Week of January 23-27, 2011

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests

Monday 1/23

Hr. 1

What makes Governor Cuomo so popular, and how is his new budget being received? We’ll ask Steve Greenberg of Siena Research—and ask you to voice your views on the Governor and the direction the state is taking

Hr. 2

U of R Simon School of Business dean Mark Zupan examines Kodak’s current situation and its best path for re-structuring and recovery

 

Tuesday 1/24

Hr. 1

A preview of the State of the Union message; we talk with University of Rochester political science chair Gerald Gamm about what President Obama must say, and the political climate he faces in this election year

Hr. 2

The state budget; Dr. Joseph Stefko, director of public finance research at the Center for Governmental Research, crunches the numbers and discusses what it could mean to you

 

Wednesday 1/25

Hr. 1

Rochester’s interim School Superintendent Dr. Bolgen Vargas follows up Tuesday evening’s State of the Schools presentation with a discussion of the major issues facing public education in Rochester today

Hr. 2

Nazareth College political historian and analyst Timothy Kneeland discusses the issues and personalities of the 2012 vote

 

Thursday 1/26

Hr. 1

Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig answers your questions (rescheduled from 1/19)

Hr. 2

Rochester Police Chief James Sheppard discusses crime in the city, and how it’s being fought today

 

Friday 1/27

Hr. 1

Acclaimed novelist Ann Patchett (recorded)

Hr. 2

Rochester’s best way forward economically; we talk with Greater Rochester Enterprise chief executive Mark Peterson

 

Our conversation with former NPR Middle East correspondent Joyce Davis, originally scheduled to air on the 26th in the second hour, will instead be heard on January 30 in the second hour.

 

All programs originate live in our studios unless otherwise indicated. Schedules are subject to change in response to breaking news. Pre-recorded programming may be replaced with live content on short notice.

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