challenge to the BMV’s gender change policy, and homeowner associations that have banned solar panels. 

All IN: Losing Weight in the New Year

Jan 2, 2020

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions, of course, is to lose weight. But it’s also one of the most difficult goals to tackle. How do we overcome the urge to make unhealthy decisions?

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Dec 27, 2019

This week’s Friday Pitch-In kicks off with a discussion about a new report that shows how many manufacturing jobs Indiana lost this year, and we hear about the reaction of state GOP leaders to a proposal that would lower the minimum age to serve in the state legislature. 

All IN: Healing the Invisible Wounds of War

Dec 23, 2019

The 1993 Battle of Mogadishu, depicted in the Academy Award-winning movie Black Hawk Down, was Tom Satterly’s very first combat mission. The Seymour native served in some of the most critical and high-profile missions of the last three decades, but the battles didn’t end after returning home. 

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Dec 20, 2019

This week’s Friday Pitch-In kicks off with an update on the disciplinary hearings for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by four women. We also hear how some Indiana lawmakers, including U.S. Senators Todd Young and Mike Braun, have reacted to the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

All IN: School Takeovers

Dec 19, 2019

Indianapolis Public Schools wants to take back control of three schools operated by Charter Schools USA. Today we dig into this saga, and the ongoing story of a troubled school in Gary.