1370 Connection Old Show Archives - 2010

The following are lists of guests and topics that were discussed on episodes of the WXXI radio program 1370 Connection for the given years.  The program is no longer in production and has been replaced by Connections with Evan Dawson.  Follow this link to return to the listings archive page.

Week of 12/27-31/10

Monday 12/27
Hr. 1
Go behind the scenes of the Antiques Roadshow with the popular program's executive producer Marsha Bemko, joining us on the line from Boston
Hr. 2
Patricia Uttaro, director of the Monroe County Library System, discusses new strategies being explored to keep libraries open and serving readers in hard times

Tuesday 12/28
Hr. 1
Politics, the media and President Obama at the halfway point of his term; we talk with about...Time editor Jim Blount
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal investment expert Joe Marchese reviews the year in the financial markets, and looks ahead to 2011

Wednesday 12/29
1370 Connection closes its 2010 programming year with a two hour prerecorded special looking back at the issues, events and newsmakers we brought you this year, as we present 1370 Connection, 2010 In Review

Thursday 12/30
NIO SHOW-special programming

Friday 12/31
NO SHOW--holiday special programming including the Capitol Steps New Year's Eve special and Season's Griot

 

Week of 12/20-24/10

Monday 12/20
Hr. 1
Robert Ward, deputy director of SUNY Albany's Rockefeller Institute, joins us on the line from Albany to discuss the impact of a proposed property tax cap in New York; and Scott Simon of NPR, in a pre-recorded segment, discusses the joy of building a family through adoption
Hr. 2
State Senator Joseph Robach joins us in studio to discuss the upcoming session of the State Legislature

Tuesday 12/21
Hr. 1
Kian Frederick of the 99ers, a national advocacy organization for the long-term unemployed, live on the line from New York (rescheduled from 12/14)
Hr. 2
Nazareth College political science and history professor Timothy Kneeland on the year in politics

Wednesday 12/22
Hr. 1
Gardening experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank on care of your indoor plants, gift plants and your Christmas trees
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and on TV on City Cable 12)
Forner three-term Rochester Mayor, and now senior RIT public policy professor, Bill Johnson on why he thinks we should NOT have a special election for Mayor of Rochester this spring

Thursday 12/23
Hr. 1
Author Bill Steigerwald has completed his journey retracing the steps of John Steinbeck across America 50 years ago--and joins us live on the line to share with us what he's found, including a few surprises
Hr. 2
Lawrence Frank discusses the impact of sprawl on metropolitan areas...and the possible alternatives (recorded)

Friday 12/24
NO SHOW--holiday special programming

Week of 12/13-17 (Revised)

Monday 12/13
Hr. 1
Marketing yourself in a challenging time; we talk on the line with Dale Carnegie Institute CEO Peter Handal
Hr. 2
The Monroe County budget for 2011 comes to a vote Tuesday; we talk about it with County Legislature leaders Dan Quatro and Ted O'Brien

Tuesday 12/14
Hr. 1
U of R education professor David Hursh shares new research on the growing privatization of public education
Hr. 2
Author Thomas Cobb, whose novel Crazy Heart became the basis of Jeff Bridges' Oscar winning performance

Wednesday 12/15
Hr. 1
Scientist Alan Hicks, first in this year's Rochester Museum lecture series Science on the Edge,shares a unique aspect of the impact of environmental damage on wildlife
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and on TV on City Cable 12)
Media, marketing and the holidays; MCC communications expert Tom Proietti and marketing expert Amanda DeVito

Thursday 12/16
Hr. 1
Getting your home in the best possible shape for the winter; D&C home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
Battle of the Bulge veterans Mitch Kaidy and Jack Foy remember the historic battle in which they fought, 66 years to the day after it began

Friday 12/17
Elissa Orlando presents the two-hour Healthy Friday program

Week of 12/6- 12/10

Monday 12/6
Hr. 1
Historian Frank Annunziata of RIT discusses the leadership of the last 50 years in America; then we're joined by NPR's Susan Stamberg in a look back at 40 years of NPR service to the country, and what the future may bring
Hr. 2
Internationally acclaimed author Cynthia Ozick joins us live on the line to discuss her latest work, Foreign Bodies

Tuesday 12/7
Hr. 1
Diane Frankenstein, an expert on literacy, discusses how we'll improve children's ability to read and learn
Hr. 2
New media and social media expert Deidre Breakenridge, keynoter of RIT's social media conference, joins us on the line in advance of her presentation to the forum

Wednesday 12/8
Hr. 1
Ecologist Paul Ehrlich, whose 1970 best-seller The Population Bomb awoke the world, joins us live on the line and revisits the issue in his new work Humanity on a Tightrope
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and on TV on City Cable 12)
Consumer advocate Judy Braiman shares her 40th annual toy safety report as we begin shopping for holiday gifts

Thursday 12/9
Hr. 1
Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren on how the city will cope with challenges, sustain momentum for rebuilding downtown-and selecting a new mayor
Hr. 2
Neil Jaschik of Citizens for a Better New York on how we may avoid another gerrymandered legislature

Friday 12/10
Hr. 1
A conversation with Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Robin Lehman in advance of his appearance Friday evening at the Dryden Theater (tape)
Hr. 2
Downtown makes news; we get the latest information from Rochester Downtown Development Corporation President Heidi Zimmer-Meyer

 

Week of 11/29-12/3/10 (Revised, reposted)

Monday 11/20
Hr. 1
Author Michael Takiff joins us on the line from New York and presents a fresh profile of one of America's most intriguing and controversial Presidents, Bill Clinton, drawn from over 150 interviews with people who have known him first-hand
Hr. 2
Robert Ward of the Rockefeller Institute of Government at SUNY Albany joins us live from the state capital to discuss the impact of a proposed property tax cap on New York State; then Scott Simon of NPR, in a pre-recorded segment, shares the joys of building a family through adoption

Tuesday 11/30
Hr. 1
Dr. Deborah Ossip of the U of R Medical Center on why the new gory anti-smoking messages on cigarette packages may not reduce smoking--and what strategies actually succeed in breaking people's addictions to tobacco
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese on managing your money

Wednesday 12/1
Hr. 1
Rochester Board of Education President Malik Evans
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and on TV on City Cable 12)
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions on antiques and collectibles

Thursday 12/2
Hr. 1
Meet Alison Bechdel, whose graphic novels have won national literary and artistic honors; she's the latest in the Gannett series of lecturers at RIT
Hr. 2
SUNY Brockport health administration professor James Fatula analyzes health care reform as its provisions start to take effect, and examines what's yet to be done

Friday 12/3 (Arts Friday)
Hr. 1
Susan Pettis-Daiss of the Memorial Art Gallery on the therapeutic role of the arts in helping people with chronic illness
Hr. 2
Meet Doug Lowry, dean of the internationally renowned Eastman School of Music at the U of R, as the school celebrates its new and enhanced performance, instructional and rehearsal facilities at the Eastman Theater complex

 

 

Week of 11/22-26/10

Monday 11/22
Hr. 1
National security expert Scott Bates discusses issues we face in Iraq, Afghanistan and on the global scene (recorded)
Hr. 2
MCC professor emeritus Kathy Bromley examines why deficits matter--despite a new CBS poll indicating Americans aren't worried

Tuesday 11/23
Hr. 1
Meet Daoud Nassar, a Christian Palestinian living on the West Bank (recorded)
Hr. 2
Prof. Timothy Beatley of the University of Virginia, on how communities like Rochester can be more sustainable (recorded)

Wednesday 11/24
Hr. 1
Lawrence Norden of NYU's Brennan Center for Justice joins us on the line from New York to discuss how New York State remains dysfunctional--and could possibly become more so
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Meet Tony-winner Garth Fagan, who joins us to preview his dance company's upcoming series of performances in Rochester

Thursday 11/25-Thanksgiving Day
NO SHOW--pre-empted for holiday specials

Friday 11/26
NO SHOW--pre-empted for holiday specials

We'll return Monday 11/26 following the Thanksgiving holiday with new live programs

 

 

Week of 11/15-19/10

Monday 11/15
Hr. 1
Economist Robert Manning examines the lessons from the great recession and the accompanying credit crunch (recorded)
Hr. 2
The United Way unveils new initiatives for service to the elderly; we talk with Ann Marie Cook of Lifespan and Dawn Borgeest and Jennifer Higgins of the United Way

Tuesday 11/16
Hr. 1
Are we prepared for the next gasoline and oil crunch? We talk with Deron Lovaas of the Natural Resources Defense Council, joining us on the line from Washington
Hr. 2
Monroe County School Boards Association executive director Jody Siegle and BOCES II board member John Abbott react to the new report on teacher salaries and educational costs across the state of New York

Wednesday 11/17
Hr. 1
Putting the lawn and garden to bed for the winter; advice from experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Will the Rochester school system cope with yet another lean financial year in 2011-12? We talk with school board finance chair Willa Powell

Thursday 11/18
Hr. 1
Advice on your home repair and remodeling problems from Democrat and Chronicle columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
Political analyst and pollster Steve Greenberg of the Siena Research Institute joins us on the line from the state capital to discuss the mood of New York's voters, and why they now seem to be upbeat

Friday 11/19
Healthy Friday; a two hour program presented by Elissa Orlando

 

 

Week of 11/8-12/10

Monday 11/8
Hr. 1
Former Rochester mayor, and current senior public policy faculty member at RIT, Bill Johnson discusses the 2010 elections and their possible impact on the Rochester community
Hr. 2
Investigative journalist Russ Baker joins us to look into what he calls the invisible government and hidden history of post-1960 America

Tuesday 11/9
Hr. 1
Nationally syndicated real estate columnist Edith Lank
Hr. 2
Local playwright Lori Marra prepares to premiere her latest work on the GeVa stage; it recalls one of the most notorious criminals in Rochester history

Wednesday 11/10
Hr. 1
A. Dirk Hightower of the Children's Institute, on the ongoing battles over education reform and what children really need to grow
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
We examine local media today with MCC's Tom Proietti and WHEC-TV's Janet Lomax

Thursday 11/11
Hr. 1
Dr. Frederick Harris of Columbia University, keynoter of this year's annual convocation of Action for a Better Community (recorded)
Hr. 2
What the veterans returning from war---and those who came home long ago--need today; retired General John Batiste and Col, Jim McDonough, director of the Veterans' Outreach Center

Friday 11/12
Hr. 1
We meet Peter Handel, director of the Dale Carnegie Institute; insights on the sales and marketing initiatives that help businesses and individuals through hard times
Hr. 2
Harvard University economist Dr. Kenneth Rogoff, co-author of This Time Is Different, on what we should learn from past and present economic crises, how we can prevent or soften future crises, and what might help in recovery from this one

 

Week of 11/1-5/10

Monday 11/1
Hr. 1
Who paid for all those campaign commercials, and why? We get information on that from NYPIRG's Blair Horner, joining us on the line from Albany
Hr. 2
Meet Dr. Esther Conwell of the University of Rochester, whose pioneering work in electronics helped make the information revolution possible, and who was recently recognized with the President's National Medal of Science

Tuesday 11/2
Hr. 1
Monroe County's Election Commissioners Peter Quinn and Thomas Ferrarese answer your questions about the new voting system
Hr. 2
A last statewide look at public opinion before they count the votes, with Steve Greenberg of Siena Research

Wednesday 11/3
Hr. 1
Analyzing the election; political scientists Paul Ferber and Sean Sutton
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
NO SHOW-Pre-empted for Presidential news conference

Thursday 11/4
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about antiques and collectibles
Hr. 2
Meet the people of the National Toy Hall of Fame, unveiling this year's new inductees; plus a conversation with Tim O'Brien, the author of The Things They Carried, the subject of this year's Big Read (rescheduled from October 29).

Friday 11/5 (Arts Friday)
Hr. 1
Meet award-winning singer and actress Maureen McGovern, now starring at GeVa Theater in her new production, Carry It On, and her musical director Jeff Harris (recorded)
Hr. 2
The Memorial Art Gallery goes psychedelic; we talk with curator Marlene Hamann-Whitman about the current exhibit of art from the era of flower power, plus othe ongoing and upcoming exhibits

 

Week of 10/25-29/10

Monday 10/25
Hr. 1
Timothy Beatley, leadoff speaker in this year's Reshaping Rochester series, discusses how to make communities more sustainable
Hr. 2
House Rules Committee chair Louise Slaughter assesses the campaign and the work of this Congress

Tuesday 10/26
Hr. 1
Matt Zeller, Democratic candidate for the open 29th District Congressional seat, continues our coverage of Election 2010
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese on investment strategies for uncertain times

Wednesday 10/27
Hr. 1
A veteran teacher's perspective on education, from longtime Homework Hotline co-host Carol Smith
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Fall food choices; Adam Wilcox, editor and publisher of Rochester FoodNet.com

Thursday 10/28
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig; plus a new Western New York survey on the Governor's race and the regional strength of the Paladino campaign with opinion researcher Gerald Goldhaber of Goldhaber Research
Hr. 2
Our coverage of Election 2010 continues; we're joined on the line by 25th District challenger Ann Marie Buerkle

Friday 10/29
Hr. 1
Author Tim O'Brien, whose critically acclaimed book The Things They Carried is the subject of this year's Big Read, joins us on the line
Hr. 2
NO SHOW-Capitol Steps Halloween special

Week of 10/18-22/10 (revised)

Monday 10/18
Hr. 1
Revitalizing America's manufacturing base; Stan Sorscher, economist and a leader of one of the nation's largest aerospace unions (ttape)
Hr. 2
The Voice of the Voter poll; we talk with Brad Coker of Mason-Dixon Research about what Rochester area voters think today

Tuesday 10/19
Hr. 1
Preventing suicide among returning veterans; we talk with Dr. Janet Kemp of the Veterans' Administration
Hr. 2
Dr James Lewis of Yale University, keynoter of an upcoming community conference on reducing youth violence, joins us on the line from New Haven, Connecticut

Wednesday 10/20
Hr. 1
Fall chores for gardeners, plus a review of the fall foliage season, with Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Meet Jeanne Gang, creator of one of the most revolutionary skyscraper designs of recent times and the latest speaker in RIT's Gannett Lecture Series

Thursday 10/21
Hr. 1
CNN's man at the Vatican, journalist, author and commentator John Allen, Jr., appears in advance of a lecture at Nazareth College
Hr. 2
Our coverage of Election 2010 continues; we're joined on the line by 26th District Congressman Chris Lee

Friday 10/22
Hr. 1
Author Bruce Jacobs examines race in America today
Hr. 2
Our coverage of Election 2010 continues; we talk with 29th Congressional District Republican nominee Tom Ree

Week of 10/11-15/10 (first release)

Monday 10/11
Hr. 1
Examining the fall TV season with media expert Tom Proietti
Hr. 2
The new Supreme Court term and the cases it may decide; we speak with appellate law expert and past president of the NY State Bar Association Vince Buzard

Tuesday 10/12
Hr. 1
We continue our coverage of Election 2010 with a conversation with Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins
Hr. 2
A special program taking us on the Innovation Trail, presented by Rachel Ward

Wednesday 10/13
Hr. 1
Meet physician and humanitarian Dr. Rick Hodes, in advance of his address to the Jewish Community Federation (taped earlier in the day)
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Rochester School Superintendent Jean Claude Brizard in studio, and RTA President Dr. Adam Urbanski on the line, discuss a new plan and a new paradigm for teacher evaluation being tested at Rochester's East High School

Thursday 10/14
Hr. 1
Dr. David Stornelli, president of the regional chapter of the American College of Physicians, evaluates health care reform as it begins to take effect
Hr. 2
Dr. Richard Deitz, regional economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, joins us on the line from Buffalo and offers us insights on our economic performance in a regional "Beige Book"

Friday 10/15
Hr. 1
Elissa Orlando presents this month's Healthy Friday program -

One-hour program only -- 12pm-1pm.
Topics: Breast Cancer: genetics and reconstructive surgery
Guests: Dr. David Hicks, University of Rochester Medical Center
Beth Elmore, Rochester General Health System
Dr. Howard Langstein, University of Rochester Medical Center
Hr. 2
A conversation with David Kramer of the German Marshall Fund, a former senior U.S. diplomat and policy analyst, about America's relations with the countries of the former Soviet bloc (tape)

Week of 10/4-8/10

Monday 10/4
Hr. 1
Journalist Bill Steigerwald tells us what it's like to retrace John Steinbeck's steps in Travels With Charley (tape)
Hr. 2
Meet journalists from around the world as they tell us how they cover the world--and what they say about America

Tuesday 10/5
Hr. 1
Meet Jeff Sharlet, author of C Street, as he discusses the secretive centers of power of the religious right
Hr. 2
We're joinrd on the line by Dr. Mark Vonnegut. son of novelist Kurt Vonnegut and a respected non-fiction author in his own right, as he discusses his own experience in battling, and overcoming, mental illness

Wednesday 10/6
Hr. 1
Reopublican gubernatorial nonimee Carl Paladino discusses some of his key issues; then a summary of change in New York's divorce laws with family law specialist Deborah Indivino; then, Senior Pakistani diplomat Ambassador Iffat Imran Gardezi discusses Pakistan's relationship with the United States (tape)
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Strong Museum chief executive G. Rolle Adams discusses new directions for one of the country's largest museums devoted to children and play

Thursday 10/7
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge
Hr. 2
Rochester City Councilwoman Carla Palumbo discusses the proposal for a new transportation center downtown

Friday 10/8
Hr. 1
Midtown Plaza is coming down; what's next for downtown? We talk with Heidi Zimmer-Meyer, president of the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation
Hr. 2
Renewing the suburbs; expert and author Ellen Dunham Jones; plus, Youssef Chaman, a man who's helping facilitate the international Fair Trade movement (tape)

 

Week of 9/27-10/1/10 (update)

Monday 9/27
Hr. 1
Paychex founder and former gubernatorial candidate Tom Golisano discusses the property tax system in New York--and why he believes it's time for major changes
Hr. 2
Marist Institute of Opinion Research director Dr. Lee Miringoff joins us from the Marist campus; what the polls say about New York voters' opinions today, and why different polls are sending very different messages

Tuesday 9/28
Hr. 1
Gabriel Sayegh, regional director of the Drug Policy Alliance (tape)
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese

Wednesday 9/29
Hr. 1
Energy expert Ben Ebenhack joins us on the line to discuss our energy future, and what our alternatives are; plus, Dr. Aaron Wicks of Action for a Better Community discusses the high and rising rate of childhood poverty in Rochester and what we can do about it.
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Rochester City Council public safety chair Adam McFadden on why we need to re-evaluate programs aimed at the city's youth

Thursday 9/30
Hr. 1
RIT Gennett Series speaker Dan Ariely; explaining the upside of irrationality
Hr. 2
Rock rebel and counterculture leader Ed Sanders, in advance of his lecture in Rochester next week (tape)

Friday 10/1 (Arts Friday)
Hr. 1
Producer Albert Nocciolino, who's kicking off the Rochester Broadway Theater League season with A Chorus Line, on the state of the Broadway stage today
Hr. 2
Meet Michael Gamilla and Jessica Wilkie of the Image Out film festival, about to get under way

Week of 9/20-24/10 (update)

Monday 9/20
Hr. 1
Economist Kathy Bromley; is the recovery sputtering, or getting a second wind?
Hr. 2
about...Time mnagazine editor James Blount; President Obama and the media today

Tuesday 9/21
Hr. 1
Issues of health and aging; Dr. William Thomas
Hr. 2
What returning veterans need today; Bob Mitchell, outreach coordinator, and Ellen Warren, public information director, Veterans' Outreach Center of Rochester

Wednesday 9/22
Hr. 1
NPR's Michelle Norris shares her experiences on and off mike; plus, a celebration of Rochester culture with Garth Fagan and Jack Garner, previewing their upcoming discussion of dance on film at the Dryden Theater
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
The evolution of TV news; WHAM-TV's Don Alhart and MCC communications professor Tom Proietti

Thursday 9/23
Hr. 1
Meet Col. Ann Wright, who stepped away from active duty to step forward against the Iraq war
Hr. 2
Journalist Fred Williams, who stepped away from his post at the Buffalo News to go inside the debt collection industry and learn (and expose) its secrets

Friday 9/24
Hr. 1
Broadway actress Klea Blackhurst, returning for a special perfomance this weekend at School of the Arts, joins us on the line from Manhattan
Hr. 2
Neil Jaschik, president of the nonpartisan Citizens for a Better New York, on why we need to stop the gerrymandering system that's determined who represents us in Albany and Washington since 1777

 

9/13-17/10 (first release)

Monday 9/13
Hr. 1
Pollster Steve Greenberg of Siena Research joins us on the line from Albany with a primary election preview
Hr. 2
Rochester School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard about the issues facing urban education today

Tuesday 9/14
Hr. 1
Lawn, garden and tree experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank preview fall foliage, and help you spot and fight pests threatening our trees
Hr. 2
Monroe County Election Commissioners Thomas Ferrarese and Peter Quinn discuss the new technology voters will use to cast their ballots this fall--primary voters get their first look today

Wednesday 9/15
Hr. 1
A decade and more of news in western New York; a conversation with Peter Iglinski and Julie Philipp
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and tax policy analyst David Cay Johnston discusses what we should really be doing to encourage economic recovery through tax policy

Thursday 9/16
Hr. 1
Home repair expert and Democrat and Chronicle columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
Theologian Rev. John Curran with a progressive perspective on issues of faith (tape)

Friday 9/17
Our monthly Healthy Friday program hosted by Elissa Orlando

12pm
Mental Illness Awareness Week is coming up. We talk about homor and mental health with the founder of the Group Stand Up for Mental Health and the new film called Cracking up -- part of the Reel Mind Film series. today's Healthy Friday guests are David Granirer, founder of Stand Up for Mental Health and Dr. Eric Caine, University of Rochester Medical Center.
Details on the film series are below.

The series' goal is to address the social stigma of mental illness while providing a message of hope that recovery is possible. More information about the series is available at www.thereelmind.com; tickets can be purchased online at www.mharochester.org or at the Mental Health Association, 320 North Goodman, (585) 325-3145.

1pm
A story about a group of local advocates traveling to Washington, DC to ask for more money for funding Alzheimer's research. And Dr. William Hall, the director of the Center for Healthy Aging at Highland Hopsital. His new book is Take Charge of Your Health.

Week of 9/6-10/10 (first release)

Monday 9/6 (Labor Day, both hours taped)
Hr. 1
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, author ot You Don't Have To Be Wrong For Me To Be Right
Hr. 2
Astrophysicist Dr. Michelle Thaller; what we're learning about the universe

Tuesday 9/7
Hr. 1
The Men's Health initiative at the U of R Medical Center examines issues surrounding men's health
Hr. 2
Rochester Police Chief David Moore joins us to discuss how the city can reduce its violent crime rate (rescheduled from an earlier date)

Wednesday 9/8
Hr. 1
Matthew Crawford joins us in advance of his RIT lecture as part of the Visionaries In Motion project
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Dr. Jim Woods of the U of R Medical Center; the battle against lead poisoning, and the health issues facing women and their children today

Thursday 9/9
Hr. 1
Dominic Barter, and Gandhi Center director Kit Miller, on issues of restorative justice as we approach the anniversary of 9/11
Hr. 2
Dr. Muhammad Shafiq of Nazareth College's Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue; the issues surrounding the controversy over the lower Manhattan Islamic Center project

Friday 9/10
Hr. 1
Meet Maggie Wilderotter, chief executive of Frontier Communications (and one of the 50 most powerful women in American business according to the latest Fortune Magazine listing); we talk about business and the future of telecommunications
Hr. 2
True crime writer Cheri Farnsworth joins us on the line and takes on the unsolved mystery of the Double Initial Murders, which claimed the lives of three Rochester girls in 1970 and 1971--but may be solvable today

Week of 8/30-9/3/10

Monday 8/30
Hr. 1
MCC professor emeritus of economics Kathy Bromley discusses the economic recovery---and answers the question, is it really a recovery?
Hr. 2
The flood crisis in Pakistan; Ruhi Maker, Dr. Bilal Ahmed and Dr. Ismail Mehr on the relief effort

Tuesday 8/31
Hr. 1
NPR's Scott Simon, author of Baby, We Were Meant For Each Other, joins us on the live digital line; plus a remembrance of the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina from author Phyllis Montana LeBlanc (recorded)
Hr. 2
Personal finance expert Joe Marchese helps you understand the turbulent market, and plan for your future

Wednesday 9/1
Hr. 1
Michael Hanlon of the Brookings Institution; as we begin to wind down our presence in Iraq, what we can learn from mistakes made (recorded)
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
The state of public education across the metropolitan area; Jody Siegle, executive director of the Monroe County School Boards Association

Thursday 9/2
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge, our panel of antiques experts
Hr. 2
U of R urban education expert David Hursh; as a new school year starts, are issues like school governance and testing relevant to student outcomes, or are we missing the strategies most likely to work?

Friday 9/3-Arts Friday
Hr. 1
GeVa Theater artistic director Mark Cuddy and the people behind the season-launching production of Amadeus
Hr. 2
Meet the people of the Memorial Art Gallery who'll be bringing you an annual tradition--this month's Clothesline Arts Festival

 

Week of 8/23-27/10 (revised)

Monday 8/23
Hr. 1
U of R religion professor Emil Homerin and Judaic Studies professor Nora Rubel; understanding the controversy surrounding the lower Manhattan Islamic center
Hr. 2
Charles Phelps, former U of R provost and author of Eight Questions You Should Ask About Our Health Care System, joins us on the line from the West Coast

Tuesday 8/24
Hr. 1
Aaron Wicks of Action for a Better Community and Bryan Hetherington of the Empire Justice Center on a forthcoming conference aimed at equalizing opportunity and creating greater social justic
Hr. 2
We talk with veteran diplomat and educator Robert Donaldson about Russia and the West today. (taped)

Wednesday 8/25
Hr. 1
We talk with Gabriel Sayegh, regional director of the Drug Policy Alliance (recorded)
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
James Fatula of SUNY Brockport; what we can expect from health care reform, and whether we'll contain costs

Thursday 8/26
Hr. 1
Michael Moran of the Business Council of New York; what business owners think of state government and what they hope the next governor will do
Hr. 2
Dr. Joseph Stefko of the Center for Governmental Research; what a property tax cap might mean, and whether it is do-able and desirable

Friday 8/27
Hr. 1
NYPIRG research director Bill Mahoney follows the money...from campaign donors to candidates in this fall's election (resumption of an earlier interrupted segment from 8/16)
Hr. 2
Leaders of the National Radio Club and World TV-FM DX Association, meeting in convention here in western New York, share the listener's viewpoint on media today

Week of 8/16-20/10 (first release)

Monday 8/16
Hr. 1
Do our state legislators raise more of their campaign money--and take their cues--from people and interests outside their districts? We ask NYPIRG research director Bill Mahoney, who's just completed a study to find out
Hr. 2
U of R psychologist Dr, Melissa Sturge-Apple discusses her recent research on the impact of home life on children's school and social success...and a new project that'll soon begin examining hundreds of families

Tuesday 8/17
Hr. 1
Kian Fredericks of the Unemployed Workers Action Group on the plight of the long term unemployed
Hr. 2
James Howard Kunstler brings concerns for the future onto the stage (tape)

Wednesday 8/18
Hr. 1
Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank, our gardening experts
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Media Analyst Tom Proietti

Thursday 8/19
Hr. 1
The Susan B. Anthony House celebrates the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment
Hr. 2
Home repair expert and D&C columnist Jerry Ludwig

Friday 8/20
Elissa Orlando presents a two hour Healthy Friday program

12 pm
Child Obesity Forum- part of the local service initiative on child health and obesity.
URMC Dr. Steve Cook - live in studio
Other guests pending.

1pm – 1:30 pm
URMC- Wilmot Cancer Center/Roswell Park possible partnership. This is in conjunction with the LJC.
We’ll hear the Buffalo perspective on the story from the CEO of Roswell and WNED’s Innovation Trail reporter, Daniel Robison, then speak with the director of the Wilmot Cancer Center, Dr. Richard Fisher.
Daniel and Dr. Fisher are on the telephone.

1:30-2pm
We hear a lot about weight gain and obesity these days but for senior citizens, trying to gain weight can be very difficult. We talk about this unusual issue with Dr. Steve Ryan from Rochester General Health system.
Dr Ryan is live in studio.

 

Week of 8/9-13/10 (first release)

Monday 8/9
Hr. 1
Dr.Carol Adams; the case against meat (taped, rescheduled from an earlier date)
Hr. 2
Best-selling author and nationally syndicated real estate columnist Edith Lank

Tuesday 8/10
Hr. 1
Meet filmmakers and writers Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, in advance of their sold-out appearance Friday at George Eastman House (portions live on the line, portions pre-recorded)
Hr. 2
Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy on issues facing the city and the state

Wednesday 8/11
Hr. 1
Fighting childhood obesity; Jessica Lewis of the Urban League of Rochester discusses summer programs and ongoing initiatives
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Where does the money you give to the United Way go? We talk to the organization's vice president Dawn Borgeest

Thursday 8/12
Hr. 1
Former senior World Bank economist Paul Collier, author of The Plundered Planet, joins us on the line
Hr. 2
Governor Paterson thinks he can keep the state budget balanced--but are there possible bumps in the state's fiscal road? We'll ask Elizabeth Lynam, state finance specialist and deputy research director of the Citizens' Budget Commission, joining us on the line from New York

Friday 8/13
Hr. 1
Meet Dr. Jerry Svoboda, president of the Monroe County Medical Society--and recently returned from reserve service as a surgeon in an American military field hospital in Afghanistan
Hr. 2
State Assemblyman Joseph Errigo, who is retiring from the Legislature at the end of this term, shares his observations on the 2010 regular session, the Assembly's unfinished business, and his legislative career

Week of 8/2-6/10 (revised)

Monday 8/2
Hr. 1
Dr. John Mueller, formerly with the U of R and now senior national security faculty member at Ohio State University, joins us on the line from the Ohio State campus and assesses whether it's time for a change in Afghanistan policy
Hr. 2
Malcolm Bell, prosecutor, investigator of the Attica tragedy, and advocate for international human rights (tape) (rescheduled from 8/5)

Tuesday 8/3
Hr. 1
Gabriel Sayegh, regional director of the Drug Policy Alliance, examines forthcoming changes in drug laws across America and whether a major change in drug policy may be on the horizon (taped)
Hr. 2
Rochester Downtown Development Corporation president Heidi Zimmer-Meyer on the start of demolition at Midtown this week, and what's next for the central business district in Rochester

Wednesday 8/4
Hr. 1
Is New York due for major political and governmental reform? We talk with Susan Lerner, statewide executive director of the nonpartisan citizens' lobby Common Cause, on the line from New York
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Are anti-hate crime laws working? We get the perspective of Kelly Clark, executive director of the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley

Thursday 8/5
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge, our panel of experts ready to answer your questions about your antiques and collectibles
Hr. 2
Is special interest campaign money contributing to the budget log-jam in New York State? Blair Horner, legislative director of the nonpartisan NY Public Interest Research Group, joins us on line from Albany and examines the latest campaign finance reports

Friday 8/6--Arts Friday
Hr. 1
Local artist Bleu Cease discusses the upcoming "State of the City" 2010 exhibition and what it will say about the state of our city today
Hr. 2
U of R senior humanities professor Tom DiPiero; the golden anniversary of Harper Lee's groundbreaking novel To Kill A Mockingbird, and how the book--and the film based on it--impacted America in the 60s and today

 

 

Week of 7/26-30/10 (revised)

Monday 7/26
Hr. 1
Dr. Shawgi Tell of the Nazareth College education faculty critically examines the latest move toward stricter testing in New York's schools
Hr. 2
Examining America's relationship with Europe; former senior US diplomat David Kramer (tape)

Tuesday 7/27
Hr. 1
New York's changing laws on marriage and divorce examined with attorney Deborah Indivino, chair of the Family Law section of the Monroe County Bar Association
Hr. 2
Managing your money in a turbulent market; MCC business professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese

Wednesday 7/28
Hr. 1
Looking ahead to the near future and the trends which will shape it, we're joined on the line by Gerald Celente, head of the Trends Research Institute
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Dennis Mullen, president of Empire State Development, discusses the new Excelsior initiative that's replacing the Emprie Zone program, and other strategies to grow the upstate economy

Thursday 7/29
Hr. 1
Leaders of the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning update progress as they celebrate nationwide honors for their work from the EPA
Hr. 2
Barbara Bartoletti, legislative director of the New York League of Women Voters, joins us on the line from Albany to assess the budget drama and the function (or dysfunction) of state government today

Friday 7/30
Hr. 1
Lee Miringoff, founder and director of the Marist Institute for Opinion Research, joins us on the line from the Marist College campus to discuss New Yorkers' attitudes toward the people they'll be voting on this fall, and how they're performing
Hr. 2
Critic and author Jack Garner edits and presents a new collection of stories by some of Rochester's best authors, speculating on what the Flower City might be like when it hits its official Bicentennial in 2034

Week of 7/19-23/10

Monday 7/19
Hr. 1
RGRTA chief executive Mark Aesch and State Senator Martin Dilan on the transport needs of the region (taped 7/15)
Hr. 2
Katherine Nadeau of Environmental Advocates of NY, on line from Albany; updating the Marcellus Shale gas-drilling regulatory process

Tuesday 7/20
Hr. 1
Is our voting process about to break down because of faulty technology and administrative teething pains? We talk with Lawrence Norden of NYU's Brennan Center, joining us on the line from New York
Hr. 2
U of R education professor, and former local school chief, Dr. Stephen Uebbing on the problems facing school administrators today--and why so many stay such a short time on the job

Wednesday 7/21
Hr. 1
Gardening experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank answer your questions
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Author and Rochester native Andrew Harrison shares his research on how people match up with the jobs that are right for them--and how to find satisfaction in your work life

Thursday 7/22
Hr. 1
Home repair and remodeling expert Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
Meet Christopher Kearney, CEO of SPX (the parent company of Rochester's Lightnin' firm, formerly Mixing Equipment Co.) and RIT business college guest lecturer, on issues facing manufacturing today (tape)

Friday 7/23
Hr. 1
New York speaks on spending priorities and on legalizing marijuana; Dr. Yasmine Miller, director of Cornell University's Survey of Public Opinion, and Cornell policy management professor Emily Owens join us on the line from Ithaca
Hr. 2
How to get the most value from your home; nationally syndicated real estate columnist Edith Lank

 

Week of 7/12-16/10 (revised)

Monday 7/12
Hr. 1
Dr. Diana Pierce, author of a comprehensive study on how much income a family in New York State REALLY needs to get by, joins us on the line
Hr. 2
Urban reconstruction expert Ellen Dunham Jones (recorded)

Tuesday 7/13
Hr. 1
A preview of an upcoming Presidential forum on trade as a booster of the economy, with Laurie DeRoller of the Rochester Business Alliance's International Business Council and Gleason Works VP Bill Simpson on the line
Hr. 2
Brookings Institution fellow and former Rochesterian Dr. Lawrence Frank, on why sprawl is not only hazardous to a community's health, but to your own (recorded)

Wednesday 7/14
Hr. 1
Assistant Secretary of State Richard Riley on America's relations with the nations of the Middle East (recorded)
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Historian Rose O'Keefe discusses the unique past of the Rochester and Genesee region, featured in her new book, Historic Genesee Country

Thursday 7/15
Hr. 1
Dr. James Kutsch of the Seeing Eye organization, on services needed today by the visually impaired
Hr. 2
Tom Proietti of MCC and Mike Johanson of Gannett, on how social media are revolutionizing communication

Friday 7/16
Elissa Orlando hosts a two hour Healthy Friday program

12 noon
Guest/ Topic #1
Dr. Mike Keefer and AIDS Rochester representative to discuss AIDs symposium in Rochester on July 27. (LIVE)
40-minutes

Guest/ Topic #2 on tape
Dr. Joel Owerbach Excellus E- prescribing (pre-recorded)
20 Minutes

1pm
Guest Topic #1
Dr. Peter Salgo – Second Opinion
How to stay healthy in the heat wave and vitamin D wars. (pre-recorded)

Guest/ Topic #2
Dr. James Sutton, Rochester General Hospital on his new book:
5 Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor. (pre-recorded)

Week of 7/5-9/10

Monday 7/5
NO SHOW--Holiday weekend special programming

Tuesday 7/6
Hr. 1
An examination of an uncertain economy, with MCC professor emeritus Kathy Bromley
Hr. 2
RIT criminologist, and director of the City/RIT joint Center for Public Safety Initiatives, John Klofas examines why our violent crime rate is spiking upwards after years of decline--and what we can do to bring it back down again

Wednesday 7/7
Hr. 1
Howard Wail of the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program joins us on the line from Washington to discuss why Rochester continues to weather tough times better than most other metro areas; plus, Dr. Doug Jones of Rochester General will offer advice on how to cope with the current heat wave
Hr. 2 (simulcast live on cable on City 12)
Congressman Dan Maffei, who represents the 25th District covering Central NY and the eastern portion of the Rochester metro, discusses important legislation and policy changes now under way in Washington

Thursday 7/8
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge; our antiques experts answer your questions
Hr. 2
The likely impact of the state budget on local education; Jody Siegle of the Monroe County School Boards Association

Friday 7/9
Hr. 1
NY State Bar Association past president Vince Buzard discusses the news being made at the Supreme Court--and by the Supreme Court's newest prospective member
Hr. 2
Investifgative journalist Randall Kane, author of The Zeroes, joins us on line from New York to discuss how the stars of financial media got it all wrong when the markets and the economy went south

 

Week of 6/28-7/2/10

Please note; Again this week, the schedule of this program may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning state budget deliberations and other possible developments in state and national government. Consider this a provisional schedule subject to change on short notice.

Monday 6/28
Hr. 1
Our coverage of the 2010 Gubernatorial election continues; today we meet Green party candidate Howie Hawkins
Hr. 2
On a possible showdown day for the state budget, we talk with Robert Ward of SUNY Albany's Rockefeller Institute about a proposal to give future governors enhanced powers to deal with midyear budget crunches (rescheduled from 6/22)

Tuesday 6/29
Hr. 1
We talk with Governor David Paterson, who will discuss why he's vetoing parts of the state legislature's newly passed budget plan; then, political analyst Steven Greenberg of the Siena Research Institute joins us on the line from Albany to discuss the mood of the state's voters--namely us--today
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese advises you on managing your money, and discusses the impact of new legislation on your financial future

Wednesday 6/30
Hr. 1
Adam Wilcox of RochesterFoodNet.com talks with us about summertime meals
Hr. 2
Underwater explorers Dan Scoville and Jim Kennard solve some of history's mysteries beneath the waves of the Great Lakes (taped)

Thursday 7/1
Hr. 1
Democrat & Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig (rescheduled from 6/24)
Hr. 2
The likely form of a final state budget and what it may mean to you; Dr. Joseph Stefko, public finance research director at the Center for Governmental Research

Friday 7/2--Arts Friday
Hr. 1
A new Broadway roadshow theater for downtown? Rochester Broadway Theater League chair Arnold Rothschild on why he thinks it can and will happen at the old Midtown site, and what it will be like
Hr. 2
Meet Lori Marra, a playwright from Rochester whose latest work is about to premiere on the New York stage

 

Week of 6/21-25/10 (revised final)

Please note; Again this week, the schedule of this program may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning state budget deliberations and other possible developments in state and national government. Consider this a provisional schedule subject to change on short notice.

Monday 6/21
Hr. 1
U of R urban education expert Dr. David Hursh examines the issues of school governance and school results from both a local and an international perspective
Hr. 2
Media expert Dr. Robert Jensen of the University of Texas, author of All My Bones Shake, joins us on the line and calls for a re-examination of journalism and its basic principles

Tuesday 6/22
Hr. 1
Scientist and best selling author Spencer Wells joins us on the line from Washington to discss how civilization has changed us as a species--and he argues, not always for the better
Hr. 2
Former Assistant Secretary of State David Kramer, now a senior fellow of the German Marshall Fund, examines America's relationship with Europe today (tape)

Wednesday 6/23
Hr. 1
Financial reform and how it will affect us; CNB chief executive, and former Federal Reserve Bank of NY board member, George Hamlin
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
Eugenio Cotto, chief executive of Group 14621, on how the "greening" of Rochester may shrink the housing stock of some neighborhoods, but perhaps strengthen the city

Thursday 6/24
Hr. 1
Tony Award winner Garth Fagan marks the 40th anniversary of his world-famous dance company; then, what we need to know about yesterday's quake, how it happened, and whether we need to prepare for one closer to home, with Prof. John Tarduno of the U of R's Earth & Environmental Sciences faculty
Hr. 2
Charles Zettek, local government research director of the Center for Governmental Research, on why some towns and villages in upstate New York are voting on whether to merge, disband or consolidate, and what may be at stake

Friday 6/25
Hr. 1
Leaders of the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning join us to examine how the Rochester area is doing in making homes lead-safe for children
Hr. 2
Barbara Van Kerkhove and Ruhi Maker of Empire Justice Center; a new report on lending and low income neighborhoods in Rochester

 

Week of 6/14-18/10 (revised)

Please note; Again this week, the schedule of this program may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning state budget deliberations and other possible developments in state and national government. Consider this a provisional schedule subject to change on short notice.

Monday 6/14
Hr. 1
City Council President Lovely Warren discusses issues including the city budget vote Tuesday night, the ongoing redevelopment of the city, the upcoming decision on city hall control fo the schools, and how a new mayor may be selected if Mayor Duffy is elected Lieutenant Governor
Hr. 2
Dr.Richard Dietz, regional economist for the Federal Reserve, joins us on the line from Buffalo and comments on what the latest numbers tell us about our economy's health in Western New York and the Great Lakes

Tuesday 6/15
Hr. 1
Growing your garden better; experts Greg Frank and Mike Tanzini answer your questions
Hr. 2
Meet emerging jazz artist Grace Kelly, one of the performers making her first appearance at the Rochester International Jazz Festival, joining us on the line

Wednesday 6/16
Hr. 1
MCC communications professor and media analyst Tom Proietti; plus, a call from humorist and author Amy Dickinson in advance of her appearance in the Rochester area later this week
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
City Council finance committee chair Carolee Conklin explains the details of the budget just enacted in Rochester and how it will affect city residents

Thursday 6/17
Hr. 1
Glenn Williams and Myra Brown, parent activists and opponents of mayoral control
Hr. 2
Robert Brown, president of Laborers' Local 435, and former City Council President Lois Geiss, co-chairs of the Rochester Kids First Coalition, on why they're launching a pro-mayoral control initiative

Friday 6/18
Elissa Orlando presents a two-hour Healthy Friday program

Hour One: Dr. Brett Shulman - Rochester General Center for Dematology - Skin cancer and skin care for the summer
Dr. Scott MacRae- Makig Rochester more bicycle-friendly

Hour Two: Hosted by Julie Philipp. An overview of the Rochester community hypertension collaborative.

 

Week of 6/7-11/10

Please note; Again this week, the schedule of this program may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning state budget deliberations and other possible developments in state and national government. Consider this a provisional schedule subject to change on short notice.

Monday 6/7
Hr. 1
Citizens' Budget Commission senior researcher Elizabeth Lynam examines the state's budget gap and what it will take to bridge it
Hr. 2
John Nugent, impresario of the Rochester International Jazz Festival, gives us a preview

Tuesday 6/8
Hr. 1
Mary Coffey and Jed Metzger, key presenters in this week's conference on how to reduce violence in the community
Hr. 2
Newsweek editor-at-large Evan Thomas joins us on line from Washington and discusses wars past and present--and what history can tell us

Wednesday 6/9
Hr. 1
Consumer advocate Judy Braiman, recently profiled by CNN about her experiences with poisons and contaminants in the products we buy, and how we can protect ourselves
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
If Bob Duffy leaves City Hall and a new mayor takes over next year--what should he or she do? Former Rochester Mayor and RIT senior public policy faculty member Bill Johnson offers advice on the issues--based on his own 12 years' experience as chief executive of city government

Thursday 6/10
Hr. 1
RIT's Amit Ray discusses how the act of reading is changing in this technological age; part of a special three day international conference on the RIT campus (on line from campus in Henrietta)
Hr. 2
Meet senior Eastman House curator Jim Healy and expert Ira Resnick on how the movies were sold--and the works of graphic art that helped sell them

Friday 6/11
Hr. 1
Assemblyman David Koon joins us to update the budget process, the issues of education and mayoral control, and other choices facing lawmakers in Albany today
Hr. 2
Meet Donna Smith, featured in the Michael Moore film Sicko, and Mark Dunlea of New York's Hunger Action--they'll tell you why they think the battle over health care reform is not yet over

Week of 5/31-6/4/10

 

Monday 5/31
NO SHOW-Memorial Day Holiday programming

Tuesday 6/1
Hr. 1
U of R energy expert Ben Ebenhack; what the BP disaster should teach us about our future energy choices
Hr. 2
Under the lakes; Great Lakes underwater explorers Dan Scoville and Jim Kennard (tape)

Wednesday 6/2
Hr. 1
Action for a Better Community president James Norman discusses the battle against poverty in the greater Rochester area, and his organization's 45 year history of engagement in that fight
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
Former Rochester and Fairport school chief Dr. William Cala discusses the social problems that affect educational outcomes and must be addressed no matter how Rochester chooses to govern its schools

Thursday 6/3
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about your antiques and collectibles
Hr. 2
Meet music scholar Dan Beaumont, who's keeping alive the legacy of blues legend and former Rochester resident Son House

Friday 6/4--Arts Friday
Hr. 1
Guest host Frank Cigelski speaks with some of Rochester's most cutting-edge visual artists
Hr. 2
Guest host Brenda Tremblay discusses Robert Schumann's musical legacy with scholars observing the Schumann bicentennial (tape)

 

Week of 5/24-28/10

Monday 5/24
Hr. 1
Terry O'Neill, law enforcement expert and director of Albany's Constantine Institute, joins us on the line and discusses how to re-invigorate neighborhood and community policing strategies
Hr. 2
Urban education policy expert Joseph Viteritti joins us on line from New York to examine the draft legislation on mayoral control of Rochester schools

Tuesday 5/25
Hr. 1
Rochester Downtown Development Corporation president Heidi Zimmer-Meyer on what downtown workers and residents want and expect, and how to bring new retail, residential and service activity to the city center
Hr. 2
Managing your money; MCC professor Joe Marchese answers your questions

Wednesday 5/26
Hr. 1
Mayor Duffy becomes Andrew Cuomo's running mate; reaction and analysis from Assemblyman and Monroe County Democratic Chair Joseph Morelle, City Councilman Adam McFadden, political scientist and former School Board finance chair James Bowers, and WXXI/New York Public Radio Capital Bureau correspondent Karen DeWitt
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
As Memorial Day approaches, we discuss the needs of past and present members of the military service with General John Batiste and veterans advocate James Swarts

Thursday 5/27
Hr. 1
Rochester City Council Finance Committee chair Carolee Conklin takes an analytical look at the proposed city budget
Hr. 2
NO SHOW-President Obama issues his report on offshore drilling and the BP disaster; we carry live coverage from Washington

Friday 5/28
Hr. 1
Jeff Hayslett, nationally published author about to step down as Kodak's chief marketing officer, shares his views on how American business can recapture its energy and grow again
Hr. 2
Former Marine Lt. (and U of R graduate) Thomas Daly, author of Rage Company, joins us on the line from his home in Syracuse to share a first person account of life as an American combat soldier in Iraq

Week of 5/17-21/10

Please note; Again this week, the schedule of this program may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning state budget deliberations and other possible developments in state and national government. Consider this a provisional schedule subject to change on short notice.

Monday 5/17
Hr. 1
Yael Dayan, peace advocate and daughter of legendary Israeli general and defense minister Moshe Dayan, joins us on the line to discuss the drive for regional peace in the Middle East
Hr. 2
Rochester author and attorney Amy Bach, just honored for her study of the American legal system, Ordinary Injustice

Tuesday 5/18
Hr. 1
Mimi Nguyen, whose story--and the story of her neighborhood in the aftermath of Katrina--is told in the television film "A Village Called Versailles"
Hr. 2
Lee Cockerell, senior executive at Disney World and keynoter for the Rochester Business Alliance Small Business Council
Wednesday 5/19
Hr. 1
Gardening experts Greg Frank and Mike Tanzini
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
Rochester School Board President Malik Evans

Thursday 5/20
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig answers your questions
Hr. 2
Did the banks that got TARP money help struggling homeowners, or take the money and run? A new national report co-authored by Barbara Van Kerkhove and Ruhi Maker of Rochester's Empire Justice Center provides an answer

Friday 5/21
Elissa Orlando presents a two hour Healthy Friday program

Week of 5/10-14/10 (revised)

 

Monday 5/10
Hr. 1
Daniel Palmer, author of a new illustrated history of downtown Rochester's post-World War II development, on what was--and what might have been--in the center of the city
Hr. 2
Radio under the microscope; MCC communications analyst Tom Proietti and popular Rochester morning radio personality Tony Infantino discuss the audio medium today

Tuesday 5/11
Hr. 1
Recent RRCDC lecturer Bruce katz on repopulating downtown business districts (tape)
Hr. 2
Brookings Institution fellow Dr. Lawrence Frank; why suburban sprawl may be hazardous to our health (tape)

Wednesday 5/12
Hr. 1
MCC emeritus professor of economics Kathy Bromley examines why the recovery is so slow...what can be done to speed it up...and what could threaten it
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy discusses mayoral control of schools, the development of downtown, and negotiating through tough budget times

Thursday 5/13
Hr. 1
The controversy over immigration has a human face, and real human tragedy...journalist Margaret Regan will show them to you
Hr. 2
Assessing new Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan; past NYS Bar Association President Vince Buzard in studio, political historian Jeffrey Koch of SUNY Geneseo on the line from his on-campus office

Friday 5/14
Hr. 1
Author Wes Moore on how fate shaped the lives of two men from the same neighborhood in a major Eastern city
Hr. 2
Is reform finally coming to Albany following the Joe Bruno case? Blair Horner, legislative director of the NY Public Interest Research Group, joins us on the line from Albany to look at reforms now on the table, and their prospect for enactment

Week of 5/3-7/10 (first release)

 

Monday 5/3
Hr. 1
The issues of launching a business in challenging times; Leo Hendry, leader of the founding team at the YES Network, and Ron Hira of RIT
Hr. 2
Documentary filmmakers Dave Marshall and Chris Christopher, whose work Songs of Freedom will be screened at the 360/365 Film Festival, then mark its television premiere this week on public television

Tuesday 5/4
Hr. 1
Oscar-winning film editor Thelma Schoonmaker, recipient of the Failure Is Impossible Award at this year's 360/365 Festival (taped)
Hr. 2
Danielle Abrahamson and Laura Ebert of Compeer, with Brighton Town Council member Louise Novros; a new outreach initiative

Wednesday 5/5
Hr. 1
Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren looks ahead to tonight's hearing on a new transport center and other issues facing City Council today
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
Doug Ackley and Shanterra Randle of Teen Empowerment and Rochester Police Sgt. Gary Moxley, discussing how to build cooperative relationships between police and community

Thursday 5/6
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about your antiques; then, John R. Smith, next speaker at the RRCDC forum, on how public transportation can guide the pattern of future development
Hr. 2
Business Week's Mike Mandell, joining us on the line in advance of his lecture at RIT; we survey the business climate today

Friday 5/7--Arts Friday
Hr. 1
The state of the arts in Rochester today; Sarah Lentini, executive director of the Arts and Cultural Council of Greater Rochester
Hr. 2
Bringing David Mamet to the stage; Ed Scutt, co-star of the Rochester production of Mamet's most political play, November

 

Week of 4/26-30/10 (first release)

 

Monday 4/26
Hr. 1
Meet the Combatants for Peace, former soldiers on both sides of the Israeli-Arab divide now working for peace (taped)
Hr. 2
Ambassador Raymond Burghardt, America's former envoy to Vietnam (taped)

Tuesday 4/27
Hr. 1
Historian Jeff Koch of SUNY Geneseo on what to expect in this summer's battle over a new Supreme Court nominee
Hr. 2
MCC business professor Joe Marchese with insight on the market and the climate for your investments

Wednesday 4/28
Hr. 1
Meet Stan Sorscher, legislative director of one of America's key aerospace unions and upcoming speaker at RIT (taped)
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
Author Peter Lovenheim joins us, to discuss what he learned about his own neighborhood here in suburban Rochester, and how it's become a best-seller people all over America are talking about

Thursday 4/29
Hr. 1
You'll meet Klea Blackhurst, coming to Rochester this week to make Ethel Merman come alive again
Hr. 2
James Parrott of the Fiscal Policy Institute joins us on the line from New York to share new research on how Wall Street could help New York out iof its budget crunch

Friday 4/30
Hr. 1
Investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker Danny Schecter joins us on the line and discusses his new work explaining the mysteries of the Wall Street meltdown--and identifying the key players
Hr. 2
Terry O'Neill, national president of the National Organization for Women, discusses the progress women have made toward equality and what's left to be done 90 years after the passage of the 19th Amendment

Programs originate live in our studio unless otherwise indicated.

The program scheduled with Dr. Lawrence Frank in the second hour on April 26 has been cancelled because of the guest's unexpected delay in arriving in Rochester. We hope to record a segment with him later this week and reschedule an airdate for him at a later date.

Week of 4/19-23/10 (first release)

Please note; Again this week, the schedule of this program may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning the future of the Governor's tenure in office, state budget deliberations and other possible developments in state and national government. Consider this a provisional schedule.

Monday 4/19
Hr. 1
Israeli-American peace advocate Ami Nahshon talks about his ongoing work reconciling people on both sides of the Arab/Israeli divide (taped)
Hr. 2
Lawyer Malcolm Bell discusses his work to uncover the truth about the Attica uprising---and his ongoing quest for justice and human rights in Central America (taped)

Tuesday 4/20
Hr. 1
Gardening experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank
Hr. 2
The school financing crunch; Monroe County School Boards Association executive director Jody Siegle, plus school board presidents Sheryl Johnson of Churchville-Chili and Richard Rasmussen of Honeoye Falls-Lima

Wednesday 4/21
Hr. 1
Urban education expert and author Diane Ravitch shares her views about the state of public education in New York State--and the concept of mayoral control (live on the line from New York)
Hr. 2 (simulcast on AM 1370 and City Cable 12)
Why is domestic violence on the rise? We discuss the issue with Cathy Mazzotta of Alternatives for Battered Women

Thursday 4/22
Hr. 1
Comedian and author Carol Leifer joins us in advance of her appearance at the JCC's Jewish Book Festival
Hr. 2
Rochester School Board member Van White; why he's asking school officials to join him in taking a pay cut, why he's battling mayoral control

Friday 4/23
Hr. 1
Steve Greenberg of Siena Research Institute unveils a new poll of New Yorkers' public opinion (live on line)
Hr. 2
Earth Day plus 40 years; we examine the progress made and the work still to be done with Prof. Frank DiSalvo of Cornell University, joining us on the line from Ithaca

Programs originate live in our studio unless otherwise indicated.

D&C home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig, previously scheduled to appear on the 22nd in the first hour, will appear next week on a date TBA. State Senator Joseph Robach, originally scheduled to appear on the 23rd in the second hour, will appear on a future date TBA.

Week of 4/12-16/10 (first release)

Monday 4/12
Hr. 1
Iranian-American scholar Shahin Monshipour shares her cultural and political perspectives about her homeland's history, politics and culture
Hr. 2
Appellate law expert and past NY State Bar Association president A. Vincent Buzard, on the retirement of John Paul Stevens from the Supreme Court and issues facing appellate law today

Tuesday 4/13
Hr. 1
Rabbi Brad Hirshfeld, keynoter at the Nazareth College Interfaith Conference
Hr. 2
about...time publisher James Blount; President Obama and the press

Wednesday 4/14
Hr. 1
Rochester's music community celebrates Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya; Eastman School's Kim Klowacke
Hr. 2
Examining child development with RIT's Andrew Phelps; part of the Rochester Museum's Science on the Edge series

Thursday 4/15
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge
Hr. 2
Guest host Frank Cigelski discusses workers' compensation issues with Carole McManus

Friday 4/16
Elissa Orlando presents a two-hour Healthy Friday program

12 pm Dr. Allen Power - local doctor who has written book called Dementia without Drugs.
Also, Sandy MacWillimam, VP at Unity Health.
Topic: Changes in local eldercare

1pm - 1:40 pm
Dr. Oskvig on physician discipline and the office of professional medical conduct.

1:30- Dr. Pat Bomba, VP Excellus. Talking about national healthcare decisions day.

 

Week of 4/5-9/10

Please note; Again this week, the schedule of this program may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning the future of the Governor's tenure in office, state budget deliberations and other possible developments in state and national government. Consider this a provisional schedule.

Monday 4/5
Hr. 1
Western New York Assemblyman Sam Hoyt calls for a year's freeze on public employee and public school wages (on line from Buffalo)
Hr. 2
Dr. Lee Roy Hood, futurist examining how technology can revolutionize health care (taped)

Tuesday 4/6
Hr. 1
Meet film star Elliott Gould in advance of his appearance in Rochester to address the JCC Film Festival
Hr. 2
Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy discusses education, development and other major issues facing the city

Wednesday 4/7
Hr. 1
Seniot U.S. State Department official Richard Riley on the Middle East today (taped)
Hr. 2
MCC communications analyst Tom Proietti on the performance of media today

Thursday 4/8
Hr. 1
U of R entrepreneurship center director Duncan Moore and businessman and program founder Marcus Hill, on a program to help released inmates reconnect to the local legitimate economy
Hr. 2
Foreign policy analyst Michael O'Hanlon (taped)

Friday 4/9
Hr. 1
Meet the participants in a special Interfaith Conference at Nazareth College
Hr. 2
Dr. Peter Wyman and Dr. Wendi Cross of the U of R Medical Center, on why children misbehave in the school setting and what can be done to help them learn

Week of 3/29-4/2/10

Please note; Again this week, the schedule of this program may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning the future of the Governor's tenure in office, state budget deliberations and other possible developments in state and national government. Consider this a provisional schedule.

Monday 3/29
Hr. 1
Meet cartoonist and writer Jules Feiffer, joining us on line from New York to talk about a creative life
Hr. 2
Hiroshi Ishii, the latest in the Gannett Lecture Series at RIT

Tuesday 3/30
Hr. 1
Cornell University demographics and development expert Rolf Pendall on what a shrinking upstate population means to us--and how we adapt our communities
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese

Wednesday 3/31
Hr. 1
Ruhi Maker and Barbara Van Kerkhove of the Empire Justice Center, on the impact of legislation on consumer finance and the financial service industry that's now making its way through Congress
Hr. 2
Dr. Kent Gardner of Center for Governmental Research and pollster James Antonovich on the survey to gauge people's view about a City Hall takeover of the Rochester public school system

Thursday 4/1
Hr. 1
A look ahead to this evening's televised dialogue on mayoral control of schools; we get the perspectives of urban education expert Dr. David Hursh of the U of R in studio, and former RIT President Dr. Albert Simone on the line
Hr. 2
NO SHOW--pre-empted for the Capitol Steps April Fools' Day special

Friday 4/2--Arts Friday
Hr. 1
Filmmaker Blake Wink joins us to discuss the upcoming start of production on his documentary film, Walk The Dream
Hr. 2
We present the first full broadcast of our entire interview with novelist Thomas Cobb, author of Crazy Heart, and creator of the character which won Jeff Bridges the Oscar for Best Actor (taped)

 

Week of 3/22-26/10

Please note; Again this week, the schedule of this program may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning the future of the Governor's tenure in office, state budget deliberations and other possible developments in state and national government. Consider this a provisional schedule.

Monday 3/22
Hr. 1
A political roundtable, with analysts Paul Ferber and Ivan Keneally discussing major state and national issues
Hr. 2
YWCA executive director Jean Carroll on what's being done today to help women overcome poverty and homelessness

Tuesday 3/23
Hr. 1
Meet Emma Lou Diemer, this year's distinguished composer and artist in residence at the Eastman School of Music
Hr. 2
PBS News Hour commentator Ellen Fitzpatrick, on the line from Boston to discuss what people's condolence letters to Jacqueline Kennedy tell us about the impact of John F. Kennedy--and his death--on the nation, and its future

Wednesday 3/24
Hr. 1
General John Batiste and James Swarts, on what we've learned from Iraq and Afghanistan--and what returning veterans need most
Hr. 2
Let's eat! RochesterFoodNet.net editor Adam Wilcox on good eating on a budget in Rochester this spring season

Thursday 3/25
Hr. 1
Denise Harlow, executive director of the New York State Community Action Association, on the line from Albany, plus Aaron Wicks of Action for a Better Community, to discuss the organizations' new comprehensive study of poverty in our state
Hr. 2
Citizens' Budget Commission deputy director, and chief state policy researcher, Elizabeth Lynam assesses the financial state of our state and what the coming budget may look like

Friday 3/26
Hr. 1
The state budget, state government, and the impact of health care reform on New York, with Assembly Insurance Committee chair Joseph Morelle from the state capital
Hr. 2
Dr. James Rohack, president of the American Medical Association, joins us on the line in advance of his forthcoming lecture in Rochester on health reform and the issues facing American health care today

 

3/15-19/10 (revised)

Monday 3/15
Hr. 1
What can we learn from disaster, about how to plan our own society's future? We ask futurist Gerald Celente of the Trends Research Institute, who experienced the recent Chilean earthquake first-hand
Hr. 2
In this Women's History Month, we look at the impact of the history of the women's movement with filmmaker Louise Vance, who tells the story of how one group of youngsters was moved by experiencing the site of the birth of the modern women's rights movement

Tuesday 3/16
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig answers your questions about spring home repair jobs
Hr. 2
Rochester School Superintendent Jean Claude Brizard discusses his plan for revamping the city's high schools

Wednesday 3/17
Hr. 1
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher on the future of public higher education in New York; plus our gardening experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank kick off the spring gardening season
Hr. 2
Scientist Karl Gephardt, latest speaker in the Rochester Museum and Science Center's Science on the Edge series, discusses the mysteries of dark matter and black holes--and why recent re-confirmation of Einstein's theories mean they must exist even if we can't see them

Thursday 3/18
Hr. 1
If All Rochester Read The Same Book...we'd be reading the award winning novel Bel Canto, and you'll meet its author Ann Patchett, joining us on the line from her home in Nashville.
Hr. 2
Urban development expert Ellen Dunham Jones discusses how metropolitan communities can best plan for the future (recorded)

Friday 3/19
Elissa Orlando presents the Healthy Friday program

Hour One: Heart Rythmn Issues and a new study led by a Cardoilogist from University of Rochester Medical Center
Guest; Dr. Arthur Moss

HourTwo:
Can a community get leaner? A national expert on community lifestyle changes, Christina Economos, and Dr. Nancy Bennett, Director of the Center for Community Health.

 

Week of 3/8-12/10 (revised)

Please note; This schedule may be subject to more than the usual amount of change, depending on breaking events in Albany concerning the future of the Governor's tenure in office and other possible developments in state government. Consider this a provisional schedule.

Monday 3/8
Hr. 1
Will a climate change bill pass Congress? We talk with Natural Resources Defense Council president Frances Beinecke, who joins us on line from Washington to discuss why she believes it should
Hr. 2
A new poll on mayoral control of the schools is coming; Center for Governmental Research President Dr. Kent Gardner discusses how CGR will reach out to several thousand Rochester households. Then, we join political analyst and pollster Steve Greenberg of Siena Research on the line from the state capital to asses the Governor's future, the climate in Albany and across New York's political landscape, and what it all means to you

Tuesday 3/9
Hr. 1
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author David Cay Johnston shares insights on lessons we should have learned from our economic troubles--and whether or not our policy makers have learned them
Hr. 2
Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy discusses education policy, economic development, and the fiscal challenges facing the city

Wednesday 3/10
Hr. 1
United Way CEO Peter Carpino and VP Dawn Borgeest discuss the newly launched community campaign
Hr. 2
Former Rochester Mayor, and now RIT senior public policy faculty member, Bill Johnson shares his observations and experiences on the political culture in Albany and how it affects both leaders and citizens in communities like Rochester

Thursday 3/11
Hr. 1
Rochester City Council member, and Legal Aid Society civil litigation director, Carla Palumbo discusses the domestic violence issues at the base of current allegations against the Paterson administration, and the core issue of how the system handles domestic violence
Hr. 2
Should the Monroe County Legislature be downsized? We talk with legislators Vincent Esposito and Dan Quatro about the issue

Friday 3/12
Hr. 1
Meet Natalia Zhogina, a teacher from Rochester's sister city of Novgorod, Russia
Hr. 2
Dr. Alex Strasser, past president of the Monroe County Medical Society, offers his views on health care reform--he says gradual, one-step-at-a-time change is best and will make his case

Ami Nahshon of the Abraham Fund Initiative in Israel and America, originally scheduled to air on the 10th in the first hour, will instead be heard on March 25 in the first hour.

Week of 3/1-5/10

Monday 3/1
Hr. 1
Dr. Nancy Bennett and Dr. Geoff Williams look at the state of people's nutritional health--could something like the proposed soda tax actually improve public health and help deal with the obesity epidemic?
Hr. 2
SUNY Brockport public administration faculty chair James Fatula examines the President's health care proposal and assesses the results of last week's summit

Tuesday 3/2
Hr. 1
Katherine Nadeau of Environmental Advocates joins us on line from Albany, and energy industry consultant and attorney David Palmerton in studio, to discuss the issues of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale south and east of Rochester
Hr. 2
How much do we know about politics and civil society today? Michael Dimock of the Pew Research Center offers results that may surprise you--and dismay you

Wednesday 3/3
Hr. 1
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli discusses the state's balance sheet--and the impact of the proposed budget
Hr. 2
Stan Main and the Mind2Movie team discuss the outcome of Rochester's most unusual film competition and festival

Thursday 3/4
Hr. 1
Roberts Wesleyan College President Dr. John Martin, who chairs the Rochester Area Colleges leadership group, discusses why area college presidents are behind mayoral control of Rochester schools, and how well schools in our region and our state are doing in preparing young people for the challenges of college and the working world
Hr. 2
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about your antiques

Friday 3/5--Arts Friday
Hr. 1
The state of cinema today; critic and author Jack Garner examines the contenders for this weekend's Oscars and the general quality of contemporary American film
Hr. 2
Brenda Tremblay speaks with Metropolitan Opera Network producer Mary Jo Heath (taped)

Week of 2/22/10

Monday 2/22
Hr. 1
Susan Lerner of Common Cause NY joins us on the line from New York City headquarters to discuss reform, dysfunction and New York State government
Hr. 2
Examining the state of radio with the help of MCC's Tom Proietti--and possibly an additional guest well known to Rochester's radio listeners...

Tuesday 2/23
Hr. 1
MCC President Dr. Ann Kress and Damon City Campus dean Pete Otero; then, best selling author and RIT faculty member Robert Manning discusses the drive to reform consumer credit--and his campaign to help people relieve their own personal debt burdens--as new laws take effect
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese answers your financial planning questions

Wednesday 2/24
Hr. 1
NPR ombudsman Alicia Shepard joins us on the line from Washington to discuss the decisions behind the coverage you hear
Hr. 2
Victor Saunders, director of the City of Rochester's Pathways To Peace program and its role in reducing youth violence

Thursday 2/25
Hr. 1
The business community's agenda for New York; Rochester Business Alliance CEO Sandy Parker
Hr. 2
Religion in America today; we talk with American Public Media's Krista Tippett of Speaking of Faith in advance of her lecture in Rochester next week; plus, a conversation (on tape) with an environmental activist with a unique story to tell, Julia Butterfly Hill

Friday 2/26
Hr. 1
From the west coast, we connect with Astronomer Ken Crosswell on the 80th anniversary of the discovery of Pluto, and discuss a possible agenda for the future of space exploration
Hr. 2
Pension Policy Center director John A. Turner joins us on the line from Washington

Week of 2/15/10

Monday 2/15 (Presidents' Day; both hours recorded)
Hr. 1
On Presidents' Day, we talk with Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith
Hr. 2
Foreign policy commentator Leslie Lebl expresses her views on issues of concern in our relations with Europe and south Asia

Tuesday 2/16
Hr. 1
Rochester City Council finance committee chair Carolee Conklin discusses the financial and managerial impact of a possible city takeover of the public schools
Hr. 2
Public opinion researcher Lee Miringoff discusses politics and public opinion in New York today, joining us on the line from his headquarters at Marist College

Wednesday 2/17
Hr. 1
Author Carol Adams discusses why she won't eat meat (and doesn't think anyone else should either)
Hr. 2
Filmmaker Carvin Eison examines the persistence of racism in America in a new documentary, Shadows of the Lynching Tree, set to premiere later this week at the Little Theater

Thursday 2/18
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
Presumptive Republican candidate for Governor Rick Lazio joins us on the line, as part of our continuing coverage of Election 2010

Friday 2/19
Elissa Orlando presents a two-hour Healthy Friday program

For this Friday's program, we'll be doing an hour on child health, part of the CPB local service initiative.
Guests will be Dr.Stephen Cook, one of the area's top researchers on child obesity, and Rachel Pickering from Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency
This hour will promote next Sunday's Healthy You child health forum on WXXI TV.

At 1pm, we'll talk about electronic medical records and a new information system being put in place at URMC, plus, it's heart month. Dr. Tom Stuver from RGH joins us for a discussion of heart disease and treatment in light of the President Clinton's latest procedure.

Week of 2/8/10

Monday 2/8
Hr. 1
Christopher Leinberger of the Brookings Institution, on regenerating development and economic vitality in cities like Rochester
Hr. 2
A report on an interfaith journey to the Holy Land, with Rochesterians Muhammad Shafiq, George Eisen and Susan Nowak of Nazareth College's Center for Interfaith Study and Dialogue

Tuesday 2/9
Hr. 1
Journalist Susan Marks joins us on the line from Denver and reports on the water crisis looming in America, and how it may impact the Great Lakes
Hr. 2
Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy on the issues confronting the city today

Wednesday 2/10
Hr. 1
Take a trip to the online world of creativity and humor with Nick Gurevitch and Chris Onstad, latest speakers in RIT's Gannett Lecture Series
Hr. 2
Attorney Jim Gocker, lead attorney in the GRACE lawsuit of recent years, and co-plaintiff in the case, former Monroe County Legislator Chris Wilmot, on how breaking down the barriers between urban and suburban schools may once again come to the top of the education agenda

Thursday 2/11
Hr. 1
Cornell University labor expert John H. Bishop joins us on the line from the Ithaca campus to discuss what strategies might work best to re-grow the post-recession job market
Hr. 2
Former Rochester Mayor and now RIT senior faculty member Bill Johnson, on his first hand experience with the issues of urban public education and how they've shaped his current views on school change

Friday 2/12
Hr.1
Examining the state of the economy today, with MCC economist Kathy Bromley
Hr. 2
Major changes are coming to the No Child Left Behind federal education program, and the U of R's David Hursh, who has studied the initiative from its beginnings, shares his perspectives on what those changes may mean

Week of 2/1/10

Monday 2/1
Hr. 1
Bruce Becker, president of the Empire State Passengers' Association, joins us on the line from Buffalo and discusses what high speed rail could mean to travellers and commuters across upstate New York
Hr. 2
Rochester Broadway Theater League president Arnold Rothschild on the process of picking a theater site

Tuesday 2/2
Hr. 1
Lawrence Norden of the Brennan Center at New York University Law School joins us on line from New York and updates the landmark study of the State Legislature--and explains why it's still dysfunctional after all these years
Hr. 2
Elizabeth Kneebone of the Brookings Institution joins us from Washington, to share the results of a new report showing poverty on the rise in the suburbs of Rochester and almost all other major American metro areas

Wednesday 2/3
Hr. 1
Sylvia Williams of the DePaul Center, along with two recovering gamblers, talk about problem gambling during this season of the year when betting on sports is literally everywhere
Hr. 2
History and the future come together as the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission celebrates the civil rights leader's heritage and motivates young Rochesterians to action; its chair Iris Bannister joins us

Thursday 2/4
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about antiques and collectibles
Hr. 2
Monroe County Medical Society executive director Nancy Adams on the next major challenge in health care...dealing with an impending shortage of doctors, especially in primary care

Friday 2/5 (Arts Friday)
Hr.1
We talk with Stan Main, who's directing a new competition and festival for independent film in Rochester; and Brenda Tremblay speaks with Catherine Branch, a musician with a unique story of triumph over disability
Hr. 2
We speak with nationwide arts advocate Judilee Reed, whose organization recently commissioned a survey of over 5000 performers, musicians and visual artists across America to learn how artists are coping with tough economic times (recorded)

 

Week of 1/25/10

Monday 1/25
Hr. 1
NYPIRG legislative director Blair Horner on state ethics legislation, and the controversy over national campaign financing
Hr. 2
Media analyst Tom Proietti on the meltdown of prime time and late night TV, and the contoversial comments of today's most outspoken radio voices

Tuesday 1/26
Hr. 1
Dr. Jeff Koczorowski of the Children's Agenda examines the sharp rise in reports of child abuse--and what we can do as a community to stop it
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese on managing your money

Wednesday 1/27
Hr. 1
Robert Ward of the Rockefeller Institute of Government at SUNY Albany analyzes the revenue struggles of state government...and what they may mean to you
Hr. 2
NO SHOW-pre-empted for a conversation between Governor Paterson and a panel of upstate journalists

Thursday 1/28
Hr. 1
Leaders of the Jewish Community Federation, including executive director Lawrence Fine, discuss the results of a new community survey
Hr. 2
Robert Atkinson of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation joins us on line from the RIT campus

Friday 1/29
Hr.1
Dr. J. Matthew Sleeth discusses how he marries faith with environmentalism (recorded)
Hr. 2
Former Fairport and Rochester school superintendent William Cala takes a critical look at mayoral control of schools in the city

Week of 1/18/10

Monday 1/18
Hr. 1
The Dialogue on Disability presents a conversation on the line from Albany with John Robinson, subject of the documentary Get Off Your Knees
Hr. 2
Dialogue on Disability continues as Frank Cogliandro of Rochester Rehabilitation Center discusses mobility issues

Tuesday 1/19
Hr. 1
Capital Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt checks in with an update on the newly released state budget drafted by Governor Paterson. Then, the Dialogue on Disability continues as Cindy Huether of the Rochester Rehabilitation Center, Bill McDonald of the Medical Motor Service and Brian Klafehn of CP Rochester discuss the impact of possible state budget cuts on services to the disabled
Hr. 2
Michael Singer, the latest speaker in the RIT Caroline Werner Gannett lecture series

Wednesday 1/20
Hr. 1
U of R political science faculty chair Gerald Gamm grades President Obama's performance as he marks his first anniversary in office
Hr. 2 (live cable simulcast on Channel 12 in Rochester)
The U of R's Benjamin Miller examines the frontiers of technology and science and how they'll affect health care

Thursday 1/21
Hr. 1
John Jay College of Criminal Justice President Jeremy Travis joins us on the line from New York to share the results of a recent critical examination of juvenile justice in our state
Hr. 2
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig answers your home maintenance questions

Friday 1/22
Healthy Friday with Elissa Orlando - Dialogue on Disability
12- 1:30 pm on sports for the disabled and on adaptive physical therapy and sports medicine for those with arthritis, injuries and other medical issues.

Noon
Nancy Steinkamp, Manager of Physical Rehabilitation Services at Rochester Rehabilitation.
Molly Henry, Senior Physical Therapist at Rochester Rehabilitation.

1pm
Lora Winghart, Director of Outpatient Clinic Services.
Ellen Bailey, Physical Therapist and Licensed Personal Trainer.

Week of 1/11-15/10

Monday 1/11
Hr. 1
Author Bruce Jacobs examines the landscape of race relations in America today
Hr. 2
We begin our series of programs on the proposal for mayoral control of Rochester's schools, with a conversation with eeducational policy analysts and consultants Joseph Viteritti of CUNY and Kenneth Wong of Brown University

Tuesday 1/12
Hr. 1
Will the "Reform Albany Act" make a difference? We discuss reform with NYPIRG's Blair Horner on the line from Albany
Hr. 2
Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy on mayoral control, and other issues of immediate importance to the city - We will be Simulcasting this program on City12.

Wednesday 1/13
Hr. 1
America and Afghanistan; analysis by scholar Nadir Atash, who is visiting Rochester to address the Rochester Committe on Foreign Relations
Hr. 2 (simulcast on Cable 12 in Rochester resumes today)
Our series on mayoral control of Rochester's schools continues today as School Board President Malik Evans shares his views on the issue

Thursday 1/14
Hr. 1
State Assemblyman David Koon offers a preview of the budget decisions the Governor and Legislature will have to make this year
Hr. 2
Continuing our series on mayoral control of Rochester's schools, City Councilman and Quad-A For Kids executive director Adam McFadden joins us in studio, and we'll be contacted on the line from Albany by Assemblywoman Susan John

Friday 1/15
Hr. 1
Kennedy Center executive director Michael Kaiser on how arts organizations can survive hard times (rescheduled from a December airdate)
Hr. 2
Concluding our week of programs on mayoral control of Rochester's schools, we discuss the issue from the parents' vantage point with members of the Flower City Parents' Network

Week of 1/4/10

Monday 1/4
Hr. 1
The Human Spark; a preview of the upcoming television special, featuring Dr. Elizabeth Perry, RIT & Dr. George McIntosh, RMSC
Hr. 2
Former State Senator and political scientist Seymour Lachman joins us on the line from New York and examines the state of state government in advance of the Governor's State of the State address (rescheduled from December 21)

Tuesday 1/5
Hr. 1
Rochester Teachers' Association President Dr. Adam Urbanski on mayoral control and school changes
Hr. 2
Rochester School Superintendent Jean Claude Brizard discusses plans for change in the city's schools, and the work under way to enhance children's health, well-being and intellectual development

Wednesday 1/6
Hr. 1
Capital Bureau correspondent Karen DeWitt and members of the Rochester area State Assembly delegation preview the State of the State Address (portions recorded)
Hr. 2 (live on radio, but no cable simulcast today)
NO SHOW--We bring you live coverage of Governor Paterson's State of the State address

Thursday 1/7
Hr. 1
Your antiques questions answered by the College of Collectible Knowledge
Hr. 2
Prof. Thomas Dennison of Syracuse University's Maxwell School analyzes the House and Senate health care bills which must now be melded into one bill...and how your health care and your wallet, and the state and community budgets, may be affected

Friday 1/8
Hr. 1
Arts Friday; new honors for Garth Fagan, the Tony-winning choreographer who joins us this hour
Hr. 2
Arts Friday; Social critic and playwright James Howard Kunstler, in advance of this weekend's dramatic reading of his new play Big Slide here in Rochester (tape)

 

Schedules are tentative, and always subject to change in response to breaking news or guest availability. Pre-taped programming may be pre-empted and rescheduled to make way for live programming on short notice. When a previously announced and scheduled program must be pre-empted, the written and online schedules, and all on-air announcements, will be updated immediately.