KKFI Program Notes for October 1-7, 2012

Program Notes on KKFI radio shows for the week of October 1-7

KKFI 90.1 FM Program Notes for October 1-7, 2012These 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, October 1, 2012

Ron McAndrew’s Journey from Warden to Death Penalty Opponent
Jaws of Justice Radio | October 1, 2012 | 9:00 am

Tune in as Melvin Merritt talks with Ron McAndrew about his journey from presiding over executions to speaking out against the death penalty. It was at a Florida state prison in 1996 that Ron first experienced the premeditated, ceremonial killing of another human being. After executing John Earl Bush, John Mills jr. and Pedro Medina, the gruesomeness of these sanctioned killings prompted the warden to search his soul.

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Kansas International Film Festival & Cirq de la Gay
Arts Magazine | October 1, 2012 | 12:00 pm

The Arts Magazine will focus on two topics this week: The Kansas International Film Festival and Cirq de la Gay, an entertainment event performed in the French style of art.

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Black Holes & the Science of Time Machines
Exploration | October 1, 2012 | 5:00 am

Guest 1: Dr. Fulvia Melia
Topic: Black holes
Guest 2: Dr. Richard Gott
Topic: science of Time Machines

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News From the Frontlines of Ecological Resistance
EcoRadio KC | October 1, 2012 | 6:00 pm

On the Frontlines of Ecological Resistance

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Moving Into Health Through Energy Healing with Jed Diamond, Ph.D.
New Dimensions | October 2, 2012 | 5:00 am

More than ever before in history, humans are faced with an overwhelming amount of stress. This leads to debilitating illnesses, addictions, and depression. We need all the help we can get. Jed Diamond suggests that help can be found through energy healing, “[N]o matter how we got sick, no matter what the problem is, if you can get at the energetic under story and be able to heal things at the energetic level, then, in a sense, you also heal all the chemical actions up here But, if you’re only dealing with the top stories you’re not dealing at the roots. You can be taking care of things up here, which we do in modern medicine with symptoms–we get the symptoms to go away–but we never get at the root of the problem.

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African-American Atheists and Forgery in the Holy Land
Interfaith Voices | October 2, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Why 'atheist' is a four-letter word in many black communities, and the Jesus 'bone box' goes on trial.

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Radio Unnameable
Tell Somebody | October 2, 2012 |

This Tues on Tell Somebody - 6pm on KKFI- hear more about it

Radio Unnameable: Highly Acclaimed Film About the Birth of Free Form Radio | KKFI 90.1 FM
Radio Unnameable: Highly Acclaimed Film About the Birth of Free Form RadioWhen:Back to CalendarOctober 9, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pmWhere:Screenland Crown Center2450 Grand BlvdKansas City,MO 64108USAView Full-

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Father-Daughter Dance Controversy & The Democrats: A Critical History
Law and Disorder | October 2, 2012 | 9:00 am

In Rhode Island, the Cranston School Department recently announced that it is banning traditional "father-daughter" and "mother-son" activities. citing a violation of federal law.


We hear from with author Lance Selfa, who wrote the book The Democrats: A Critical History. It offers a realistic assessment of the Democratic Party and examines the nature of the party beyond the campaign rhetoric and media hype.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

From Black Power to the New Jim Crow
Alternative Radio | October 3, 2012 | 9:00 am

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is active in local housing struggles in Chicago and is an organizer with the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign. Her articles appear in “CounterPunch,” “The Black Commentator,” “Black Agenda Report” and “New Politics.” She is on the editorial board of the “International Socialist Review” and a columnist for Socialist Worker.org. She is the author of “Rats, Riots and Revolution: Black Housing in the 1960s.”

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Six Degrees of Separation
L.A. Theatre Works | October 3, 2012 | 7:00 pm

A wealthy couple helps a charismatic young man who's been mugged. He claims to be a friend of their children, and the son of movie star Sidney Poitier. Is he the real thing, or a clever, complicated con man? Alan Alda, Swoosie Kurtz, and Chuma Hunter-Gault star in John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation.

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William Gibson
Bookwaves | October 3, 2012 | 12:00 pm

William Gibson, author of such novels as "Zero History" and "Neuromancer" discusses his latest collection of essays, "Distrust That Particular Flavor," just out in trade paperback, and other issues relating to futurism and the cyberworld with host Richard Wolinsky.

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Season Highlights
Pacifica Radio Archives’ “From the Vault” | October 3, 2012 | 5:00 am

Occupy Alcaltraz

Two Painters: Van Gogh and Lichenstein

Big Mama Thornton

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More Radio Unnameable & the 45th anniversry of Woody’s passing
Your Morning Buzz: Wednesday | October 3, 2012 | 6:00 am

I'll be talking to freeform radio legend, Bob Fass about his radio program and the new movie, both called Radio Unnameable.. I'll also be talking to one of the filmmakers, Jessica Wolfson. Also, Wednesday marks the 45th anniversary of the death of Woody Guthrie, so I'm not done honoring him yet. And a look at some other things that happened on October 3rd.

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New & Local Releases + “Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll” + Albert Bickley & Dave Tanner
Wednesday MidDay Medley | October 3, 2012 | 10:00 am

Mark plays more Local & New Releases from: Iris DeMent, Betse Ellis, The Depth and The Whisper, The Brannock Device, Victor & Penny, Cadillac Flambe, Schwervon, Kristie Stremel, Daughn Gibson, of Montreal, Calexico, Thievery Corporation, Darlingside, Dark Dark Dark, Flying Lotus, and Tom Tom Club.

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Truman: Buck Stops
From Ark to Microchip | October 3, 2012 | 11:30 pm

Harry Truman re-enactor Raymond Starzman will be a guest in a live episode of From Ark to Microchip. You can call in your questions during the broadcast at 816 931 5534 or leave your question here in the comment section.

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Flannigan’s Right Hook
Local Showcase | October 4, 2012 | 8:00 pm

Shamrockers, Flannigan's Right Hook returns to KKFI to get jiggy with it.

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Cooling Our Jets: Reversing the Climate Meltdown
A World of Possibilities | October 4, 2012 |

The science of man-made global climate change is irrefutable. We speak with two eminent scientists, a conservation biologist and an environmental engineer, both engaged in projects that could help us avert global climate collapse

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Greenpeace Radio on Presidential Platforms & the Environment / Update on BP Gulf Oil Damage
Sprouts | October 4, 2012 | 12:00 pm

A Greener White House/ Revisiting the BP clean up

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“Biking in Kansas City” with Laurie Chipman
All Souls Forum | October 4, 2012 | 6:00 pm

Laurie Chipman advocates for bicycling and for bicycle commuting and has founded “Let’s Go KC” in order to coordinate groups like the K.C. Bicycling Club for a more sane transit system. She will talk about the current state of bicycling in Kansas City and will discuss plans for better biking conditions in the metropolitan area.

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Mic Check: The Voice of Occupy KC & Shots in the Night
Thursday Night Special | October 4, 2012 | 7:00 pm

On Mic Check, host Mike Nickells speaks with Anthony Cage about the Occupy KC one year anniversary commemoration this past weekend, and what lies ahead for Occupy for the coming year. Then, at 7:30pm, Shots in the Night returns to the airwaves with locally produced sketch theater.

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Friday, October 5, 2012

Colonel Ann Wright
If You Love This Planet | October 5, 2012 | 4:00 am

This week Dr Helen Caldicott talks to Ann Wright, a diplomat and retired Colonel from the US Army .Ann is also a peace activist and co-author of Dissent: Voices of Conscience, published by Koa books in 2007.

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What the Election Means for the Supreme Court; Open Debates; Civil Obedience to stop Keystone XL Pipeline
Between the Lines | October 5, 2012 | 9:00 am

Much At Stake in Presidential Election for Future Ideological Composition of U.S. Supreme Court; Critics Call for Full Disclosure of Secret Contracts governing Presidential Debates; Civil Disobedience Protest to Stop Texas to Oklahoma leg of Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

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Saturday, October 6, 2012

Paul Thorn
Beale Street Caravan | October 6, 2012 | 3:00 pm

This week we have an entire program that we’ve dedicated to an amazing set from this past year’s King Blues Fest from Paul Thorn. Paul is one of our favorites around here and we love to have him on the program. Plus, this is the last show of our regular season, so we thought we’d go out with a bang. We hope you enjoy.

Guest Host, Dick Raichelson tells us about The Real Beale.

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WINGS | October 6, 2012 | 2:30 pm

Opinions about Walmart are sharply divided in the US. This program uses resistance to (and support for) a Walmart in Los Angeles's Chinatown, to frame discussion of Dukes v. Walmart, the class action lawsuit by women employees. Rejected in 2011 by the Supreme court, as being too large and diverse a group to constitute a class, the suit is now broken up into smaller cases, at state level.

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New Nona Hendryx words & music+global LGBT news(#1279)
This Way Out (LGBT) | October 6, 2012 | 2:00 pm

The "Mutatis Mutandis" of legendary lesbian singer/songwriter Nona Hendryx; Tasmania's Upper House narrowly nixes a marriage proposal, same-gender bi-national couples living in the U.S. get official deportation protection, a New York appeals court hears a lesbian widow's DOMA appeal, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says gays engage in "very ugly behavior" while the Pope says they threaten "life and the family"

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Blues Cornucopia in the Kitchen
Blues Kitchen | October 6, 2012 | 8:00 am

Diana Linn will be serving up a Tasty Cornucopia of Blues on this Saturday's Pledge Drive Edition of The Blues Kitchen. Don't miss out on an opportunity to score tickets to an upcoming Trampled Under Foot show at Knuckleheads.

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Sunday, October 7, 2012

KKFI: A Rare Medium Well Done
Foolkiller Folk | October 7, 2012 | 11:00 am

All six Foolkiller Folk programmers on air for the fall fund drive

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