Week of February 18 - 22, 2013

Week of February 18 - 22, 2013

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests

Monday 2/18 (Holiday: All Programs Recorded)

Hr. 1

The Rochester Downtown Development Corporation’s Heidi Zimmer-Meyer discusses revival of the central core, as part of the “Reshaping Rochester” series, together with development expert Joseph Minicozzi

Hr. 2

How can we make sure young people fulfill their potential in post-secondary education? We discuss the issue with MCC President Dr. Anne Kress and national consultant Kati Haycock

 

Tuesday 2/19

Hr. 1

Nobel laureate John Mather discusses what we’re learning about the origins of the universe and what the upcoming QWebb Space Telescope, being constructed partly in Rochester, can do to advance our knowledge (rescheduled from an earlier date)

Hr. 2

Katherine Nadeau of Environmental Advocates of New York shares her perspective on the state’s delay in making a final decision on gas drilling through the controversial “hydrofracking” process

 

Wednesday 2/20

Hr. 1

Georgia DeGregorio, president of the League of Women Voters Rochester area chapter, and veteran social progress advocate Gloria Reed, lead a community discussion on “Facing Race, Embracing Equity”—a preview of an upcoming community forum next week

Hr. 2

CNN senior health correspondent Elizabeth Cohen on how to get the best value from the health care system (encore presentation)

 

Thursday 2/21

Hr. 1

Keeping your home in shape; we get advice from Democrat and Chronicle home repair columnist Jerry Ludwig

Hr. 2

MCC professor emeritus of economics Kathy Bromley on the current issues of the economy—and where we’re headed

 

Friday 2/22

Hr. 1

About…Time editor Jim Blount on the media, politics and coverage of the President

Hr. 2

It’s baseball spring training season again, and Curt Smith, who among other things is a prominent historian of the game, will share his thoughts on another new season of America’s pastime

 

Some bookings can be subject to change or addition.

 

Because of illness, our discussion with Carrie Remis of the Parent Power Project on school change proposals now in the works, and her role as part of a statewide advisory panel convened by Governor Cuomo, has been postponed from its originally scheduled time on February 20 in the second hour until Wednesday, February 27 in the second hour.

 

Our conversation with scholar Timothy Muldoon on faith, spirituality and the changing beliefs of young adults, originally scheduled to air on Friday, 2/22 in the second hour, will instead be heard on Monday, 2/25 in the second hour.

 

All programs originate live in our studios unless otherwise indicated. Schedules are subject to change in response to breaking news. Pre-recorded programming may be replaced with live content on short notice.

 

 

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