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Program Information
 New World Notes 
 Weekly Program
 Bill Hicks
 Kenneth Dowst  
 For non-profit use only.
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
Cultural critic and stand-up comedian Bill Hicks died 20 years ago at age 32. In memoriam, we present a sampling of his recorded routines (suitable for broadcast). With brief introductions by KD.

2:18 - The war
8:42 - The elite
10:40 - Hillbillies
13:50 - Gays in the military
15:07 - "This is your brain on drugs"
22:41 - Jay Leno
26:43 - It's only a ride
Thanks to Scooter in Houston for some of the selections here (

"New World Notes" is produced under the auspices (Latin for "inflexible deadlines") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
ADVISORY: Adult themes. Listener discretion is advised. Program begins with a brief listener advisory. (Suitable for broadcast, however.)

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SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

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