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2 AM The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour
7 AM WPKN Mornings: Mark Mushin
9 AM Harry Minot (fill-in for Johnny Be Good: John Corvino)
WPKN General Manager Emeritus Harry Minot fills-in for John Corvino with a program which will focus on “The Disparity Problem”, homelessness in Danbury CT, and memories of The Great Danbury State Fair. Featured guests will include Neil Silberblatt talking about organizing local poetry readings, including one in Danbury, legendary WLAD/Danbury broadcaster Paul Baker on the Great Danbury State Fair and the Danbury Fair Speedways Racearena, Annie Orr on the overflow homeless shelter she has run at the First Congregational Church in Danbury for twenty years, and Wendy Cahill, owner of Molten Java in Bethel, on nurturing community in a commercial setting. Veteran WLAD host George Repko will be a special guest programmer for the last hour of the program.
12 Noon In Context: Ken MacDermotRoe and Gus Cantavero – interactive radio
With Congressman Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate, the U.S. fiscal crisis moves to the center of the campaign. Are we going off a cliff? Can either candidate fix it? Call-in during the show or email your questions to email@example.com. Ken and Gus will be joined by guest co-host Jeep Ward.
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 Long Island Patch editors CTMirror.org and CTNewsJunkie.com
7:30 PM This Way Out: the international lesbian and gay radio magazine
8 PM Counterpoint: Scott Harris
10 PM Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Journalist Tracie McMillan talks about how the poor, including those who work in the food system, are treated by that system. Her book is THE AMERICAN WAY OF EATING: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table. Also Katherine Gustafson tells us about CHANGE COMES TO DINNER: How Vertical Farmers, Urban Growers, and Other Innovators Are Revolutionizing How America Eats.