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    The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, October 20, 2014

    3rd Monday

    12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

    2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

    6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

    7 AM: Mark Mushin

    9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

    12 Noon: Special Programming – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven: Stephen Grant

    1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

    4 PM: Pete Stewart

    6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

    7 PM: Evening News

    7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

    8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

    Featured Guests:

    1. Peter Kornbluh, co-author with William LeoGrande of the just published book, “Back Channel To Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations Between Washington & Havana,” talks about the covert relations between the U.S. and Cuba during the last 50 years of the economic embargo, and current signs that a breakthrough to normalize relations between the two longtime enemies could be at hand. (Tonight’s interview with Peter Kornbluh coincides with WPKN’s Fall Fund Drive. Copies of Kornbluh’s new book, “Back Channel to Cuba,” will be offered to listeners who make a specified minimum donation pledge to the station.)
    2. Leigh Phillips a science writer and European Affairs reporter with the publication “Jacobin,” discusses his recent article, “The Political Economy of Ebola,” with a focus on the important issues he examines re: the reason the world doesn’t have an Ebola vaccine – and the incompatibility between public health and private profit.
    3. Chris Donovan, former speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives, talks about Question #1, the proposed CT constitutional amendment on the ballot this November 4th, that would permit the legislature to eliminate restrictions on early voting and allow residents greater access to absentee ballots.

    10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

    A look at crime, punishment and justice: Tana French talks about her new crime novel, The Secret Place. And Shannon Moroney discusses her memoir, Through The Glass. It’s about what she learned about love, accountability and restorative justice after her husband kidnapped and brutally raped two women.

    11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

    2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto

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