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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 25, 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: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Gus Cantavero

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. After we discuss the recent Russian “buzzing” of a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea and other U.S.-Russia areas of confrontation, we explore the evolution of modern urban warfare from the Paris Commune uprising of 1871 to the Iraq war. Website: www.incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

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. On-air debate between supporters of the Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton campaign the evening before Connecticut’s April 26 Democratic Party primary, featuring: Paul Feeney, Connecticut State Director of the Bernie Sanders campaign and CT State Representative Brandon L. McGee Jr., assistant Majority Leader representing CT’s 5th House district, Windsor and Hartford, a surrogate for the Clinton campaign.
  2. Sheila Carapico, Professor of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Richmond, Virginia, discusses the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia, with a focus on the kingdom’s involvement in the conflict in Yemen and the troubling link between Wahhabism promoted by the Saudis and extremist groups and terrorism.
  3. Antonia Juhasz is an energy analyst, author and investigative reporter. Her latest piece, “6 Years After Gulf Oil Spill, Residents Demand ‘No More Drilling,’” was just published in Rolling Stone. She reflects on the sixth anniversary of the BP Gulf oil spill disaster, assessing the long term economic and environmental damage, the terms of the court settlement and growing public opposition to offshore oil drilling.
  4. Dune Lankard, Senior Alaska Representative with the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the groups that has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approving AquaBounty Technologies, Inc.’s first-ever genetically engineered food animal, an Atlantic Salmon. He talks about why some scientists and a growing number of consumers oppose genetically altering animal species.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Celebrating our connection with the Earth: we talk with Elizabeth Marshall Thomas about her memoir, Dreaming of Lions: My Life In The Wild Places. And wildlife conservationist Dale Peterson discusses his latest book, Where Have All The Animals Gone? My Travels with Karl Ammann.

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)

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

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