1370 Connection Old Show Archives - 2011

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  The program is no longer in production and has been replaced by Connections with Evan Dawson.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 10/17-21/11

Monday 10/17
Hr. 1
Understanding climate change; we talk with the U of R's expert on the issue, Dr. Vasily Petchenko
Hr. 2
Mark Gregor, the City of Rochester's director of harborfront redevelopment, discusses new plans for redeveloping the harbor area in the Charlotte neighborhood

Tuesday 10/18
Hr. 1
A followup to "State of Disrepair"--we talk with civil engineer Maria Lehman, a member of the ASCE national board and former Erie County public works commissioner, about reports that up to $75 billion in re-investment in New York's pure waters infrastructure may be overdue
Hr. 2
Trends Journal publisher Gerald Celente joins us on line from the Hudson Valley to tell us why he believes he already knows who will win the 2012 election, and why

Wednesday 10/19
Hr. 1
Lawn, tree and garden experts Greg Frank and Mike Tanzini on what you should be doing as the weather turns cool...and what you should expect before the fall foliage season ends
Hr. 2
Communications expert Tom Proietti of MCC on how the media are covering the news--and how the networks are performing so far this fall season. You get your chance to be media critic for a day.

Thursday 10/20
Hr. 1
Meet Patricia Mannix and Jim Schmitt, part of a multi-generational coalition staging the ongoing "Occupy Rochester" demonstrations in support of the national "Occupy Wall Street" movement
Hr. 2
Former NPR Middle East correspondent Joyce Davis on what's happened since the Oslo Accords of the early 1990s--and why peace still eludes the region (recorded)

Friday 10/21 (Education Friday)
Frank Cegelski presents Education Friday

 

Week of 10/10-14/11

Monday 10/10
Hr. 1
We reach out to Manhattan and connect live with Will Russell of the Occupy Wall Street movement
Hr. 2
Author Ryan Knighton, the latest in the "Visionaries in Motion" series of speakers in RIT's Gannett Lecture Series

Tuesday 10/11
Hr. 1
Former Congressman and U.S. diplomat Glenn Nye on the decisions facing us in Europe and the Miccle East on economic and security issues (recorded)
Hr. 2
Local historian Donovan Schilling with insights on Rochester's past

Wednesday 10/12
Hr. 1
Hobart and William Smith College political science chair DeWayne Lucas on the politics of the hard choices we face on the economy
Hr. 2
David Williams, dean of research at the University of Rochester, joins us to discuss what's being done on the frontiers of innovation today

Thursday 10/13
Hr. 1
Diversity and equity in education; hear from nationally respected author and educator Carol Lee of Northwestern University, in advance of her evening lecture on the U of R campus
Hr. 2
Earth will be home to 7 billion people by the end of this month; can we handle it? we'll talk with Robert Walker, executive VO of the Population Institute, on the line live with us from Washington

Friday 10/14 (Healthy Friday)
Elissa Orlando presents a Healthy Friday program

12-pm-1pm
Breast Cancer
Dr. Jan Dombrowski, Medical Director, Pluta Cancer Center

1pm
New Vitamin Study Raises Questions About Risk For Older Women:
http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/171/18/1625
Guest; Dr. Peter Salgo, host of Second Opinion

Organ Donation
Charity Sunshine Tillemann Dick- opera soprano
Rob Kochik- Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network

 

Week of 10/3-7/11 (update)

Monday 10/3
Hr. 1
America's labor market and immigration policy today; we talk with former U.S. Labor Secretary Ray Marshall on the line, and RIT's Ron Hira in studio, in advance of a symposium at RIT
Hr. 2
Meet journalists from around the world, here in Rochester under the auspices of the United Nations and the UN Organization of Rochester

Tuesday 10/4
Hr. 1
Pollster Maurice "Mickey" Carroll of Quinnipiac University shares New Yorkers' opinions of everything from casinos to Governor Cuomo (rescheduled from 9/28)
Hr. 2
It's National Mental Illness Awareness Month; we talk with Washington Post columnist Steve Luxenberg, author of the best-seller Annie's Ghost,

Wednesday 10/5
Hr. 1
Immigration, politics and the law; Albany Law School professor and immigration law authority Paul Finkleman discusses recent cases and issues on an increasingly contentious topic, in advance of his Thursday lectures in Rochester
Hr. 2
Bob Volpe discusses the issues facing thousands of Kodak retirees, as the company itself struggles to survive and to re-grow

Thursday 10/6
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about your antiques
Hr. 2
We talk with Graeme Russell of the international Rights Action organization about Central America (recorded)

Friday 10/7 (Arts Friday)
Hr. 1
Ruht Phinney speaks with representatives of the Memorial Art Gallery about bringing the creative arts to the visually impaired
Hr. 2

 

Week of 9/26-30/11 (revised)

Monday 9/26
Hr. 1
Sister Grace Miller of the House of Mercy on why Rochester's homelessness problem is growing again and what can be done to deal with it
Hr. 2
Meet social media experts Jennifer Cisney and Mark Frisk on how the social media and the business community will come together...they're part of a major conference on the topic at RIT

Tuesday 9/27
Hr. 1
Howard Wial, director of the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program, jioins us on the line from Washington to discuss why Rochester remains one of the best-performing metropolitan economies in the country
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese on your money management options

Wednesday 9/28
Hr. 1
Education and the environment; Dr. Alex Awiti and Dr, David Hursh (recorded)
Hr. 2
How to redraw the legislative map--and how NOT to--with Neil Jaschik of Citizens for a Better New York in studio, and Alex Camarda of the Citizens' Union on the line

Thursday 9/29
Hr. 1
Meet three veteran urban planners with creative ideas for Rochester's future (recorded)
Hr. 2
Rochester School Board member Van White on the relaxation of mandates of No Child Left Behind--and the possibility to replicate successful programs to boost school attendance and graduation rates

Friday 9/30
Hr. 1
Dt. Sandra Steingraber on how your environment could be hazardous to your health(recorded) or TBA
Hr. 2
Columbia University scientist and author Janna Levin (recorded; rescheduled from 9/23)

 

Week of 9/19-23/11 (first release)

Monday 9/19
Hr. 1
Getting fathers involved with their children's education; Loretta Krueger and Andre Harper of Action for a Better Community on the forthcoming "Dads, Take Your Child To School Day"
Hr. 2
Political analyst Lee Miringoff, founder and director fo the Marist Institute for Opinion Research, discusses the people's opinion of their political leaders today (rescheduled from 9/13)

Tuesday 9/20
Hr. 1
SUNY Buffalo law professor Teresa Miller joins us on the line from her campus office and shares the results of a symposium on the lasting impact of the Attica Prison uprising 40 years ago this month (rescheduled from 9/14)
Hr. 2
Why are we paying more for gas even as we use less? We ask Hobart and William Smith College's Tom Drennen, an expert on the economics of energy, joining us on line from the Geneva campus

Wednesday 9/21
Hr. 1
Growing your garden with the help of experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank
Hr. 2
What next for downtown? We talk with Joni Monroe and Roger Brown of the Rochester Regional Community Design Center

Thursday 9/22
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
The state of labor in Rochester today--and the impact of pending proposed changes in the postal system--discussed by Rochester Labor Council, and area American Postal Workers' Union, president Jim Bertolone

Friday 9/23
Hr. 1
The Fair Campaign Practices program; League of Wimen Voters regional president Katharine Smith discusses the program and what it's intended to do to promote fair, honest political campaigning this year
Hr. 2
Doug Hendee of Brighton Securities explains the volatility of the roller-coaster markets and what they mean to your financial outlook

 

 

1370 Connection, week of 9/19-23/11 (first release)

Monday 9/19
Hr. 1
Getting fathers involved with their children's education; Loretta Krueger and Andre Harper of Action for a Better Community on the forthcoming "Dads, Take Your Child To School Day"
Hr. 2
Political analyst Lee Miringoff, founder and director fo the Marist Institute for Opinion Research, discusses the people's opinion of their political leaders today (rescheduled from 9/13)

Tuesday 9/20
Hr. 1
SUNY Buffalo law professor Teresa Miller joins us on the line from her campus office and shares the results of a symposium on the lasting impact of the Attica Prison uprising 40 years ago this month (rescheduled from 9/14)
Hr. 2
Why are we paying more for gas even as we use less? We ask Hobart and William Smith College's Tom Drennen, an expert on the economics of energy, joining us on line from the Geneva campus

Wednesday 9/21
Hr. 1
Growing your garden with the help of experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank
Hr. 2
What next for downtown? We talk with Joni Monroe and Roger Brown of the Rochester Regional Community Design Center

Thursday 9/22
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
The state of labor in Rochester today--and the impact of pending proposed changes in the postal system--discussed by Rochester Labor Council, and area American Postal Workers' Union, president Jim Bertolone

Friday 9/23
Hr. 1
The Fair Campaign Practices program; League of Wimen Voters regional president Katharine Smith discusses the program and what it's intended to do to promote fair, honest political campaigning this year
Hr. 2
Doug Hendee of Brighton Securities explains the volatility of the roller-coaster markets and what they mean to your financial outlook

 

 

1370 Connection, week of 9/12-9/16 (first release)

Monday 9/12
Hr. 1
The U of R's Hein Goemans looks at the strategic and politcal landscape of American and global decision-makers actions since 9/11--how they've called the shots--and what that says about our political structure today
Hr. 2
Education advocates Elizabeth Hallmark and Don Bartalo join us to discuss the outcome of the recent national "Save Our Schools" conference in Washington, where they were participants

Tuesday 9/13
Hr. 1
Author and NPR conteinuting commentator Marion Roach Smith joins us on the line from Albany to discuss the Memoir Project
Hr. 2
U of R materials scientist Todd Krauss takes us into the future (recorded)

Wednesday 9/14
Hr. 1
SUNY Buffalo law professor Theresa Miller shares the findings of a conference held this week on the 40th anniversary of the Attica Prison uprising
Hr. 2
Meet "Greentopia" panelists Anahita Williamson and Kimie Romeo as we talk about the upcoming environmental awareness festival, and issues of long term sustainability

Thursday 9/15
Hr. 1
Frank Cegelski presents a special education program on how best to boost the graduation rate of African-American male students in Rochester
Hr. 2
We welcome U of R scientist Esther Conwell, National Medal of Science recipient and the opening lecturer in this year's Gannett "Visionaries in Motion" lecture series at RIT

Friday 9/16
Hr. 1
Elissa Orlando presents a Healthy Friday program
Hr. 2
A live special presentation from WNED in Buffalo on the Governor's regional development councils
Marist Instute founder and director Lee Miringoff, originally scheduled to appear on September 13th in the second hour, was called away and has rescheduled his appearance to the 19th in the second hour.

 

1370 Connection, week of 9/5-9/11 (first release)

Monday 9/5
NO SHOW-Special Labor Day programming

Tuesday 9/6
Hr. 1
School's In! We talk with Jody Siegle of the Monroe County School Boards Association about the new school year across the Rochester metropolitan area
Hr. 2
We join with WXXI News Dorector Julie Philipp in presenting pages from the WXXI news team's reporters' notebook (recorded)

Wednesday 9/7
Hr. 1
Communications analyst and MCC professor Tom Proietti takes us through the start of the new TV season, and a new season of political coverage by the electronic media
Hr. 2
John Perry Smith previews the upcoming Book Fair--an exploration of both reading and collecting

Thursday 9/8
Hr. 1
Developing the waterfront area; we get the perspective of Charlotte Neighborhood Association president Mike Barker
Hr. 2
James Parrott, chief economist of the Fiscal Policy Institute, joins us on the line from New York to discuss a new report on the state of working New Yorkers

Friday 9/9
Hr.1
Brenda Tremblay of our sister station WXXI-FM joins us for a special program featuring both memories of 9/11 by performing and creative artists, and the thoughts of scholars including former U of R professor John Mueller (now of Ohio State University) and former Rochester Mayor and now senior RIT faculty member Bill Johnson on how we responded then, and what we learned
Hr.2
How America and the world have changed--and changed in their views of each other--in the decade since 9/11/2001; we talk with Nazareth College political scientist and international relations scholar Sharon Murphy, and ask you for your views of how the world and your life and outlook have changed over the last decade

 

 

1370 Connection, week of 8/28-9/2/11 (first release)

Monday 8/29
Hr. 1
Nationally sundicated real estate columnist Edith Lank
Hr. 2
Diplomat and historian Frederick Kempe on America and Europe on the 50th anniversary of the Berlin Wall (recorded; broadcast rescheduled from an earlier date)

Tuesday 8/30
Hr. 1
A "Beige Book" for the upstate New York economy; we talk with Federal Reserve regional economist Richard Dietz, joining us live on the line
Hr. 2
Former NPR Middle East correspondent Joyce Davis shares her perspective on the past 20 years of the Israeli/Palestinian confdlict and the peace process (recorded; broadcast rescheduled from an earlier date)

Wednesday 8/31
Hr. 1
Vetrans' Otreach Center executive director Col. Jim McDonough and Jan Kemp of the VA Canandaigue medical center discuss the struggles of returning veterans, and why record numbers are attempting suicide
Hr. 2
We talk with activist Emily Good and attorney Don Thompson about why she was arrested and then freed, why they've filed a lawsuit against the city, and what they hope to see in the way of reform of police/community relations

Thursday 9/1
Hr. 1
Our antiques experts in the College of Collectible Knowledge answer your questions
Hr. 2
Dr. Adam Urbanski. president of the Rochester Teachers' Association, on tips his members are sending to parents on how to make a successful start to the new school year

Friday 9/2; Arts Friday
Hr. 1
Jim Greco and jim Bowers preview a songwriting workshop they're about to convene for those who want to create music
Hr. 2
The life of Katharine Hepburn comes to the stage; film writer Jack Garner and members of the Blackfriars troupe discuss the Oscar-winning actress, her life, her career, and how it will be portrayed on stage

1370 Connection, week of 8/15-19/11 (first release)

Monday 8/15
Hr. 1
Former Green Party Presidential candidate David Cobb joins us to discuss a campaign to repeal the constitutional "personhood" he says protects corporations from accountability and gives them unintended rights and powers (rescheduled from 8/8)
Hr. 2
Gerald Celente, editor of the Trends Journal, on the line from his office in the Hudson Valley to discuss the roller-coaster economy and what to expect next

Tuesday 8/16
Hr. 1
U of R education professor and urban education researcher David Hursh
Hr. 2
Rochester Police Chirf Jim Sheppard

Wednesday 8/17
Hr. 1
Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank offer gardening advice
Hr. 2
Celebration of the 19th Amendment; we talk with Deborah Hughes, executive director of the Susan B. Anthony House

Thursday 8/19
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
A look into the expanding universe with Cal Tech scientist, and History Channel contributing commentator, Dr, Michelle Thaller (recorded)

Friday 8/19; Healthy Friday
Elissa Orlandoi presents a two-hour discussion of current issues in personal health

Week of 8/8-12/11 (first release)

Monday 8/8
Hr. 1
Center for Governmental Research senior researcher Erika Rosemberg discusses the state's recent tax and job development initiatives, and what we should expect
Hr. 2
Green Party activist David Cobb joins us to discuss a campaign to repeal the constitutional "personhood" he says protects corporations from accountability and gives them unintended rights and powers

Tuesday 8/9
Hr. 1
Rochester Downtown Development Corporation President Heidi Zimmer-Meyer, on how downtown could rebound from the possible loss of the PaeTec project
Hr. 2
Rochester School Board policy committee chair Jose Cruz on issues including issuance of condoms to teen students, resolviong the impasse over the re-building of schools, and future leadership of the system

Wednesday 8/10
Hr. 1
Is a new economic downturn imminent, or will the slow recovery continue to inch along? Economist Kathy Bromley interprets the numbers for us
Hr. 2
The state education department is pushing new standards for teachers and administrators in the schools; is it too much, too fast? We'll ask Jody Siegle of the Monroe County School Boards Association and Bill White of BOCES how local districts are coping

Thursday 8/11
Hr. 1
Katherine Nadeau of Environmental Advocates of New York shares findings on the state's new gas drilling policies, and how well they answer environmental concerns
Hr. 2
Is there life after growth? Economist and author Richard Heinberg discusses a new study he's written to tackle that question

Friday 8/12; Education Friday
Frank Cigelski presents a two-hour discussion of current education issues

Week of 8/1-5/11 (first release)

onday 8/1
Hr. 1
How the markets are digesting the default battles in Washington; we talk with veteran market watcher George Conboy, president of Brighton Securities
Hr. 2
Growing upstate business, and the role of the Governor's new development panels; we talk with Greater Rochester Enterprise CEO Mark Peterson, who will sit on the panel working to grow the Rochester/Finger Lakes regional economy

Tuesday 8/2
Hr. 1
The challenges of smaller towns across upstate NY; we talk with Honeoye Falls mayor Rick Milne, newly apppointed to the board of the state Mayors' Conference
Hr. 2
As the nation inches closer to the default deadline, we look at how the politics are unfolding with St. John Fisher College political scientist Jim Bowers

Wednesday 8/3
Hr. 1
Is a single state single-payer health care reform possible? Vermont will try...and New York's thinking about it, as we'll hear from State Assembly health committee chair Richard Gottfried joining us live on the line
Hr. 2
The media, politics and the President in the national debt controversy; commentator and ...about Time magazine editor Jim Blount

Thursday 8/4
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your antiques questions
Hr. 2
Do suburbs need a makeover too? We talk with metropolitan development expert Ellen Dunham Jones (recorded)

Friday 8/5; Arts Friday
Hr. 1
Meet some of the leading figures of the upcoming annual Gateways Music Festival
Hr. 2
Blues master, and former Rochester resident, Son House remembered by the author of a new biography and appreciation, Dan Beaumont of the University of Rochester

Week of 7/25-29/11 (revised)

Monday 7/25
Hr. 1
Are we making headway in the battle against violent crime? RIT criminologust John Klofas will examine the issue with us
Hr. 2
Rochester is a focal point for some of the most important historic movements in American history; we'll hear from historians Rich Newman and Joseph Torre about how we'll report, explain and highlight it

Tuesday 7/26
Hr. 1
Can hydro-fracking affect not only water quality but air quality? Barbara Warren, executive director of the Citizens' Environmental Coalition, will join us on line from Albany to share a new report on the subject
Hr. 2
As the nation inches closer to the default deadline, are the markets being shaken--or taking it in stride? We'll ask MCC business professor and personal investment expert Joe Marchese how we should respond

Wednesday 7/27
Hr. 1
Examining the Dodd-Frank financial reform act after its first year on the books, we talk with Barbara Van Kerkhove and Hubert Van Tul of the Empire Justice Center
Hr. 2
Spotlight on the media, including the coverage of breaking news and the trials of News Corporation, with MCC media expert Tom Proietti

Thursday 7/28
Hr. 1
We examine the state of the financial system today witht the help of Canandaigua National CEO, and former New York Federal Reserve Bank board member, George Hamlin
Hr. 2
Our colleague Curt Smith joins us to take on the seasonally appropriate subject of baseball, and how we've followed it with the help of its broadcast voices; hiw new book A Talk In The Park is the focus

Friday 7/29
Hr. 1
Attorney and health and retirement benefit expert Rene Reixach on what's at stake in the changes now under discussion in Washington
Hr. 2
Harvard economist Ken Rogoff discusses lessons we should have learned from the great recession (recorded)

 

Week of 7/18-22/11 (revised)

Monday 7/18
Hr. 1
How fragile is the recovery and will prospect of a debt default shatter it? We ask MCC economics and business professor emeritus Kathy Bromley, who joins us on line from her office
Hr. 2
Can we reform the way we draw the legislative map of our state? We talk with Neil Jaschik of Citizens for a Better New York and Kathy Smith of the New York League of Women Voters

Tuesday 7/19
Hr. 1
The impact of the property tax cap on both the local economy and on local government ajnd schools; we talk with James Parrott, chief economist of the Fiscal Policy Institute, joining us on the line from Manhattan
Hr. 2
New York State Assemblyman Joseph Morelle discusses the output of the state legislature this year--and items still on lawmakers' "to do" list

Wednesday 7/20
Hr. 1
Helping your lawn and garden grow; our experts Greg Frank and Mike Tanzini answer your questions
Hr. 2
Rochester Mayor Tom Richards joins us to discuss the city's future development

Thursday 7/21
Hr. 1
D&C home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
Was health reform a missed opportunity? We talk with Dr. David Stornelli, regional president of the American College of Physicians

Friday 7/22
Hr. 1
The World Wide Web celebrates its 20th birthday...we talk with RIT's Steve Jacobs about how it's changed our lives
Hr. 2
Photojournalist Bill Hackwell discusses his firthcoming trip to Cuba (recorded)

Week of 7/11-15/11 (revised)

Monday 7/11
Hr. 1
SUNY Brockport communications law expert Marsha Ducey examines an upcoming Supreme Court case that could end, or at least greatly curtail, FCC censorship of broadcast content
Hr. 2
Historian and former diplomat Frederick Kempe examines how America and Europe have changed in the 50 years since the Berlin Wall crisis (recorded; rescheduled from an earlier date)

Tuesday 7/12
Hr. 1
Diplomat and consultant Graeme Bannerman examines U.S. relations with the nations of the Middle East in the wake of the "Arab Spring" (recorded; rescheduled from an earlier date)
Hr. 2
Rev. Marlowe Washington, Colin O'Malley and parents Maggie Spallina and Dawn Smith discuss the emerging "parent power" movement in Rochester, and the leading roles they're taking on

Wednesday 7/13
Hr. 1
New York peace movement leader Alicia Goldsberg discusses the wars America's involved with in the Middle East and South Asia; plus an update on state economic policy from the Governor's point man on business development, Ken Adams
Hr. 2
We look at the changing face of downtown Rochester with RDDC president Heidi Zimmer-Meyer

Thursday 7/14
Hr. 1
The high stakes political game now under way in Washington, examined by Nazareth College political analyst and historian Timothy Kneeland
Hr. 2
How do you become an empowered patient, in charge of your own health? We get answers from CNN senior health correspondent and best selling author Elizabeth Cohen (recorded; rescheduled from an earlier date); plus a guide to being a smart patient and forming a partnership with your doctor from Second Opinion host and CBS-TV medical commentator Dr. Peter Salgo

Friday 7/15
Elissa Orlando presents a two hour Healthy Friday program covering hypertension, diabetes and how to prepare an anti-inflammatory diet

 

Week of 7/4-8/11 (first release)

Monday 7/4
NO SHOW-Pre-empted for special holiday programming

Tuesday 7/4
Hr. 1
Cornell University labor economist Kevin Hallock discusses why most of us are getting minimal raises at best, while CEOs of the biggest companies are seeing their paychecks balloon
Hr. 2
Rochester Teachers' Association President Dr. Adam Urbanski on how his members are affected by budget cuts, why they ratified the proposed contract, and why they're joining with colleagues across the state in suing the Regents and the State Education Department over a new teacher and administrator evaluation plan

Wednesday 7/6
Hr. 1
St. John Fisher College political scientist Jim Bowers discusses the local and state political scene, including Governor Andrew Cuomo's possible future
Hr. 2
Leaders of the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning discuss the latest results of tests of Rochester's children

Thursday 7/7
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about antiques and collectibles
Hr. 2
SUNY Brockport health administration expert Prof. James Fatula discusses the new "Health Exchanges" and why they've become a political battleground in the State Legislature

Friday 7/8
Frank Cegelski presents a two hour Education Friday program

 

Week of 6/27-7/1/11 (revised)

Monday 6/27
Hr. 1
We talk with Jim Gibbons, national president of Goodwill, and ABVI-Goodwill regional CEO Gidget Hopf
Hr. 2
Sue Cowell, executive director of the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, will discuss the impact of the State Legislature's passage, and Governor Cuomo's signature, of the new marriage equality act.

Tuesday 6/28
Hr. 1
Meet bestselling novelist Ann Patchett (recorded; postponed from an earlier broadcast date)
Hr. 2
MCC business professor Joe Marchese answers your personal finance questions

Wednesday 6/29
Hr. 1
Former U.S. diplomat Graeme Bannerman on how we should proceed in the Middle East (recorded)
Hr. 2
Veterans' Outreach Center executive director Col. Jim McDonough on a new report about returning veterans' greatest needs

Thursday 6/30
Hr. 1
Dr. Alex Strasser, past president of the Monroe County Medical Society, on health care providers and their relationships with insurers in the current environment and how the issue can impact you
Hr. 2
Dr. Jeff Koczorowski and Dan Ross of the Children's Agenda; how local government programs and spending impact on children's needs

Friday 7/1--Arts Friday
Hr. 1
We talk with the people who have created the current exhibition of Norman Rockwell's work at the George Eastman House
Hr. 2
Meet the people behind this weekend's Downstairs Cabaret Theater production of The Accidental Soldier

Week of 6/20-24/11

Monday 6/20
Hr. 1
Steve Greenberg of Siena Research takes the pulse of public opinion as this year's legislative session in Albany draws close to a close
Hr. 2
Scholar Tim Muldoon discusses the relationship between youth, spirituality and faith in America today (recorded; broadcast rescheduled from an earlier date)

Tuesday 6/21
Hr. 1
Hinda Mandell of RIT's communications and public policy faculty shares her research on political scandal in contemporary America as yet another Congressional career falls
Hr. 2
Are we heading closer to another downturn? We examine the numbers with MCC's professor emeritus of economics and business Kathy Bromley

Wednesday 6/22
Hr. 1
Media analyst Tom Proietti discusses the state of the broadcast media and new media today
Hr. 2
Rochester Mayor Thomas Richards joins us to assess the state of the city, and the challenges Rochester faces in the coming months

Thursday 6/23
Hr. 1
We analyze President Obama's address on Afghanistan and national security with Nazareth College foreign policy and security expert Sharon Murphy
Hr. 2
Historian and Democrat and Chronicle columnist Bob Marcotte looks back to Rochester's role in the Civil War 150 years ago

Friday 6/24
Hr. 1
Trends Journal editor and publisher Gerald Celente joins us on the line from the Hudson Valley to warn us of tough times ahead
Hr. 2
Erika Rosenberg of the Center for Governmental Research examines what's at stake for New Yorkers economically and governmentally as we approach a possible property tax cap

 

 

Week of 6/13-17/11

Monday 6/13
Hr. 1
Fprmer State Supreme Court judge and former state GOP chairman Dick Rosenbaum discusses politics today
Hr. 2
Nazareth College education professor Shawgi Tell shares his research on charter schools

Tuesday 6/14
Hr. 1
New York State Regents Vice-Chancellor Dr. Milton Cofield on recent changes in state educational policy
Hr. 2
Art Mason and Paul Caccamise of Lifespan release a new report on elder abuse and how to prevent it

Wednesday 6/15
Hr. 1
Helping your garden grow better; lawn, garden and tree experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank
Hr. 2
The Jazz Festival's in full swing, and we talk with featured performer and longtime Rochester favorite Gap Mangione

Thursday 6/16
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
Former NPR Middle East correspondent Joyce Davis shares her perspectives on the region (recorded)

Friday 6/17
Elissa Orlando presents a two hour Healthy Friday program

12-1pm Obesity in older adults-- Dr. Krupa Shah- URMC --live in the studio with phone calls.
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1pm - Prerecorded

20-minutes Dr. Rebecca Gladding, UCLA
You are not Your Brain: a new book by Dr. Rebecca Gladding tells us how our brains might be our worst enemies.

10-minutes Dr. Robert Quivey, URMC
The Rochester Conference on Oral Biology
What’s living in our mouth, and when? How can understanding the genetics of oral health enhance our lives?

20-minutes Dr. Sheriff Ibrahim URMC
New FDA guidelines for over the counter sunscreen can be confusing. We’ll sort it out.

 

 

Week of 6/6-10/11 (revised)

Monday 6/6
Hr. 1
Philip K. Howard, the bestselling author of The Death of Common Sense, joins us on the line from New York
Hr. 2
A conversation with Kevin Eubanks, former music director of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and featured performer at this year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (recorded)

Tuesday 6/7
Hr. 1
Historian Terry Golway joins us on the line to talk about how Harry Truman helped shape the modern Presidency
Hr. 2
Recording star Natalie Cole joins us in advance of her appearance as opening-night headliner at the Rochester International Jazz Festival (recorded); plus an examination of the state's new government ethics laws with Russ Haven, legislative director of the nonpartisan New York Public Interest Research Group, joining us on the line from Albany

Wednesday 6/8
Hr. 1
Historian Harold Holzer marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a discussion of Abraham Lincoln and his approach to the issues of war (recorded, rescheduled from May 31)
Hr. 2
Rochester School Board member Van White explains why he's defending the board against renewed efforts to replace it with a mayoral control system (live in studio, rescheduled from June 1)

Thursday 6/9
Hr. 1
RIT faculty member Ron Hira shares his latest studies on outsourcing and globalism
Hr. 2
As Rochester City Council wraps up its public hearings on the city's budget, taxes and public services, we talk with Council finance committee chair Carolee Conklin

Friday 6/10
Hr. 1
Frank Cigelski guest-hosts, discussing rating our public schools in the western New York region with Business First education editor Scott Thomas, who joins us on the line from Buffalo
Hr. 2
Frank speaks with Fairport school superintendent Dr. Jon Hunter about the upcoming changes in evaluation of teachers and administrators now being fast-tracked by the Board of Regents

 

Week of 5/30-6/3/11 (first release)

Monday 5/30 (Memorial Day)
Hr. 1
Meet Jan Scruggs, the man behind the Vietnam Memorial in Washington (recorded)
Hr. 2
NO SHOW--we present a special Memorial Day program from National Public Radio

Tuesday 5/31
Hr. 1
Meet the producers of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, John Nugent and Marc Iacona
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal investment expert Joe Marchese helps you manage your money and answers your investment questions

Wednesday 6/1
Hr. 1
Urban development expert Dr. Catherine Ross explains why the mega-region may be our future (recorded)
Hr. 2
Rochester School Board member Van White explains why he's defending the board against renewed efforts to replace it with a mayoral control system

Thursday 6/2
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions on your antiques
Hr. 2
Center for Governmental Research public finance research director Dr. Joseph Stefko discusses the impact of a property tax cap, if the state enacts it

Friday 6/3--Arts Friday
Hr. 1
Bleu Cease of the Rochester Contemporary Art Center discusses the 6x6x2011 Global Festival for the visual arts
Hr. 2
Meet Andy Olenick, Betsey Brayer and Kathryn D'Amanda, the people behind a new book on the Eastman Theater as it celebrates both its recent rebirth and its 90th season of culture and entertainment for the community

 

Week of 5/23-27/11 (revised)

Monday 5/23
Hr. 1
We cover the 26th Congressional District special election; we talk with third party candidate Jack Davis
Hr. 2
We cover the 26th Congressional District special election; we talk with Democratic nominee Kathy Hochul

Tuesday 5/24
Hr. 1
Historian Harold Holzer discusses the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln's perspectives on the conflict (recorded)
Hr. 2
Former NPR Middle East Correspondent, and now president of the World Affairs Council in neighboring central Pennsylvania, Joyce Davis with perspectives on the changing relationship between the US and the region (recorded)

Wednesday 5/25
Hr. 1
Understanding the outcome in the 26th District special election; Siena Research Institute pollster Steve Greenberg joins us on the line
Hr. 2
University of Rochester President Joel Seligman on the future of the university, and the future course of financial regulation of the American economy

Thursday 5/26
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
We talk with media expert and MCC communications professor Tom Proietti about the new fall season--and about how the media have covered recent breaking events

Friday 5/27
Hr. 1
The Monroe County Bar Association's President Susan Schultz Laluk on the selection of a public defender
Hr. 2
State Senator Liz Krueger joins us on the line to discuss the work of a select committee appointed by Governor Cuomo to examine the streamlining of state government

 

Week of 5/16-20/11 (revised)

Monday 5/16
Hr. 1
NY State Environmental Facilities Corporation head Matthew Driscoll joins us live on the line from Albany; environmental initiatives across NY; plus a conversation with one of America's recognized experts on environment and health, Dr. Sandra Steingraber (recorded)
Hr. 2
School districts prepare for the next day's budget vote across the region; we talk with Jody Siegle, executive director of the Monroe County School Boards Association

Tuesday 5/17
Hr. 1
Economist Kathy Bromley helps us understand what the numbers say about the strength of economic recovery
Hr. 2
Rochester Teachers' Association President Dr. Adam Urbanski on issues facing educators today

Wednesday 5/18
Hr. 1
Helping your garden grow, and grading this year's lilac blossoming; lawn, garden and tree experts Greg Frank and Mike Tanzini
Hr. 2
Former GRE and Empire State Development chief Dennis Mullen examines the regional economy today and how we can grow it

Thursday 5/19
Hr. 1
RIT professor emeritus of international relations Nabil Kaylani discusses the issues of America's relationships with the Middle East, analyzing President Obama's late morning address on the subject
Hr. 2
We talk with scholar Tim Muldoon about a new survey showing that young Americans are changing in their relationship with spiritual issues and with their churches (recorded)

Friday 5/20
Elissa Orlando presents a two hour Healthy Friday program

12pm: Allergy season and pollen problems: Dr. Matthew Devine, Highland Family Medicine. Live in studio.
12:30 pm: Preview of " Jonna's Body, Hold Please --" a humorous memoir from a three-time cancer survivor. Pluta Cancer Center is bringing Jonna here next week. Jonn joins by telephone.

1-2pm Healthy Home: how to keep your family safe from home health hazards: Katrina Korfmacher, URMC Environmental Medicine and Dr. Michael Jordan, a pediatrician from Rochester General Health System. live in studio.

 

Week of 5/9-13/11 (revised)

Monday 5/9
Hr. 1
Rochester City Council finance committee chair Carolee Conklin on the city's spending for the coming year
Hr. 2
Is mortgage redlining back? We talk with attorney Ruhi Maker and researcher Barbara Van Kerkhove of the Empire Justice Center

Tuesday 5/10
Hr. 1
Changes to the controversial Rochester school budget; we talk with School Board finance chair Willa Powell
Hr. 2
A special program from the Innovation Trail project being conducted by New York's public radio stations

Wednesday 5/11
Hr. 1
Environment and education; Dr. Alex Awiti of Aga Khan University in Nairobi, Kenya and Dr. David Hursh of the University of Rochester (recorded)
Hr. 2
Remembering the days of the Freedom Riders and the dawn of the civil rights movement; we talk with longtime civil rights advocate, and later member of the Board of Regents, Dr. Walter Cooper

Thursday 5/12 (program subject to change)
Hr. 1
How has President Obama's successful raid on Bin Laden's lair affected the political equation at home--and how do people feel about how the economy's being handled? We ask Dr. Lee Miringoff, founder and director of the Marist Institute of Opinion Research, joining us on the line from his headuqrters in the Hudson Valley
Hr. 2
We meet advocates for peace in the Middle East on both sides of the Palestinian/Israeli divide (recorded)

Friday 5/13
Hr. 1
Rochesterian John Weinert shares his eyewitness view of Syria
Hr. 2
Assembly Transportation Committe chair David Gantt discusses state finances, infrastricture, and education

Week of 5/2-6/11 (revised)

Monday 5/2
Hr. 1 (may be subject to further change)
We survey the impact of Osama Bin Laden's capture and death with Congressman Tom Reed, Syracuse U. international alw expert William Banks, WXXI's own Todd McCammon and Helene Biandudi (who were eyewitnesses to the 9/11 tragedy in New York) and Seneca Falls-based writer Sandar Anees Ahmad, president of the Muslim Writers' Guild of America
Hr. 2
National security and foreign policy expert John Mueller of Ohio State University, author of best selling works on the issue including Overblown, discusses the significance of Osama Bin Laden's capture and death, and what may be ahead in the Western world's battle against terrorist organizations

Tuesday 5/3
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about your antiques
Hr. 2
RIT's Barry Culhane previews the university's innovation and creativity fest, and looks to the future and where technology may take us

Wednesday 5/4
Hr. 1
Eat well, with one of America's best known food writers and editors, Ruth Reichl
Hr. 2
Meet a genuine juke box hero, Lou Gramm, as he looks at not only his history with Black Sheep and Foreigner but his present and future in rock

Thursday 5/5
Hr. 1
New York State Assemblyman, and Monroe County Republican Chair, Bill Reilich
Hr. 2
Veterans Mitch Kaidy and Jack Foy join us to talk about the history they lived and witnessed in World War II and how we'll preserve the legacy for the future

Friday 5/6
Hr. 1
Arts Friday; Reminiscences of a jazz man, Stephen Botek (recorded)
Hr. 2
The challenges facing New York State and how we'll meet them; Lt. Governor Bob Duffy joins us

Week of 4/25-29/11 (revised)

Monday 4/25
Hr. 1
about...Time editor and publisher Jim Blount on the media coverage of the city's and school system's current budget troubles
Hr. 2
Rochester School Board President Malik Evans discusses the departure of Superintendent Brizard, the unfinished business of this year's budget, and the search for an interim and long-term successor as Superintendent

Tuesday 4/26
Hr. 1
Reshapibng a city; former Madison, Wisconsin mayor Dave Cieslewicz discusses how his city has transformed itself over time, and what Rochester might be able to do using Madison's example
Hr. 2
State Assemblyman Joseph Morelle on the budget, and unfinished business still before the Legislature

Wednesday 4/27
Hr. 1
NPR's Joe Palca, author of Annoying; The Science of What Bugs Us; plus Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff on lessions we should have learned from the recession (recorded)
Hr. 2
The past, present and future of radio; MCC communications analyst Tom Proietti is joined by one of Rochester's legendary broadcasters, Jack Palvino

Thursday 4/28
Hr. 1
Meet 360/365 Film Festival executive director John Richardson and filmmaker Stephen Higgins
Hr. 2
Who's going to represent you in the future? That decision could be decided in the back rooms, although there are other ways to do it...we talk with Erika Rosenberg and Kent Gardner of the Center for Governmental Research

Friday 4/29
Hr. 1
We examine the issues of race, equality and diversity on today's program, beginning with a conversation with Urban League President Bill Clark
Hr. 2
Continuing our discussion on diversity, we speak with Daryl G. Smith of Claremont University, author of Diversity's Promise for Higher Education, visiting Rochester to keynote a conference on the subject

 

Week of 4/18-22/11 (first release)

Monday 4/18
Hr. 1
Rochester School Board member Melisza Campos discusses the challenges facing Rochester schools, from the fiscal stress facing public education to the health issues facing Rochester's children
Hr. 2
Are teenagers the peak of human evolution? Cambridge University's David Bainbridge raises that possibility in his latest work, which he'll share in Rochester as part of RIT's Gannett Lecture series, and share with us live in studio

Tuesday 4/19
Hr. 1
A conversation with Ambassador Marc Grossman, the Obama administration's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan (recorded)
Hr. 2
Behind the poll numbers, we find out what's worrying New Yorkers as we talk with Steven Greenberg of the Capital District's Siena Research Institute, joining us on the line from Albany

Wednesday 4/20
Hr. 1
Helping your garden grow; garden and lawn experts Greg Frank and Mike Tanzini
Hr. 2
We talk with Jason Younker of RIT, who wraps up this year's Science on the Edge series at the Rochester Museum and Science Center by shaing his research into the meaning of the stories we tell

Thursday 4/21
Hr. 1
Getting your house in shape with D&C home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2
Today's environmental issues; veteran NY Times environmental correspondent, and blogger on nytimes.com, Andrew Revkin joins us on the line from New York

Friday 4/22
Hr. 1
We examine the issues raised by Earth Day 2011 with Frank Regan and Linda Fedele of the Sierra Club of Rochester
Hr. 2
In keeping with the environmental focus of Earth Day, we discuss making yiour own life more environmentally sustainable with author Anne Leonard, whose latest book is "The Story of Stuff", live on line

 

Week of 4/11-15/11

Monday 4/11
Hr. 1
Harvard economist, and Rochester native, David Moss discusses what we should be learning from the recent economic crises
Hr. 2
Representatives of the Flower City Parents' Network weigh in with the parents' perspective on current city school budget battles

Tuesday 4/12
Hr. 1
Albany-based attorney Steven Downs discusses the current controversy in the state and the nation, over allegations of discrimination against America's Muslim community
Hr. 2
In advance of her evening lecture at Rochester's Jewish Book Festival, we talk with CNN senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen about issues impacting people's health and well-being today (recorded)

Wednesday 4/13
Hr. 1
Best selling author Roger Lowenstein joins us on the line from New York to discuss how the failure of a key Wall Street firm gives us insight into what triggered the recent recession--and what could prevent another one
Hr. 2
Pulitzer Prize winning tax and economic policy journalist David Cay Johnston examines the American tax system today...as we approach tax day 2011

Thursday 4/14
Hr. 1
A national study ranks our region's and our state's health outcomes, and how they compare with the rest of New York and the nation...we talk with one of its principal authors, University of Wisconsin professor Patrick Remington. on the line from Madison, Wisconsin
Hr. 2
The future needs of our transport network; we talk with Richard Perrin, executive director of the Genesee Transportation Council, as our program series "State of Disrepair" continues its look at our infrastructure

Friday 4/15
Elissa Orlando presents our monthly Healthy Friday program

 

Week of 4/4-8/11

Monday 4/4
Hr. 1
Making our children safer; Rochester City Council public safety committee chair Adam McFadden, Rochester Police officer Moses Robinson, and Dr. Christine Plumeri
Hr. 2
Chimada Ngoze Abiche, the latest presenter in RIT's Gannett Lecture Series "Visionaries In Motion"

Tuesday 4/5
Hr. 1
The "Three Planners"; men who conceived some of the signature plans for re-shaping the center of Rochester (recorded)
Hr. 2
Former Army Captain and Iraq War Veteran Matt Gallagher, now an adviocate for veterans of this country's latest military conflicts, joins us on line from New York

Wednesday 4/6
Hr. 1
Perspectives on the Middle East from veteran American diplomat and policy analyst Graeme Bannerman (recorded)
Hr. 2
Rochester-based TV journalist Evan Dawson examines the history and development of the Finger Lakes as one of the nation's principal wine regions--and what it means to our area

Thursday 4/7
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about your antiques
Hr. 2
TBA live or a discussion on sustainable cities with urban development expert Timothy Beatley.(recorded)

Friday 4/8
Hr. 1
A look at the entertainment media today, as networks craft their fall schedules, with St. John Fisher College communications professor Jim Seward
Hr. 2
Business leader, reform advocate and past Gubernatorial candidate Tom Golisano advances a plan to get around the Electoral College and assure that future Presidents are truly the people's choice

Week of 3/28-4/1/11

Monday 3/28
Hr. 1
Jim Blount, editor of about...Time magazine, discusses the media coverage of the upcoming special election for mayor of Rochester, and whether the issues Rochester faces today are being adequately discussed either in the campaign or in its coverage
Hr. 2
University of Rochester professor Cynthia Ebinger discusses the catastrophe in Japan, and whether the west coast of North America is vulnerable to similar disasters

Tuesday 3/29
Hr. 1
Harvard professor William Symonds and Monroe Community College President Dr. Anne Kress discuss strategies for helping disadvantaged young people gain post-secondary learning and enter the market for high-paying careers
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal investment expert Joe Marchese examines the markets

Wednesday 3/30
Hr. 1
Best-selling author Douglass Rushkoff shares his perspectives on how American life has been corporatized--and how to regain your freedom (recorded)
Hr. 2
University of Rochester materials scientist Todd Krauss, the latest speaker in the Rochester Museum and Science Center's Science on the Edge series (recorded)

Thursday 3/21
Hr. 1
The Rochester metro by the numbers; Erika Rosenberg of the Center for Governmental Research examines the census numbers, and what they mean for development, for political power of the region, and for future policy planning
Hr. 2
Meet Naomi Tutu, daughter of Nobel laureate Bishop Desmond Tutu, joining us on the line live in advance of her lecture in Rochester at the Gandhi Institute.

Friday 4/1
Hr. 1
NO SHOW-a special documentary on the Innovation Trail
Hr. 2
NO SHOW-The Capitol Steps celebrate April Fool's Day in Washington

Our monthly Arts Friday broadcast will return on May 6.

 

Week of 3/21-25/11 (revised)

Monday 3/21
Hr. 1
In advance of a national PBS documentary in the "POV" series, we talk with America's best known whistleblower, the man who released the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg
Hr. 2
Meet filmmaker Mara Ahmed, whose latest film Pakistan One On One helps us understand one of the most strategically important countries in South Asia

Tuesday 3/22
Hr. 1
We begin consideration of the infrastructure of New York and the nation by connecting with Andrea Bernstein, the leader of the Transportation Nation project on public radio and online
Hr. 2
U of R researcher Dr, Karen DeAngelis releases a new study on school security, and how much it really costs

Wednesday 3/23
Hr. 1
Our discussion of infrastructure issues continues, with Maria Lehman of the American Society of Civil Engineers giving us an assessment of the state of our region's infrastructure today
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
Spotlight on the media; MCC communications expert Tom Proietti, and a special guest

Thursday 3/24
Hr. 1
Prof. Laura Kipness of Northwestern University; images of women in the media, and their impact--and how they have changed over time
Hr. 2
Foreign affairs expert Gordon Flake of the Mansfield Institute discusses our ongoing relationship with China and the two Koreas (recorded)

Friday 3/25
Hr. 1
Rochester environmental services commissioner Paul Holahan discusses the city's infrastructure, its condition, and its needs, as our series of shows on infrastructure issues continues (tentative)
Hr. 2
We conclude this week's programs on infrastructure with a consideration of our energy needs, our system of generating and distributing energy, its safety, and the economic viability of future alternatives, with Tom Drennen of Hobart and William Smith Colleges joining us on the line from the Geneva campus

 

Week of 3/14-18/11

Monday 3/14
Hr. 1
Education funding is tight-so are we getting the most for our scarce school funding? We ask Dr. Ulrich Boser of the Center for American Progress, author of a new report, Return on Education Investment; plus, Cornell University geologist Matt Pritchard joins us on the line from the Ithaca campus to discuss the weekend quake and tsunami that shattered central Japan and drenched Hawaii and portions of the North American Pacific Coast
Hr. 2
Mary Doyle and Laura Kelly of the Rochester City School District discusses the impact of the Race To The Top program on education in the city

Tuesday 3/15
Hr. 1
The mortgage crisis isn't over, as we find out in a new report presented by Ruhi Maker, Barbara Van Kerkhove and Becky Case of the Empire Justice Center
Hr. 2
The Persian new year sparks a fresh examination of Iran and its culture...we talk with anthropologist Shahin Monshipour, and Sidney Greaves and Rachael Baldanza of the Memorial Art Gallery

Wednesday 3/16
Hr. 1
Springtime approaches, so does the annual Rochester Gardenscape show--and our monthly series of conversations on lawns, gardens and trees with our experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
In advance of this evening's community forum on education, teens and sexuality, we talk with Rochester School Board member Cynthia Elliott and staffers Jacqueline Morgan and Felix Jacobs

Thursday 3/17
Hr. 1
If All Rochester Read The Same Book...they'd be reading The Good Thief, by my guest of the hour, author Hannah Tinti, whose work is the focus of this year's community reading festival led by Writers and Books
Hr. 2
Meet Sylvie Beaudette, Rebecca Smith-Horn and Eum Mi-Ko, key participants in this year's Women in Music festival at the Eastman School of Music

Friday 3/18
Elissa Orlando presents a two hour Healthy Friday program

 

Week of 3/7-11/11

Monday 3/7
Hr. 1
RIT business professor Ron Hira examines our policies on outsourcing of jobs, and in-sourcing of talent through immigration
Hr. 2
Young Rochesterians in the LGBT community and their struggles to gain acceptance in school; We talk with those involved in helping youth, including Kelly Clark of the Gay Alliance and Ed Brockenbrough of the U of R

Tuesday 3/8
Hr. 1
Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks discusses the recommendations of a state panel on mandates, on which she served
Hr. 2
Meet Golan Levin, who's making art interactive; he's the latest speaker in RIT's Gannett Lecture Series; then, meet the makers of Rochester's most unusual short films, in the annual Mind2Movie contest

Wednesday 3/9
Hr. 1
The regional battle against pollution; EPA regional administrator Judith Enck joins us on the line from New York
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
SUNY Brockport professor, and health administration and finance expert, James Fatula discusses the new recommendations for changes in Medicaid and how they can affect everyone in New York

Thursday 3/10
Hr. 1
We look at the progress made by women in business; we talk with Rochester Business Alliance President Sandy Parker, prominent auto retailer Kitty Van Bortel, real estate developer Marie Kenton, and Simon School of Business director of executive programs Carin Conlon
Hr. 2
Rochester School Board President Malik Evans and consultant Rachel Curtis on the latest report on the school district, plus the budget issues public education in Rochester faces

Friday 3/11
Hr. 1
Originally scheduled program postponed to the first hour on March 29 because of a Presidential news conference
Hr. 2
Examining the strength of the financial system today; and its best course for the future; Canandaigua National chairman, and former Federal Reserve Bank of NY board member, George Hamlin

 

Week of 2/28-3/4/11

Monday 2/28
Hr. 1
Dr. Joseph Stefko, director of public finance at the Center for Governmental Research, examines whether other counties--including those of the Rochester region-face the same brush with bankruptcy now being experienced by Nassau County
Hr. 2
Rochester Teachers Association President Dr. Adam Urbanski on challenges facing teachers locally, and the impact of events in Wisconsin and Ohio on teachers and other organized government professionals today

Tuesday 3/1
Hr. 1
Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig answers your questions
Hr. 2
Author Brian Christian, whose book The Most Human Human deals with our relationship with computers, discusses the issues raised by our ongoing experiences in the cyber-realm, and what the victory of the Watson machine on Jeopardy really means

Wednesday 3/2
Hr. 1
During this Women's History Month we examine the growing role of women in politics; Nora Bredes, director of the Susan B. Anthony Center at the U of R joins us in studio, and House Rules Committee ranking member and former chair Louise Slaughter joins us on the line from the nation's capital
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
Making the work-scholarship connection; we talk with Patty Malgieri, former deputy mayor of Rochester and now the head of the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection

Thursday 3/3
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about your antiques
Hr. 2
Provocative insights about trends that shape our immediate future from Gerald Celente of the Trends Journal, joining us live on the line from the Trends Research Institute in the Hudson Valley; plus, a chat with humorists Jeff Kahn and Annabelle Gurwitz in advance of their weekend presentation of "You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up" here in Rochester as a midseason extra presented by the Jewish Book Festival

Friday 3/4 (Arts Friday)
Hr. 1
The world of the professional musician and music teacher, highlighted by Eastman School professor Ramon Ricker, author of Lessons from a Street-Wise Professor; What You Won't Learn In Most Music Schools
Hr. 2
Images from the Civil War; meet Jamie Allen and Caroline Yeager of the George Eastman House, who will take you inside the new exhibit of the photographic record of a war that started 150 years ago this spring

 

Week of 2/21-25/11 (revised)

Monday 2/21 (Presidents' Day, all programs recorded)
Hr. 1
Historian Richard Norton Smith with a Presidents' Day look at the men who have occupied the Oval Office
Hr. 2
Author and historian Timothy Golway discusses Presidential inauguration addresses and how they have kicked off administrations

Tuesday 2/22
Hr. 1
No Child Left Behind and its impact on the schools of the Rochester area; Jody Siegle of the Monroe County School Boards Association and Churchville-Chili School Superintendent Dr. Pamela Kissel report on school systems and their struggles with national assessment standards
Hr. 2
MCC business professor and personal investment expert Joe Marchese discusses your investment choices and answers your questions

Wednesday 2/23
Hr. 1
Citizens Union executive director Dick Dadey joins us on the line from New York with a new report on the State Legislature--and why so many of its members' careers end up in disgrace
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
Media analyst Tom Proietti on the media today--and whether it's doing its job

Thursday 2/24
Hr. 1
Meet Dr. Rick Hodes, honored by ABC News as a "Person of the Week" for his African relief work (recorded)
Hr. 2
Harvard University economist and Rochester native Kenneth Rogoff, author of "This Time It's Different"--on the lessons we should learn from the Great Recession, but maybe will not (recorded)

Friday 2/25
Hr. 1
Previewing the Oscars, and looking at the state of American cinema, with Jack Garner
Hr. 2
Meet artist and author Robert Shetterly, who's exhibiting his work at the Rochester Public Library in connection with his new book "Americans Who Tell The Truth." (Rescheduled from 2/24)

 

Week of 2/14-18/11 (revised)

Monday 2/14
Hr. 1
Economist Kathy Bromley examines the reality behind the economic numbers
Hr. 2
Meet Dr. Manning Marable in advance of his lecture at the University of Rochester Tuesday; we'll discuss the issues of race and diversity which are so much a part of African-American history

Tuesday 2/15
Hr. 1
Our coverage of the special election for Mayor of Rochester continues with a conversation with Green Party designee Alex White
Hr. 2
U of R mathematics chair Steve Gonek joins us to discuss how we'll develop the next generation of mathematicians

Wednesday 2/16
Hr. 1
As our series of programs on children and education continues, we have a conversation on bullying with recognized experts in the field, both local and national
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
Meet Cynthia Howk of the Landmark Society, who will help us understand one of the challenges of development--what we should do with the buildings which are remnants of our industrial past

Thursday 2/17
Hr. 1
We talk with Monroe Community College President Dr. Anne Kress, looking into the challenges and opportunities facing public higher education today
Hr. 2
A conversation with NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard (recorded)

Friday 2/18
Elissa Orlando presents our monthly Healthy Friday program

12 pm
Heart health and cardiac disease treatment
Dr. Tom Stuver Rochester General Hospital
Dr. John Bisognano University of Rochester Medical Center

1pm
An interview with the new CEO of Pluta Cancer Center, Kelly McCormick-Sullivan
Bi-lingual Education/ Latino Pathways at URMC - interview with Innovation Trail's Zack Seward and with Dr. Carlos Ortiz of FF Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua.

 

Week of 2/7-11/11 (revised)

Monday 2/7
Hr. 1
Fighting violent crime in the city; we talk with Rochester Police Chief James Sheppard
Hr. 2
The effort to improve educational outcomes for Latino children in Rochester; Dr. Donna Harris of the University of Rochester's Warner School of Education and Hilda Rosario-Escher, presdient and CEO of the Ibero-American Action League

Tuesday 2/8
Hr. 1
Former interim Mayor, and mayoral candidate in the special election, Tom Richards discusses the campaign and his vision for Rochester's future
Hr. 2
Nationally recognized scholar of women's history Dr, Elaine Marshall, in advance of her address to the annual Susan B. Anthony House meeting and luncheon in Rochester

Wednesday 2/9
Hr. 1
The drive to diversity; RIT's chief diversity officer Kevin McDonald discusses the progress made--and progress still to come--in a discussion of the history of the African-American civil rights movement
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
Cornell University ornithologist David Barter, in advance of his address in the Rochester Museum's Science on the Edge series, discusses what the birds can teach us about our environment

Thursday 2/10
Hr. 1
We talk with the people working with the Children's Agenda to help Rochester's youngsters thrive and succeed academically
Hr. 2
Rochester School Superintendent Jean Claude Brizard discusses a new initiative being launched to improve academic outcomes for young African-American male students

Friday 2/11
Hr. 1
Israeli-American peace advocate Gershon Gorenberg discusses prospects for peace, and the way they may be affected by instability in neighboring Egypt, in advance of a weekend lecture in Rochester
Hr. 2
We talk with Rochesterians Mort and Sora Sachs and Philip Carlivati, just back last week from Egypt, about their observations and experiences during the opening days of the current turbulence in that country

 

Week of 1/31-2/4/11 (revised)

Monday 1/31
Hr. 1
The health budget and health mandates in New York, examined by SUNY Brockport health administration and finance expert James Fatula
Hr. 2
In search of ET; we talk with SETI Institute senior astronomer Dr. Seth Shostak in advance of his lecture in the Rochester Museum's Science on the Edge series

Tuesday 2/1
Hr. 1
Meet people who can help you appreciate the Making Stuff series on NOVA; we talk with the U of R's Todd Krauss and the Rochester Museum's Calvin Uzelmeier. Plus, we bring you a report from WXXI Capital Bureau chief Karen DeWitt previewing Governor Cuomo's budget draft scheduled to be released in the following hour
Hr. 2
NO SHOW-Pre-empted for live coverage of the New York State Budget release

Wednesday 2/2
Hr. 1
We talk with RGRTA executive director Mark Aesch, author of Driving Excellence
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
Meet composer David Liptak, discussing the new avenues in contemporary music, in advance of his RIT appearance in the Gannett Lecture Series

Thursday 2/3
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about your antiques
Hr. 2
Former Mayor Bill Johnson joins us to talk about why he's now mounting a political comeback, in the first of a series of conversations we plan with the candidates in Rochester's March 29 special mayoral election

Friday 2/4--Arts Friday
Hr. 1
Jane Austen scholar and expert David Shapard joins us on the line in advance of this Sunday's Austen marathon to discuss the novelist's work and recent film and television adaptations
Hr. 2
We talk with Rochester Contemporary Art Center director Bleu Cease and artists of the Mentors & Makers exhibition which begins this weekend

 

Week of 1/24-28/11 (revised)

Monday 1/24
Hr. 1
Israeli consul Ido Aharoni discusses his country's efforts toward a peace agreement in the Middle East
Hr. 2
A conversation with famed poet and activist Nikki Giovanni, as she speaks to an RIT gathering in celebration of the life and work of Martin Luther King (recorded)

Tuesday 1/25
Hr. 1
We speak on the line with author Laura Browder, author of "When Janey Comes Marching Home", about the tens of thousands of women who've returned from combat tours of Iraq and Afghanistan
Hr. 2
Advice on managing your money from MCC business professor and personal investment expert Joe Marchese

Wednesday 1/26
Hr. 1
We talk with Christopher Leinberger, an expert on sustainable redevelopment in our urban communities, in advance of his lecture under the auspices of the Rochester Regional Community Design Center
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
Communications and media expert Tom Proietti of MCC joins us following his return from a winter lecture tour in Britain to give us a worldwide perspective on media today

Thursday 1/27
Hr. 1
Is our state government any less dysfunctional? We talk with Lawrence Norden of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University, joining us on the line from New York in advance of the forthcoming state budget draft
Hr. 2
Stan Main and Vanessa Tobis of Rochester MovieMakers take us into the independent filmmaking scene in the Flower City

Friday 1/28
Hr. 1
Former RIT faculty member, and consumer credit expert, Bob Manning discusses issues involving credit and personal finance today (recorded)
Hr. 2
Pollster and political analyst Steve Greenberg of the Siena Research Institute joins us on the line from Albany to discuss a new survey of New Yorkers' views on the issues, and how those views may influence the budget deliberations about to begin in the state capital

Week of 1/17-21/11 (revised)

Monday 1/17
Hr. 1
Historian of the civil rights movement Dr. Keith Miller, who will keynote Martin Luther King Day observances at Nazareth College
Hr. 2
Our annual Dialogue on Disability begins with a conversation on disability and inclusion with Dr. Al Condelucci, Brian Klafehn, Nancy Steinkamp and Joyce Weir

Tuesday 1/18
Hr. 1
U of R political science chair Gerald Gamm grades President Obama's performance at midterm
Hr. 2
The Dialogue on Disability continues; we discuss hearing loss, language and early childhood services with Dr. Ramona Pompea, Dr. Larry Medwetsky, Beth McLellan and Dresden Engle Olcott

Wednesday 1/19
Hr. 1
Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren discusses the continued turnover in the Mayor's office, how it will eventually be resolved, and what it means to the city's ongoing efforts
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
The state of public education in Rochester today, and challenges for the future; community dialogue begins with a conversation with Rochester School Superintendent Jean Claude Brizard

Thursday 1/20
Hr. 1
Getting your home in shape to survive the winter; Jerry Ludwig, home repair columnist for the Democrat and Chronicle
Hr. 2
We conclude the Dialogue on Disability by discussing access to meaningful work in the community with William McDonald of the Medical Motor Service, Nyla Gaylord of the Employment Connection at Rochester Rehabilitation, and Dr. Andrea Cain, chief operations officer of the Epilepsy Foundation

Friday 1/21
Elissa Orlando presents a two hour Healthy Friday program

Noon – 1:00 pm with host Elissa Orlando will feature discussion on Healthy Alternatives for people with disabilities with Nancy Steinkamp, Sportsnet Manager and CP Rochester's own Nichole Chaffee, PT, ATP (Assistive Technology Practitioner) and Ellen Bailey, PT and Certified Fitness Trainer.

 

Week of 1/10-14/11 (revised/updated)

Monday 1/10
Hr. 1
Community activist Ken Preston appears to discuss why he's organizing a rally to bridge party lines for cooperative action, in the wake of the weekend tragedy in Tucson
Hr. 2
Newly sworn-in Rochester Mayor Tom Richards begins our week of discussions of how state and federal mandates affect the Rochester area, and how he'll deal with them in crafting a budget for the upcoming fiscal year

Tuesday 1/11
Hr. 1
RIT criminologist John Klofas unveils a comprehensive study of crime and public safety in the northeast quadrant of Rochester, the most economically challenged part of the city
Hr. 2
MCC emeritus professor of economics Kathy Bromley dissects the numbers on our economy--and deciphers the mixed message they're currently sending

Wednesday 1/12
Hr. 1
An examination of America in Iraq, from the Brookings Institution's Michael O'Hanlon (recorded)
Hr. 2 (televised in simulcast on City Cable 12)
Crunching the numbers on the costs of state and federal mandates to Rochester; City Budget Director Bill Ansbrow and City Council Finance Chair Carolee Conklin

Thursday 1/13
Hr. 1
State Assemblyman Joseph Morelle on the state, the fiscal situation, and the prospects for mandate relief for local governments
Hr. 2
Mandate relief for schools, and the possible financial impact; MCSBA executive director Jody Siegle, Rochester School Board finance chair Willa Powell, and East Irondequoit deputy superintendent for finance John Abbott

Friday 1/14
Hr. 1
Reform, renewal and the new administration's powers to make change by executive order; Blair Horner, co-author of the report Executive Orders; Actions The Governor Can Take To Make New York Government More Open, Accountable and Democratic, joins us on the line from Albany
Hr. 2
We wrap up our examination of mandates by discussing their impact on the county with Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks

Week of 1/3-7/11 (revised/updated)

Monday 1/3
Hr. 1
Dr. Richard Settersten examines why so many young adults are back home with their parents--he says it's NOT just the bad economy
Hr. 2
Scholar Tim Muldoon examines why many young people embrace spirituality of some kind, but do not bond with traditional organized churches, temples or mosques (recorded)

Tuesday 1/4
Hr. 1
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, author of Death of the Liberal Class, joins us on line from New Jersey and discusses why he sees the social compact holding America together starting to erode--and sees the same forces that previously shattered the Soviet Union from within
Hr. 2
A new report from the outgoing chair of the NY State Assembly committee on corporations, authorities and commissions, Richard Brodsky, calls for major reforms; he'll join us on the line to share his proposals with us

Wednesday 1/5
Hr. 1
We preview Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address; Albany Bureau Chief Karen DeWitt, RIT political scientist Paul Ferber, and live-line guests including AFL-CIO regional president James Bertolone, Rochester School Board President Malik Evans, Rochester Teachers' Association President Adam Urbanski, Rochester Business Alliance President Sandy Parker, and more
Hr. 2
We continue with pre-speech analysts until the bottom of the hour, then we will be PRE-EMPTED for live broadcast of Governor Cuomo's first State of the State address from the Convention Center in Albany

Thursday 1/6
Hr. 1
We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions about your antiques and collectibles
Hr. 2
Trends Research Institute founder Gerald Celente joins us on the line from his headquarters downstate, to discuss the trends he believes will shape our lives in 2011

Friday 1/7-Arts Friday
Hr. 1
Brenda Tremblay hosts a discussion with some of Rochester's premier teachers of voice to discuss how a singer can become a better and more durable performer
Hr. 2
Bob Smith hosts the management team of GeVa Theater, veteran producing director Mark Cuddy and newly chosen executive director Tom Parrish, to look at the future course of Rochester's Equity professional theater

 

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