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Thomas Frank Discusses His Latest Book Pity The Billionaire

09/26/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll speak with author Thomas Frank- who has written several best sellers about the current political scene in the US. His most recent book is Pity the Billionaire. He’ll join us in a moment. Later we’ll hear what some Republican callers are telling voters here in Florida. We have a recording of a recent GOP call to voters in which the caller apparently is trying to scare seniors.

First up- Thomas Frank is the author of...

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The legacy of FDR's programs like WPA and CCC on Florida with historian Gary Mormino

09/06/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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This Thursday President Obama makes an important speech outlining how he plans to reduce the nation's high unemployment rate. Almost 80 years ago President Franklin Roosevelt began several jobs programs (including the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps) that began to turn around The Depression's staggering 25% unemployment rate. The legacy of those WPA and CCC projects can easily be seen here in Florida. Here to talk about the legacy of FDR's jobs programs is Dr...

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Parallels between FDR and Barack Obama

12/18/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Welcome to WMNF ’s Radioactivity program. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up: what lessons can Barack Obama learn from the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt? We’ll talk about that in a moment. But first some listener comments about yesterday’s program on health care reform.

The first comment is from one of our guests, Jocelyn Elliott, who along with her husband Jim is facing a financial crisis because of medical bills incurred when Jim was in an auto accident. Jocelyn and Jim were criticized b...

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