News & Public Affairs09/29/03
Dr. Barry Gordon is one of the country's leading authorities on memory and brain disorders and founder of The Memory Clinic at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions where he is a professor of neurology and holder of an endowed chair to study the treatment of brain disorders.
In his new book, Intelligent Memory, published by Viking, he combines cutting-edge science with practical hands-on guidance to help readers enhance attention, store more memories, spark connections, and expand scratch-pad...
Ralph Eubanks, the current Director of Publishing at the Library of Congress, was devastated to discover that his parents were on the State Sovereignty Commissionâ€™s infamous â€œblack listâ€? - a list of people living in Mississippi at the time that the state considered a danger to Jim Crowe segregation laws. While researching his family roots, Eubanksâ€™ startling discovery motivated him to explore deeper into the files of the Sovereignty Commission that gave birth to his new book, Ever Is ...Be the first to comment
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During the first part of today's program we carried President Bush's historic speech to the United Nations General Assembly. In the speech the president justified the invasion and occupation of Iraq and called for assistance from countries who have not provided support so far. In the second part of this program we took calls and read e-mails from the audience responding to the speech.Be the first to comment
This morning the Donkeys Rock Tour visited the USF campus.
The Donkeys Rock Tour is not some hot new band you havenâ€™t heard of. Instead, itâ€™s part of an effort to energize young democrats and to get students registered to vote. Within two weeks the Florida Democratic Party will have visited all eleven public universities as well as community and smaller college campuses. Scott Maddox, chairman of the FDP, explains why this effort is so important. (SB 1, OQ â€¦and donkeys rock...Be the first to comment
Hillsborough Circuit Court Judge Kevin Carey and Tampa Crossroads Director Dan Kane discussed the impact on the state of the planned cuts in funding in for drug treatment for first-time offenders.Be the first to comment
Reverend Bruce Wright of the Refuge and Dan Seigel who is a minister working with young people in Hillsborough's jails say that mistreatment of young people is common in the state's criminal justice system.Be the first to comment
COMEDIAN AND BEST SELLING AUTHOR AL FRANKEN. FRANKEN- WHOSE BOOK "LIES, AND THE LYING LIARS WHO TELL THEM" (BASIC BOOKS) IS ON TOP OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LIST THIS WEEK.... HE RECEIVED CONSIDERABLE PUBLICITY THIS SUMMER WHEN FOX NEWS SUED HIM FOR USING THE WORDS "FAIR AND BALANCED" ON THE BOOK'S COVER. FOX SAID FAIR AND BALANCED WAS A COPYWRITTEN SLOGAN OF THE NETWORK AND THAT BOOK BUYERS MIGHT BE CONFUSED AND BUY THE BOOK, ASSUMING THERE WAS AN OFFICIAL CONNECTION BETWEEN THE FRAN...Be the first to comment
A new book of civil rights speeches was published earlier this year. Ripples of Hope was compiled and edited by 28 year old Josh Gottheimer, who was a speechwriter for former President Bill Clinton. Gottheimer, now a Harvard Law student, spoke with WMNFâ€™s Amy Snider about Ripples of Hopeâ€¦
Josh Gottheimer worked in the West Wing for former president Bill Clinton for almost three years, after serving on the rapid communications team for the Clinton/Gore campaign in 1996. He was a...Be the first to comment
Seth Ackerman is a journalist has written a cover story for the September 3 edition of IN THESE TIMES magazine in which he takes a close look at the failures of the Bush administration to heed warnings that terrorists might strike the U.S.Be the first to comment