Week of September 17 - 21, 2012

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests (updated)

Monday 9/17

Hr. 1

Jeff Faux, founder of the Washington-based Economic Policy Institute, discusses why the numbers indicate the American middle class may be an endangered species (he’ll be speaking later in the day to an audience at RIT)

Hr. 2

Locally-based author V.J. Stanley discusses both the good and the bad side of youth athletics, as he prepares to release his forthcoming book on the subject in the midst of concern about sports-related injuries


Tuesday 9/18

Hr. 1

RIT criminologist and Center for Public Safety Initiatives director John Klofas solicits advice on developing a new strategy for reducing violence ion the community

Hr. 2

A conversation with MCC President Dr. Anne Kress and Kati Haycock, director of the nationwide Education Trust; how do we help more young people complete their higher education, at a time when post-secondary instruction is increasingly necessary for a good career?


Wednesday 9/19

Hr. 1

Get ready for the fall harvest, and find out what to expect from the fall foliage season, as we’re joined by Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank

Hr. 2

This is the day we’re expected to find out how Kodak did with its patent auction; we talk with markets expert George Conboy and Eastman Kodak Retirees Association president Art Roberts about what’s next for Kodak and all its stakeholders


Thursday 9/20

Hr. 1

It’s Fringe Fest time; meet festival chair Justin Vigdor and some of the key organizers and performers

Hr. 2

An examination of the state of Rochester’s schools, and what role the state may soon play, with Rochester School Superintendent Dr. Bolgen Vargas


Friday 9/21-Special Presentation Plus Education Friday


WXXI-FM’s Brenda Tremblay hosts a summit meeting of two of America’s great masters in the performing arts, Garth Fagan and Wynton Marsalis, and highlights their ongoing collaboration marrying music and dance


Frank Cegelski discusses the teacher evaluation process with veteran educators Eric Wallen and Ed Porto of Penfield High School


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.