1370 Connection Old Show Archives - 2004

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  The program is no longer in production and has been replaced by Connections with Evan Dawson.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 12/27-31/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Diana Fortuna, executive director of the nonpartisan Citizens' Budget Commission of NY
Hr. 2-George Conboy of Brighton Securities; can the Fast Ferry be saved?

Tue:
Hr. 1-Pamela Schultz of Alfred U.; inside the mind of the molester (live line)
Hr. 2-Assemblywoman Susan John

Wed:
Hr.1-Joe Marchese of MCC; the year in the financial markets in review
Hr.2-Barbara Bartoletti, NY League Of Women Voters; reform is in the air in Albany (live line)

Thu:
Hr. 1-Jeremy Creelan of NYU, co-author, Brennan Commission report (live line)
Hr. 2-Open phone forum

Fri:
Hr. 1-The Year 2004 In Review (tape)
Hr. 2-Pre-empted for The Capitol Steps New Year's Eve Special

Week of 12/20-24/04

All 1370 Connection shows this week will be pre-recorded (we're off for the holidays, and return live on Monday, 12/27)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Daniel Liebeskind, the architect of the Freedom Tower which will replace Ground Zero
Hr. 2-Eastman School of Music Dean James Undercofler; the transformation of the Eastman Theater

Tue:
Hr. 1-Leon Sigal of Columbia University; what do we do about North Korea?
Hr. 2-Gen. Amos Malka, Israeli Defense Forces, on intelligence

Wed:
Hr.1-Dr. Alice Quillen, U of R; the search for other worlds
Hr.2-Community development expert Michael Shuman

Thu:
Hr. 1-Gene Likens, the scientist whose research work discovered and proved the damage caused by acid rain
Hr. 2-From The Best of 1370 Connection; conversations with great performing artists, featuring Judy Collins and Sally Kellerman

Fri:
NO SHOW (we're pre-empted for Christmas Eve special holiday programming)
Live programming resumes on 1370 Connection on Monday, Dceember 27

Week of 12/13-17/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Monroe County Exeecutive Maggie Brooks
Hr. 2-Privacy and technology expert Phil Mulivor

Tue:
Hr. 1-James Fatula, SUNY Brockport; why we face double-digit health insurance cost hikes
Hr. 2-Dr. Nancy Bennett, Mionroe County Health Department; the community copes with flu

Wed:
Hr.1-Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank on holiday plants
Hr.2-NY State Attorney Generall's Office regional director Robert Colon

Thu:
Hr. 1-Democrat and Chronicle home repair coliumnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2-Rochester School Board president Shirley Thompson and Maria Behncke of Alliance for Quality Education

Fri:
Two hour "Healthy Friday" special, guest-hosted by Elissa Orlando

Week of 12/6-10/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge remember their greatest challenge, on the battle's 60th anniversary
Hr. 2-Journalists from around the world share their view of American and global media (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Representatives of the Women's Foundation on how they're training teenagers to be the next generation of charitable benefactors
Hr. 2-Pre-empted for a special program celebrating the Hanukkah holiday

Wed:
Hr.1-Hunger in Rochester; Andrew Stankevich of "Friends Helping Friends"
Hr.2-Media expert Tom Proietti of MCC on the changing of the guard in network news and what it means to you

Thu:
Hr. 1-Monroe County Legislator Kevin Murray on why we need a new state constitution, and a convention to write it
Hr. 2-RIT nuclear scientist P. Andrew Karam calls for a revival of nuclear power development

Fri:
Hr. 1-State Senator Liz Krueger on why she may soon sue the state to force reforms in the legislative process (live line)
Hr. 2-Author Christian Parenti with an eyewitness report on the occupation of Iraq (live line)

Week of 11/29-12/3/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Thomas Frank, author of "What's The Matter With Kansas"; changes in the American electorate (live line)
Hr. 2-Author Mona Z. Smith; the story of a man who tried to break Hollywood's color line (live line; rescheduled from 11/18)

Tue:
Hr. 1-National security expert John Mueller; the changes in the Bush administration's team and what they mean (live line)
Hr. 2-RPO Music Director Christopher Seaman and board chair Ingrid Stanliss

Wed:
Hr.1-Examining the vote for electric service choice, part 1; energy economics expert Tom Drennen of Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Hr.2-Examining the vote for electric service choice, part 2:; Yvonne Selbig of RG&E

Thu:
Hr. 1-Answers on your questions about antiques from the College of Collectible Knowledge
Hr. 2-City Councilman Bill Pritchard on new ideas for downtown

Fri:
Hr. 1-Sports author and NPR commentator John Feinstein
Hr. 2-Open phone forum (rescheduled from 11/18)

Week of 11/22-26/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Patricia Malgieri of the Center for Governmental Research on reform
Hr. 2-Kate Bronfenbrenner of Cornell University on job exportation (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-David Spence of the Citizens for Legislative Reform
Hr. 2-Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer (tape)

Wed:
Hr.1-Joe Marchese of MCC on money management
Hr.2-State Senator Joseph Robach

Thu:
Program pre-empted for special holiday programming

Fri:
Program pre-empted for special holiday programming

Week of 11/15-19/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Stewart Schrader; from the front lines of the Intefadeh, as seen by an IDF commander (tape)
Hr. 2-Dr. Gene Likens, pioneering researcher on acid rain (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Political scientist Timothy Kneeland on the 2004 vote and its meaning
Hr. 2-Jason DeParle of the NY Times on the results of welfare reform (live line)

Wed:
Hr.1-Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank; putting your garden to bed
Hr.2-City Councilman Adam McFadden on the next phase of his drive to improve police services

Thu:
Hr.1-City Council President Lois Geiss in studio, Assemblyman Joseph Morelle and George Conboy of Brighton Securities on live line, and
possibly Mayor Bill Johnson and State Senator Jim Alesi on line; fast ferry takeover?
Hr.2-Open phone forum

Fri:
A two hour "Healthy Friday" special; Elissa Marra Orlando, guest host

Week of 11/8-12/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Humorist Roy Blount, Jr. with a preview of his upcoming appearance in Rochester (live line)
Hr. 2-Nationally recognized star teachers Rachel Windler and Kim Pappin of the Rochester school system (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-MCC business professor Joe Marchese on money management
Hr. 2-Tony Award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan

Wed:
Hr.1-Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson
Hr.2-The future of the Fast Ferry (and the business plan of other of Rochester's dreams) examined by market analyst George Conboy

Thu:
Hr.1-Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr.2-Brian Kane of Interfaith Action; a bold plan for a housing fund for Rochester

Fri:
Hr.1-Kathleen King of the U of R, co-author of the Women's Foundation report on economic opportunties for women
Hr.2-Oren Lyons and Peter Jemison; the historical background of Indian land claims (and how they turned gambling
into both an issue and an opportunity in upstate NY)

Week of 11/1-5/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Political scientist Sara Liebshutz analyzes the state legislative races as they head for the wire
Hr. 2-Leah Rush of the Center for Public Integrity; how does our legislature stack up on transparency, and immunity from influence
by special interests? (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-How the election process is going, with Election Commissioners Thomas Ferrarese and Peter Quinn
Hr. 2-MCC communications expert Tom Proietti on the media and the electins

Wed:
Hr.1-You get your chance to react to the election outcome in a special open phone forum
Hr.2-Political scientist Tim Kneeland of Nazareth College; how to read the returns

Thu:
Hr.1-We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions on antiques
Hr.2-The future of pre-K education; Sarah Greene, President, National Head Start Association

Fri:
Hr.1-Film historian Mona Z. Smith tells the untold story of Canada Lee, a man who tried to battle Hollywood's color line (live line)
Hr.2-Nora Bredes of the Susan B. Anthony Center at the U of R on the upcoming forum on women in politics

Week of 10/25-29/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-26th District Congressional challenger Jack Davis (incumbent Tom Reynolds also invited, but declined)
Hr. 2-MCC's Pamela Rogers discusses stress and how to deal with it

Tue:
Hr. 1-Rump Group chairman John "Dutch" Summers on the business group's campaign for change in public education
Hr. 2-D&C Editorial Page editor Jim Lawrence

Wed:
Hr.1-MCC business professor Joe Marchese on money management
Hr.2-The history of play in America; G. Rollie Adams and Scott Eberle of the Strong Museum

Thu:
Hr.1-Greater Rochester Enterprise CEO Michael Finney on how to warm up the Rochester area business climate
Hr.2-Moses Newson, an eyewitness to the tragic story of Emmitt Till

Fri:
Hr. 1-The candidates in the 131st Assembly District, Susan John and Michael Slattery
Hr. 2-First half; County Clerk challenger Bob Cook (incumbent County Clerk Cheryl Dinolfo initially
accepted our invitation, but has now cancelled her appearance)
Second half; Sally Kellerman, recipient of this year's signature award from the upcoming High
Falls Film Festival (recorded 10/28)

Week of 10/18-22/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Sarah Greene, President, National Head Start Association (live line)
Hr. 2-"Phantom of the Opera" star Colm Wilkinson (live line)/Rabbi Harold Kushner (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Esther Kaplan, former senior editor of The Nation, on the influence of the religious right on public policy (live line)
Hr. 2-The 135th District Assembly race; Republican Mark Johns, Democratic incumbent David Koon

Wed:
Hr.1-Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank; putting the garden to bed, part 1
Hr.2-RIT President Dr. Albert Simone on his mission as chair of the special blue ribbon panel on the Rochester City School District

Thu:
Hr.1-Rochester Police Chief Robert Duffy; how the reorganization is going
Hr.2-The Monroe County proposed budget; County Legislature leaders Bill Smith (R) and Stephanie Aldersley (D)

Fri:
Two hour special on health guest-hosted by Elissa Marra Orlando;
Hr.1-a preview of the upcoming "Speaking of Women's Health" conference
Hr.2-a preview of the WXXI-produced national TV series "Second Opinion"

Week of 10/11-15/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-City Councilman Brian Curran; reviving the casino idea
Hr. 2-Ambassador Herman Cohen; why Africa deserves more attention (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Maria Behncke of Alliance for Quality Education and Frank Mauro of Fiscal Policy Institute; new data on state school funding
Hr. 2-Journalists from around the world, visiting under the auspices of the United Nations Association (tape)

Wed:
Hr.1-Kathy Bromley of MCC with an economist's eye view of what to look for in the final Presidential debate
Hr.2-Rochester Health Commission President John Oberllies

Thu:
Hr.1-Health care advocates Marlk Dunlea and Mark Hannay (l;ive line)
Hr.2-Bruce Ackerman of Yale University, whose work helped inspire the upcoming "By The People" symposim (live line)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Cathy Mazzotta of Alternatives for Battered Woimen; reducing domestic violence
Hr. 2-Author John Edge on all-American cooking (live line)

Week of 10/4-8/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-David Wright and Richard Nathan of the Rockefeller Foundatin; hardships of urban life (live line)
Hr. 2-Rochester School Supoerintendent Dr. Manuel Rivera

Tue:
Hr. 1-Jocelyn Goldberg-Schaible breaks down the data in a new community-wide survey done for WXXI, the D&C and Channel 13
Hr. 2-James Undrcofler of the Eastman School and project director Louis Weisner; the new look of the Eastman Theater (tape)

Wed:
Hr.1-Segment 1; Time Magazine's Margaret Carlson analyzes the race for the White House (live line)
Segment 2; Judy Collins previews her weekend concert in Rochester and reviews her career and life (tape)
Hr.2-MCC media analyst Tom Proietti; are American news media at a crossroads?

Thu:
Hr.1-We convene the "College of Collectible Knowledge" to answer your questions on antiques
Hr.2-Home repair questions expertly answered by D&C columnist Jerry Ludwig

Fri:
Hr. 1-Meet Daniel Liebeskind, the architect of the project which will rebuild "Ground Zero" in New York (tape)
Hr. 2-Robert Donaldson, president of the American Committee on Foreign Relations (tape)

Week of 9/27-10/1/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-The contestants for Rochester School Board, Domingo Garcia and David Atias
Hr. 2-Congresswoman Louise Slaughter
Tue:
Hr. 1-Dr. Jeff Kaczorowski and Debra Ellwood of the Children's Agenda
Hr. 2-Bill Coppard, Mark Cleary and Dick Garth; Independent Film and the Little's 75th
Wed:
Hr.1-MCC's Joe Marchese on money management
Hr.2-Film Curator Jim Healy of the Eastman House; the controversial direction of cutting edge film
Thu:
Hr.1-Eastman Kodak'Phil Scott and Mary Hadley s join us live from Cologne, Germany along with business and technology correspondent John
Larish on location and Ben Rand of the D&C in studio
Hr.2-Patricia Malgierie, president, Center for Governmental Research; George Eastman's legacy--and whether it's likely to be emulated by business leaders today and in the future
Fri:
Hr. 1-John Larish brings Burt Kepler of Popular Photography and syndicted columnist Bob McKay to our microphones from the Photokina
show in Germany; the D&C's Ben Rand joins us again in studio (live line and studio)
Hr. 2-Open Phone Forum

Week of 9/20-24/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Burt Nadler of the U of R; how good is the job market?
Hr. 2-Rochester City Councilman Adam McFadden on a proposed new anti-loitering law in Rochester

Tue:
Hr. 1-Neil Jaschik of the Interfaith Alliance; what candidates are being asked about church and state
Hr. 2-Nationally recognized community development expert Michael Shuman (tape)
Wed:
Hr.1-Councilman Bob Stevenso; where we go next, whether or not the Fast Ferry sails again
Hr.2-Rochester native and best selling author David Schickler
Thu:
Hr.1-Author Juliet Schor on why Americans are "Born To Buy" (live line)
Hr.2-"New Yorker" senior correspondent David Owen on the history of one of Rochester's biggest industries and the man who helped launch it
Fri:
A special two-hour program on health topics hosted by Elissa Marra Orlando

Week of 9/13-17/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Is New York overtaxed? Competing perspectives from Dave Shaffer of the Business Council and Frank Mauro of the
Fiscal Policy INstitute (live line)
Hr. 2-Nationally recognized educational analyst Harold Hodgkinson (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Author Jane Katch on the troubles of childhood (live line)
Hr. 2-Media veterans of Rochester's newspaper battles look back at the changes in the local media scene

Wed:
Hr.1-Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank; the fall season for the gardener
Hr.2-Simon School dean Mark Zupan; how inflation in commodities like energy can rippple through the economy

Thu:
Hr.1-Home repair expert and D&C columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr.2-Cornell University social scientist Thomas Hirschl; how food stamp usage rates show us poverty is a lot more common in
people's lives than you might think (live line)

Fri:
Hr. 1a conversation with author and Rochester native Robert Emmett Ginna.
Hr. 2-Assemblyman Joseph Morelle discussing the ramifications of the Fast Ferry suspension and what we may do next.

Week of 9/7-10/04 (revised)

Mon:
NO SHOW (pre-empted for Labor Day holiday specials)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Former Governor Mario Cuomo on leadership past and present (live line)
Hr. 2-Trends Research Institute director Gerald Celente makes an against-the-grain prediction on Election 2004 (livenline)

Wed:
Hr.1-Former Congressman John LaFalce on Capitol Hill's unfinished business
Hr.2-Rochester City Councilman Adam McFadden on a proposed new anti-loitering law in Rochester

Thu:
Hr.1-Nature Conservancy; saving the lakes (live line)
Hr.2-The College of Collectible Knowledge answers your questions on antiques

Fri:
Hr. 1-Shirley Thompson, scheduled first hour guest today (9/10) was a last minute cancellation. We will do an open phone hour instead.
Hr. 2-David Gantt, dean of Rochester's State Assembly delegation

Week of 8/30-9/3//04 (first release) (Bob on vacation this week)

Mon:
Hr. 1-John Dean, former White House Counsel and renowned whistle=blower, on his study of the Bush administration
which he titles "Worse Than Watergate" (tape)
Hr. 2-Dr. Tom Crouch of the Smithsonian; looking at the history of fligjht (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Gardening experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank; the most often-asked late summer gardening questions (tape)
Hr. 2-Community development expert Michael Shuman; siggesting a new strategy for economic renewal (tape)

Wed:
Hr.1-Bud Lowell, guest host; guest and topic TBA
Hr.2-Bud Lowell, guest host; guest and topic TBA

Thu:
Hr.1-Tim Gordinier, Albany's only lobbyist for secular humanism (tape)
Hr.2-Anthropologist Elizabeth Barber; the lessons taught by the dead (tape)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Flo Trippi and Richard Hutchings of the AFL-CIO Labor Council; labor today (tape)
Hr. 2-Israeli Defense Force Major General Amos Malka; inside Israeli security and intelligence (tape)

Our segment with State Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, leading the effort to revise the errors that have caused the courts to put the death penalty on hold in New York State, is being rescheduled for a later date TBA.

Week of 8/23-27/04 (first release)

Mon:
Hr. 1-The candidates for the Democratic nomination for school board, Cynthia Elliott and Domingo Garcia
Hr. 2-Jody Siegle of the Monroe County School Boards Association; the Rochester metro goes back to school and
school systems tighten their belts

Tue:
Hr. 1-Louise Woerner, co-chair of the Monroe County Executive's budget advisory committee
Hr. 2-MCC communications faculty member and media analyst Tom Proietti

Wed:
Hr.1-Personal finance expert Joe Marchese on money management
Hr.2-United Way executive director Joe Calabrese

Thu:
Hr.1-Education in transition, Tim Kremer, executive director, NYSBA
Hr.2-Open Phone Forum!

Fri:
Elissa Marra guest-hosts a special show on health and aging

Week of 8/16-20/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-RIT criminologist John Klofas; are we winning the battle against violent crime in Rochester?
Hr. 2-Brendan Nyhan, co-author of "All The President's Spin" (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Assemblyman David Koon; the newly passed state budget
Hr. 2-Michael Finney, executive director of Greater Rochester Enterprise; what we're doing to court new business

Wed:
Hr.1-Rochester School Board finance committee chairman Jim Bowers; what next for the schools? (Possibly to be joined by
School Superintendent Manuel Rivera)
Hr.2-Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times tax columnist David Cay Johnston; what the nation's tax receipts tell us about the economy

Thu:
Hr.1-Home repair expert and D&C columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr.2-State Senator Joseph Robach; will the governor's vetoes on the budget and the minimum wage hike be overridden?

Fri:
Hr. 1-State Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, leading the effort to revise the errors that have caused the courts to put the death penalty on hold
in New York State (live line)
Hr. 2-Tim Joseph, chairman of the Tompkins County Legislature; why one Upstate New York county is studying a possible switch to a county income tax to fund local government; and whether it might be the path for Monroe County to take (live line)

Our segment with Reg Gilbert of Great Lakes United on the draft agreement to preserve Great Lakes water resources, originally scheduled for the 19th at 1, is being rescheduled for a later date TBA.
Our regular segment with gardening experts Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank will be pre-recorded for broadcast on September 1 at noon.

Week of 8/9-13/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Joshua Rubenstein of Amnesty International (live line)
Hr. 2-Jeremy Creelan of New York University, co-author of a study contending that New York has the most dysfunctional
state legislature in the U,S,...and suggesting practical ways to fix it (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Rochester Roman Catholic Bishop Matthew Clark
Hr. 2-Astronauts Pam Melroy and Story Musgrave on humankiind's reach out to space (tape)

Wed:
Hr.1-Neil Rosenstein of NYPIRG; an update on our efforts to improve the voting process
Hr.2-Monroe County Legislator Calvin Lee; legislation to improve the safety of our homes from lead poisoning

Thu:
Hr.1-Tim Sweeney of Environmental Advocates of New York; do cutbacks at the DEC mean polluters go unpoliced? (live line)
Hr.2-Best selling author Gerald Swanson contends we're becoming "America the Broke" (live line)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Dr. Alice Quillen of the U of R; the search for new worlds beyond our galactic neighborhood (tape)
Hr. 2-Rev. Debra Haffner; the faith community coming to terms with new views of human sexuality (tape)

Week of 8/2-6/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Congresswoman Louise Slaughter discusses the fall agenda on Capitol Hill
Hr. 2-Vanessa Potkin of "The Innocence Project", tackling cases of the wrongly imprisoned

Tue:
Hr. 1-State Bar Association president-elect Vince Buzard, on how we pick our judges
Hr. 2-Changing the Regents tests and reducing our relliance on them; Fairport School Superintendent
William Cala and State Senate Education Committee chairman Steven Saland

Wed:
Hr.1-The new CEO of the firm that runs the Fast Ferry, Cornel Martin (tentative)
Hr.2-Does the city's NET system work? Councilman Tim Mains calls for a comprehensive look at it

Thu:
Hr.1-We convene the "College of Collectible Knowledge" to answer your questions on your antiques
Hr.2-A new campaign to make registering and voting more user friendly and the voters more mobilized;
one of its leaders, Chris Hildebrandt of the Disability Rights Coalition, joins us

Fri:
Hr. 1-Assemblywoman Sandra Galef on why she wants new state laws to improve our kids' nutrition
Hr. 2-Open phone forum

Week of 7/25-30/04

Mon:
Hr. 1- "Rolling the Dice", part I; a short interview with prospective casino developer Thomas Wilmot, followed by conversatiions with Joe Spector of the Democrat and Chronicle and Zogby International VP Duncan McCully about a new poll of the Rochester metro area which shows our community's attitude toward gambling.
Hr. 2-Preview of the Democratic Convention; Hobart & William Smith College President Mark Gearan joins us from Boston

Tue:
Hr. 1-"Rolling the Dice", part II; Niagara Falls, NY Mayor Vincent Anello on how a casino affects a city
Hr. 2-MCC's Joe Marchese on money management

Wed:
Hr.1-"Rolling the Dice", Part III; City Council President Lois Geiss on how the community can get some input
Hr.2-Rev. Avery Blackman; was Bill Cosby right in his recent critique?

Thu:
Hr.1-"Rolling the Dice". Part IV; State Senator Joseph Robach, who has been cautiously positive about the possibilities
Hr.2-"Rolling the Dice", Part V; State Assemblyman David Koon, who has expressed skepticism about it

Fri:
"Rolling the Dice, Part VI"; we devote the entire show to an examination of a casino's pluses and minuses, socially and
economically, with Dr. Kent Gardner of the Center for Governmental Research and Heidi Zimmer-Meyer of the Rochester
Downtown Development Corporation

Week of 7/19-23/04 (Revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Maria Behncke of the Alliance for Quality Education launches a local campaign to get the state legislature back to work
on a budget
Hr. 2-State Senate Minority Leader David Patterson; plus the producers of the forthcoming TV documentary "July '64" about
the 1964 inner city riot in Rochester

Tue:
Hr. 1-Rochester Public Library executive director Carol Nersinger
Hr. 2-Program pre-empted for an NPR special on the 9/11 commission

Wed:
Hr.1-Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank on gardening
Hr.2-Rochester School Board member Domingo Garcia tells why he plans to launch a lawsuit against the state

Thu:
Hr.1-Monroe County Legislator Calvin Lee with a proposal to screen the county's homes for lead contamination
Hr.2-Rhinos President Frank DuRoss; the future of the stadium and the franchise

Fri:
Program pre-empted in its entirety for special programming on health care

Week of 7/12-16/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Author Jacob Sullum makes the case for a major liberalization of American drug laws (live line)
Hr. 2-Assembly Minority Leader Charles Nesbitt

Tue:
Hr. 1-Media examined, with MCC media expert and analyst Tom Proietti
Hr. 2-Western NY State Assemblyman Bill Parment makes the accusation that state government is operating almost like,
in his words, "a criminal enterprise"---he'll explain why he thinks so (live line)

Wed:
Hr.1-Assembly Health Committe chairman Richard Gottfired; why a medical marijuana bill may soon become law
Hr.2-Tom Mooney of the Rochester Business Alliance; the Renaissance Square plan, a proposed casino, and the
future of Rochester's busines climate

Thu:
Hr.1-D&C home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr.2-Why don't young people vote? Democratic Chair Molly Clifford and deputy Republican char Andy Moore

Fri:
Hr. 1-Democrat and Chronicle President & Publisher David Hunke
Hr. 2-Pulitzer Prize winning journalist (and Rochester area native) Richard Ben Cramer on Israel's challenge
(live line)

The program featuring Humanist Institute lobbyist David Gordinier originally scheduled for 7/16 will air in August on a date TBA.
The program featuring State Senator Jim Alesi originally scheduled for 7/13 will be rescheduled for a later date TBA.

Week of 7/5-9/04

Mon:
Program pre-empted for Beatles holiday special

Tue:
Hr. 1-Christopher Burns of Rochester Young Professionals on job creation
Hr. 2-Dr. Kent Gardner of the Center for Governmental Research on his comprehensive study of the proposed local casino

Wed:
Hr.1-(Tentative) Former NAACP Chairman Benjamin Hooks on the national campaign against lead contamination
Hr.2-Bonnie DeVinney of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency; treating the uninsured

Thu:
Hr.1-Assemblyman Joseph Arrigo; priorities for state funding
Hr.2-Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson on casino proposals and state budget deadlock, and how each affect the city

Fri:
Hr. 1-Dr, Alice Quillen of the U of R takes us on the search for new worlds (tape)
Hr. 2-Monroe County District Attorney Mike Green; have court decisions put New York's death penalty on ice?

Week of 6/28-7/2/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Former Greece Police union chief Joe Moscato; why police consolidation should be considered again
Hr. 2-Is gambling in Rochester potentially a losing proposition? We ask nationally recognized gaming industry
analyst and expert William Thompson of the University of Nevada/Las Vegas (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-RGRTA President Mark Aesch; perspectives on the proposed Renaissance Square
Hr. 2-Rochester School Board President Shirley Thompson, School Superintendent Dr. Manuel Rivera, and School District Finance Director
Henry Marini; how the city school system will manage its revenue shortfall

Wed:
Hr.1-MCC's Joe Marchese on money management
Hr.2-Monroe Community College President R. Thomas Flynn

Thu:
Hr.1-The "College of Collectible Knowledge" answers your questions on antiques
Hr.2-Open phone forum

Fri:
Hr. 1-NPR's Bob Edwards on 25 years of morning radio, and on the influence of Edward R. Murrow on journalism; plus
WXXI's radio VP Jeanne Fisher and news director Peter Iglinski on 20 years of news and information service
to Rochester
Hr. 2-Pre-empted for The Capitol Steps' 4th of July special

The interview with Amnesty International regional director Josh Rubenstein, previously scheduled for the second hour on Juine 28, will instead be heard in the first hour on Monday, July 19.

The interview with Michael Shuman, national consultant on community redevelopment , originally scheduled to air in the second hour on June 29, will instead be heard in the second hour on Monday, July 19.

Week of 6/21-25/04 (Please note major changes prompted by rescheduling of 9/11 commission hearings)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Center for Governmental Research President Patricia Malgieri
Hr. 2-Why are we paying so much for energy? We ask an expert, Tom Drennen of Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Tue:
Hr. 1-Casinos considered; William Evans of the University of Maryland, author of a major study on their effects
Hr. 2-More on casinos (plus the undecided questions on the state's budget); Assembly Tourism Committee Chairman Joe Morelle

Wed:
Hr.1-Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank give gardening advice (rescheduled from 6/16)
Hr.2-Higher education's challenges; outgoing Nazareth College President Dr. Robert Miller

Thu:
Hr.1-Assembly Deputy Minority Leader Howard Mills, now running for a seat in the U.S. Senate (live line)
Hr.2-Rochester school board finance committee chairman Jim Bowers; can the city schools take the cuts?

Fri:
Hr. 1-MacLean's Magazine editor Anthony Wilson Smith; Canada as it prepares for the polls (tape)
Hr. 2-Pre-empted

Week of 6/14-18/04 (Please note major changes prompted by rescheduling of 9/11 commission hearings)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Rochester Downtown Development Corporation President Heidi Zimmer-Mayer on the prospects of a downown
Rochester casino
Hr. 2-New York State Education Commissioner Richard Mills (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-New Paltz mayor Jason West; same sex marriages and the law in NY (tape)
Hr. 2-Why are health insurance rates rising even faster than the cost of service? We ask Jim Garnham of the Rochester
Health Commission

Wed:
Pre-empted for 9/11 Commission hearings (open phone discussion during lunch recess, if any)Thu:
Hr.1-Pre-empted for 9/11 Commission hearings
Hr.2-a last minute cancellation by scheduled guest Assemblyman Richard Brodsky.
The program which will air in the second hour, will be a conversation with Green Party Presidential hopeful David Cobb.
Mr. Brodsky may be rescheduled at a later date TBA.

Fri:
Hr. 1-RIT Criminal Justice Chair Tom Castellano on why so many Americans are behind bars
Hr. 2-Dr. Michael Weitzman of the U of R Medical Center faculty shares his nationally published research on the
effect of environmental pollution on children's health

Week of 6/7-11/04 (Please note major changes prompted by rescheduling of 9/11 commission hearings and response to the death of Ronald Reagan)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Retrospective on Ronald Reagan with area political analysts and scholars Jim Fleming of RIT, Ed Lundberg of MCC
and Curt Smith of the U of R and WXXI
Hr. 2-pre-empted for a national special on Reagan's life and career hosted by NPR's Neal Conan

Tue:
Hr. 1-Israeli authors Daniel Cordis and Amy Levine (tape)
Hr. 2-Author Paul Levinson; the history and impact of the ubiquitous cell phone

Wed:
Hr.1-Ciity of Rochester NET Director Rod Cox-Cooper explains changes in the rules for operating a small business in
Rochester...and why City Hall hopes they'll clean up a lot of neighborhood nuisances
Hr.2-Leaders of the Rochester Lead-Free Coalition; Don Ryan of the Alliance for Healthy Homes, and Glenn Williams,
Coalition co-founder and boatd member

Thu:
Hr.1-Humorist, author and NPR commentator Daniel Pinkwater (live line)
Hr.2-County Legislature leaders Bill Smith & Stephanie Aldersley; do we need major changes in how the county operates?

Fri:
The 1370 Connection broadcast for 6/11 has been pre-empted for presentation of former President Reagan's funeral service.

First hour; pre-empted on initial play; evening replay is State Senator Joseph Robach on issues facing the state today

Second hour; evening replay is political scientist Richard Vengroff on gender and politics globally

Both hours are pre-taped

Week of 5/31-6/4/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Comedian and actor Robert Klein (tape)
Hr. 2 pre-empted for Memorial Day special "Lest We Forget"

Tue:
Hr. 1-Vanessa Potkin, staff attorney of the "Innocence Project", coming to Rochester soon to re-open
some criminal cases (live line)
Hr. 2-Dr. Joan Boaker of Cornell University; the Theocracy Watch program (live line)

Wed:
Hr.1-Rochester Police Chief Robert Duffy on the battle against violent crme and the impending reorganization
of the ranks
Hr.2-James S. Fleming, RIT political scientist and biographer of Barber Conable, on Congress and how it worksl

Thu:
Hr.1-The antiques experts reconvene in our "College of Collectible Knowledge"
Hr.2-Dr. Bill Hall, director of the Rochester Health Commission's community-wide survey of our overall health

Fri:
Hr. 1-Jazz great Marian McPartland (taped) and John Nugent, impresario of the Rochester Jazz Festival (taped)
Hr. 2-Asif Iqbal, a Rochester resident who believes he's a repeated victim of mistaken identity in the war on terror

Week of 5/24-28/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank answer your gardening questions
Hr. 2-Lessons from the dead; anthropologist Elizabeth Barber (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-New Paltz mayor Jason West; performing same sex marriages (tape)
Hr. 2-Dr. Michael Weitzman of the U of R Medical Center on children's health and how the environment
can affect it

Wed:
Hr.1-MCC business professor Joe Marchese on money management
Hr.2-City Council Finance Committee Chairman Ben Douglas; how we'll balance Rochester's books

Thu:
Hr.1-Bob Perry, legislative director of the NYCLU; examining proposed anti-terror laws in New York State (live line)
Hr.2-MCC"s Tom Proietti helps us examine the media

Fri:
Hr. 1-Rev. Norvell Goff; how the faith community hopes to unite to solve Rochester's economic and
social problems
Hr. 2-Open phone forum

Week of 5/17-21/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Business ethics awards 2004; Martin Palumbos and Ted Richardson
Hr. 2-City School Board Finance Chair Jim Bowers; the budget reaches final form

Tue:
Most of this day's programming pre-empted for 9/11 commission hearings; a focused open phone
segment will air during the intermission in the hearings

***Additional change for 5/18 evening play...
For the night replay we're playing two installments of "The Best of 1370 Connection."
Hour 1: Spotlight on pop musicians (Ray Manzarek, Gordon Lightfoot)
Hour 2: Spotlight on the geniuses of the TV industry (Sid Caesar, Ken Burns)***

Wed:
Hr.1-Pre-empted for 9/11 commission hearings
Hr.2-David Zorn, executive director, Genesee-Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council

Thu:
Hr.1-D&C home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr.2-NYCLU attorney Scott Forsyth and legal guardian and family law attorney Eftihia Bourtis on the potential
landmark case of a local woman who could be legally barred from having more children

Fri:
Hr. 1-A celebration of mustard...with a local flavor...with guest host Peter Iglinski
Hr. 2-Author Barabara Weissberg speaks with guest host Peter Iglinski about upstate New York's
spiritualist past

Week of 5/10-14/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Frank DuRoss, Rhinos president; the new stadium and the push for major league status
Hr. 2-Pre-empted for "Gray Matters" part 1

Tue:
***WXXI has opted to carry coverage of Senate hearings on the Iraqi prisoner abuse issue. Anticipated hearing times will be 9:30 to 1:30 and again from 2:30 to conclusion.***

1:30p -"Gray Matters", part 2

Wed:
Hr.1-EPA regional air quality director Raymond Werner (live line)
Hr.2-Chris Hildebrand, Center for Disability Rights

Thu:
Hr.1-Michael Rebell, Campaign for Fiscal Equity; financing public schools in NY (live line)
Hr.2-Joe Kelley, Monroe County BOCES #2; mainstreaming disabled students

Fri:
Hr. 1-Diana Fortuna, CEO, Citizens' Budget Commission (live line)
Hr. 2-Representatives of the Al Sigl Center; services to the disabled

Week of 5/3-7/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Money management advice from MCC's Joe Marchese
Hr. 2-Urban education expert Marva Colliins (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Monroe County District Attorney Mike Green; why he seeks US Supreme Court
clearance to reinstate some capital sentences in NY
Hr. 2-Kevin Doyle, New York's Capital Defender

Wed:
Hr.1-Lev Grossman, author of "Codex" (live line)
Hr.2-Henrietta Supervisor Jim Breese; why he's considering a development moratorium
in the southern part of his town

Thu:
Hr.1-The "College of Collectible Knowledge" advises you on your antiques
Hr.2-Hioward Thomas, chief executive of C-A-T-S, which will operate the Fast Ferry

Fri:
1370 Connection's live broadcast has been pre-empted for coverage of the Rumsfeld hearings. We have rescheduled first-hour guests Scott Forsyth and Asif Iqbal to appear on June 4 in the second hour. We hope to reschedule Assemblyman Richard Brodsky for a date early in June as well.

The evening broadcast, starting at 9 PM, will feature these guests in prerecorded segments:
Hour 1; veteran diplomat and Brazilian presidential advisor Luis Betancourt
Hour 2; rising young actor and Western NY native Ben Fox

Week of 4/26-30/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Elissa Marra, guest host; Dr. John Baum, U of R Medical Center; joint and back pain
Hr. 2-Elissa Marra, guest host; Dr. Roger Oskvig & Dr. Arthur Moss, U of R Medical Center; cardiac and aging issues

Tue:
Hr. 1-Gary Walker, guest host; Rochester school superintendent Dr. Manuel Rivera
Hr. 2-Gary Walker, guest host; anthropologist Spencer Wells, host and author, "Journey of Man"

Wed:
Hr.1-Mike Caputo, guest host; Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks
Hr.2-Mike Caputo , guest host; V. Harris, author, and Chip Partner, PR specialist, on Perception and Politics.

Thu:
Hr.1-Bud Lowell, guest host; guests and topics TBA
Hr.2-Bud Lowell, guest host; attorney Laurie Holmes on the work being done with Family Court to prevent child abuse

Fri:
Hr. 1-Frank Mauro, Fiscal policy Institute, on raising the minimum wage (tape)
Hr. 2-Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Herman Cohen (tape)

Week of 4/19-23/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Best selling sportswriter and columnist John Feinstein (live line)
Hr. 2-Dr. Edgar Black of Excellus Blue Cross-Blue Shield on the new study of obesity and its impact on health

Tue:
Hr. 1-Michael Finney of Greater Rochester Enterprise
Hr. 2-Newly appointed City School Board member Domingo Garcia

Wed:
Hr.1-Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank help you help your garden grow
Hr.2-Rochester School Board President Shirley Thompson on the hard choices facing the community

Thu:
Hr.1-Rev. George Tyger of First Universalist Church; why he's performing same-sex weddings
Hr.2-Best selling author Ann Hulbert discusses changing fashions in American child-raising (live line)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Planned Parenthood's Shelley Page on upcoming women's rights campaigns
Hr. 2-Open phone forum

The interview with NY State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky on the Empire Zone controversy, originally scheduled for
4/13 in the second hour, has been rescheduled to 5/7/04 in the second hour.

The interview with New Paltz Mayor Jason West on why he's performing gay marriages and confronting local law
enforcement, originally scheduled for 4/14 in the first hour, has been rescheduled to 5/6/04 in the second hour.

Week of 4/12-16/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Environmental advocate Lois Gibbs, on the cleanup of the Love Canal and the toxic waste issue (live line)
Hr. 2-State Senator Joseph Robach updates us on the budget and state policy

Tue:
Hr. 1-Congressman Jim Walsh; an update on national policy decisions (live line)
Hr. 2-Brief open phone discussion of the 9/11 commission hearings; second half of hour pre-empted for 9/11 hearings

Wed:
Hr.1-Pre-empted for 9/11 commission hearings
Hr.2-New York's 2003 Teacher of the Year Lynn Gatto, on the impact of testing on children's learning

Thu:
Hr.1-Democrat and Chronicle home repair and remodeling columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr.2-Roger Brown and Joni Moore of the Rochester Regional Community Design Center

Fri:
Hr. 1-Veteran military intelligence expert, and MCC foreign affairs professor, Henry "Pete" French
Hr. 2-Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson continues his series of public meetings on city budget choices,
on our airwaves

Week of 4/5-9/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Don Riley of RGRTA
Hr. 2-Kodak's off the Dow and all the indexes are changing; what does it mean? We ask market analyst T.C. Lewis

Tue:
Hr. 1-New Paltz Mayor Jason West; why he's performing gay marriages and confronting local law enforcement
Hr. 2-Mike Schade of Citizens' Environmental Coalition; are poor neighborhoods in greater environmental danger?

Wed:
Hr.1-Author Alice Steinbach on an adventurous journalist's life (live line)
Hr.2-Heidi Zimmer-Mayer of RDDC; a casino for downtown?

Thu:
Hr.1-Rachel Leon of Common Cause NY; why she's taking the board of elections to court (live line)
Hr.2-City Councilman Adam McFadden on why he's proposing an extra neighborhood anti-drug blitz

Fri:
Hr. 1-An appreciation of baseball as we approach opening day, with Joe Cullinane (tape)
Hr. 2-Barbara Bartoletti of the NY League of Women Voters and technology expert Phil Mulivor; will high tech voting be fair and accurate?

Week of 3/29-4/2/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-St. Senator Ray Meier on Medicaid (live line)
Hr. 2-Marion Walker of JOSANA (rescheduled from 3/18)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Mary Wells of SEAC; state money for neighborhood rebulding drying up?
Hr. 2-Joshua Rubenstein, regional director, Amnesty International

Wed:
Hr.1-Joe Marchese of MCC on money management
Hr.2-A panel convened in association with the UN Association of Rochester tackles the tragedy of Rwanda

Thu:
Hr.1-We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge
Hr.2-The Capitol Steps' April Fools special, plus Ralph Tedda of the Comix Cafe
Fri:
Hr. 1-Patricia Malgieri of CGR; what's wrong with the state budget process?
Hr. 2-Tracy Mitrano of Cornell University on implications of the Patriot Act (live line)

Week of 3/22-26/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Monroe County District Attorney Mike Green
Hr. 2-Nationally known criminologist Joe Domanick of USC (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-State Senator Jim Alesi updates us on major state issues from his office in Albany
Hr. 2-Rochester School Superintendent Dr. Manuel Rivera

Wed:
Hr.1-Author Richard Cohen tells how people with chronic illness cope, and build new lives (live line)
Hr.2-The voting process and how technology may change it for better or worse; Phil Mulivor and
NY League of Women Voters legislative director Barbara Bartoletti

Thu:
Hr.1-Author Robert Fuller discusses why society divides us into "Somebodies and Nobodies" (live line)
Hr.2-David Chapman, visiting lecturer at SUNY Geneseo, on why global climate change is very real

Fri:
Hr. 1-Assemblyman David Koon on why the budget doesn't tell the whole story of the state's finances
Hr. 2-Open phone forumThe segment with Marion Walker of the Jay-Orchard Street Neighborhood Association scheduled for 3/18
at 1 has been postponed at the guest's request to a later date TBA.

Week of 3/15-19/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Lief Enger, the book all Rochester is reading (live line)
Hr. 2-Larry Sherman, regional director, NY State Department of Transportation

Tue:
Hr. 1-Former State Department advisor Norman Neuriter
Hr. 2-Legendary entertainer Eartha Kitt (live line) plus open

Wed:
Hr.1-Mike Tanzini and Greg Frank kick off the gardening season
Hr.2-Historian Michael Leavy on the past, present and future of Rochester's east side

Thu:
Hr.1-D&C home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr.2-Nationally recognized expert on children and media Dr. Joanne Cantor (live line)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Tracy Mitrano of Cornell University on implications of the Patriot Act (live line)
Hr. 2-Assemblyowman Susan John; a progress report on the state budget

Week of 3/8-12/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Acting head of the Rochester Health Commission Sarah Trafton on the state of health care now
Hr. 2-Israeli parliamentary political advisor Reuven Hazan (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Erie County Executive Joel Giambra; why the Buffalo region is embracing consolidation more warmly
Hr. 2-Rochester School Board President Shirley Thompson

Wed:
Hr.1-Update on state health spending from James Fatula of SUNY Brockport
Hr.2-Meet a man who'll take you inside the world of modern soul, jazz and funk, Fred Wesley

Thu:
Hr.1-Media analyst Tom Proietti on the controversy over "decency" on the airwaves
Hr.2-Historian Erik Larson; crimes that robbed modern America of some of its innocence (live line)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Ted Eisenberg of the Cornell law school; why liability and class action suits do NOT impose a
cost on society (live line)
Hr. 2-Harvard criminologist David Kennedy, an advisor on youth crime and violence to the Rochester
police department (live line)

Week of 3/8-12/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Acting head of the Rochester Health Commission Sarah Trafton on the state of health care now
Hr. 2-Israeli parliamentary political advisor Reuven Hazan (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Erie County Executive Joel Giambra; why the Buffalo region is embracing consolidation more warmly
Hr. 2-Rochester School Board President Shirley Thompson

Wed:
Hr.1-Update on state health spending from James Fatula of SUNY Brockport
Hr.2-Meet a man who'll take you inside the world of modern soul, jazz and funk, Fred Wesley

Thu:
Hr.1-Writer Richard Cohen on battling and coping with chronic illness
Hr. 2-Historian Erik Larson; crimes that robbed modern America of some of its innocence (live line)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Ted Eisenberg of the Cornell law school; why liability and class action suits do NOT impose a
cost on society (live line)

Hr. 2-Harvard criminologist David Kennedy, an advisor on youth crime and violence to the Rochester
police department (live line)

Week of 3/1-5/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Theologians Bill Green and Bill Herzog on "The Passion of the Christ"
Hr. 2-Glenn Miller's centennial observed and celebrated with veteran Rochester broadcaster Ed Ferland

Tue:
Hr. 1-Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson on the state of the city
Hr. 2-Hobart and William Smith College political historian Daniel Singal on why this year marks a crucial election

Wed:
Hr.1-Political scientist and pollster Gerald Goldhaber helps us understand the outcome on Super Tuesday
Hr.2-Skepticism about the Regents; Fairport school superintendent William Cala and McQuaid principal Father
Philip Judge

Thu:
Hr.1-We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge
Hr. 2-State Assembly Health Committee chairman Richard Gottfried (live line)

Fri:
Hr. 1-FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein on media concentration and broadcast indecency (live line)
Hr. 2-Rochester City Assessor Tom Huonker on why your taz bills may soon rise

Week of 2/23-27/04 (updated)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Veterans' advocates Mitch Kaidy, Robert Purple and Jack Foy; the downsizing of the VA hospital
Hr. 2-Rochester Police Chief Robert Duffy

Tue:
Hr. 1-James & Sally Orgren, Western New Yorkers doing a national survey of clergy attitudes (live line)
Hr. 2-UN consultant Paula Newberg; human rights (tape)

Wed:
Hr.1-MCC business professor Joe Marchese; managing your money
Hr.2-Dr. John McKivigan; Frederick Douglass remembered

Thu:
Hr.1-Pollster Lee Miringhoff of the Marist Institute handicaps Super Tuesday for us
Hr. 2-G. Pritchy Smith of NAME, keynoter of a community conference on cultural diversity

Fri:
Hr. 1-Assemblyman David Gantt on Albany's hard choices this year, and how they affect you
Hr. 2-Open phone Friday forum

Week of 2/16-20/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Locally based motivational author V. Harris joins us; to discuss the impact of perception
Hr. 2-Handicapping the Oscars with the help of film critic George Grella
Tue:
Hr. 1-Russian attorneys and judges visit us to learn about the American legal system, as guests
of Rochester City Council
Hr. 2-Area Congresswoman Louise Slaughter on the legislative agenda today

Wed:
Hr.1-Luis Bitancourt, authority on Latin American affairs and former advisor to Brazil's presidents (tape)
Hr.2-The past and the future of space exploration; James Spiller, SUNY Brockport
Thu:
Hr.1-Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig
Hr. 2-Israeli authors Daniel Gordis and Anna Levine (tape)
Fri:
Hr. 1-Edward Wolff, co author of "Downsizing of America" (live line)
Hr. 2-How much more do urban schools in NY have coming to them? Michael Rebell of Campaign for
Fiscal Equity offers an answer (live line)

Week of 2/9-13/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Assembky Energy Committee chairman Paul Tomko and Anne Reynolds of Environmental Advocates of NY; have] we learned our lessons from the blackout?

Hr. 2-Dr. Milton Cofield of the NY State Board of Regents

Tues:
Hr. 1-NY Times editorial page editor Gail Collins and Susan B. Anthony House director Laurie Barnum

Hr. 2-Chuck Bowen of the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley; gay marriage on the horizon?

Wed:
Hr.1-NY State Bar Association president-elect A. Vincent Buzard

Hr.2-Two views on charter schools; Peter Murphy of the Charter Schools Alliance, and David Hursh of the U of R

Thurs:
Hr.1-"Investment Tracker" publisher Ken Coleman; is the dollar in trouble? (live line)

Hr. 2-NY State Comptroller Alan Hevesi (tape)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Monroe County Legislature President Wayne Zyra

Hr. 2-John Larish and key analysts from the photo and imaging industries, live from the PMA show in Las Vegas (live line)

Week of 2/2-2/6/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-Hobart & William Smith College President Mark Gearan, a former Peace Corps director and senior White House aide, offers insight into the presidential election process

Hr. 2-By popular demand, a special segment with D&C home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig to answer your questions on how to cope with ice and other winter-related challenges to your home

Tue:
Hr. 1-Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks on the challenges facing the county, and the impact of the state budget

Hr. 2-MCC President R. Thonas Flynn

Wed:
Hr.1-Hollywood screenwriter Antwone Quentin Fisher, whose own life story formed the basis of one of 2003's most critically acclaimed films (live line)

Hr.2-The members of the Finance Committee of the Rochester Board of Education join us to discuss the district's impending fiscal crisis

Thu:
Hr.1-The members of our 'College of Collectible Knowledge' convene again to answer your questions on antiques

Hr. 2-Assemblyman Joseph Morelle; economic development and the impact of Kodak cuts

Fri:
Hr. 1-City Council Finance Committee Chairman Ben Douglas; bridging a $38 million gap

Hr. 2-Mark Kuriansky, aithor of "1968"--the story of one of the most traumatic years in modern American history (live line)

Week of 1/26-30/04 (revised)

Mon:
Hr. 1-RIT criminologiist John Klofas; crime, punishment and a new capital case in Monroe County
Hr. 2-Michael Rebell of CFE, the man who sued the state over funding to urban schools---and won (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-MCC media expert Tom Proietti; how to watch election coverage critically
Hr. 2-Social scientist Barbara Solomon; empowering the poor

Wed:
Hr.1-Managing your money in challenging times; MCC business professor Joe Marchese
Hr.2-Guests will be WXXI President Norm Silverstein, and VP/radio division Jeanne Fisher.

Thu:
Hr.1-Former State Department senior advisor Ron Asmus; US/European relations (tape)
Hr. 2-Reuven Hazan, advisor to the Speaker of the Israeli Knesset (tape)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Vicki Jenson, director of one of the most successful animated films in history---giving us a look at the business
and a preview of her forthcoming project (tape)
Hr. 2-Open phone Friday forum---say what you like about any subject you choose

 

Week of 1/19-23/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Former Labor Secretary Alexis Herman, keynoter of a major Martin Luther King Day observation in Rochester (tape)
Hr. 2-Medicaid examined, Part I; historical and policy perspective from former Assembly Majority Leader Jim Tallon (live line)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Rev. Karyn Carter, head of Parents and Friends of Murdered Children
Hr. 2-Political analyst and pollster Gerald Goldhaber on Round I of the presidential tournament (live line)

Wed:
Hr.1-Medicaid examined, part II; current problems and possible answers; James Fatula, Chair, Public Administration faculty,
SUNY Brockport
Hr.2-Rochester City Council President Lois Geiss and Council Economic Development Chair Wade Norwood; proposed
downtown changes, and the impact of the state budget on the community

Thu:
Hr.1-A conversation with Ron Asmus, former senior advisor to the State Department and now senior fellow of the German Marshall Fund.
Hr. 2-Reuven Hazan, advisor to the Speaker of the Israeli Knesset (tape)

Fri:
Hr. 1-Kathy Bromley, economist on the MCC faculty; why times still feel tough (they are)
Hr. 2-Medicaid examined, part III; A look at the state budget with Assemblyman David Koon, with primary emphasis on
health care spending in NY State

Week of 1/12-16/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Pulitzer Prize-winning NY Times economic and tax policy columnist David Cay Johnston, on
how the tax system has been skewed to benefit a select few
Hr. 2-Educational analyst and commentator Peter Sacks; does standardized testing fail our kids? (tape)

Tue:
Hr. 1-Humorist and best-selling author Al Franken previews his upcoming appearance in Rochester (live line)
Hr. 2-Chuck Lewis of the Center for Public Integrity; "Selling of the President 2004"

Wed:
Hr.1-Considering the bus station/arts center project; former City Councilman Paul Haney and Richard Margolis
of "People for a Better Bus Station:"
Hr.2-Meet the people behind the annual Business Ethics Award; we discuss now to improve business ethics
and recognize and encourage those who meet the highest standards

Thu:
Hr.1-Home repair columnist and consultant Jerry Ludwig
Hr.2-Jody Siegle of the Monroe County School Boards' Association; is the "No Child Left Behind" program
serving area schools and their pupils well?

Fri:
Hr. 1-Anna Krakovich; a first person account of what it's like to be a victim of terror (tape)
Hr. 2-An in-depth study of a poweful family; NPR commentator and former White House advisor Kevin
Phillips on the Bush family (live line)

Week of 1/5-9/04

Mon:
Hr. 1-Privacy and technology expert Phil Mulivor on new court rulings that may enhance your privacy rights
Hr. 2-Duncan Moore of the Photonics Center; a preview of our high tech future

Tue:
Hr. 1-Best selling novelist Ann Marie MacDonald (tape)
Hr. 2-New York Times space and science columnist John Noble Wilford (tape)

Wed:
Hr.1-Previewing the State of the State with political scientists Ed Lundberg and Timothy Kneeland
Hr.2-Pre-empted for the Governor's State of the State message

Thu:
Hr.1-We convene the "College of Collectible Knowledge" to answer your questions about antiques
Hr. 2-Reaction to the State of the State, Part i: State Senator Joe Robach

Fri:
Hr. 1-Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson; the state of the city in the new year
Hr. 2-Reaction to the State of the State, Part II; State Assemblyman Joe Morelli

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