Robert E. Lee

Posted by: victorb 8/31/2017 11:30 PM

Robert E. Lee
Thursday, August 31, 2017

In the wake of Norfolk's decision to relocate one of its confederate monuments, we thought it would be a good time to take a look at the people behind the statues. Today we'll talk with Dr. Jay Winick, author of "April 1865: The Month That Saved America" to learn more about Robert E. Lee's impact on history. We'll also check in with Mal Vincent and find out what's going on this week in Mal's World. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:

Dr. Thomas Whalen - is an Associate Professor of Social Sciences at Boston University. He wrote this article about Robert E. Lee

Dr. Jay Winik - is the Council on Foreign Relations Historian-In-Residence and a number one New York Times best-selling author of April 1865 and 1944

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HearSay Pet Health

Posted by: victorb 8/30/2017 1:54 AM

HearSay Pet Health
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Today on HearSay Pet Health, guest host Joe Flanagan is joined by our favorite veterinarian Dr. Phyllis Neumann! We're ready to answer your toughest pet questions. Call us at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240. If you can't get through on the phones, you can comment on our Facebook page or send us an email at hearsay@whrv.org.

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In the Event of an Emergency...

Posted by: victorb 8/29/2017 11:03 PM

In the Event of an Emergency...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Our coastal community is no stranger to severe weather. But, has a long history with hurricanes dulled our region's reaction time? Today we'll consider how residents can best prepare for not just hurricanes, but other potential emergency situations - like an active shooter, terrorist attack, or periods of civil unrest like Charlottesville recently endured. Does your family have an evacuation plan and a "go bag" packed and ready? 
Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and join us live with your calls at 440-2665.

Today's Guests:

Jim Redick - Is Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response for the City of Norfolk

Michael Sharon - Is a Federal Preparedness Coordinator with FEMA

Brian Moran - Is the Commonwealth's Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security

Mary-Carson Stiff - Is a Certified Flood Plain Manager and an expert on flood insurance

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America's Public Housing Crisis

Posted by: victorb 8/28/2017 10:05 PM

America's Public Housing Crisis
Monday, August 28, 2017

The United States is experiencing a public housing crisis exacerbated by privatization policies and long-term inattention. In Hampton Roads, the City of Norfolk continues to debate whether to demolish some of its public housing in the St. Paul's area. Today, we'll explore the potential impacts of the decision on Norfolk's residents.

Today's Guests:

Alec MacGillis - Covers politics and government for ProPublica

John Kownack - Is the Executive Director of the Norfolk Redevelopment Housing Authority

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Afghanistan and Anti-Semitism

Posted by: victorb 8/24/2017 10:05 PM

Afghanistan and Anti-Semitism
Thursday, August 24, 2017

On Monday, President Trump announced his strategy for Afghanistan. Today we'll talk with NPR's Greg Myre and Anthony Cordesman from the Center for Strategic & International Relations about the strategy and whether it will lead to peace in the Middle East. Later, white supremacist hate ran rampant in Charlottesville this month and included a prominent display of Anti-Semitism. We're examining the impacts of that display today at 12:30. We'll also check in with Mal Vincent and find out what's going on this week in Mal's World. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:

Greg Myre - is a national security correspondent for NPR. He focuses on counter-terrorism

Anthony Cordesman - is the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. His expertise includes Afghanistan and defense strategy and capabilities

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An American Autocracy?

Posted by: victorb 8/23/2017 10:15 PM

An American Autocracy?
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

In June, Senator Bernie Sanders issued a warning that the U..S. is creeping towards authoritarianism under the Trump administration, but does President Trump posess the hallmarks of an Autocrat? Today we'll explore the shape of modern authoritarian rule and consider whether or not President Trump is really consolidating power around himself, or if elevated media coverage is just making it appear that way.

Today's Guests:

Ruth Ben-Ghiat is a professor of history and Italian studies at New York University who writes about authoritarianism and propaganda

Samuel Moyn - is a professor of law and history at Yale University

Corey Robin - is a professor of political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin

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Doxing

Posted by: victorb 8/22/2017 1:26 AM

Doxing
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Are you familiar with the term "doxing"
To "dox" means to breach one's anonymity and it's been done frequently online in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, VA. Rally participants have been exposed on social media and, as a result, been ridiculed, fired, and even disowned. We want your opinion: Is it an ethical move? Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and join us live with your calls at 440-2665.

Today's Guest:

David Clinton Wills - is a Visiting Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU Steinhardt. He explores the ethical, political, and social issues of identity.

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Entrepreneurship in Hampton Roads

Posted by: victorb 8/21/2017 12:51 AM

Entrepreneurship in Hampton Roads
Monday, August 21, 2017

17.8 million people in the United States are working on launching roughly 9.5 million businesses, but the failure rate of startups is increasing. What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? The creative minds at StartWheel have the answer. An online resource for business owners, StartWheel is on a mission to centralize and mobilize efforts that foster the growth of the regional innovation economy. Call us at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240 and share your comments.

Today's Guests:

Jeremiah Cronin – Is the Program Director for the Center for Enterprise Innovation at Old Dominion University

Martin Kaszubowski – Is the Executive Director of the Center for Enterprise Innovation at Old Dominion University

Monique Adams –    Is the executive director of 757 Angels

Nisha Witt - Is the CEO of Aesop Technologies and a Shaper at Global Shapers Norfolk. Aesop specializes in solar-powered products.

Jessica Taylor
– Is a Physical Scientist at NASA Langley

Andria McClellan – Is a Norfolk City Councilwoman. Her son is attending college in South Carolina and though he isn’t due for check in until tomorrow, they left early this morning to avoid eclipse traffic

Rob Blizzard – Is a HearSay listener who’s in South Carolina for the total eclipse

 

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In the Garden

Posted by: victorb 8/17/2017 10:16 PM

In the Garden
Thursday, August 17, 2017

It's time for the August edition of HearSay's "In the Garden" with gardening guru Jim Orband! Though we won't be in a garden for this episode, we're still happy to answer all of your gardening questions, and our phone lines are open! We'll also check in with Mal Vincent and find out what's going on this week in Mal's World. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

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Charlottesville Continued

Posted by: victorb 8/16/2017 10:28 PM

Charlottesville Continued
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Today we'll bring you part three of our Charlottesville series in the wake of the deadly violence that occurred the weekend of August 11. We're delving into the history of southern identity and asking: What should we do about Confederate monuments? Join us with your thoughts by calling 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240 and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Today's Guest:

Dr. James C. Cobb - is the B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Georgia and is a former president of the Southern Historical Association

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