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The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 15, 2013

3rd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Jose C. & Eddie G.

2 AM: Michael Goldman

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: WPKN Mornings: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: John Motavalli

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Eric Ford

2 AM (Friday): Del ‘In Transition’

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 14, 2013

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Dylan McDonnell (fill-in for Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass)

2 AM: DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Franorama 2.0: Fran Fried (fill-in)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

Pakistan has been making negative news again but we can look behind these headlines to discover some of the positive taking place in the country. There is music in Pakistan, lots of it, and this month’s Tidings presents three Pakistani musicians who perform and talk about their music. Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com

8 PM: Soundchecks: Walter Wagoner

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Jose C. & Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday) Michael Goldman

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 13, 2013

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Michael Dunham

2 AM: Luis Luna

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing:

12 Noon: First Voices Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

12:55 PM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

1:00 PM: In Case You Missed It – Headline News (produced by Malcolm C. Dankner)

1:07 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: Sea Change Radio

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Dylan McDonnell (fill-in for Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass)

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 12, 2013

2nd Monday

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

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Del LaPietro – live call in

Among the subjects we’ll cover are government restrictions on protests and the legal sale of marijuana. Joining us as guest co-host will be Jeep Ward, former WPKN DJ and In Context commentator, now based in northern California. Call-in during the show or email your questions before to ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  • Daniel Ellsberg a former government military analyst who in 1971 leaked the now-famous Vietnam war era “Pentagon Papers” to the press. The documents chronicled the lies and deceit employed by the government to justify U.S. military intervention in Southeast Asian wars. He reflects on the recent verdict in the Bradley Manning trial and his future sentencing, as well as the “National Surveillance State” issues related to Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations and the Obama administration’s expansion of Bush-era national security policies.
  • Kade Crockford, director of the Technology for Liberty project at the ACLU of Massachusetts discusses her reaction to President Obama’s recent preliminary proposals on reforming NSA surveillance of American’s communications, new revelations concerning the scope of the government’s international surveillance program — and its impact on the right to privacy and freedom of expression.
  • Peter Hart, activism director with the media-watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, (FAIR) talks about Amazon.com CEO and founder Jeff Bezos’ purchase of the Washington Post newspaper, related issues of Bezos’ anti-union policies at Amazon and his advocacy of privatized education — and how the billionaire’s new acquisition could change the U.S. newspaper industry and news media in general.
  • Steve Schrag of Connecticut’s District 1199 – SEIU union and Waterbury Community United co-chair explains the concern and organized resistance to the proposed takeover of Waterbury’s non-profit hospital, and other community hospitals in Connecticut, by the national for-profit company, Vanguard Health Systems of Tennessee.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

James Kaplan talks about his riveting biography of Sinatra, FRANK: The Voice and songs from Sinatra’s oeuvre are played.

11 PM Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 11, 2013

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Black In Introspectives: Eric Ford

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-rerported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris, Denise Manzari, Melinda Tuhus

5:30 PM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for Amazon Radio: Pam Smith)

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, August 10, 2013

2nd Saturday

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

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Community Discussions: Tom Sweeney

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Leaving The 20th Century With No Regrets: Scott Shapleigh

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, August 9, 2013

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for Ed Flynn)

2 AM: Eli Malone (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: Del

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: John Rivera

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM: (Saturday) CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 8, 2013

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Michael Goldman

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

“At 9 AM I’ll be talking with the trio of musicians from Cyprus known as Monsieur Doumani. We’ll talk about how their music is being received at home and abroad, talk a little politics and listen to some music from their CD Grippy Grappa as well as a new song they recorded for this interview.”

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Francesca Rheannon talks with The Nature Conservancy’s Nate Waiwode about coastal resiliency in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

12:30 PM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

1 PM: Radio B&B: Buskin and Batteau

4 PM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for Ed Flynn)

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 7, 2013

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM: DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano

12 Noon: Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Music Sacred And Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Mike Horyczun

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

Gail Horton, North Fork Native and Greenport resident, talks about growing up on the North Fork, being a “tradition bearer” and “old-timer” and her work as historian, chronicler, writer and artist. North Fork Works programs are archived at www.hazelkahan.com

8 PM: Jazz Adventures: Phil Bowler & Larry Stoler (fill-in for Liz Becker)

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Michael Goldman

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 6, 2013

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM: Luis Luna

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

12 Noon: First Voices Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

12:56 PM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

1:01 PM: In Case You Missed It – Headline News (produced by Malcolm C. Dankner)

1:08 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

Featured:

  • Caroline Doctorow, from WPKN’s program Songtrails, will be hosting a special live concert recording session on August 15 at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead. She joins Valerie at 4:15 p.m. to talk about the concert and her new CD. This concert will be broadcast on WPKN on Saturday, September 7 at 7 PM.
  • At 5:00 p.m., Berthold Joseph will be guest-hosting for an hour. Berthold has been co-hosting shows on WPKN with his aunt, Maude Joseph, and he is now bringing his own blend of sounds to WPKN.

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: Sea Change Radio

8 PM: Garnett Ankle (fill-in for First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill)

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 5, 2013

1st Monday

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

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: Report To Listener: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  • Nathan Fuller, press liason with the Bradley Manning Support Network who has covered Pfc Manning’s military trial from the beginning. He talks about the verdict and coming sentencing phase in the trial and his organization’s work in support of Pfc. Manning going forward.
  • Emad Mekay, an Egyptian investigative journalist currently working for the Investigative Reporting Program at the University of California, Berkeley – who recently wrote the piece, “U.S. Bankrolled Anti-Morsi Activists,” for Al-Jazeera. He discusses the recent coup in Egypt, U.S. policy toward the Egyptian military and prospects for the restoration of democracy there.
  • Dawn Huckelbridge, Policy Director with Young Elected Officials Action, a program of People For the American Way, who talks about the state-by-state GOP attacks on reproductive rights, the grassroots response, the national 20-week abortion ban being pursued in the U.S. Senate and public opinion on these issues as well as political accountability.
  • Amelia Adams, Deputy Director with the group, New York Communities for Change, who discusses recent protests by fast food and low wage workers across the U.S. and the organizing her group has done with of minimum wage workers locally and nationally demanding a living wage.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Dan Fagin talks about his terrific history of what went down at Tom’s River New Jersey after a chemical plant moved in. His book is TOM’S RIVER: A Story of Science and Salvation. And Ed Brown discusses his prizewinning documentary about the environmental toxins threatening our kids and ourselves, Unacceptable Levels.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 4, 2013

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Mark Mushin

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Ameni Harris, Maud Joseph, Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-rerported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris, Denise Manzari, Melinda Tuhus

5:30 PM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for The Modern Hippy Show: Kyle Starkey)

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Doug Echols (fill-in for David Schwartz)

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

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