Tell Somebody
A weekly public affairs program on KKFI-FM 90.1, Kansas City community radio.

The March 27, 2012 edition of Tell Somebody features Brandy Doyle, Policy Director for the Prometheus Radio Project speaking about the historic opportunity for new community radio stations in the wake of the signing into law of the Local Community Radio Act in January, 2011 and an FCC ruling issued on March 19, 2012 about implementation of the law.

After that we heard Making Contact's Andrew Stelzer in excerpts from a panel discussion at the National Conference on Media Reform in Boston in April, 2011, and part of Michael Moore's speech at the Left Forum in New York on March 17, 2012.

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On the March 20, 2012 edition of Tell Somebody, we heard from Kansas Citian Burt Madison, inventor, commercial artist, part-time security guard and former B-24 ball turret gunner in World War II.   Jimmy Stewart was his co-pilot on one flight, Walter Matthau packed his parachute, and Chuck Yeager flew fighter support on some of his missions, and Madison is still going strong at 88.

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The March 13, 2012 edition of Tell Somebody started out with cab driver Richard Tripp talking about the www.coppinc.com Spring Break for the Homeless event coming up in Kansas City on April 7th.  Tripp is the founder and director of COPP Inc, and every Spring and Fall has been putting on events where a couple of thousand people come for free food, free clothing and free entertainment.

Next, we heard from Byllye Avery, founder of Black Women's Health Imperative, one of the groups in a coalition called HERvotes.  The 101st International Women's Day was March 8th, and March is Women's History Month, but you'd never know it from the current political climate and the attacks on women's rights and threats to the health and economy of all.

The show ends with an account of how revolution broke out on International Women's Day in 1917 in St. Petersburg.  What has come to be called the February Revolution was sparked by women, and this last segment of the show is part of an eyewitiness account by Russian Army machine gun training officer Hugo Hakk, never heard anyplace else before it was serialized on Tell Somebody in 2009.

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The March 6, 2012 edition of Tell Somebody featured former CIA analyst and presidential daily briefer Ray McGovern responding to Donald Rumsfeld's remarks at the Truman Library and Museum in Independence, MO on February 24, 2012.  The broadcast edition of the show had to be edited for length, but this podcast edition includes the entire interview with McGovern.

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