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Jeff Santos Show 4/16/17

GUESTS FOR SUNDAY April 16 [Recorded April 14], 2017: "Bombs Away!" Says The Trump Administration! Where Are We Heading?... Green News From Rona Fried! Our Revolution Update! And, Rewind America Looks Back At MLK Jr. In 1967 with regular contributor Frank Watkins and former NAACP CEO Ben Jealous!... Progressive Talk Radio from Boston!... Looking at the latest military moves by the Trump Administration, with Larry Korb!... Do YOU think it's time for Congressional Authorization?... We're talking Race & Politics with author Wilmer Leon!... And Rewind America this week looks back at the year 1967 and the speech that the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave at Riverside Church in Manhattan on April 4th, criticizing President Lyndon Johnson and the Vietnam War. The speech was given exactly one year to the day prior to the day Dr. King was assassinated!... Do YOU think there was a connection?... Frank Watkins will help us take a look back at that time, and how things have changed!...Join The Conversation!

- Sean McFarland, spokesperson for Our Revolution.

- Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also a senior advisor to the Center for Defense Information and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior fellow and director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

- Rona Fried, founder of SustainableBusiness.com with the latest environmental and green economy news.

- Author Wilmer Leon, to talk about his new book, Politics: Another Perspective, Commentary and Analysis on Race, War Ethics and the American Political Landscape in the Age of Obama.

- Frank Watkins, Director of Public Policy for Rainbow Push, "a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international membership organization fighting for social change."

- Ben Jealous, Former President & CEO of the NAACP and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.

- Dan Lebowitz, Executive Director at the Center for the Study of Sport in Society at Northeastern University, on the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Baseball when he played with the Brooklyn Dodgers for the first time on April 15, 1947.

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Jeff Santos Show 4/9/17

GUESTS FOR SUNDAY April 9, 2017: Rep Barbara Lee On Syria! The Reverend Jesse Jackson! Our Revolution's Shannon Jackson! NHL Playoff Hockey With Kevin Paul Dupont!...Rewind America Looks Back At 1987!... Progressive Talk Radio from Boston!... Great show today!... We are lucky to have Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) on the show for a second week in a row, to talk about the unauthorized strikes against Syria by the Trump Administration!... And The Reverend Jesse Jackson helps Herb and Jerry with the Rewind America look back at the year 1987!...The Jeff Santos Show is excited to be bringing Progressive Talk to Wisconsin radio listeners on News Talk Radio AM 1510 Milwaukee/Waukesha and a number of other new affiliates!... Listen LIVE online right here every Sunday and check out podcasts during the week!... We'd love to hear from YOU!... Join The Conversation!

- Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), representing California's 13th District which includes the municipalities of Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda and San Leandro. Rep. Lee serves on the House Budget Committee, the Appropriations Committee and the House Steering and Policy Committee. Rep. Lee has been a leader in Congress in the areas of global peace and international cooperation and one of our most outspoken progressive members in the House! (She voted against the original Iraq War authorization.)

- Shannon Jackson, former Bernie Sanders driver and Executive Director of the political Sanders offshoot group, Our Revolution, talking about the issues from the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign that are being championed and carried forward in the continuing "revolution."

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- the Reverend Jesse Jackson, life-long civil rights activist and former Democratic Candidate for President in 1988.

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "New York Amsterdam News", and have won him three 1st-place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists. He teaches black studies at the City College of New York and the College of New Rochelle.

- Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign. Part of the long-running Strategy Session on the Jeff Santos Show!.

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Jeff Santos Show 4/2/17

GUESTS FOR SUNDAY April 2, 2017: Progressive Talk Radio from Boston!... Great show today!... Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Lawrence Korb join us to talk about the Trump Administration and our engagement with military conflicts in the World now!... Rewind America looks back at the music, sports and politics of the tumultuous year 1977!... Join The Conversation!

- Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), representing California's 13th District which includes the municipalities of Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda and San Leandro. Rep. Lee serves on the House Budget Committee, the Appropriations Committee and the House Steering and Policy Committee. Rep. Lee has been a leader in Congress in the areas of global peace and international cooperation and one of our most outspoken progressive members in the House! (She voted against the original Iraq War authorization.)

- Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also a senior advisor to the Center for Defense Information and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior fellow and director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

- Dan Shaughnessy, columnist and long-time sports writer for the Boston Globe. Shaughnessy has been named Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year eleven times and nine times has been voted one of America’s top 10 sports columnists by AP Sports Editors. He has written 12 books, including New York Times Best Seller “Francona”, “The Curse of the Bambino”, and “Senior Year”, and appears on numerous radio and television shows.

- Jay Beck, former Carter Administration official.

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and long-time regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show.

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Jeff Santos Show 3/26/17

GUESTS FOR SUNDAY MARCH 26, 2017: The Jeff Santos Show Is Back! Now Live On Sundays From 1-4pm Eastern Time!... Progressive Talk Radio from Boston!... The Jeff Santos Show is excited to be back on the air, bringing Progressive Talk to Wisconsin radio listeners on News Talk Radio AM 1510 Milwaukee/Waukesha and a number of other new affiliates!... Listen LIVE online right here every Sunday and check out podcasts during the week!... The latest news and politics from across America with Joe Williams in DC, Robert Kraig in Wisconsin and Mark Taylor-Canfield on the West Coast in Seattle!... Today, our look at the political and social movements of the 1960s focuses on the changes to the Democratic Party in the late 60's and how the Vietnam War protests played a part in the candidacy of Eugene McCarthy against Lyndon Johnson!... We'll also be talking with Robert Kennedy's Advance man, Jim King, about how RFK had changed by 1968 and had softened as a political leader... We'd love to hear from YOU!... Join The Conversation!

- Joe Williams, political reporter and blogger based in Washington, D.C. Joe has been a long time contributor to the Jeff Santos Show, appearing weekly in the past. He is a news editor with U.S. News & World Report!

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- Sam Brown and Nick Brown father & son, talking about the year 1967 and the politics of the 1968 Presidential Election. Sam was instrumental in encouraging Eugene McCarthy to run for President in 1968 against Lyndon B. Johnson. Looking at 1967 thru a political lens as the Democratic Party begins to splinter due to the buildup of the Vietnam War.

- Jim King, political "Advance Man" for Robert F. Kennedy.

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Jeff Santos Show 3/19/17

GUESTS FOR SUNDAY MARCH 19, 2017: The Jeff Santos Show! Progressive Talk, Sundays 1-4pm Eastern!... Welcome to our new Wisconsin radio listeners on News Talk Radio AM 1510 Milwaukee/Waukesha!... Join The Conversation!

- John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine and co-author of the book Dollarocracy, How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John joins the Jeff Santos Show every Monday. Check out his latest posts at the Nation HERE.

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

- Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign. Part of the long-running Strategy Session on the Jeff Santos Show!.

- Rona Fried, founder of SustainableBusiness.com with the latest environmental and green economy news.

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "New York Amsterdam News", and have won him three 1st-place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists. He teaches black studies at the City College of New York and the College of New Rochelle.

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Jeff Santos Show 3/12/17

GUESTS FOR SUNDAY MARCH 12, 2017: The Jeff Santos Show Is Back! Now Live On Sundays From 1-4pm Eastern Time!... It's great to be back!... Wisconsin listeners can hear the Jeff Santos Show live (noon-3pm Central Time) on News Talk Radio AM 1510 Milwaukee/Waukesha!... Today On The Show...The Future Of Healthcare, Public Education & Military Engagement Under Trump!... We'll get the help from some of our favorite contributors in tackling these heady topics! ... And our look back at the political and social movements of the 1960s examines the Reverend Jesse Jackson's article, From Selma to Shelby: The assault on the Voting Rights Act. We'd love to hear from YOU!... Join The Conversation!

- Wendell Potter, author and health care system whistleblower after 20 years working as a CIGNA Executive. His book, "Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans" (on Bloomsbury Press ) is an expose of health insurers and a "stark warning that corporate spin is distorting our democracy". Mr. Potter is a senior analyst at the The Center for Public Integrity and a senior fellow on health care for the Center for Media and Democracy. His new book is Nation On The Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.

- Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also a senior advisor to the Center for Defense Information and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior fellow and director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

- Frank Watkins, Director of Public Policy for Rainbow Push, "a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international membership organization fighting for social change."

- Frequent guest on the long-running Teacher Tuesday segment on the Jeff Santos Show, Melissa Tomlinson, a member of the Badass Teachers from New Jersey, who was famously yelled at in 2013 by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for asking him a question. We're talking about the future of Public Education in the Trump Era!

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News. Mark is a regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show. Talking about the West Coast and the Bernie Revolution...

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Jeff Santos Show 3/5/17

GUESTS FOR SUNDAY MARCH 5, 2017: The Jeff Santos Show Is Back! Now Live On Sundays From 1-4pm Eastern Time!... Great to be back on the air with YOU!... And excited to be bringing Progressive Talk to Wisconsin radio listeners on News Talk Radio AM 1510 Milwaukee/Waukesha!... And it's the debut of a new segment, looking back at the lessons we may (or may not) have learned from the politics and social movements of the 1960's, with long-time Jeff Santos Show contributors Herb Boyd and Jerry Austin!... We'd love to hear from YOU!... Join The Conversation!

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Robert is a long-time contributor to the Jeff Santos Show and one of the people behind bringing the new News Talk 1510 AM to Milwaukee and Waukesha!

- Rona Fried, founder of SustainableBusiness.com with the latest environmental and green economy news.

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "New York Amsterdam News", and have won him three 1st-place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists. He teaches black studies at the City College of New York and the College of New Rochelle.

- Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign. Part of the long-running Strategy Session on the Jeff Santos Show!.

- Earl Ingram, radio talk host iin Milwaukee Wisconsin. The Earl Ingram Show is now on the new News Talk AM 1510, bringing progressive talk to the great people of Wisconsin!/p>

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and long-time regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show.

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Jeff Santos Show 2/3/17

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2017: Irish Prime Minister John Bruton!... Looking At The New American President Through The Eyes Of Europe!... We've Got Earl Bender & Mark Taylor-Canfield Too!... Happy Friday!... Some of our favorite long-time contributors on the show today, Earl Bender and Former Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) and EU Ambassador John Bruton!... It's going to be fascinating to hear the Ambassador's perspective on the new American Administration, the Cabinet picks, and all of the Exectutive Orders, Tweets and phone call fights the new President is engaging in!... What's at the top of YOUR list this Friday?... Join The Conversation!

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- John Bruton, former EU Ambassador to the United States and former Prime Minister or Taoiseach of Ireland.

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and long-time regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show.

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Jeff Santos Show 2/2/17

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2017: Juxtaposing The Inaugural Addresses Of Ronald And The Donald!... Interesting comparisons between Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Address and our current President's!... What's up with that?... We'll listen to some of both and discuss the new administration and it's direction, in comparison to the Reagan Presidency with our favorite duo, Herb Boyd and Elaine Cleeton!... Do YOU think there are similarities between these two men or their message?... And what is that message?!?... Join The Conversation!...CALL 772-925-8206!

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "New York Amsterdam News", and have won him three 1st-place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists. He teaches black studies at the City College of New York and the College of New Rochelle.

- Elaine Cleeton, Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY Geneseo, where she specializes in women's health; social welfare; and, race, class and gender relations.

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Jeff Santos Show 2/1/17

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2017: Neil Gorsuch For Supreme Court Justice!... Will The Dems Let Him Come Up For A Vote?... Congressman Tim Ryan Of Ohio On The Direction Of the Democratic Party In The New Era!... AND Green Day Wednesday With Rona & Joe!... Happy to have Congressman Ryan on from the great state of Ohio!... Ryan recently challenged Nancy Pelosi for the role of House Democratic Leader!... We'll check in with him on who should be leading the DNC!... The President announced his pick to fill the Antonin Scalia seat on the Supreme Court which was left empty by Senate Republicans despite President Obama's pick of Judge Merrick Garland with over 10 months left in his presidential term!.... Do YOU think the Dems should give Gorsuch, the President and Senate Republicans the same treatment?... Join The Conversation!

- Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH), representing Youngstown and the other cities and towns in Ohio's 13th District.

- Rona Fried, founder of SustainableBusiness.com with the latest environmental and green economy news.

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