Joining the 8 O’Clock Buzz from Tucson, Arizona on Thursday, February 28, 2013, was Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez. He talks about Arizona’s ongoing immigration issues. Rodriguez contributes to his blog, the Progressive and the Guardian.
On Wednesday February 27th, host Karma Chavez interviewed University of Wisconsin professor Michele Hilmes about the history of radio in the US and the UK. She is a historian of broadcasting and Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For more than 20 years she has taught classes in the history of broadcasting and in various aspects of broadcast texts, industry, and representation.Hilmes is author of the book, “Radio Voices: American Broadcasting, 1922-1952.”
Over the last two months the Monday morning 8 O’Clock Buzz has had ongoing covered of the mining bill brought before the Wisconsin State Legislature in early January. The bill has been widely criticized as it allows the mining company to bypass environmental laws and to violate Indian treaty laws. We’ve compiled the complete series on this page. Interviews from four different perspectives.
Despite the winter weather advisory, Carl Sack managed to find a dry place to call the Buzz and give us a report on the rally that happened at the state Capitol yesterday. Sack is a Member of The Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice. The two groups leading the charge at the rally were […]
Eddie Domino, nephew of legendary musician Fats Domino, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Eddie Domino is also a musician. He talks about his life growing up, Fats Domino and his musical career. Listen to the interview to hear his own version of his uncle’s Blueberry Hill.
On Tuesday February 26th, Anjuli Brekke hosted this Pledge Drive edition of A Public Affair. Cynthia Lin helped bring in pledges throughout the program. During the hour, they brought listeners the harrowing story of memoirist Martha Long’s childhood. It took decades for Martha to bring herself to look back at the girl she was growing up in 1950’s Dublin. But that girl was, as Martha writes, “waiting for her chance to burst back into life and give voice to the pain she endured.” Her story has poured out in several volumes, each a best seller in Ireland and England.