We’re joined in studio by Barney Frank, former Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts. Barney Frank was the first openly gay man to serve in the US Congress and chaired the House Financial Services Committee from 2007 to 2011. His new autobiography, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage, was published this … Continued

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Democracy Now – March 30, 2015

            Attorney for Bowe Bergdahl: Army Report Shows Ex-POW Left Base to Report Wrongdoing, Not Desert Unit; Ex-U.S. Official on Bowe Bergdahl Charges: Why Are We Vilifying an Ex-POW Tortured by Taliban?; Iran Nuclear Talks Near Deadline Amid “Air of Inevitability Combined with Tremendous Uncertainty”; TSA Checklist Exposed: “Suspicious Signs” … Continued

Cover to Cover with Jack Foley – April 29, 2015

Today’s show is a tribute to the somewhat forgotten California poet, George Sterling, who lived from 1869 to 1926. The show is devoted to only one of Sterling’s poems, the extended verse narrative, “Duandon,” written about 1910. “Duandon” will be performed by Donald Sidney-Fryer, who will accompany himself on the modern bass lute or chitarrone. … Continued