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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 28, 2013

4th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM: DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales

7 AM: World Music Special: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: World Music Special: I Messiah

11 AM: World Music Special: Luis Pomales

1 PM: World Music Special: Richard Epstein

3 PM: World Music Special: Daniel Bass

5 PM: World Music Special: John Lugo & Luis Luna

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: East End Ink

An iconic photo reproduced in newspapers around the world inspired David Margolick to write the subject of today’s program, Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock. The photo showed a white student, Hazel Bryan spewing racial abuse at Elizabeth Eckford as Elizabeth walked past Central High School in front of an angry white crowd. Margolick explored the relationship of these two women in the years since 1957. East End Ink is archived at eastendink.blogspot.com

8 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan (fill-in for Kyle Starkey)

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

2 AM (Thursday): Michael Goldman

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 27, 2013

4th 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 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: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 26, 2013

4th Monday

10 PM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for Michael Benson)

9 AM: Dylan McDonnell (fill-in)

12 Noon: In Context War Report: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Del LaPietro

In Context War Report presents Part 1 of a two part series on the rise, fall and resurrection of Russia as a global power. What does Russia’s resurgence mean for U.S. national security? The program features In Context’s military affairs commentator Marchand MacDermotRoe and is pre-recorded. Part 2 will be broadcast in the September edition of the War Report.

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner (fill-in for 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:

  • James Paul, author of “Syria Unmasked,” former executive director for 19 years with Global Policy Forum, a think tank that monitors the United Nations. He discusses recent reports on the alleged chemical attack near Damascus resulting in mass civilian casualties, the prospect of U.S./European military intervention in Syria, as well as the secular/civil society democratic faction in Syria that favors negotiations leading to a non-violent solution to the current conflict.
  • Michael Mariotte, executive director with the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS,) examines the consequences of the ongoing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power complex and assesses the status of the U.S. nuclear power industry’s effort to build more reactors across America.
  • Glen Ford, executive editor of BlackAgendaReport.com, talks about his views on the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington — re: corporate media and the Democratic/Republican party shunning of Dr. King’s core principles of social justice and nonviolence. He also discusses hopeful signs of a resurgent civil/human rights movement seen in North Carolina’s Moral Monday actions — and the inspiring activism of the young Dream Defenders in Florida.
  • Jeremy Brecher, historian, social justice, peace and environmental activist — and author of many books including, “Save the Humans?: Common Preservation in Action,” ”Global Village or Global Pillage” “Strike” and “Banded Together: Economic Democratization in the Brass Valley.” Jeremy discusses his recent article published on the website Wagingnonviolence.org, titled, “Civil Disobedience as Law Enforcement,” which examines the public trust doctrine suggesting that civil disobedience for the climate, far from lawlessness, may actually be a form of obedience to the law.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Investigative journalist Jo Robinson tells how to choose the most nutritious plant foods in her book, Eating On The Wild Side. And Maker and author Wendy Jehanarah Tremain talks about her book The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living. It’s about living well by living free or cheaply within Earth’s eco-budget.

11 PM Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 25, 2013

4th 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 Introspectives: Eric Ford

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

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: Cheryl Palmer (fill-in for Amazon Radio: Pam Smith)

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, August 24, 2013

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Billy Richling (fill-in for Bob Chamenko)

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Comsic Perspective: Andy Poniros

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

6 PM: Youth Radio Connecticut

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, August 23, 2013

4th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: Eli Malone

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition”’

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

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: Billy Richling (fill-in for Bob Chamenko)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 22, 2013

4th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Michael Goldman

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

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

Guests include Jason Milici / Sleepers Awake, Daveylove Mprshow, Irie Feelinz / via phone : José Oyola

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: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 21, 2013

3rd Wednesday

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

2 AM: DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

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

12 Noon: Kathy’s Corner: Kathy Connor

1 PM: Music Sacred And Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Bob Balogh

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: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

8 PM: Cheryl Palmer

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Michael Goldman

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 20, 2013

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Jazz Adventures: Phil Bowler (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: Luis Luna

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

At 5:30 PM, Valerie will speak with Sarah Mathes. Sarah is a 2013 Yale graduate and poet. She won a fellowship that will allow her to spend the next year traveling and writing poetry about her adventures.

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: Five String Circus: Pete Kaufman

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ Darkflow: Stefan Walczak

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 19, 2013

3rd Monday

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

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

As of this week, Al Jazeera English is no longer be available as a radio broadcast. In its place, WPKN will be broadcasting the award-winning news program Democracy Now, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, during the 6 to 7 a.m. hour, Tuesdays through Fridays. On Mondays, the weekly public affairs show Alternative Radio, hosted by David Barsamian, will provide information, analyses, and views that are frequently unavailable or ignored in other media. Starting this week, on your community radio station, WPKN.

7 AM: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

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

How we treat veterans says much about America’s character according to our guest, journalist John Hoctor. Mr. Hoctor has been covering the VA’s response to vets suffering from traumatic brain injuries, post traumatic stress disorder and other service related ailments. 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. (Re-scheduled from the previous Monday, August 12, 2013)
  • Chris Toensing, Executive Director and Editor, Middle East Report, assesses the current situation in Egypt, re: the escalating violence and instability – as well as the possible impact on other nations/ Islamist movements in the region. He’ll also take a critical look at how the Obama administration has responded to the military’s repression, including the killing of over 800 supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, recognizing that the U.S. continues to provide an estimated $1.3 billion each year to the Egyptian Army.
  • Van Henri White an attorney, social justice advocate and organizer discusses the upcoming August 28th 50th Anniversary commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and contemporary civil rights issues, including: the recent Supreme Court overturning of key sections of the Voting Rights Act and the suppression of voting rights in many states across the U.S. and the issues of jobs and poverty; and the issues of racial profiling central to the Florida murder of Trayvon Martin.
  • Dori Ahern, radio producer, activist and organizer talks about plans in Connecticut to promote and arrange transportation to the August 28th, 50th Anniversary commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Washington, D.C.
  • Part #2 of a speech by Noam Chomsky, Institute professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recorded on June 8th at this year’s Left Forum gathering on the conference theme of, “Mobilizing for Ecological/Economic Transformation.” Noam Chomsky is a U.S. political theorist and activist. Apart from his work in linguistics, Chomsky is internationally recognized as one of the most critically engaged public intellectuals alive today. Part #1 of this speech was broadcast on Counterpoint, August 12. Find an audio file of the entire speech at btlonline.org

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Margalit Fox tells the fascinating story of how the ancient Minoan script linear B got cracked — and the forgotten female professor from Brooklyn College without whom it would never have been done. Her book is THE RIDDLE OF THE LABYRINTH: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code. Then Anne C. Heller talks about her biography of Ayn Rand (encore.)

11 PM Jazz Adventures: Phil Bowler (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 18, 2013

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Bertho Joseph (fill-in)

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: Liz Becker (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 17, 2013

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Eric Ford

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

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: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Saturday ViBeZ: DJ Dizz-E

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): Icon In The Domain