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The Book Show
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Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers.
 
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The Media Project
Weekly
 
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.
 
You can keep yourself abreast of political developments and gain a little insight into how New York State's politicians think when you listen in as political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock holds conversations with members from the Assembly and Senate, and others each week on The Capitol Connection.
 
Every day, faculty members at schools and universities throughout the world are making discoveries that shape our ways of thinking and redefine our understanding of today's knowledge-driven society. Since 1990, The Best of Our Knowledge has highlighted breakthroughs across disciplines and across the globe, putting you in touch with the men and women at the forefront of their fields.
 
Join host Dr. Liz Holifield for "411 Teen," a locally produced program, created with teen input for a teenage audience. Guests provide insights into topics that concern adolescents. Over the last twenty years, programs have enlightened young people on countless subjects such as college admission, eating disorders, sexually transmitted disease, career planning, civic associations focusing on young people, and politics, to name but a few. 411 Teen airs Sundays at 2:00 pm ET On 88.9 WFSU-FM.
 
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Capital Report
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WFSU/Florida Public Radio reporters, as well as reporters from public radio stations across the state, bring you timely news and information from around Florida. Whether it's legislative maneuvers between legislative sessions, the economy, environmental issues, tourism, business or the arts, Capital Report gives information on issues that affect the lives of everyday Floridians. Capital Report is broadcast each Friday at 6:30 pm and 9:00pm ET on 88.9FM - WFSU Tallahassee, 5:30 pm CT on 89.1F ...
 
Join WFSU and host Tom Flanigan for the live, listener call-in program Perspectives . It's the perfect forum to discuss the issues that concern YOU! Please join us by listening to the program every Thursday morning at 11, and by calling us. The numbers are 850-414-1234, or 800-926-8809. You can also e-mail your questions and comments to perspectives@wfsu.org . Perspectives is broadcast LIVE each Thursday at 11:00 am ET on 88.9, WFSU-FM and wfsu.org .
 
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(Airs 10/17/19 @ 3 p.m. & 10/19/19 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.By David Guistina.
 
This most “manly” of all cancers will impact one out of every eleven American males at some point in their lives. Prostate cancer survivor Steve Hurm, Director of Licensing for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and his wife, former Second Florida District Congresswoman and gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham, talk abou ...…
 
More students than ever are taking AP classes in high school. That means more ambitious goals for many schools. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, a conversation about the past, present and future of advanced placement classes. We’ll also spend an Academic Minute looking for critters and stuff in your water.…
 
Jacqueline Woodson is the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of "Another Brooklyn" and "Brown Girl Dreaming." Her latest novel, "Red at the Bone," tells how an unexpected teenage pregnancy pulls together two families from different social classes, and exposes the private hopes, disappointments, and longings that c ...…
 
Interview with Rahsaan Burroughs, counselor and advisor from Collegewise, examining the college application process with an emphasis on the financial aid application. Host: Dr. Liz Holifield Original airdate: October 13, 2019By wfsunews.
 
(Airs 10/13 @ 6 p.m. & 10/14/19 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Former Editor and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira talk ...…
 
Following Hurricane Michael’s destructive path through Florida’s panhandle, headlines painted a grim future for timber, a major industry in the region. The losses were huge – valued at $1.3 billion dollars. Yet not all was lost. And Ryan Dailey reports some lumber and paper mills in the region are still going strong. Greenwood, Florida’s only g ...…
 
(Airs 10/10/19 @ 3 p.m. & 10/12/19 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Nick Langworthy, the new Chairman of the New York State Republican Committee.By David Guistina.
 
If you attend college looking for vocational training, you may end up with a degree, a certificate, and maybe a special badge in empathy. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, a conversation about digital badges. We’ll also hear about reports and programs focusing on preventing gun violence in school, and spend an Academic Minute with a mass shoo ...…
 
If you attend college looking for vocational training, you may end up with a degree, a certificate, and maybe a special badge in empathy. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, a conversation about digital badges. We’ll also hear about reports and programs focusing on preventing gun violence in school, and spend an Academic Minute with a mass shoo ...…
 
To mark the first anniversary of Hurricane Michael, Perspectives went on the road to the storm’s point of landfall, Mexico Beach, Florida. During this special broadcast, which included radio, live streaming and subsequent airing on WFSU-TV, the panel assessed Michael’s aftermath and how residents of the region were recovering. That panel consis ...…
 
Terry Tempest Williams is renowned for her singular body of literature on the environment and our experiences of home. Her new book “Erosion: Essays of Undoing,” explores this connection, particularly to her home state of Utah, as an evolutionary process and how our undoing of the self, self-centeredness, extractive capitalism, fear, tribalism ...…
 
Cevin Soling, author, filmmaker, philosopher and musician, discusses his latest book, The Student Resistant Handbook. Host: Dr. Liz Holifield Original airdate: October 6, 2019By wfsunews.
 
(Airs 10/06 @ 6 p.m. & 10/07/19 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Former Editor and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira talk ...…
 
At least 90 percent of structures in Panama City were damaged in Hurricane Michael. One year later, city officials are about to resume code enforcement actions. Valerie Crowder reports residential property owners say they’re ready for the city to begin cracking down on neglected lots that pose a health and safety hazard to their neighborhoods… ...…
 
What began as a targeted campaign to lure more retirees to Tallahassee has now expanded to include millennials, middle-age career rebooters, and essentially everyone. To talk about that effort are: Gregg Patterson, executive director of Choose Tallahassee; Virginia Glass, the new chair of Choose Tallahassee; Jimmy Cole with Florida State Univer ...…
 
(Airs 10/03/19 @ 3 p.m. and 10/05/19 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo.By David Guistina.
 
Advances in technology over the past decade or two have been amazing, rapid, and for many of us, terrifying. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll talk about a new book of terrifyingly awesome technology for students. We’ll also talk about new training for ordering medical tests, learn how mental illness can lead to deportation, and spend a ...…
 
Advances in technology over the past decade or two have been amazing, rapid, and for many of us, terrifying. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll talk about a new book of terrifyingly awesome technology for students. We’ll also talk about new training for ordering medical tests, learn how mental illness can lead to deportation, and spend a ...…
 
Edwidge Danticat’s new book “Everything Inside” is a collection of stories about community, family, and love. Set in locales from Miami and Port-au-Prince to a small unnamed country in the Caribbean, “Everything Inside” is at once wide in scope and intimate as it explores the forces that pull us together and drive us apart.…
 
IB students from Rickards High School, representative of diverse political perspectives, examine and discuss the local, state, and national political climate. Host: Dr. Liz Holifield Original airdate: September 29, 2019By wfsunews.
 
(Airs 09/29 @ 6 p.m. & 09/30/19 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Former Editor and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira talk ...…
 
A Florida appeals court has rejected a constitutional challenge against the state’s Red Flag law. The policy lets law enforcement officers temporarily remove guns from the homes of people who are seen as a threat to themselves or others. Now, as Regan McCarthy reports some state lawmakers are looking into an expansion of the rule, while other h ...…
 
On Saturday, Oct. 12, hundreds of people will take part in the Tallahassee Walk Against Alzheimer’s at Cascades Park. To talk about the event and to share their personal connection to the battle against this dread disease are: Yasmin Khan, development manager for the regional Alzheimer’s Association; Aubrey Schmid, “Walk for Papa” team captain; ...…
 
(Airs 9/26 @ 3 p.m. & 9/28/19 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York Times Albany Bureau Chief Jesse McKinley.By David Guistina.
 
The state of higher education the in US has changed dramatically since the end of World War II. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, 75 years of American higher ed. We’ll also talk schools partnering for a nursing degree, and spend an Academic Minute learning to apologize.By Bob Barrett.
 
The state of higher education the in US has changed dramatically since the end of World War II. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, 75 years of American higher ed. We’ll also talk schools partnering for a nursing degree, and spend an Academic Minute learning to apologize.By Bob Barrett.
 
Malcolm Gladwell’s books bestselling books include “The Tipping Point,” “Blink” and “Outliers.” In his first book in six years, “Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know,” Gladwell offers an examination of our interactions with strangers and why they often go so terribly wrong.…
 
The Florida Legislature has wrapped up its first week of meetings ahead of the regular session that begins in January. Lawmakers took time during their first Committee Week to consider the causes of mass violence and how mental illness could play a part. Those discussions came amid a request for more mental health funding for schools.…
 
FAMU graduate students in Community Mental Health discuss community attitudes on mental health; assessing the impact of age, race, culture, ethnicity, education, geographical locale, gender. Host: Dr. Liz Holifield Original airdate: September 22, 2019By wfsunews.
 
(Airs 09/22 @ 6 p.m. & 09/23/19 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Former Editor and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association. On this week’s Me ...…
 
When it comes to the preferred weapons of choice for mass shooters, AR-15 style rifles are high on the list. Variants of the AR-15 were used by gunmen at the Las Vegas Harvest music festival shooting, as well as the Sandy Hook and Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shootings. That gun has taken much of the blame for lost lives, and is itself the t ...…
 
James Grymes, author of the award-winning “Violins of Hope – Strings of the Holocaust” will be the featured speaker at the Oct. 10 Remembrance Dinner hosted by the Holocaust Education Resource Council. He appears by phone to discuss his work and research during the program, while HERC Co-Founder Barbara Goldstein and Dinner Coordinator Susan Tu ...…
 
(Airs 9/18 @ 3 p.m. & 9/20/19 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Hank Greenberg, President of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).By David Guistina.
 
Here’s a quick quiz, who was the architect of the New Deal? Easy? You’d think so, however it appears 18% of you think the the answer is AOC, not FDR. Today on The Best of Our Knowledge, the somewhat depressing results of a survey about the state of civics education in the US. We’ll also talk about the 100th anniversary of a major scientific bre ...…
 
Here’s a quick quiz, who was the architect of the New Deal? Easy? You’d think so, however it appears 18% of you think the the answer is AOC, not FDR. Today on The Best of Our Knowledge, the somewhat depressing results of a survey about the state of civics education in the US. We’ll also talk about the 100th anniversary of a major scientific bre ...…
 
Salman Rushdie is one of the world’s most renowned authors. “Midnight’s Children” is considered one of the greatest novels of the 20th century. It was “The Satanic Verses” that brought him notoriety. His latest, “Quichotte,” is a modern, very American retelling of “Don Quixote.” This episode was recorded at The Fisher Center for the Performing ...…
 
Mark C. Perna's new book Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose And Performance In Younger Generations helps unlock the potential of young people everywhere, and inspires young folks to achieve their goals and make a difference in today's world. Host: Dr. Liz Holifield Origianal airdate: September 15, 2019…
 
(Airs 09/15 @ 6 p.m. & 09/16/19 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association,. On this week’s Media Project ...…
 
A proposed Florida assault weapons ban would prohibit all semi-automatic shotguns and rifles that are capable of holding more than 10 rounds. State economists say that would affect around 71 percent of rifles and half of shotguns. Charlie Strickland, CEO of Tallahassee-based Talon Training Group, says it would leave a gaping exit wound in busin ...…
 
(Airs 9/12/19 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Karen Scharff, Co-Chair of the Working Families Party.By David Guistina.
 
With the start of the new school year, many colleges and universities are putting a new emphasis on student safety. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, common sense, technology and new laws help promote student safety. We’ll also talk about the successes of school integration, and spend an Academic Minute improving schools with input from students.…
 
With the start of the new school year, many colleges and universities are putting a new emphasis on student safety. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, common sense, technology and new laws help promote student safety. We’ll also talk about the successes of school integration, and spend an Academic Minute improving schools with input from students.…
 
The majority of celestial space is inactive and will remain forever unruffled. But when cosmic violence does unfold, it changes the very fabric of the universe, with mega-explosions and ripple effects that reach the near limits of human comprehension. In his new book “Earth-Shattering,” astronomy writer Bob Berman investigates these instances o ...…
 
Career Technical Education prepares students for work. Edmentum is an educational technology company, providing web-based learning solutions. Edmentum CEO Ryan Hagedorn, discusses online learning and career technological education. Host: Dr. Liz Holifield Original airdate: September 8, 2019By wfsunews.
 
(Airs 09/08 @ 6 p.m. & 09/09/19 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Former Editor and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao, and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association,. On this week’s ...…
 
Floridians are no stranger to hurricanes. But for nearly a decade the state saw no direct landfall from a tropical cyclone. Now after consecutive years of major hurricanes, some citizens seem to have a kneejerk reaction when a storm system nears. That added to the intensity of recent storms has some questioning the accuracy of storm path projec ...…
 
(Airs 9/05/19 @ 3 p.m. & 9/07/19 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with David Soares, Albany County District Attorney.By David Guistina.
 
A nearly constant wave of exciting new archeological discoveries are showing how vital North Florida was in the very earliest human settling of what would someday be known as America. Those findings will be discussed during the upcoming Old Stories and New Discoveries Conference Oct. 4 and 5 at the Monticello Opera House. To talk about that and ...…
 
A teacher in Baltimore thinks one solution to his city’s failing schools is tapping an underused asset: the students. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, a conversation about the Baltimore Algebra Project . We’ll also spend an Academic Minute with basic math, and how it might delay your college graduation.…
 
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