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Gloria Minott Presents...Danielle McGuire (Author of "At the Dark End of the Street" )_Episode 211
January 26, 2018 06:44 AM PST
Author, historian,lecturer & professor Danielle McGuire talks about the story of Recy Taylor and her book "At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance- A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power"
More information about Danielle McQuire is available at http://daniellemcguire.com/Gloria Minott Presents...Harriet Gordon & Peter Getzels (Producers of the film "Zuzana: Music Is Life" )_Episode 210
January 03, 2018 07:41 AM PST
Documentary producers Harriet Gordon & Peter Getzels discuss their latest film about Czech harpsichordist Zuzana Ruzickova who recorded the complete keyboard works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
More information about Harriet Gordon & Peter Getzels as well as on the film
December 22, 2017 07:14 AM PST
Aaron Cohen talks about soul music artist Curtis Mayfield and his new book "Move On Up: Chicago Soul Music and Cultural Power" - which touches on the social, cultural, and political changes that shaped soul music in Chicago during the 1960s and 1970s.Gloria Minott Presents...Craig Aaron (Free Press)_Episode 208
December 07, 2017 10:33 AM PST
President & CEO of Free Press Craig Aaron discusses net neutrality and the possible affect that an FCC decision against it may cause.
More information about Craig Aaron is available at https://www.freepress.net/person/21/craig-aaronGloria Minott Presents...Richard L Chilton Jr. (Author/Wine Connoisseur)_Episode 207
November 13, 2017 07:50 AM PST
Just in time for the holidays, Richard L Chilton Jr. talks about finding that perfect wine and his new book "Adventures with Old Vines: A Beginner's Guide to Being a Wine Connoisseur"Gloria Minott Presents...Mary Hall Surface (Director/Playwright)_Episode 206
November 03, 2017 07:35 AM PDT
Mary Hall Surface talks about her latest play "Color's Garden: An Adventure with the Elements of Art" - inspired by the art of Henri Matisse.
More information about the play can be found at https://www.nga.gov/education/families/performances.html
October 04, 2017 05:51 AM PDT
Eldest of the 11th Generation of the Brown Family, Sylvia Brown discusses her latest book "Grappling with Legacy" and the urge to do good.
More information about Sylvia Brown is available at http://grapplingwithlegacy.com/.Gloria Minott Presents...Martha Brockenbrough (Author)_Episode 204
September 13, 2017 09:00 AM PDT
Author Martha Brokenbrough talks about one of America's founding fathers Alexander Hamilton- his accomplishments & his flaws.
Go to Martha Brokenbrough's website is http://martha-brockenbrough.squarespace.com/ for more information about her book Alexander Hamilton- Revoluntionary.Gloria Minott Presents... Terry Jastrow (TV Producer/Director) & Ann Archer (Actress)_Episode 203
August 28, 2017 09:00 AM PDT
Terry Jastrow & Ann Archer join me to discuss the new book “The Trial of Prisoner 043" and the organization Artists For Human Rights.
More information on Terry Jastrow and his new book is available at http://www.terryjastrow.com/
More information about Ann Archer and her organization Artists For Human Rights is available atGloria Minott Presents...Ms Pat (Comedian)_Episode 202
August 23, 2017 08:12 AM PDT
Comedian Patricia Williams aka Ms Pat talks about her inspirational book "Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms Pat"
More information about Ms Pat is available at http://www.mspatcomedy.com/
Join journalist Gloria Minott as she talks with the newsmakers of today and tomorrow.
Biosketch: Ms. Minott has a BA (Howard University) and MA (American University) in journalism. She is Public Affairs Director at WPFW and is probably best known as the producer and host of Community Watch & Comment which airs on WPFW each Monday morning from 11:00-12:00pm. She has been involved as a radio journalist covering national and local news and public affairs for over 25 years. Among those she has interviewed were Sir Patrick Stewart, Dr. Cornell West, Christopher Hitchens, Dr. Sharan S. Patil, (he and his team performed 19 hour surgery to remove a parasitic twin and extra limbs from Lakshmi Tatma; (people in her village in India considered her a deity) former Governor Bob Wise, Congressman Jim Moran, Congress member Eleanor Holmes-Norton, Dr. Mehmet Oz and Peter Max. Prior to WPFW she was international affairs correspondent for WHUR, covering Congress, Federal and International agencies in Washington and overseas. Ms. Minott has extensive consulting experience in research, public affairs, and media development. Among the organizations who have employed her services are The Smithsonian Institution, (Seeds of Change: 500 Years Since Columbus), The World Bank, (Development 360 Working Toward the Millennium Development Goals) National Public Radio, Soundprint, Aids Pandemic in Haiti), Conservation International (Yepi, Suriname Rainforests) and several corporations. She has served as moderator of distinguished panels including the 25th Anniversary of the Council of Court Excellence. Panelists were Donald Graham, Publisher Washington Post, syndicated columnist Robert Novak, U. S. District judge Emmet Sullivan and from the D. C. Superior Court, Chief Judge Rufus G. King III and juror officer, Suzanne Bailey-Jones. She is a member of the National Press Club. Her interests include classical music, jazz, the arts, theater, gardening, her son, and her dog and cat.
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