Apr 162017
 

Josh Wheeler

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Josh Wheeler, director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression about the history of the center’s Muzzle awards. A selection of classic Muzzles are discussed.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Apr 202016
 

J20160420-Josh-Wheelerosh Wheeler, executive director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, announces the 25th Anniversary Muzzle Awards at a news conference at the Free Speech Monument on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. The occasion is also the 10th anniversary of the wall.

Mar 192016
 

Kelly Carlin will discuss her book (A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up With George) sharing her experience of having a comic genius as a father. Arguably the most influential stand-up comedian of all time, George Carlin’s “Seven Words You Can’t Say On Television” was the focus of a landmark Supreme Court decision on the First Amendment.

Carlin spoke at the Charlottesville City Council Chambers on March 19, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. The program was moderated by Josh Wheeler, Director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the book and Charlottesville TV10 for providing this audio.

Mar 062016
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with his guests about the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Rick’s guests for today’s program are:

Jane Kulow – Festival Program Director

Susan Erno, Thomas, Jefferson Adult and Career Education, talks about the 20th Anniversary Celebration: Voices of Adult Learners event.

Leontyne Peck, Charlottesville Chapter of The Links, Inc., talks about the festival’s Celebration Brunch: A tribute to the African American Literary Tradition, and,

Josh Wheeler, executive director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, talks about Kelly Carlin’s appearance at the festival along with her book A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up With George.

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Apr 132014
 

On the April 13th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks to Josh Wheeler from Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of free Expression about the TJ center Muzzle awards. Over the hour, they will go over each of the 9 Muzzle award recipients and the stories of what actions qualified them for their titles. Groups awarded include The U.S Department of Justice, The White house Press Office, The Tennessee State Legislature, and More.