Sunday, May 29, 2005

This Week on WPKN

Programs of interest this week. Sunday - May 29, 2005 10 pm - Folksinger / balladeer Oscar Brand will speak about his long career in folk music and broadcasting with host Dave "Casey Jones" Schwartz. More info at and Monday - May 30, 2005 8:00 pm - Counterpoint. This week's guests:
  • Perry Jefferies US Army Iraq War veteran and member of Operation Truth - on the conduct of the war, cut backs on veterans programs and the prospect of a military draft.
  • Joshua Rubenstein, northeast regional director with Amnesty International USA on AI's strong condemnation of the Bush administration's violation of human rights of U.S. held detainees and the group's call for independent investigation and prosecution of policymakers responsible for abuse and torture.
  • Suzanne Gordon author of the book, "Nursing Against the Odds," talks about the current state of healthcare and its affect on the job for nurses. She'll also assess possible solutions to the crisis in American healthcare such as single payer medical insurance.
Tuesday - May 31, 2005 5:30 pm - Between the Lines. This week's guests:
  • Posada Carriles Case Exposes Bush Administration's Double Standard on Terrorism -- an interview with Jane Franklin, author of "Cuba and the United States: A Chronological History," conducted by Denise Manzari.
  • U.S. Air Force Space Weapons Initiative Could Trigger New Global Arms Race -- an interview with Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, conducted by Scott Harris.
  • Women in Post-War Afghanistan Still Victims of Repression -- an interview with Sonali Kolhatkar, co-director of the group Afghan Women's Mission, conducted by Melinda Tuhus.
More info at 10:00 pm - Tune in a little past 10pm to hear one of the best, most interesting singer/songwriters in the area, Frank Tedesso, with friends Michael Ross on ambient guitar, Jeff Eyrich on upright bass, and Carmen Yates playing acoustic guitar. Wednesday - June 1, 2005 8:00 am - Between The Lines - see Tuesday 5:30 pm listing Saturday - June 4, 2005 2:00 pm - Between The Lines - see Tuesday 5:30 pm listing 2:30 pm - A two hour preview of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Our broadcast features Festival Director Mary Miller, Caribbean drum teacher Ras Mo, audio historian Andy Horowitz, and many more, interviewed by Doug Echols, Valerie Richardson, and Walter Wagoner. Musical selections include children's favorite Ella Jenkins, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, The Brazz Brothers & Women United from Cape Town, Barcelona's Ojos de Brujo, and the Transylvanian Mountain Boys.

Sunday on WPKN

5:00 a.m. Radio LaKaye 7:00 a.m. Black Introspectives 10:00 a.m. David Golden, Morning Maniac Music 1:30 p.m. Janet Golden, Morning Mommy Update: Interview with Elayne Angel 2:00 p.m. La Esquina Latina 6:00 p.m. Bill Nolan, Antique Blues 10:00 p.m. Dave "Casey Jones" Schwartz, Interview with Oscar Brand

Saturday, May 28, 2005

Saturday on WPKN

2:00 a.m. Rich Kaminsky 6:00 a.m. Bob & Deb Reeves (Doug Echols fills in 5/28) 8:45 a.m. Transmitter maintenance. 10:00 a.m. "Car Bob" Costanzo 2:00 p.m. Between The Lines 2:30 p.m. Radio Free Bridgeport 3:00 p.m. Ken Best 6:00 p.m. Colette Rossignol 10:00 p.m. Mikki's Room

Friday, May 27, 2005

BTL: Interview with Jane Franklin

Interview with Jane Franklin, author of "Cuba and the United States: A Chronological History"
She spoke with Between The Lines' Denise Manzari about Luis Posada's terrorist activities and the double standard the Bush administration exhibits in its fight against terrorism.
Courtesy of Between The Lines.

Friday on WPKN

2:00 a.m. John Corvino 6:00 a.m. Glenn Hochstetter, Cold Cuts 10:00 a.m. Valerie Richardson 2:00 p.m. Mike Horyczun 6:00 p.m. Free Speech Radio News 6:30 p.m. Local news 6:35 p.m. Kathy DeMino 7:40 p.m. Ray Terlaga 10:00 p.m. Bob Chamenko

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Wednesday on WPKN

2:00 a.m. Terry Hopper, The Quest 6:00 a.m. Ebong Udoma 8:00 a.m. Between The Lines 8:30 a.m. Ebong Udoma 10:00 a.m. Richard Epstein 2:00 p.m. Phil Bowler, Jazz Adventures 6:00 p.m. Free Speech Radio News 6:30 p.m. Local News 6:35 p.m. Chris Teskey 10:00 p.m. Lyda D.

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Today's Audio Nugget

Excerpt of speech by Jane Goodall (RealAudio, 6:17) delivered at Yale University May 10 produced by Melinda Tuhus (courtesy of Between The Lines)