Week of February 20 - February 24, 2012

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests

Monday 2/20 (Presidents’ Day holiday; studios and offices officially closed, all segments recorded)

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Harold Holzer, historian of one of the nation’s most admired Presidents, shares the insights of Abraham Lincoln in time of war

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Historian Terry Golway examines all of our Presidents’ first official words as he discusses the inaugural addresses of all 42 of President Obama’s predecessors dating back to 1789

 

Tuesday 2/21

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Rochester MovieMakers chair Stan Main and director Mary Wilkens, whose short film won the latest Mind2Movie competition, join us to discuss the art of film today

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Tom Grasso, chair of the Canal Society of New York State, discusses the state of the Erie Canal today—and previews the upcoming Winter Symposium and Meeting in Rochester

 

Wednesday 2/22

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Is the real estate market rebounding? And what should you do if considering either a purchase or sale? We talk with nationally syndicated columnist Edith Lank

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Pulitzer Prize winning author David Cay Johnston discusses what Mitt Romney’s and Rick Santorum’s tax returns can tell us about the tax system today—and who pays the biggest proportionate taxes

 

Thursday 2/23

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Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig (rescheduled from an earlier date)

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Fiscal Policy Institute executive director Frank Mauro shares his organization’s new analysis of proposals to increase New York State’s minimum wage—and how it may affect you

 

Friday 2/24

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Restorative justice expert Sandra Hastings and Rochester Police Chief James Sheppard join us as they conduct community workshops on restorative policing and conflict resolution strategies

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Making government and the political system more open and accessible; we talk with Cornell University faculty member John Sipple on the line from the campus in Ithaca

 

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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