Week of March 5 - March 9, 2012

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests

Monday 3/5

Hr. 1

Will the “occupation” of Washington Square Park continue? We talk with Occupy Rochester representative, and past Green Party mayoral candidate, Alex White

Hr. 2

Meet Dennis Richardson, CEO of the Hillside family of agencies, as the organization celebrates its 175th year

 

Tuesday 3/6

Hr. 1

U of R education faculty member, and former Canandaigua school superintendent, Steven Uebbing surveys the changing landscape of state education policy and regulation and examines whether it will improve student outcomes

Hr. 2

As President Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, we hear from Israeli and Arab veterans who have come together to advocate peace and reconciliation (recorded; may be pre-empted for live coverage of the Obama/Netanyahu summit from NPR on short notice)

 

Wednesday 3/7

Hr. 1

A panel of film critics and scholars looks at the “film noir” genre as the Eastman House prepares to celebrate it

Hr. 2

Arts and Cultural Council executive director Sarah Lentini examines the funding situation for the performing and creative arts, as well as new state and federal regulations that could affect how arts organizations operate

 

Thursday 3/8

Hr. 1

As school districts frame their budgets for a spring vote, the new property tax cap is causing confusion; Jody Siegle of the Monroe County School Boards Association sorts it out for us

Hr. 2

The Children’s Agenda examines the status of children in our area today (tentative)

 

Friday 3/9

Hr. 1

Physician and author Dr. David Healy, author of the international best-seller Pharmageddon, joins us on the line and offers a critical analysis of the growing dependence of health care on drugs he says may be doing us as much harm as good

Hr. 2

Rochester Downtown Development Corporation President Heidi Zimmer-Meyer examines the state of downtown today, the plans for renewal tomorrow, and the possible impact of the next round of state economic development aid in 2012-13

 

Citizens Union of New York executive director Dick Dadey, originally scheduled to appear on the 6th in the second hour, will instead be heard live on the 13th in the second hour. Ed Sanders, originally scheduled for the 8th in the second hour, will be heard at a later date to be announced.

 

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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