Jul 242006
 

Where the hell is Matt Harding? Dancing all over the world that’s where. A video of Harding doing a jig in different spots all over the globe is one of the most popular on YouTube. He phoned in to WINA recently to speak with Coy Barefoot on Charlottesville–Right Now.

Jul 242006
 

Even though Charlottesville does not have a port, the University of Virginia is now home to the Semester at Sea program. That’s where students take classes aboard a ship that travels around the world. U.Va Spanish professor David Gies will serve as the academic dean of the maiden voyage, and Dudley Doane is the director of summer and special academic programs at U.Va. David and Dudley join Coy Barefoot on the July 21st edition of WINA’s Charlottesville–Right Now to discuss how program.

David Gies kept a blog during a recent trip he took to get his sea legs.

Jul 242006
 

The High School Leaders’ Program at the Sorensen Institute finished up its summer session this past weekend. Coy Barefoot speaks with Carlos Quintela and Ellen Marsteller, two of the program’s graduates. Sorensen’s Youth Programs Director Mark Johnson is also a guest.

Charlottesville–Right Now is broadcast live Monday through Friday on NewsRadio 1070 WINA from 4 to 6pm. Best-selling author and historian Coy Barefoot is the host and producer. To participate in the program, you can call 434-977-1070. Coy can be reached at barefoot@wina.com.

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Jul 212006
 

Blogger Sean McCord joins Coy Barefoot on the July 20th edition of WINA’s Charlottesville–Right Now to talk about how he started his weblog Semi Truths, and about this Saturday and Sunday’s Weekends Without Echoes, in which bloggers are challenged to write original articles rather than react to postings in the blogosphere.

Jul 212006
 

The Rutherford Institute is a non-profit legal organization “dedicated to the defense of civil liberties and human rights.” Rutherford lawyers represent people who feel their constitutional rights have been threatened. But, Rutherford also has an educational mission as well, and offers a speaker series. Kent Willis of the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia gave a two-hour presentation talk this week.

John Whitehead is a frequent guest on WINA’s Charlottesville–Right Now. He was most recently a guest on June 29.

Jul 202006
 

On Saturday, March 25, 2006, the online journal Archipelago sponsored a conversation at the Virginia Festival of the Book with the historians Barbara Clark Smith and Mark McGarvie. Katherine McNamara was moderator.

Mark McGarvie is the author of One Nation Under Law: America’s Early National Struggles to Separate Church and State (Cambridge University Press) and co-editor of Charity, Philanthropy, and Civility in American History. He received the J.D. and Ph.D. from Indiana University and is adjunct professor at University of Richmond. He specializes in early American intellectual and legal history.

Barbara Clark Smith is a curator at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, where she specializes in the history of politics and movements for reform. She has curated major exhibitions at the National Museum, and is working on a book on the topic of forms of liberty enjoyed by subjects of the British monarchy in 18th-century North America that became unavailable to citizens under the new United States in the 19th century, to be called The Freedomes We Lost: A History of Consent in Revolutionary America.

Katherine McNamara is Editor and Publisher of Archipelago.

The Virginia Festival of the Book is a program of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. For more podcasts from the 2006 festival, visit the U.Va Podcast site.

Jul 202006
 

Attorney General Bob McDonnell joined Coy Barefoot on the July 19th edition of WINA’s Charlottesville–Right Now to discuss how children can be protected from Internet sites like Facebook and MySpace.

“We’ve had some fairly shocking numbers of sexual predators that are trolling online in America, as many as fifty-thousand at any one time,” says McDonnell. Towards the end of the show, Coy also asks McDonnell about the rights parents have to be present when police interview their children.

Jul 192006
 

Kay Peaslee moved to Charlottesville 36 years ago from Nova Scotia. She founded the now defunct Observer with her late husband. Kay recently dropped by WINA to chat with Coy Barefoot about her recollections of Charlottesville, the changes that have occured since 1970, and how the local media scene has evolved.

Jul 192006
 

David Swanson of the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice drops by the studio to discuss the possibility of impeachment with Coy Barefoot on the July 18 edition of WINA’s Charlottesville–Right Now.

Charlottesville–Right Now is broadcast live Monday through Friday on NewsRadio 1070 WINA from 4 to 6pm. Best-selling author and historian Coy Barefoot is the host and producer. To participate in the program, you can call 434-977-1070. Coy can be reached at barefoot@wina.com.

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Jul 192006
 

Delegate David Toscano of Charlottesville and Albemarle County recaps his freshman term in the Virginia General Assembly, a blockbuster session which lasted from January 11 and lasted until June 28. The conversation begins with a discussion of the rules set forth on the first day, and extends to a talk about what Toscano believes are the highlights and lowlights of the session. He is proud of the raise in teacher salaries.

If you want to know what it’s like to be a first-term legislator, take a listen. At ten minutes in, Toscano talks about the hazing that goes on, as well as the “pop-up” rule. Listen in and find out which day was his worst in the House.


Charlottesville–Right Now is broadcast live Monday through Friday on NewsRadio 1070 WINA from 4 to 6pm. Best-selling author and historian Coy Barefoot is the host and producer. To participate in the program, you can call 434-977-1070. Coy can be reached at barefoot@wina.com.

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