On Wednesday October 24, Jan Miyasaki spoke with Cindy Hooper, author of Conflict, African American Women, and the New Dilemma of Race and Gender Politics. In her book, Cindy surveys the history of black women in American politics in both women’s suffrage and in the civil rights movement. She looks specifically at the 2008 presidential […]
On Tuesday October 23rd, Anjuli Brekke, subbing for Cynthia Lin, spent the hour exploring the experience of taking antidepressants, medication which has greatly altered our generation’s perception of depression and mental illness. Her guest for the hour was Katherine Sharpe, author of the book “Coming of Age on Zoloft: How Antidepressants Cheered Us Up, Let […]
On Monday October 22nd, John Quinlan shared a compelling and thought-provoking conversation with Miko Peled, an Israeli peace activist and author of “The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine.” Son of an Israeli war hero general who was an outspoken proponent on behalf of peace and a Palestinian state following the 1967 […]
The recent issue of the WORT station newsletter, the Radio Pilot, inadvertantly carried an Access Hour schedule from an earlier time. None of the dates or programs in the newsletter are correct. We apologize for the miscommunication! Please keep an eye on the the emailed Radio Highlights and listen for on-air promotions about the programs […]
On Tuesday October 23, our host Aaron Perry spoke with Will Green, the founder of Mentoring Positives. Will has a background in working with children in the juvenile justice system, and he and his wife work primarily with the youth in the Darbo-Worthington neighborhood. “It is essential that the city supports a program like this. […]
Fitchburg Fields celebrates its fall harvest! This program covers the harvest, the Fields’ annual dinner, and the past year at the Fields. Members tell stories about how the Fitchburg Fields work has impacted the community.