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Why Has No One Been Prosecuted for the Wall Street Scandal?

01/18/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll talk with the producer of a new PBS-Frontline documentary film called The Untouchables. The filmmaker is Martin Smith. From the Frontline press release:

"More than four years since the financial crisis, not one senior Wall Street executive has faced criminal prosecution for fraud. Are Wall Street executives "too big to jail"?

In The Untouchables, premiering Jan. 22, 2013, at 10 p.m. on PBS (locally on WEDU)...

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Firesign Theatre's Phil Proctor on The BBC Murders, Frontline's Emma Schwartz on Dark Money, and Listeners on the Election

11/06/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up next we'll talk with Firesign Theatre's Phil Proctor about his appearance next week in performances of The BBC Murders at the Capital Theater in Clearwater.

Later we'll talk with PBS/Frontline reporter Emma Schwartz about a [series of investigative reports by Frontline and ProPublica on "dark money"](http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline...

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Mitt Romney rallies supporters at St. Pete Pier listen

10/08/12 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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As dusk set in last Friday, Mitt Romney stumped to several thousand supporters at the Saint Petersburg Pier Park. Romney’s speech focused on taxes, health care and personal anecdotes.

In the largest swing state, Romney leads by only 2 points in the latest Rasmussen Poll. As his supporters cheered, Romney said his campaign has been ...

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Romney hits hard in first Presidential debate listen

10/04/12 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Nearly 60 faculty members and students gathered Wednesday night at the Saint Petersburg College campus in Clearwater to observe and reflect on the Presidential debate. The debate focused on domestic issues. It was a numbers and figures laden discussion about the economy, debt and entitlement reform.

Although Obama and Romney agreed cuts in spending are necessary, they differed on which ones and by how much. For instance, Romney would eliminate federal funding for [public broadcasting](http...

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Sierra Leone "Rainbo Center" founder Amie Kandeh discusses her life and work

09/27/12 Amie Kandeh with Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Amie Kandeh is founder of the International Rescue Committee's (IRC) Rainbo Center which helps women and girls suffering from abuse and violence. Her film Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide airs October 1st and 2nd on the PBS series Independent Lens (9p EST).

The 4 hour documentary is based on the widely a...

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A Look Back at Night Two of the RNC in Tampa

08/29/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good morning, Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today an interview with Judy Woodruff, the veteran reporter who is co-hosting PBS News coverage of the Republican national Convention. Later we’ll hear about a Planned Parenthood protest in Tampa later today. We’ll get the Obama campaign’s take on yesterday’s opening day speeches at the Republican national Convention…..and we’ll take your phone calls….. First up today- Judy Woodruff has covered politics and ot...

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America's Dental Care Crisis

06/26/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today we’ll talk about the dental crisis facing the country- it’s the topic of a new documentary tonight on PBS. We’ll also discuss yesterday’s Supreme Court Decision on Arizona’s controversial immigration law……

While we await the Supreme Court decision’s on President Obama’s health care reform plan—there’s another aspect of health care that’s rarely discussed- dental care.

Dental care can be a m...

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PBS Reporter Grills Tampa Transit Leaders listen

04/14/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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At the University of Tampa yesterday Tampa transit leaders heard some of the toughest questions yet on their proposed transit overhaul, and they weren’t coming from a tax-bashing tea partier. They came from PBS Newshour’s Paul Solman, who was there as part of a town hall series in Tampa Bay this week. He challenged the assertion that Tampa Bay might enjoy the same five hundred percent return other cities have after investing in rail. Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio responded.

The meeting was jus...

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PBS Frontline Documentary OBAMA'S DEAL Premiers Tonight

04/13/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good afternoon, welcome to WMNF's Radioactiviity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up a look at the deal making and industry pressure that led to the version of health care reform recently passed by Congress. But first some listener comments about last Thursday's program on the increasingly strident tone of political dialogue in the US.

Barack Obama promised change. Then he took on one of Washington's toughest issues: health care. During his first year in office, he found himself making one deal aft...

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'Muslim Cool' airs at 11 p.m. Tuesday on PBS

06/20/09 Mary Glenney
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Jennifer Maytorena Taylor is the filmmaker behind the documentary Muslim Cool. The POV series on PBS kicks off the 2009 season on June 23. The San Francisco Chronicle found this a spellbinding documentary.

Taylor shows how difficult it is to be a young Muslim in America today. She follows a Muslim American man, his wife and family. Hamza Perez is a rapper, educator, father, husband and idealist. It is fascinating how his beliefs have given him stability in these tumultuous times....

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