Voices 6/16/09

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Contributors: Matt Murphy, Sylvia Smith, Willie Marqaurt

Segment 1: We continue our coverage of the rally for Single Payer Universal Health Care that was held in Augusta May 30th. FMI: www.mainehealthcarereform.org, Blog:medicare444all.blogspot.com/
(The first 2 hours of audio from the rally aired on Weekend Voices the last 2 Saturdays. Those programs are also archived on this site.)
WERU is holding a Public Forum called “Single Payer: Fact vs. Fiction” at the Alamo Theater on Tuesday evening June 23rd from 6-8p.m. A panel of speakers will include those for and those against the Single Payer option. Audience members will be encouraged to comment and ask questions, and the event will be broadcast live. Admission is free

Segment 2: Matt Murphy talks with one of the organizers of Poetry Downeast’s inaugural Open mic and Reading at the Grind in Ellsworth, on Wednesday, June 24th, 7-9p.m. FMI: bowenswersey@gmail.com, 207-469-7328