Program Notes on KKFI radio shows for the week of September 10-16
These program notes provide details to several locally-produced and national shows airing on KKFI 90.1 FM. We hope you’ll agree that having more information about these shows will encourage you to tune in for to an arts &culture program, or a remarkable music and compelling public affairs show.
- KKFI Programming Committee – Mark Andruss (chair), Frank Bradley, Patricia Ingraham, Art McDonnell, Mike Murphy, Gabi Otto, Susan Sanders, Cindy Terwilliger
Monday, September 10, 2012
Jaws of Justice Radio | September 10, 2012 | 9:00 am
Reggie Clemons is an African-American man sentenced to death in Missouri after an unfair trial biased in favor of execution. Jaws of Justice Radio host Sista G will introduce Reggie talking about his arrest and beating by the police that led to a confession for rape and how that confession got him the death penalty. Then Cathleen Burnett, Professor of Criminology at UMKC will talk about the upcoming hearing with the Grand Master Judge appointed by the Missouri Supreme Court to investigate the improprieties in Reggie's case.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
New Dimensions | September 11, 2012 | 5:00 am
O’Dea has been on the front line of peace building and shares with us practical, insightful, and inspiring messages of peace. He tells us that peace is not passive; it is a dynamic force moving across the planet. This conversation includes the spiritual and scientific dimensions of peace building.
Interfaith Voices | September 11, 2012 | 12:00 pm
Every human culture has looked to the night sky to understand itself. In the stars and planets we see order, beauty and mystery - and often a spectacular glimpse of the Divine. Cosmologist Nicholas Campsion explains why the cosmos has long been at the core of world religions.
Law and Disorder | September 11, 2012 | 9:00 am
We hear a presentation by our own Heidi Boghosian. Heidi spoke at an event sponsored by station affiliate WSLR FM 96.5 - Sarasota, Florida. As the executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, Heidi had coordinated and organized legal observers during the Republican National Convention in Tampa and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. While in Florida, Heidi delivered a talk about the eroding civil rights of protesters during National Special Security events, pre-event surveillance and tactical strategies deployed by police.
Heidi Boghosian is the executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, a progressive bar association established in 1937. She has published articles on policing, protest and the First Amendment including Punishing Protest and The Assault on Free Speech, Public Assembly, and Dissent (North River Press, 2004). Her book reviews have been published in The Federal Lawyer magazine and the New York Law Journal.
Your Morning Buzz: Tuesday | September 11, 2012 | 6:00 am
This week's Tasty Brew Edition of Your Tuesday Morning Buzz features music of the artists nominated for 2012 Americana Music Awards to be bestowed September 12, 2012 in Nashville, TN. Included on the playlist is Bonnie Raitt who will be introduced by John Hiatt at the awards ceremony as recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
L.A. Theatre Works | September 12, 2012 | 7:00 pm
The birth of Armageddon: the first H-bomb detonates, and the proud father is Edward Teller. But he's on a collision course with Robert Oppenheimer, the inventor of the bomb that obliterated Hiroshima. Oppenheimer has turned pacifist, and the government will stop at nothing to "neutralize" him. And Teller is their star witness!
Bookwaves | September 12, 2012 | 12:00 pm
Next week: Don Winslow, author of several novels including "The Death and Life of Bobby Z" and "Savages" discusses his latest novel, "The Kings of Cool," and about his work with Oliver Stone on the film version of "Savages." He is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.
Alternative Radio | September 12, 2012 | 9:00 am
Brian Jones is a public school teacher in New York. He is also an actor and activist. He co-narrated the film,"The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman" and contributed to the book, "Education and Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation." For more than a decade he has been performing to great acclaim Howard Zinn's one-man play "Marx in Soho."
Pacifica Radio Archives’ “From the Vault” | September 12, 2012 | 5:00 am
On this week's From the Vault we present a recording of a distinguished novelist of the second wave of Feminism Rita Mae Brown recorded at the comfortable surroundings of The historic Women's Building in Los Angeles on July 4th, 1976.
Wednesday MidDay Medley | September 12, 2012 | 10:00 am
Mark plays New & Local Releases from: alacartoona, The Empty Spaces, Antennas Up, She's A Keeper, Gemini Revolution, Deco Auto, Mikal Shapiro, El Ten Eleven, Be/Non and more.
Your Morning Buzz: Wednesday | September 12, 2012 | 6:00 am
Local Poet/Activist Ron Faust shares his poem on Trifecta Resista, Keller Williams, The Waybacks, and a musical tribute to Dick Cheney.
Democracy Now! | September 12, 2012 | 8:00 am
Click Read More to read an excerpt from the newly published book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars, Kurt Eichenwald, who will be a guest Wednesday, Sept. 12, on Democracy Now! He reports that newly disclosed documents from before the 9/11 attacks provide further evidence the Bush administration ignored repeated warnings about Osama bin Laden’s plans to attack the United States. Through over six hundred hours of interviews and thousands of documents, he reveals details about detainee treatment and rendition, warrantless wiretapping, the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan and more.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Making Contact | September 13, 2012 | 12:30 pm
It's being sold as a cleaner way to wage war. But unmanned military drones are wreaking havoc in Pakistan, Afghanistan and elsewhere. On this edition, we bring you voices from Pakistan of families destroyed by drone strikes. And we hear from Medea Benjamin and other activists who are working to build a global movement against this controversial military technology.
All Souls Forum | September 13, 2012 | 6pm
This past Sunday, on the eve of the trial of Trifecta Resista drone protesters, Ron Faust and Brian Terrell, expert speakers gathered at Community Christian Church in Kansas City to discuss the horros and illegality of drone warfare, being conducted out of Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Knoster, Missouri. MC'd by three time Noebel Peace Prize nominee, Kathy Kelly, the speakers included Constitiutional Lawyer, Professor Bill QUigley, retired Colonel, Ann Wright, former Attorney General, Ramsey Clark, as well as the two co-defendants. KKFI was on hand to record the historic event, and if you weren't there, you can hear it for yourself on the Forum.
Thursday Night Special | September 13, 2012 | 7:00 pm
Mic Check host and producer, Mike Nickells went to Jefferson City for the trial of Brian Terrell and Gladstone resident, Ron Faust. This week's show will go over what the Trifecta Resista was trying to accomplish at Whiteman Air Force Base, what happened at the trial, and air our interview with Ron Faust one of the protesters who was on trial earlier this week.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Bioneers | September 14, 2012 | 9:30 am
Our food and farming systems may top the list of the most destructive abuses of land in history. What needs to change? What models are there to guide us? Visionary organic farmer, food system entrepreneur and award-winning writer/photographer Michael Ableman reflects on what it will take to restore healthy thriving lands and a functional and equitable food system with access for all. How will we feed the world’s growing population and provide access to healthy food? As locavores know, the answers hit close to home.
Between the Lines | September 14, 2012 | 9:00 am
Disappointment in Obama's foreign Policy & GOP candidate Mitt Romney's throwback to the Bush era; Democrats and their Aversion to Confronting Rising Levels of Poverty; Study Ignores Reasons Why People Buy Organic Foods.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
WINGS | September 15, 2012 | 2:30 pm
An Israeli court has thrown out the lawsuit by Rachel Corrie's parents, claiming wrongful death by an Israeli bulldozer. But her influence on the solidarity movement continues - and now Egypt has effectively ended the Gaza blockade.
Beale Street Caravan | September 15, 2012 | 3:00 pm
We have an entire hour-long program dedicated to the one-and-only Neville Brothers as Beale Street Caravan captures their amazing reunion show live at the 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Guest Host, Bill Ellis tells us more about Religion and The Blues.
Every Woman | September 15, 2012 | 3:00 pm
“UnPlaza Art Fair" with guests, Patti Nelson and Debbie Wallin from PeaceWorks and “Sexual Predators and what motivates them” with Susan Sanders, speaking from her experience in the forensics department at a mental health center.
This Way Out (LGBT) | September 15, 2012 | 2:00 pm
U.S. Democrats push for LGBT equality at their National Convention; Scotland proposes marriage, Poland has a partnerships plan, right-wing Christians "smoke out" Australian P.M. Julia Gillard, studies in Israel, the U.S. and the U.K. prove that homophobia can kill, a Maine 9-year-old quits the Boy Scouts over its anti-gay policies.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Signal to Noise | September 16, 2012 | 8:00 pm
unlike pandora's fabled box, only good things come out of pandora's music box. loads of new and recent releases from animal collective, the durutti column, ray lamontaigne, making movies, sacri cuori, calexico, the blasters, duchess leo, gentle giant, chris knight, amy allison & dave scott, and many other wondrous sounds.
Art of the Song | September 16, 2012 | 6:00 am
Original Southwestern acoustic blend of Americana and Bluegrass music from the wide-open spaces of New Mexico
Mandolinist Steve Smith, guitarist/vocalist Chris Sanders and bassist Anne Luna are three songwriters who have found their collective voice in the light and air of the Southwest. The Trio's roots extend into old time, jazz, country and modern chamber music, the product of over 30 years of performing. "The Trio has the kind of empathic harmony that comes from deep listening and familiarity (as in "familial")," says Bruce Bergathon, host of WGLT's Acousticity.
Native Spirit Radio | September 16, 2012 | 5:00 pm
Native Spirit Radio host Rhonda LeValdo interviews Maurice Kenny, Mohawk poet. The State University of New York (SUNY) Press reported that Maurice Kenny’s works "have received various accolades and awards. He was recognized by the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers with the Elder Achievement Award, and two of his collections of poems, Blackrobe and Between Two Rivers, were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.