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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 22, 2019

4th 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

9 AM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Band Central Radio: Rob Fried & Andy Kadison

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging in the Dirt – Today’s guest: Ira Haspel of KK’s The Farm in Southold, New York

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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. Karen Hobert Flynn, President of Common Cause, discusses the release of the redacted version of the Mueller report, Attorney General William Barr’s attempt to spin the report’s content, and how House Democrat’s should proceed to investigate and hold accountable Trump campaign and administration misconduct.
  2. Collin Rees, Senior Campaigner with Oil Change International talks about his group’s response to President Trump’s recent executive orders making approval of oil and gas infrastructure projects across the U.S. easier, while making it more difficult for states to block them.
  3. Writer, activist, WPKN radio news reporter and Between The Lines’ producer Melinda Tuhus recounts the nine days she recently spent in Tucson, Arizona and south across the border in Nogales, Mexico, where she spoke with asylum-seekers and the people who are supporting them to learn firsthand about a microcosm of the current migrant crisis. She walked migrant trails in the desert, visited shelters and communal kitchens, and volunteered for three days at a Catholic monastery converted into a refuge for asylum seekers.
  4. Stanley Heller, Administrator with the New Haven-based group Promoting Enduring Peace and host of the TV news magazine “The Struggle,” talks about PEP’s upcoming event, “The Green New Deal and Other Ideas on Avoiding The Coming Climate Catastrophe” which will be held at the Bridgeport Islamic Community Center in Bridgeport on Sunday, April 28 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Francesca talks with broadcast journalist, producer/director Glenn Silber about the acclaimed documentary he co-directed, The War At Home. First released in 1979, it’s been digitally re-mastered an re-released this year. Nominated for an Academy Award and cited by film critic Roger Ebert as one of the twenty greatest political films of all time, The War At Home vividly chronicles the anti-war protest movement through the lens of its history in Madison through a powerful combination of rare archival footage and interviews with student leaders. Glenn Silber is a long-time network television news producer who produced more than 80 prime-time newsmagazine stories for CBS News and ABC News, as well as several feature documentaries for broadcast on PBS. He was twice nominated for an Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary, in addition to many other awards for his work as an independent producer/director and broadcast journalist.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

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