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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 14, 2017

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: 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, remote from snowy CT, and Jazz & Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner, remote from sunny Florida!
w/masterful engineering by Steve Di Costanzo

4 PM: Mark Mushin (fill-in for The Quest: Terry Hopper)

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

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

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

8 PM: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: TBA

2 AM (Wednesday): TBA

6 AM (Wednesday): Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 13, 2017

2nd Monday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

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

12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)

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. Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst assesses the winners and losers in the proposed Republican party health care plan to replace the ACA/Obamacare, and the prospects for the eventual establishment of a universal, single payer health care system at the state or federal level.
  2. Jeff Carter, Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, discusses his group’s response to the recent statement made by President Trump’s newly appointed EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, that he does not believe carbon dioxide is a “primary contributor” to global warming.
  3. L.A. Kauffman, who has spent more than 30 years immersed in radical movements, as an organizer, strategist, journalist, and observer, talks about her new book, “Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism.” She’ll also examine the current wave of protest organizing in opposition to Donald Trump and the GOP agenda.
  4. Journalist Robert Davey, discusses his July 2015 Penthouse article “Secrets and Lies,” that concludes that the Bush administration already possessed the authority to do the massive dragnet surveillance it demanded from Congress in 2007 and 2008. Davey will also speculate on how the Trump regime may now attempt to further expand the surveillance state.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Melissa Fleming talks about her book A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival. Then Alan Furst returns with a new thriller about the French Resistance. The book is A Hero of France.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 12, 2017

2nd Sunday

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

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho 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.

Host Richard Hill interviews Jonathan Perloe, and Steven Winter, from the
National Popular Vote CT group, who will discuss a bill before the CT legislature that would have Connecticut enter into the National Popular Vote Compact.

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

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: 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 11, 2017

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Living The Green Life: Sarah Jane Compton and Lindsay Toland

10 AM: The Armageddon Report

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul (fill-in for Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson)

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – The Teachers

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 10, 2017

2nd Friday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: with Rod Richardson

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Del ‘In Transition’)

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for 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: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, March 9, 2017

2nd Thursday

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

2 AM: The Quest: Terry Hopper (fill-in for 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: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: The Modern Hippie: Kyle Starkey

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

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

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell

11 PM: The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): Radio Nothing: with Rod Richardson

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM: Keep Driftin’: 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: The Mark Naftalin Show: Mark Naftalin

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

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

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

In this conversation about the art, craft and practice of letter writing, Hazel Kahan, an avid letter writer herself, and Jenny Bhatt, a kindred spirit, share the significance of writing and receiving letters and the parts letters have played in each of their lives.

8 PM: Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): The Quest: Terry Hopper (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 7, 2017

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Sean Corvino (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

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: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

4:30 PM — Musicians Shula Weinstein and Ben Ross will be doing some live music, and we’ll play tracks from Shula’s 2015 album Small and Taller Tales.

5:30 PM — An interview with AJ Epstein, a Seattle film and play producer, who is one of the foremost collectors of the work of kinetic light artist Thomas Wilfred (1889-1968, whose work is currently on display at the Yale Art Gallery in Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light, through July 23.

6:00 PM — The WPKN radio debut Kryssi Battalene, who has frequently guest-hosted on the Shaki Presents show. She is a local musician and avid record collector.

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

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

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

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

8:30 PMKevin Alexander Grey, civil rights and labor activist, will assess the new political realities under a Trump administration and the breadth and depth of the resistance to date.

9:15 PMKara Rochelle of CT Progressives, an organizer with Occupy Wall Street, will compare that 2011 movement with the current national resistance to Trump agenda.

10:00 PMPost-Bop and Beyond — contemporary and classic Jazz.

11 PM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM (Wednesday): Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 6, 2017

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: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

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

4 PM: Pete Stewart

5 PM: Pete Stewart will interview Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, about four new shows that have just opened.

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. James S. Henry, is a senior fellow at Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable International Investment, Global Justice Fellow at Yale University and a senior adviser to the Tax Justice Network. Henry will discuss his recent article, “Wilbur Ross Comes to DC with an Unexamined History of Russian Connections,” as well as his assessment of the credibility of Congressional investigations into President Trump’s links with the Russian government.
  2. Richard Eskow, Host, Zero Hour Radio and a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future talks about the important points raised in his article, “Principles for progressives to follow on Trump’s Ties to Russia,” exploring concern that the political fight in the U.S. over Trump’s Russia connections could revive a new, dangerous Cold War.
  3. Jon Rainwater, Executive Director with Peace Action, responds to President Trump’s recent speech before a joint session of Congress where he advocated more military spending, decreased funding for the State Department and diplomacy, an escalation of US involvement in Middle East wars — and awarding large government contracts to the defense and aerospace industries.
  4. Luis Luna, an organizer with the group Make The Road Connecticut, will discuss the work he’s doing on immigration issues in the state, and the current campaign to make Bridgeport a sanctuary city.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Sebastian Barry talks about his acclaimed new novel Days Without End. It won the prestigious Costa Book of the Year prize in January. Then, Adelia Saunders discusses her debut novel, Indelible. And we hear a poem by Erika Jo Brown, “Art.”

11 PM: Sean Corvino (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 5, 2017

1st Sunday

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

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: 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: 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: Railroad Dave Radio: 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 4, 2017

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: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson (fill-in for Annette Szczesiul)

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

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

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, Caroline celebrates the music of the British Isles and beyond — featuring renown fiddler Aly Bain, Irish pop star Sinead O’Connor, The Chieftains, and others.

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 3, 2017

1st Friday

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

2 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Doug Echols)

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

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

1 PM: ‘PURE’ w/howard thompson

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

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

Unfinished Revolution: Women’s Paid Labor – Updates on Takata airbags and auto company misdeeds, Trump’s defense spending, deepening inequality, why capitalism provokes govt “mandates.”

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

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