All IN

All In host Mariam Sobh.

"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 WBAA Monday through Friday from 1-2 p.m.

Insurrection In DC

Jan 8, 2021

We're left with a lot of questions after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, as Congress was preparing to certify President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory. Several people died and more than 50 have been arrested.

Indiana's Response To The Pandemic

Dec 10, 2020

Only 16 days after reaching 5,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths, Indiana confirmed its 6,000th case on Tuesday.

Today we learn more about the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What went wrong, and what did they do well? We’ll talk about how the state’s response could be improved to mitigate the spread of the virus, and how its approach to contact tracing and statewide regulations has changed.

The electric power sector consumed 30% less coal in the first-half of 2020 than it did in 2019, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. A growing number of coal plants are closing across Indiana and the country.

The Best of 2020 Indiana Genre (Repeat)

Dec 4, 2020

The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out in early August. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

Today we talk to nominated authors in the genre category.

Originally aired August 24.

Produced by Drew Daudelin.

Guests:

The North Split

Dec 3, 2020

After years of planning, reconstruction of the North Split Interchange that connects I-70 and I-65 in Indianapolis is starting soon.

Today we talk about why the North Split project was started, its impact on the community around it, and what construction will look like over the next two years.

The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out in early August. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

Today we talk to some of the nominated nonfiction authors.

Originally aired August 12.

Produced by Matt Pelsor.

Guests:

Bill Sullivan

The John Mutz Story

Nov 24, 2020

Former Lt. Governor John Mutz has had a long career of service in Indiana, from heading up what was once Indiana's largest utility to leading the Lilly Endowment.

Today we talk to John and the author of his new memoir "An Examined Life: The John Mutz Story." We find out what the process of writing the memoir was like. And we learn more about John, and what being the lieutenant governor of Indiana was like for him.

COVID-19 Update

Nov 23, 2020

Indiana health officials say we're on an exponential growth curve in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Today we talk to a panel of medical and public health experts about the latest COVID-19 figures, and we learn more about the two vaccines that are about to seek regulatory clearance. We also talk about how hospitals are dealing with the recent rise in cases, and how the holidays could have an impact in the coming months.

The Friday Pitch-In

Nov 20, 2020

Members of the Indiana General Assembly met for Organization Day for the 2021 legislative session, and decided against a mask mandate while strongly encouraging legislators to wear masks. Gov. Holcomb picked his education secretary, and filled his new cabinet position. Today we get updates on these stories and more, plus an update on COVID-19 cases across the state.

Indiana’s Show Caves

Nov 17, 2020

One of Indiana’s most prominent exports is its limestone. And where there’s limestone, there are caves. Indiana has over 3,000 known caves, and more are found every year.

COVID Between The Coasts: Part One

Nov 16, 2020

WNIN, the NPR station in Evansville, launched a podcast series this week called "COVID Between the Coasts". It covers the many ways the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on the Midwest and the people who live here.

True Crime In Indiana

Nov 10, 2020

True crime stories are more popular than ever through podcasts, documentaries, and best-selling books. Today we talk to Janis Thorton, the author of "No Place Like Murder: True Crime in the Midwest." She shares her experience writing the book along with stories of jealousy, betrayal, violence, and cold-blooded murder across the Midwest

Prodcued by Matt Pelsor.

Guests:

The Friday Pitch-In

Nov 6, 2020

Republicans across the state saw many victories this past week including the gubernatorial and attorney general races. Following Gov. Eric Holcomb's win, rumors of reimposing COVID-19 restrictions began to spread, but Holcomb says he isn't planning on it. Today we get updates on this story and more, including an Indiana COVID-19 update.

2020 Election Aftermath

Nov 4, 2020

Election Day might be over, but the election is not. In our Election Night Special we were joined by two political analysts and IPBS statehouse reporter to talk about the results that came out last night.

Indiana's Second Wave

Nov 2, 2020

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Indiana continues to rise, as the state goes through its second wave.

Today we get an in-depth update on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic from two public health experts. How are state officials responding to this second wave? And what can we learn by looking at how the virus is spreading?

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