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Charlottesville–Right Now: Gary Kessler joins Coy Barefoot

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Mar 152011
 

3.15.11 Editor of the Virginia Writers Club’s Blue Ridge Chapter Gary Kessler joins Coy to discuss the new volume of The Blue Ridge Anthology poetry collection. Kessler talks about the contents of the 2011 edition, and he also previews the upcoming Virginia Festival of the Book. For a complete schedule of the festival’s various events, click here!

Charlottesville–Right Now: Bob Holsworth joins Coy Barefoot

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Mar 142011
 

3.14.11 Founder and President of Virginia Tomorrow Bob Holsworth joins Coy to discuss all things Virginia politics. Today, Holsworth addresses the chances of a Tim Kaine v. George Allen election, and he also comments on all of the press the Tea Party has been receiving over the past week. You can hear all of that and more, right here.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Nancy Damon joins Coy Barefoot

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Mar 142011
 

3.14.11 Program Director for the Virginia Festival of the Book Nancy Damon joins Coy to discuss the agenda for this week’s festival. The programs are held all throughout town at various times and locations, so be sure to look over the schedule. All events are free of charge.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Brian Balogh joins Coy Barefoot

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Mar 142011
 

3.14.11 Professor in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia Brian Balogh joins Coy to discuss the history of the census. You can also hear Brian as one of the history buffs on Backstory Radio Still want more Balogh? Check out his most recent book A Government Out of Sight: The Mystery of National Authority in Nineteenth-Century America.

Charlottesville–Right Now: George Gilliam joins Coy Barefoot

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Mar 142011
 

3.14.11 Assistant Director for Public Programs at the Miller Center of Public Affairs George Gilliam joins Coy to discuss upcoming events. The conversation also recaps the recent controversial lecture and q&a session with Elliott Abrams on peace in the Middle East. Before previewing upcoming lectures- including one on the origins of the Peace Corps and another on the value of public opinion polls, Gilliam also talks a little bit about his area of scholarly expertise: Virginia history.

Feb 282011
 

Grace Hale, an associate professor in the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History, joins Coy Barefoot to discuss the modern history of unions in America. Her most recent book is A Nation of Outsiders : How the White Middle Class Fell in Love with Rebellion in Postwar America

 

 

Charlottesville–Right Now: Dan Bluestone joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 282011
 

2.28.11 Associate Professor and Director of the Historic Preservation Program in the UVA School of Architecture Dan Bluestone joins Coy to discuss the Meadowcreek Parkway. Bluestone talks about the history of the road, and he also touches on the lawsuit which has brought the Meadowcreek Parkway into the news stream recently.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Bob Holsworth joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 282011
 

2.28.11 Founder and President of Bob Holsworth joins Coy to discuss recent political news in the Commonwealth. On the docket for today’s conversation are Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell being on the short list for the Vice Presidential nomination, the continued discussion surrounding the privatization of ABC stores, and the new safety standard requirements for abortion clinics. Holsworth is also a Managing Principal of Decide Smart.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Eric Strucko joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 242011
 

2.24.11 Member of the Albemarle County School Board Eric Strucko joins Coy to discuss the effects of recent budget cuts on education. He also talks about just how innovative the teachers of today are, and have to be, in order to get through to their students.

Charlottesville–Right Now: David Swanson joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 242011
 

2.24.11 Best-selling author and political analyst David Swanson joins Coy for an extended conversation about the events in Wisconsin. Swanson breaks down the comments made by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker during the recent prank call by an imposter claiming to be well known philanthropist and political advocate David Koch. He also addresses the idea of a “class war” which we may or may not be witnessing in the Packer state. Finally, the two discuss the movement right here in Charlottesville to give UVA employees a “living wage.” Be sure to check out his most recent book War is a Lie.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Lolita Bland joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 242011
 

2.24.11 Lolita Bland joins Coy to discuss first annual EMBODI Conference in Charlottesville. The conference, co-hosted by the Charlottesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. and 100 Black Men of Central Virginia, is titled “Empowering Males to Build Opportunities and Develop Independence,” and will be held at PVCC on Saturday, March 12.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Mayor Dave Norris joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 232011
 

2.23.11 Mayor of the City of Charlottesville Dave Norris joins Coy to discuss the Meadowcreek Parkway lawsuit press conference. Mayor Norris also talks about issues pertaining to environmental upkeep in the area.