Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Audio contributed by Matt Murphy and Chris Stark
Yesterday, back to back rallies were held at the state house. We have some audio from each of them today on the WERU News Report. First, the “Bring Our War Dollars Home” rally, emcee’d by Bruce Gagnon of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. Following the “Bring Our War Dollars Home” rally, a group gathered to call for the return of the Labor Mural that Governor LePage had removed from the Department of Labor lobby. Artist and activist Robert Shetterly introduces Edgar Allen Beem.
Producers/Hosts: Amy Browne and Meredith DeFrancesco
Segment 1: Climate conference in Cancun, Mexico
Segment 2: Local artist/activist Robert Shetterly talks about a national “Veterans for Peace” protest that he will be attending (and reporting from) in Washington, DC next week.
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).
Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Contributing Producer: Meredith DeFrancesco
A conversation between artist/activist Robert Shetterly, and David Ray Griffin, on the factual inconsistencies surrounding the destruction of the World Trade Center. Griffin is the author of many books on the issue, including “The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About the Bush Administration and 9/11″.
Producers/Hosts: Meredith DeFrancesco & Amy Browne
Guest co-host: Robert Shetterly
Robert Shetterly interviews scholar & author David Ray Griffin on the factual inconsistencies surrounding the destruction of the World Trade Center. Griffin is the author of many books on the issue, including The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About the Bush Administration and 9/11.
Today we bring you the 1st half hour of the hour long interview, which will be broadcast in it’s entirety on “Weekend Voices” on WERU, Saturday, May 1st at 10a.m.
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.