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Jeff Santos Show 10/20/16

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY OCTOBER 20, 2016: "Bad Hombres" And "Nasty Women".... In And Around That, Some Policy Matters Were Actually Discussed At The Presidential Debate Last Night!...Debate Analysis With Herb Boyd & Former Democratic Nominee Michael Dukakis!...Did YOU watch the debate last night?....What did YOU think?....Do YOU think the candidates did what they needed to do?... We'll ask former Massachusetts Governor and 1988 Democratic Presidential Nominee Michael Dukakis what he thought of last night's showdown in Las Vegas!...We'll also talk about rail infrastructure, while we have the Governor with us!...Join The Conversation!

- Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, former Massachusetts Governor, 1988 Democratic Presidential candidate, Former Amtrak Board Member and long-time rail advocate!

- 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 10/19/16

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19, 2016: It's All About Las Vegas Today!... It's The Third And Final 2016 Presidential Debate!...And, We're Talking About Another Great Fighter, Sonny Liston, With ESPN Senior Writer Shaun Assael!...We're talking about big Las Vegas fights today.... Sonny Liston vs. Ali AND The Donald vs. Hillary tonight!.....DON'T FORGET, Massachusetts voters...TODAY (Wednesday October 19th) is the last day to register to vote in the November Election!... It's the big debate in Las Vegas tonight... The last one! What do YOU think the main gist of the back and forth is going to be?... Will the candidates take the high road?... Or will the GOP Nominee continue to become unraveled?... Join The Conversation!

- The ESPN Investigations Unit's Shaun Assael, senior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com and author of the new book, "The Murder of Sonny Liston: Las Vegas, Heroin & Heavyweights." Assael is convinced, after many years of detailed research, that Liston's death was more likely a murder than due to "natural causes" as originally reported.

- Scott Paul, Founder and Executive Director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), working to make American manufacturing a top-of-mind issue for voters and our national leaders. [Previously Recorded]

- 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!

- 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.

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Jeff Santos Show 10/18/16

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY OCTOBER 18, 2016 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: Another Presidential Debate Tomorrow!...21 Days Left To Go!... Feeling Ambivalent? Or Are You Getting Excited About Voting?... If You Need A Break From Politics, We're Talking Playoff Baseball With Nick Cafardo!
Three short weeks left until the Tuesday November 8 Election!... If YOU are in Massachusetts, Tomorrow, (Wednesday October 19th) is the last day to register to vote in next month's election!...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.

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

- Nick Cafardo, National baseball writer for The Boston Globe covering the Red Sox and MLB Baseball. He has written books on the New England Patriots and Atlanta Braves and is a correspondent for NESN.

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Jeff Santos Show 10/17/16

GUESTS FOR MONDAY OCTOBER 17, 2016: The GOP Nominee Continues To Make Accusations Of Foul Play In Advance Of The Election!... Is He Trying To Cushion The Blow? Talking With John Nichols, Earl Bender & Larry Korb Today! The GOP Nominee is getting more and more unhinged as the November Election gets closer!...Now he wants to have NBC's long running satirical comedy show SNL cancelled!... Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence assured Americans that the GOP will abide by the election results in November, but are YOU concerned about the long-term blowback from the voter fraud allegations!...We're making parallels between the Vietnam era and our current times...What sort of foreign policy do YOU anticipate in a Clinton or Trump presidency?...Are YOU worried that the U.S.'s war stance in the Middle East will escalate?...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.

- 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.

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show. Earl gives us a look at the 2016 political horse race in his Off To The Races segment on Mondays!

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The Jeff Santos Show 10/14/16

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY OCTOBER 14, 2016: End Of The Week Political Wrap-Up With Jim Dean!... NHL Hockey Season & Boston Bruins Preview With Former Bruin & NESN Color Man, Andy Brickley!... Sociologist Elaine Cleeton & Herb Boyd In Hour Two!...Taking stock of the political situation, as we roll into one of the final weekends before the November Election!... What's on YOUR mind this Friday?... Do YOU agree that First Lady Michelle Obama is a class act?... Did YOU hear her impassioned speech, taking the high road again, about the talk by the GOP Nominee that has shocked the nation for over a week now!...Join The Conversation!

- Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America (DFA).

- Andy Brickley, veteran NHL hockey player, playing with five professional hockey teams over his career, including with the Boston Bruins! He moved from sports to sports broadcasting years ago and now does the Bruins' telecasts with Jack Edwards for NESN.

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

- 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 10/12/16

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 12, 2016: Today On The Show...How Do We Fix Our Broken Democracy?... We're talking about the crisis of our American Democracy today with John Nichols, Joe Williams and U. of Missouri Professor Alasdair Roberts!...Plenty of time for calls!... 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.

- 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!

- Alasdair Roberts Professor of Public Affairs at the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri. He also teaches Law and Political Science. Dr. Roberts writes on problems of public administration, law and public policy. Professor Robert's next book, Four Crises of American Democracy, will be published by Oxford University Press in December 2016, and is the subject of today's conversation on the show!

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Jeff Santos Show 10/11/16

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY OCTOBER 11, 2016 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: Tuesday Politics With Mark Taylor-Canfield & Robert Kraig!...And We Say Goodbye To The 2015-16 Red Sox And The Great Big Papi!...Tuesday check-ins with Mark Taylor-Canfield from the Pacific Northwest and Robert Kraig in America's Heartland!... Still hashing out Presidential Debate Number Two AND the news clutter of the back and forth smear campaign that has totally overshadowed all issues that differentiate the GOP and Democratic candidates and their plans for the country if elected!... Do YOU wish we could stop the soap opera and get back to issues or do YOU think we need to explore these questions of character?... And Red Sox Nation says goodbye to Big Papi as the Cleveland Indians sweep the Sox and move on to play Toronto on Friday!...We'll talk about it with Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe!... Thanks, Big Papi!!!...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.

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

- 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.

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Jeff Santos Show 10/10/16

GUESTS FOR MONDAY OCTOBER 10, 2016: Presidential Debate Number Two Last Night!... Did You Watch?... We're Talking About It On The Show Today With John Nichols & Earl Bender!...Locker Room Talk!... That's the GOP Nominee's explanation for his offensive language that shocked the country last week!... What did YOU think?... Were any voters' minds changed?...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.

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show. Earl gives us a look at the 2016 political horse race in his Off To The Races segment on Mondays!

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 10/5/16

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 5, 2016: A Lively Vice Presidential Debate Last Night In Virginia!...Were Voters' Minds Changed?...Robert Kraig & Joe Williams Hash It Out!...And A Look At Our Nation's Infrastructure! A lot of back and forth interrupting on both sides of the one-and-only Vice Presidential debate last night!... Mike Pence kept his cool but wouldn't defend the words of his GOP running-mate... Tim Kaine was scripted and a bit repetitive but both candidates came across as pretty friendly and "prepared" for the debate... Would YOU like to have heard more questions about Mike Pence's strong anti-Choice, anti-LGBT legislation and positions? (They did mention that the GOP Nominee said women who choose to have abortions should be punished!)...Join The Conversation!

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

- Andy Herrmann, past President of the American Society of Civil Engineers, where his main focus was on raising awareness of the state of our nation’s infrastructure.

- 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!

- Nick Cafardo, National baseball writer for The Boston Globe covering the Red Sox and MLB Baseball. He has written books on the New England Patriots and Atlanta Braves and is a correspondent for NESN.

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Jeff Santos Show 10/4/16

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY OCTOBER 4, 2016: It's The Vice Presidential Debate Tonight!... Will America Be Watching?...And Before The Debate, PBS Takes A Look At Presidential Candidates Through The Years!... Mike Pence and Tim Kaine meet tonight at Longwood University in Kaine's home state of Virginia!... It's going to be a completely different show than last Monday's Presidential debate!... Have YOU seen Mike Pence or Tim Kaine speak on the campaign trail?...Tonight's a chance to get to know these one-step-away-from-the-Presidency candidates!... What are YOU anticipating?...Join The Conversation!

- Maria Roche, producer of the PBS Series "The Contenders - 16 for '16" - tonight's episode features former presidential candidates Gary Hart and the Reverend Jesse Jackson, both former presidential candidates.

- 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.

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