HearSay Programming October 15-18


Constitutional Questions | Protecting Journalists

Monday, October 15, 2018

On the ballot this election, voters will consider two proposed amendments to the Virginia constitution. One will benefit the surviving spouses of disabled vets. The other will provide incentives for people to make their homes more resilient to flooding. We'll talk to the legislators behind these measures. Later in the hour, we will discuss the recent high-profile cases of journalists murdered overseas. What is happening and what should US policymakers and citizens do about it? Call us at 1-800-940-2240 or 757-440-2665.

Today's Guests:

Del. Jason Miyares - House of Delegates-82
Sen. Lynwood Lewis, Jr. - State Senate-6
Robert Mahoney - Deputy Executive Director, Committee to Protect Journalists

Coming up after HearSay: Left, Right & Center


Flooding, Fighting and Murder

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

James Balog is a renowned photographer who captured the costs of flooding in our area. We will talk to him about his work and the documentary featuring him. Then an editor from Slate will tell us about the fights couples have again and again. Finally, a local author will discuss all the dark things that have happened here. Tune in at noon 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:

James Balog - Photographer
Laura Bennett - Editor, Slate
Nancy Sheppard - Author, Hampton Roads Murder and Mayhem

Coming up after HearSay: The Thomas Jefferson Hour


Do You Believe in Ghosts?

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Have you had a paranormal experience? Do you believe in ghosts? The HearSay team will explore the world of the supernatural to sort it all out for you. Then, we will have a rigorous debate to determine - once and for all - the greatest horror movie ever made. Join us with your stories and opinions at 1-800-940-2240 or 757-440-2665.

Today's Guests:

Kathy Martin - WHRO staffer and producer of "Writer's Block"

Coming up after the show: Radio Lab


In the Garden (Live Remote)

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Jim Orband is the Mick Jagger of botany. He will bring his knowledge, his wit, and his special brand of Hokie swagger to the Portsmouth Extension Office. You can get your questions in to the show early by emailing, tweeting, or calling us at (757) 889-9105. Later, we'll find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Today's Guests:

Jim Orband - Senior Extension Agent Emeritus

Coming up after HearSay: A Way with Words