On Tuesday March 5th, Norm Stockwell brought listeners a show about a new documentary, Harvest of Empire, based on the book by and narrated by Juan Gonzalez. One of the producers, Wendy Thompson-Marquez spoke with Norm about the film.
ReShonda Tate Billingsley, co-author of Friends & Foes, spoke with the 8 O’Clock Buzz about her new book. She also talks about her life and her success. She is a former television news anchor and reporter but now a full time writer with 26 books written. She self-published her first book but now is with Simon and Schuster.
On Monday’s A Public Affair, host John Quinlan spoke with Marjorie Heins, author of “Priests of our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge.” Anjuli Brekke accompanied John in the studio to help discuss the Pledge Drive.
Reporters Kate Golden and Bill Lueders from the Wisconsin Center For Investigative Journalism joined the Buzz on Monday, March 4, 2013 to bring us the latest on their stories.
Tom Philpott joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, March 4, 2013. Philpott is the co-founder of Maverick Farms, an educational non-profit that promotes community resources and helps reconnect local food networks. Currently he writes the food and agriculture blog for Mother Jones.
On Friday March 1st, host Esty Dinur brought listeners two impressive guests to discuss labor rights and progressive politics. For the first half of the show she spoke with author, scholar and activist Noam Chomsky. For the second half of the hour she spoke with labor rights activist Bill Fletcher.