Wake-Up Call: The Role of Elected Officials

Richard Schragger

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia School of Law and Senior Fellow at the Miller Center, Richard Schragger about the role of elected officials. Topics include: the trade-off among the constitution, constituents preferences and the elected official’s personal belief. Also, a look at the roles of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and the Attorney General of Texas Ken Paxton in recent events.

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

Apropos Of Something: Understanding Slave History’s Presence & Our Cities’ Power Moves

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Price A. Thomas, Director of Marketing & Communications at James Madison’s Montpelier, on why our shared history must be ever-present; and Richard Schragger PhD, Perre Bowen Prof. of Law at UVA, on the healthy Constitution of local government.

Apropos Of Something seeks out guests who are passionate about the arts, politics and society at-large. Co-hosts Ellen Daniels in Charlottesville and Nancy Laurence in New York City chat with experts, activists, and the most interesting people they can find. We guarantee every show will be Apropos Of Something.

Join Ellen and Nancy on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, every Saturday from 10-11 a.m.

Apropos of Something: Immigration, Refugees and the Executive Order

This week we welcome a brand new show from our partners at 94.7 WPVC. Apropos of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk to four guests working in different arenas with regard to the issue of the impacts of President Trump’s January 27, 2016 Executive Order banning immigration and limiting travel from 7 countries.

On this weeks show: Rachel Adams is just back from Greece working alongside Syrian families, Elizabeth Valtierra is a local teen activist who is Mexican-American, Harriet Kuhr is executive director of the Charlottesville & Richmond International Rescue Committee (IRC), and Richard Schragger is a professor of law specializing in the Constitution and local governments.

Apropos of Something is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 AM. The station is currently looking for volunteers.