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WERU News Report 10/23/12

Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Audio recorded by: John Greenman

Program Topic: Artist/Activist Robert Shetterly Receives 2012 “Hands of Peace” Award from Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine. FMI: www.americanswhotellthetruth.org and www.peacectr.org

WERU News Report 1/18/12

Issue: Alternative Local News
Broadcast Time: 4pm

Program Topic: Robert Shetterly speaking on the 10th anniversary of “Americans Who Tell the Truth”

Key Discussion Points:
Artist/activist Robert Shetterly talks about some of the subjects of the portraits in his “Americans Who Tell the Truth” portrait series, at the Blue Hill Library, 1/6/12

Guests by name and affiliation:
Robert Shetterly, “Americans Who Tell the Truth” (www.americanswhotellthetruth.org)

Call In Program: No
Political Broadcast: No

Host: Amy Browne
Engineer: Amy Browne
Audio recorded by Matt Murphy

WERU Special: Rob Shetterly / Sandra Steingraber 6/27/11

Producer/Editor: Amy Browne

Award-winning artist & activist Robert Shetterly talks with Sandra Steingraber, one of the subjects of his “Americans Who Tell the Truth” portrait series. FMI: steingraber.com/ and www.americanswhotellthetruth.org

WERU News Special Report 6/13/11

Producer/Editor: Amy Browne
Interviewer: Robert Shetterly

Award-winning artist and activist Robert Shetterly continues his series of conversations with the subjects of his portrait series “Americans Who Tell the Truth” in this conversation with Jessalyn Radack of the Government Accountability Project, a whistle-blower protection agency. Radack talks about her own experiences as a government employee and whistle-blower, and about the upcoming espionage trial for former NSA staffer Thomas Drake.

FMI: www.whistleblower.org/ , www.americanswhotellthetruth.org

Special: Shetterly & Crowther 7/22/10

Producer/Host/Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Award-winning artist and activist Robert Shetterly continues his series of conversations with the subjects of his portrait series “Americans Who Tell the Truth”,    This morning he’s here at the WERU studios with journalist and essayist Hal Crowther—a man with some very strong opinions about the Tea Party Movement (among other things).

FMI; www.americanswhotellthetruth.org

RadioActive 7/24/08

Producers/Hosts: Amy Browne & Meredith DeFrancesco

Topic/Guests:  Award-winning local artist and activist Robert Shetterly talks with Teri Blanton.  Blanton is a survivor of a Superfund toxic waste site near her home in Harlan County, Kentucky.  Her courageous stand against the abuses of coal companies has won her notoriety within her state.  An active member of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, Teri’s personal mission is to reach out to her community about the issue of Mountaintop Removal Mining.    Teri Blanton will give the keynote speech at the 2008 WERU Full Circle Fair in Blue Hill, Maine on Saturday, July 26th, 2008.  Robert Shetterly will also be painting her portrait for his series “Americans Who Tell the Truth”.

FMI: www.ilovemountains.org, www.americanswhotellthetruth.org

**Please note that a typo in the Fair Guide states that Blanton’s keynote will be 2:30-3:30p.m. and that information was given on today’s show.  The correct time is 1:30-2:30pm.