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Catalyst: Politics and Culture

Nov 15, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Public Affairs

With Lydia

FRIDAYS, 1PM. Local writer Lydia Howell explores local culture, art, and activism with interviews and special features. She won the PREMACK AWARD FOR PUBLIC INTEREST JOURNALISM for her investigative reporting on homelessness in (the now defunct) PULSE NewspaperLydia is a long time denizen of KFAI who also writes for various communicty newspapers and online publications.

CONTACT: 612-354-3762 lydiahowell@comcast.net

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De'Vonna Pittman, executive director of Black Writer Expo and a grassroots community advocate runs for Hennepin Country Commissioner (District 1) in Minneapolis. What is the role of the often-ignored (or even unknown) country commission? What does it do? Who has it (mostly) served? and what are Pittman's goals if she's elected?

PLUS: WATERGATE HISTORY: in light of the Impeachment Inquiry against Donald Trump, hear a 1975 interview y radio journalist/oral historian STUDS TERKEL talking with investigative journalist FRANK MANKIEWICZ about his book "U.S> V. Richard M. Nixon: The Final Crisis
. The parallels for today are remarkable

1:00 PM
The Chi-Lites - (For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People
The Chi-Lites (For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People
v/a BLACK POWER sHOUT!
1:05 PM
Interview: De'Vonna Pittman, candidate for Hennepin County Commissoner (District 1( in Minneapolis

County Commissions are often ignored (or unknown): what are they responsible for?who do they serve? how do they impact daily life? Hear the goals De'Vonna Pittman (founder of Black Writers Expo and a community advocate) and the perspective she brings to the job.

1:28 PM
Special Segments: WATERGATE: "U.S. v. Richard M. Nixon"

For over 45 years,Chicago radio journalist/oral historian STUDS TERKEL documented politics, culture and the great issues of the day. In this March 1975 interview he talks with journalist FRANK MANKIEWICZ about his book "U.S. V. Richard M. Nixon: The Final Crisis", As the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump gets underway, there are interesting historical parallels to Nixon. (Edited for time. Source: Chicago History Museum)

1:53 PM
Gil Scott Heron - H20Gate Blues
Gil Scott Heron H20Gate Blues
Winter In America TVT Classics