Today's show: Outgoing WV AFL-CIO President Kenny Perdue and Delegate Mike Manypenny join the Labor Beat program after SKYPE went kaflooie last week. Hosts John Christensen, Stewart Acuff and John Case scatter the winds -- the star that Jesus saw at birth can still be seen!
At 7:30 there'll be a STUDIO INTERVIEW with two representatives of the ACLU of West Virginia. Subject: ACLU Citizen Activist Trainings that started today on such things as the ACLU's response to a rise in bigotry and hate in the state. Today's training was at Shepherd U's campus in Martinsburg.
At 8:00 Rev. Kent Stone will be CALLING IN with a very interesting post-mortem of the Trump upset -- the surprisingly strong role Stone believes was played by religious Fundamentalists, a roledescribed two decades ago in an academic study called The Fundamentalist Project. You may recall an earlier interview on WSHC with Kent, a college professor, on his early years as an activist in Latin America.
The Poetry Show on EPIC Radio -- December 12, 2016, 7:30 - 9:00 AM EST
Heidi Hanrahan grew up on Long Island, New York. She holds a BA in English and History from Roanoke College and an MA in Literature and PhD in American Literature Before 1900 from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Heidi teaches American and British literature, composition, and women’s studies at Shepherd University. Her main poet is Emily Dickinson, the subject for this Poetry Monday, December 12, 2016. Her second main poet is Walt Whitman, who will be the subject for a subsequent Poetry Monday. Heidi is also the faculty sponsor of the Shepherd University chapter of Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society, which hosts an annual literary conference on Shepherd’s campus.