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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 15, 2016

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham with Special In-Studio Guest Tiffany T’zelle Wilson.

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo)

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Dylan McDonnell (fill-in for Radio Something: Valerie Richardson)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

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

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

11 PM: Mark Mushin

2 AM (Wednesday): Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 14, 2015

2nd 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: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Dave Hogan (fill-in for Pete Stewart)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Tim Judson, Executive Director with the group, Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS), will assess the status of the Fukushima nuclear cleanup operation in Japan on the fifth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami which triggered the disaster on March 11, 2011. He’ll also discuss the post-Fukushima condition of the nuclear power industry here in the U.S. and around the world.
  2. Melinda St. Louis, International Campaigns Director with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, examines the debate on free trade issues in the Democratic and Republican party primary campaigns, how important this issue is likely to be in this fall’s general election and the ongoing campaign to defeat the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.
  3. Harvey Wasserman, a life-long activist and author who speaks, writes and organizes on energy, the environment, history and election protection issues, discusses his recent article co-written with Bob Fitrakis titled, “We Need the ‘Ohio Plan’ to Stop the ‘Strip & Flip’ of American Elections.” He’ll also touch on the status of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster.
  4. Manna Jo Greene, Environmental Director with the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, talks about recent testing which revealed a spike in the amount of radioactive tritium being discharged from the Indian point nuclear plant in Buchanan, New York into the groundwater near the Hudson River; the seven major malfunctions that occurred at the plant in 2015; the status of Indian Point’s NRC re-licensing process — and the guilty plea entered by the “Indian Point 11” for their direct action protest against Indian Point in December.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with novelist Robert Harris about the last book in his trilogy about the Roman statesman Cicero, Dictator. Then we talk with economist James Galbraith about the controversy over Senator Bernie Sanders economic plan that erupted when four past chairs of the Council of Economic Advisors attacked it. And finally, we pay tribute to the late Quentin Young, who passed away this week. We play a clip from an interview Francesca did with him in 2009.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham with Special In-Studio Guest Tiffany T’zelle Wilson.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 13, 2016

2nd Sunday

Note: Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 AM Today.*

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “The Teachers”

*3 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, March 12, 2016

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves)

9 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

10 AM: Community Discussions: Catherine Conroy talks with Joan Carty,

co-founder, President, and CEO of the Housing Development Fund about housing, home ownership, and renting in Connecticut, and the surrounding area. HDF Phone: 203-969-1830.

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo y Megan Fuentes

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: FM Mutations: Allyson McCabe

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “The Teachers”

It’s Women’s History Month in Mikki’s Room tonight.

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 11, 2016

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Economics of our Politics – Updates on Europe’s new econ stimulus, French workers rally for job security, US airlines’ rip-off fees. Response to question about government blame for economic crisis since 2008.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Saturday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, March 10, 2016

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Sustainable East End is heard on the 2nd Thursday each month and is archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

12:30 PM: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Bonus Edition: Saving Accabonac Harbor: Accabonac Harbor in the hamlet of Springs in East Hampton, New York is a scenic and diverse tidal marsh system. As with many areas of the town, the Harbor has been under pressure from developers of second homes as well as other environmental threats. Francesca Rheannon talks with Cile Downs and Jorie Latham of the Accabonac Protection Committee.Sustainable East End is heard on the 2nd Thursday each month and is archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell

A video portrait of Al Bell, The Blues According to Al Bell of WPKN is available courtesy of Mark S. Weiner.

11 PM: The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, March 9, 2016

11 PM (Tuesday): The Relay: Jason Bischoff-Wurstle

2 AM: DJ DaySix

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Mark Naftalin

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

Hazel’s guest is Dr. John Soos, a clinical psychologist who describes himself as a spiritual traveller and social justice advocate. Speaking to us from Vancouver, BC in Canada he tells us how his pilgrimages to sacred places led him to Gaza where, along with other mental health professionals, he is working with the deeply traumatized people of Gaza. It’s a profound story. Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com.

8 PM: Martha Nachman (fill-in for Jeff Wignall)

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 8, 2016

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

with guest DJ Alec Cumming, DJ for the 1st hour of the show, 7 to 8 AM- Welcome Alec Cumming!

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 7, 2016

1st 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: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

  1. Award winning investigative journalist and author Greg Palast, provides analysis of the 2016 election campaign, with a focus on the chaos within the Republican party, Trump’s rancorous candidacy, and the future of Bernie Sanders’ progressive platform for the Democrats. He’ll also discuss the prospects for vote theft via voter suppression laws and older methods of expunging voter rolls.
  2. Michael Winston, a former high-ranking executive at Countrywide Financial who tried to stop the fraud, corruption. and deception he observed at the mortgage lender. Winton, now a founder of, “Bank Whistleblowers United,” discusses his group’s plan to curb Wall Street’s corrupting influence on political campaigns and government regulations — and the pledge they’re asking each presidential candidate to sign, making a commitment not to accept campaign contributions from banking institutions and executives who engaged in fraudulent behavior in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
  3. Dana Frank, professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz, talks about political violence in Honduras, including the recent assassination of indigenous leader Berta Caceres. She’ll also explore the U.S. role in the 2009 Honduras coup, reviewing the actions of then Secretary of State, now Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
  4. Dr. Stephen Smith, professor emeritus of family medicine and former dean at the Brown University medical school, who is currently a physician at the Community Health Center in New London, CT, discusses the issues raised at the March 3rd Hospital Change forum in New London, which examined the impact of hospital consolidation in Connecticut on health care access, price, conditions for hospital workers, and quality of service.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Tracing the way home through memory, history, race and the American landscape, we talk with environmental earth scientist and writer Lauret Savoy about her stunning new book, Trace. In it, Savoy examines how the country’s still unfolding history, and ideas of race, have marked her and the land – and what that history says about our relationships to each other and the places we inhabit.

11 PM: The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 6, 2016

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM: Bertho Joseph (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

9 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph (fill-in for What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, March 5, 2016

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything:Bob Anderson

7 PM: Songtrails: Caroline Doctorow with folk and roots based music.

8 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Soca Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): Bertho Joseph (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 4, 2016

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM: Sean Corvino

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

5 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay (fill-in for Connections: Eric Cocks)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Seeds of Fascism? – Updates on injustice of Argentina’s default settlement, on Pope Francis’s rejection of “exploiters,” and on stagnating real median incomes in US.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky