Sep 202020
 

Kevin Gaines

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Professor Kevin Gaines about civil rights and social justice Issues in US presidential elections. Topics include: The civil rights movements of the 1960s and 2020. Also, a look in to the future of American politics in a Biden or Trump government.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Sep 092020
 

Allison Wrabel (top left), Bob Good (top right) and Cameron Webb

On September 9, 2020, the Senior Statesmen of Virginia held a Candidate Forum for the two candidates for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District. Participating in the forum were Democratic candidate Cameron Webb and Republican Candidate Bob Good.

Our podcast begins with Jeff Gould, president of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia.

00:00 - Introduction from Jeff Gould
01:30 - Moderator Allison Wrabel introduces the candidates
04:45 - Democratic Candidate Cameron Webb
18:30 - Republican Candidate Bob Good
30:30 - Webb is given change to rebut Good's concluding statement
32:00 - Question #1 - The 5th District encompasses different kinds of area from rural to small cities. There can be a difference in ideology among those constituents. If elected, how in any specific way would you bridge that gap?
37:00 - Question #2 - What will both of you do if elected to address environmental conditions and climate change?
43:00 - Question #3 - Which specific actions are you going to take to get broadband to the 5th District
48:30 - Question #4 - Can you each discuss your views on health care?
55:40 - Closing statement from Good
59:00 - Closing statement from Webb

The candidates spoke at the Wednesday September 9, 2020 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held on Zoom. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by Daily Progress journalist Allison Wrabel.

Sep 062020
 

Doris Gelbman (left) and Beth Norton

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Doris Gelbman of Gelbman Law and Beth Norton from Norton Health Law about the role of the law in protecting elder health. Topics include: The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on elder health, and the recent negligence of some nursing homes.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 302020
 

Pam Moran and Ted Dintersmith

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Pam Moran, Executive Director of the Virginia School Consortium for Learning and Ted Dintersmith author of What School Could Be about the future of education. Topics include: Learning life skills in an academic setting and how COVID-19 has changed education permanently.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 232020
 

Rosalyn Schmitt (left) and Debbie Collins

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Albemarle County Public School Deputy Superintendent Debbie Collins and Chief Operating Officer Rosalyn Schmitt about the school’s plans for the fall 2020 semester. Topics include: Dealing with COVID-19 and the challenges of virtual learning.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 162020
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail Superintendent Colonel Martin E. Kumer about crime, rehabilitation and the jail. Topics include: Dealing with COVID-19 at the jail and a new initiative to allow inmates to video chat with their families.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 022020
 

Jennifer Lawless

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with¬†Jennifer Lawless, University Virginia Professor of Politics Faculty at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, about the upcoming US 2020 presidential election. Topics include: candidate Joe Biden’s VP search, the effectiveness of today’s political polling and thoughts on what election day might look like.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jul 262020
 

Carolyn Engelhard

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Carolyn Engelhard, Associate Professor and Health Policy Analyst at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences about The Affordable Health Care Act more commonly known as Obamacare. The law’s past, present and future are discussed.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jul 122020
 

Bob Girard

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Charlottesville musician Bob Girard about his career.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jul 052020
 

Reverend Tyler Daniels

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Reverend Tyler Daniels from Piney Fork Baptist Church in Gretna, Virginia about religion in 2020 and the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on his congregation.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jun 282020
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Jim Duncan from Nest Realty and Matt Hodges from Presidential Bank Mortgage about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the real estate market in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jun 212020
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with his own father about a father’s role in raising a family.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.