Mar 23, 2017
A visit with author Thomas Frank. Frank will be giving a presentation about his new book, "Listen, Liberal!" at the United Steel Workers 1999 Thursday evening, March 23, 2017.
Mar 21, 2017
We revisit producer Gary Harrison's documentary "Over, Under, Gone" about "low head" dams. Guests are Manuela Johnson, CEM, Administrator State Disaster Relief Fund, Indiana Department of Homeland Security; Kenneth Smith, with Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Water; and Lt. Col. Terry Hyndman, Indiana Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division. All are members of the Indiana Silver Jackets Low Head Dams Initiative Team.
Mar 16, 2017
The New Harmony Project's Evening with Playwright Robert Schenkken at the IRT. Ed Fry of the NHP will join us for the first half hour in-studio; at 1:30, Schenkkan himself will join the conversation by Skype.
Mar 14, 2017
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir 80th Anniversary/Music in Our Schools with IPS – Guests: Terion Cooper, IPS music teacher; Andrew Black: CICF Senior Community Investment officer; Michael Pettry, Executive Director of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. The anniversary concert is March 17, 2017.
Mar 09, 2017
Protection for student journalists, looking at Indiana House Bill 1130, which provides protections from censorship for student journalists, both at the high school and (state public) collegiate levels. Guests: Diana Hadley, Executive Director, Indiana High School Press Association (located at Franklin College); Mike Klopfenstein (adviser at Southport High School) and Southport HS student journalist Andrew Tapp; the author of Indiana HB1130, Rep. Ed Clere, R - New Albany; and Dr. Todd Bess, Executive Director of the Indiana Association of School Principals.
Mar 07, 2017
Transgender issues, at the federal and state levels. Guests are Ken and Krizstina Inskeep, actively engaged on behalf of their transgender child, and Chris Paulsen, Freedom Indiana.
Mar 02, 2017
A discussion with the Holcomb administration's newly-appointed Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement, Jim McClelland. Governor Holcomb created the position, which works to coordinate the efforts of several state agencies, to address the rising tide of opioid addiction in Indiana. McClelland previously spent over 41 years leading Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana.
Feb 28, 2017
What would leadership in the United States look like with a two-person, two-party Executive system - two Presidents? Constitutional scholar and professor David Orentlicher, also a former Indiana elected representative, takes a look at what such a system could do to resolve modern political conundrums at the highest levels of government.
Feb 23, 2017
Preview of Monday's critical vote by the Indianapolis City-County Council on funding a transit plan. Joining the show as guests: Bryan Luellen, Vice President - IndyGo; Robby Slaughter; and Drew Klacik, senior policy expert at the IU Public Policy Institute.
Feb 21, 2017
The 40th Anniversary of the Tony Kiritsis hostage incident that captured national headlines and changed live news coverage. Guests are documentary producers Alan Berry and Mark Enochs, in-studio; long-time Indianapolis anchorman Tom Cochrun and former WTTV/WISH TV photographer Jack Parker, remotely.
Feb 16, 2017
RightFit is an 18-week pilot program at 4 schools. RightFit provides tutoring, nutritional education, exercise, dinner and transportation home for students at these schools. Being done with the presence of Public Safety in the schools – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services, Indiana State Police, IPS Police, and the Indiana National Guard are all participating.
Feb 14, 2017
Talking about the new Walk the Talk Speaker Series, a local TEDtalk-inspired events designed to be both uplifting and actionable. Guests: Steve Ross and Richard Brendan, organizers.