Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon – May 9, 2004

First Hour:
Mother’s Day:
The Pledge Today

Julia Ward Howe’s Mother’s Day Proclamation (see "References"). Discussed by five KPFA mothers with very diverse experiences: Aileen Alfandary, news co-director; Amelia Gonzalez, director of apprenticeship program; Maya Orozco, engineer/producer; Kirsten Thomas, engineer/national Pacifica producer; Susan Stone, drama and literature department director.

Second Hour:
The Pulse of the Public:
Polls, Politics, and Activism

Guests: Mickey Huff, Retro Poll; Rebecca Solnit, author, Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities (Nation Books); Tom Frank, editor, The Baffler, author, Lie Down for America: How the Republican Party Sows Ruin on the Great Plains (Harper’s Magazine, April 2004)(tentative)

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