articles tagged "John Quinlan"

March on Washington Remembered

Monday, 16 September 2013 | A Public Affair
March on Washington

Today on Monday September 16th on APA we remembered the historical March on Washington in 1963 with some very special guests. Our host John Quinlan was joined by three distinguished community leaders–all lifelong advocates for civil rights and social justice, and all present at the 1963 March on Washington–reflect back on that historic day and its resonance with today. These guests were UMOJA publisher Milele Chikasa Anana, Wisconsin civil rights pioneer Vel Phillips, and social activist/physician Gene Farley. more »

Newly-Released Nixon Tapes

Monday, 9 September 2013 | A Public Affair
Stanley Kutler from UW-Madison Department of History

Our host John Quinlan analyzed the newly-released Nixon Tapes with UW-Madison Professor Stanley Kutler on Monday September 9th. Kutler has already made monumental contributions with his writings and teaching about American history, but two weeks ago, he also made history himself, by prevailing in a case he won against the National Archives. By winning this case, 340 hours of the infamous Nixon tapes of Oval Office recordings are now available to the historic record, and the American public. more »

Fast-Food Strike Across the Nation

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 | A Public Affair
fast food resturants

On Monday’s Labor Day edition of A Public Affair our host John Quinlan held a discussion about last week’s nationwide strike by fast food workers, and the issues underlying it. more »

The Rainbow Project, Inc.

Monday, 26 August 2013 | A Public Affair
Sheryl Kato

On the Monday, August 26th A Public Affair, host John Quinlan was joined by Sharyl Kato. For over 30 years, Sharyl has led the Rainbow Project, a group that works to prevent and treat childhood sexual abuse. more »

Haiti and Food Sovereignty

Monday, 19 August 2013 | A Public Affair
Beverly Bell

Often times, outside interests dive into areas in crisis, like Haiti, in the name of disaster relief, but instead of aiding the country in need, these groups have a very different impact. Award-wining author, organizer, and Haiti activist Beverly Bell discussed her two latest books, “Fault Lines: Views Across Haiti’s Divide” and “Harvesting Justice: Transforming Food, Land, and Agricultural Systems in the Americas” with our host John Quinlan on Monday August 19th. more »

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