The Takeaway is a national news program that delivers news and analysis that helps you make sense of the world you live in. Host John Hockenberry, along with The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invite listeners to be part of the American conversation.
THIS WEEL: Everett’s New Chief of Police: Dan Templeman. Everett’s new Chief of Police, Dan Templeman, assumed his job in June, following the retirement of the former, Chief Kathy Attwood. Chief Templeman was hired by the Everett Police Department in 1992. He has worked in various police units, including as a patrol officer, detective with the traffic investigations unit, operations lieutenant, special investigations lieutenant, administrative captain and commander of the SMART team. Join the conversation as we talk about the future of Everett’s police department and the new Chief’s vision for the department.
THIS WEEK: Science writer and European Affairs reporter Leigh Phillips talks about how private profit has trumped public health in research for an Ebola Vaccine. Also on the program, Vernon Haltorn, Director of Coal River Mountain Watch in West Virginia, updates listeners on the campaign to stop mountaintop removal coal mining and Peter Kornbluh, Senior Analyst with the National Security Archive talks about a new book that chronicles 50 years of Covert U.S-Cuba Relations.
Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, this weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features four of the most insightful news analysts anywhere.
THIS WEEK: James Bopp and David Cobb on Citizens United. Many were dumbfounded when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a conservative organization named Citizens United, in the case of Citizens United versus the Federal Election Commission (FEC). James Bopp and David Cobb argue the 2010 ruling has undermined democracy. James Bopp is a campaign finance attorney. David Cobb, a lawyer and activist, was the Green Party presidential candidate in 2004.
Want to get your global groove on? You can do it on Passport, every Friday at 7pm. Join Leilani for your entry to the countries of the world through the fusion of modern & traditional sounds.
Lose yourself in the Tunnel - a program dedicated to independent electronic music. You'll hear experimental, ambient, trip hop, drum & bass, and underground works by producers from around the world. Rob Emery and Maire alternate hosting duties Friday nights at 10pm. The Tunnel is open! Check our MySpace page.
Saturdays at 7am, the Academy of Comedy curriculum is strictly for laughs with vintage radio comedy, humorous songs, and general silliness. You'll be schooled in the classics, like Abbot & Costello, Bob & Ray, Bob Newhart, Bill Cosby and Jerry Seinfeld. Join headmaster Ed Gasperini for two hours of good fun, ribald songs, and amusing oddities.
Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, The Dorseys and all the rest! Steve Ward brings you the best in swing music from the 1930s and '40s every Saturday at 9am. You'll hear the great bands, the classic songs, and you'll know why Duke Ellington said, "It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing!"