Tell Somebody

A weekly public affairs program on KKFI-FM 90.1, Kansas City community radio.
Mark Wilkerson was my guest on the March 24, 2016 edition of Tell Somebody, just a couple of weeks ahead of the release of his new biography, Tomas Young’s War. Tomas Young was the Kansas City Iraq War veteran who died on the eve of Veterans Day, 2014, 10 ½ years after being paralyzed by a snipe...
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Jen Senko was my guest on the March 17, 2016 edition of Tell Somebody. Just ahead of a special screening in Kansas City, Senko talked about her new documentary film, The Brainwashing of My Dad-The Truth Behind the Right-Wing Media Machine That Changed a Father and Divided a Nation. ​​Click on ...
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The March 10, 2016 edition of Tell Somebody featured former CIA analyst and frequent guest Ray McGovern on the phone for a live broadcast. McGovern, an admirer of Andrew Bacevich, begins by taking issue with some of his comments about Putin and Russia on Democracy Now! that morning. Ray talks ab...
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Alternative Radio’s David Barsamian returned for the March 3, 2016 edition of  Tell Somebody, on the phone for a live call-in show. Just returned from a trip to Lebanon, he talked about that and took questions from callers as the show entered its final month. ​​Click on the pod icon above, or t...
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The February 11, 2016 edition of Tell Somebody was a conversation with homeless advocate Richard Tripp and some of his friends. ​​ Click on the pod icon above, or the .mp3 filename below to listen to the show, or right-click and choose "save target as" or "save link as" to save a copy of th...
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Robert McChesney returned to the show for the last pledge drive edition of Tell Somebody, on February 4, 2016. We started the show talking about how over two years ago Tell Somebody covered the Michigan emergency manager law, ignored in the corporate media, which led to the Flint water crisis. ...
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How did Elizabeth Murray go from being a New Mexico newspaper reporter fresh out of college to a CIA analyst serving as Deputy National Intelligence Officer for the Near East in the National Intelligence Council to an anti-nuclear activist? Listen to the January 21, 2016 edition of Tell Somebody...
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On the January 14, 2016 edition of Tell Somebody, Cecile Pineda returned to talk about her new book, Apology to a Whale: Words to Mend a World. Inspired, in part, by a case of mistaken identity, this book is a wide-ranging contemplation on why we are ruining the earth as a habitable home for our...
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Melvin A. Goodman was my guest on the January 7, 2016 edition of Tell Somebody. Goodman is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy where he was a colleague of the late Robert White, former US ambassador to El Salvador, and was a CIA analyst and colleague of Ray McGovern. He is the...
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On the December 24, 2015 edition of Tell Somebody we heard a report from Kansas Citians Alice Kitchen and Carol Coburn on the recent delegation to El Salvador marking the 35th anniversary of the murder of four church women there in 1980. One of the delegation participants was Claire White, daugh...
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A delegation of 120 people went to El Salvador November 26 - December 5, 2015, marking 35 years since 4 churchwomen were murdered by the US-supported Salvadoran military. Two Kansas Citians, Carol Coburn and Alice Kitchen, joined that delegation, and they report on it this week on Tell Somebody...
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This week on Tell Somebody, Lindsay Wise, Washington reporter for the Kansas City Star, talks about Irradiated , the McClatchy  print and multimedia online series about “the hidden legacy of 70 years of atomic weaponry” that left “at least 33,480 Americans dead.” ​​ Click on the pod ico...
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This week on Tell Somebody, the speech that Dead Man Walking author Sister Helen Prejean gave at Unity on the Plaza in Kansas City on the evening of October 30, 2015. Sister Helen Prejean was in Kansas City on October 30 2015 for speaking engagements thanks to Missourians for Alternatives to...
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This week on Tell Somebody. Dead Man Walking author Sister Helen Prejean, and Staci Pratt, state coordinator for Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (MADP). If someone viciously and brutally murdered a loved one of yours – a child, a spouse, a parent - could you get past rage a...
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A bigger-than-size statue of a horse wearing a hazmat suit is the subject of the October 29, 2015 edition of Tell Somebody. Author and professor Kristen Iversen and artist Jeff Gipe joined us on the phone to talk about it. Rocky Flats, near Denver and Boulder, Colorado, was the site of a pla...
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Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern returns for the October 15, 2015 edition of Tell Somebody. With Russian President Vladimir Putin having unleashed his version of Shock and Awe on Syria, possibly putting the tiny remaining handful of US CENTCOM's $500 million force of “Viable Indigenous Ground...
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Professor Richard D. Wolff spoke in Kansas City, Missouri at the All Souls Forum on September 13, 2015, and at the University of Missouri – Kansas City on September 14.. Shortly after his forum appearance  at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, he sat down for a conversation with Tell...
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On the August 2 0, 2015 edition of Tell Somebody, Richard Rhodes appeared for the second time in as many weeks. Rhodes had been on the phone for the July 30 edition of the show, ahead of an August 9, 2015 speaking engagement in Independence, that would mark ...
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For the August 1 3, 2015 edition of Tell Somebody , I got together with Joe McGovern to talk about his current project. According to his website, theothersidedocumentary.com, Joe is a progressive liberal democrat who has always been interested in politics, but who recently gr...
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On the July 30 2015 edition of Tell Somebody, ahead of an August 9, 2015 speaking engagement in the area marking the 70 th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, Richard Rhodes talked about his early life in the Kansas City area, how violent criminals get that way, and about nucl...
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