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Frontline documentary investigates Wall Street trading scheme listen

01/06/14 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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In New York City a trial will start in what prosecutors say is the most lucrative insider trading scheme on Wall Street of all time. The trial involves confidential information provided by two doctors about an Alzheimer

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The Retirement Gamble: Are 401(k) Fees Fair?

04/23/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Tonight on PBS a new documentary looks at how 401(k)s are doing more to enrich Wall Street than workers who are using them to save for retirement.

But first- one listener comment about yesterday’s program—on which we discussed a forum on US Cuba relations that will take place in Tampa tomorrow.

Here’s what one listener had to say:

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For most Americans, traditional retirement is now a pipe dream: Six in 10 people believe they'll have to ...

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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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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 matter of life and death. Y...

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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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