Dan Gould

Dan has been a regular contributor to the Charlottesville Podcasting Network since 2008. He has produced over 1000 feature length podcasts for the site.

Oct 172021
 

Erin O’Hare (Photo: Charlottesville Tomorrow)

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Charlottesville Tomorrow Equity Reporter, Erin O’Hare, about recent stories in the local news. Topics include: Charlottesville’s Future Land Use Map and the situation at Midway Manor. Also, Charlottesville Mayor Nikuyah Walker’s decision not to run in the November election.

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

Oct 132021
 

From left to right: Bob Beard (Moderator), Matt Fariss, Philip Andrew Hamilton, Sally Hudson, Benjamine Moses, Louis V. Scicli

Incumbent Sally L. Hudson (D) and challenger Philip Andrew Hamilton (R) are seeking election to the 57th House District. Incumbent Matt Fariss (R) and challengers Benjamine A. Moses (D) and Louis V. Scicli (I), are seeking election to the 59th House District. All five candidates spoke at this Senior Statesmen of Virginia Candidates Forum. Topics include: improved broadband access for Virginia, more money for education and health care workers and COVID vaccination mandates.

The candidates spoke at the Wednesday October 13, 2021 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at The Center in Charlottesville and simulcast on Zoom. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was introduced by SSV President Jeff Gould and moderated by SSV member and former news anchor for CBS19 Bob Beard .

Oct 102021
 

Ellen Osborne (left) and Catherine McCall

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Ellen Osborne, Executive Director and Catherine McCall, Citizenship Coordinator, of Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville / Albemarle about their organization’s efforts to help people achieve full literacy. Topics include: Literacy, illiteracy and functional illiteracy and the role of literacy tutors. Also, WordPlay tournaments.

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

Oct 032021
 

Harriet Kuhr

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville Executive Director, Harriet Kuhr, about her organization’s efforts to facilitate the immigration of refugees from around the world. Topics include: How refugees are settled in Charlottesville and efforts to settle Afghans in the wake of the recent US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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

Sep 262021
 

Kevin Gaines

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of History Professor Kevin Gaines about voting rights in America. Topics include: The effects of Reconstruction and the 15th Amendment on voting rights and an investigation of voting rights today.

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

Sep 122021
 

Andrea L. Press (left) and Fiona Greenland

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Media Studies Professor Andrea L. Press, and University of Virginia Department of Sociology Professor Fiona Greenland about the cultural significance of 50th anniversaries. Topics include a review of some of the biggest media stories of 1971.

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

Aug 292021
 

Bonnie Hagerman

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality, Professor Bonnie Hagerman, about the role of Title IX on sports. Topics include: The origin of Title IX and pay inequity for female athletes. Also, the progress of female athletics during the almost 50 years since Title IX was established.

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

Aug 222021
 

Liz White

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with OneVirginia2021 Executive Director Liz White about the implementation of Virginia’s new rules for defining political districts. Topics include: How members of the redistricting panel are selected and inviting the general public to be a part of the process.

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

Aug 152021
 

Melissa Levy (left) and Juliana Parra

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Program Director and Assistant Professor Melissa Levy and YSI graduate Juliana Parra about the university’s Youth and Social Innovation Program. Topics include: Working with youth in the community and the changing needs of today’s youth.

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

Aug 112021
 

Jennifer Kitchen (left), Sara Ratcliffe, and Bob Beard

State legislature Democratic Challengers Jennifer Kitchen (D-25th) and Sara Ratcliffe (D-58th) spoke at the monthly meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. Incumbents Chris Runion (R-25th) and Rob Bell (R-58th) declined to attend. Topics include: The under representation of Virginia’s rural areas and the importance of installing broadband internet connectivity across the commonwealth. Also, repealing the right to work law.

The candidates spoke at the Wednesday August 11, 2021 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at The Center in Charlottesville and simulcast on Zoom. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was introduced by SSV President Jeff Gould and moderated by SSV member and former news anchor for CBS19 Bob Beard.

Aug 082021
 

Kathryn Quissell

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Global Public Health Program Director at the University of Virginia Department of Public Health Sciences and Assistant Professor, Kathryn Quissell about some of the global health issues surrounding the COVID pandemic. Topics include: Vaccine passports, mandates and global vaccine equity.

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

Jul 252021
 

Allison Costa

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Assistant Scientist at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and Visiting Scholar at the University of Virginia, Allison Costa, about some of the as yet unsolved mysteries of the Universe. Topics include: The Big Bang and Black Hole Origin Theories. Also, the role of free will in our understanding of the Universe.

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