Tell Somebody
A weekly public affairs program on KKFI-FM 90.1, Kansas City community radio.
Remembering Danny Schechter the News Dissector

Investigative journalist, author, filmmaker, media critic and activist Danny Schechter died of pancreatic cancer on March 19, 2015.  On the March 26, 2015 edition ofTell Somebody,two frequent guests of the show remember their friend.

First, bestselling author Greg Palast explains how Schechter influenced him to abandon his career as an investigator to become an investigative journalist.  Then former CIA analyst Ray McGovern shares his recollection of spending a couple of hours with his friend and fellow Bronx native just a few weeks before Schechter’s passing.  Palast and McGovern both talk about the importance of Schechter’s impressive life’s work.

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Anne Frank and Rachel Corrie Anniversaries, Ferguson, MO Stats, plus The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction, Cont’d.

The March 19, 2015 edition of Tell Somebody begins with some thoughts about the March anniversaries of the deaths, murders really, resulting from government policies in Germany and Israel, of Anne Frank, sometime in March, 1945, and of Rachel Corrie on March 16, 2003.

Then we consider some of the less-discussed statistics about police policies in Ferguson, MO that were spelled out in a recently released Department of Justice report.

The final segment of the show is a continuation of audio from a symposium organized by Dr. Helen Caldicott, The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction, held February 28 – March 1, 2015 in New York.

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Direct download: ts_2015_03_19.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

Todd O’Boyle on Net Neutrality & Helen Caldicott on Nuclear Extinction

On the March 12, 2015 edition of Tell Somebody, Todd O’Boyle,  program director for Common Cause’s Media and Democracy Reform Initiative talks about the FCC's recent decisions on Network Neutrality and Community Broadband.  In the second half of the show, Dr. Helen Caldicott opens a a symposium she organized on The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction

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Direct download: ts_2015_03_12.mp3
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Relentless Reformer-Robyn Muncy’s Biography of Josephine Roche

On the March 5, 2015 edition ofTell Somebody,American history professor Robyn Muncy talks about her new biography, Relentless Reformer: Joesephine Roche and Progressivism in America.

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Direct download: ts_2015_03_05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00am CDT