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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 26, 2016

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for My Other Music: Joseph Celli)

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. U.S. bombing of Syrian base derails ceasefire. Massive Russian drill on Ukraine border. Obama’s Asian trip. North Korea’s latest nuke. And a look at unconventional warfare. Website: www.incontextreport.com. Email: incontext@wpkn.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Diallo Brooks, Director of Outreach and Public Engagement with the group People For the American Way
    discusses the continuing national debate that has followed the most recent police shootings of African American men in North Carolina and Oklahoma.
  2. Kennette Benedict, Senior Advisor and former Executive Director of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, assesses the election year debate and position of the presidential candidates on the whether or not the U.S. should adopt a nuclear weapons no-first use pledge.
  3. Kevin Alexander Gray, author, activist and organizer of the Harriet Tubman Freedom House Project in South Carolina, talks about the Black Lives Matter movement response to recent police shootings in North Carolina and Oklahoma and his recent article, “Charlotte, Football and Black Lives,” published in the September 23rd edition of the Progressive Magazine.
  4. Jason Fredlund of the Connecticut chapter Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) who talks about the group’s mission: to organize White people for racial justice through community mobilization and education. SURJ moves the White community to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Jacqueline Woodson talks about her novel Another Brooklyn. It’s a coming of age story set in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It was just long listed for the National Book Award. Then a novel about dependence and getting free by Deborah Levy. Her novel Hot Milk was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize this year.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

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