Global Voices Radio Programs 2003

NorthWestern Exposure was a weekly sixty minute radio interview program featuring discussions about holistic (whole systems) approaches to issues affecting the quality of life in Seattle and other communities in the Pacific Northwest and the industrial world. Some of the interviews listed below can be heard from the American Prophets page.

The show aired on the following stations.

Northwestern Exposure #391a – 10/06/03 – 55:00 (1st aired in Nov. ’02)

Subject: The Graphic Novel art form
Guest: Eric Drooker
Length: 22:00
Contact: Drooker.com
Date Aired: 10/06/03
Summary: Eric Drooker is an artist, originally from New York’s Lower East side and creator of Blood Song: A Silent Ballad. He discussed the art form of the graphic novel, his exposure to early practitioners of the form, such as Frans Masereel and Lyn Ward and how growing up on the Lower East side with neighbors like Allen Ginsberg shaped his politics.

Subject: The Graphic Novel art form, Part II
Guest: Eric Drooker
Length: 22:00
Contact: Drooker.com
Date Aired: 10/06/03
Summary: Artist Eric Drooker, originally from New York’s Lower East side and creator of Blood Song: A Silent Ballad, discussed the art form of the graphic novel, his latest contribution to the genre and the politics that inspired the themes that are covered in the book.


Northwestern Exposure #396A for 9/28/03-55:00(1st Aired in Dec ’02)

Subject: Fixing Elections and America s Winner-Take-All System
Guest: Steven Hill
Length: 22:00
Contact: Fair Vote or Fixing Elections or 301-270-4616
Date Aired: 9/28/03
Summary: Steven Hill, the Co-Founder of the Center for Voting & Democracy, is the author of Fixing Elections: The Failure of America s Winner Take All Politics. He discussed America s electoral system, how millions of votes are not worth anything due to redistricting that creates elections safe for one party s candidate and other notions about the problems he sees with the way America conducts elections.

Subject: Fixing Elections & America s Winner-Take-All System, Pt. II
Guest: Steven Hill
Length: 22:00
Contact: Fair Vote or Fixing Elections or 301-270-4616
Date Aired: 9/28/03
Summary: Steven Hill, the Co-Founder of the Center for Voting & Democracy, is the author of Fixing Elections: The Failure of America s Winner Take All Politics. He discussed his organization, America s electoral system, and problems he sees with the way America conducts elections, including the inordinate amount of power given to low population states.


Northwestern Exposure #393A for 9/21/03-55:00(1st Aired in Dec ’02)

Subject: U.S. Middle East Policy & The Roots of Terrorism
Guest: Stephen Zunes, Ph.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: Foreign Policy in Focus
Date Aired: 9/21/03
Summary: Dr. Stephen Zunes is an Associate Professor of Politics and Chair of the Peace & Justice studies program at the University of San Francisco. Author of Tinderbox: U.S. Middle East Policy and the Roots of Terrorism, he discussed the history of U.S. policy and the downside of the effort to create U.S. hegemony in the region.

Subject: U.S. Middle East Policy & The Roots of Terrorism, Part II
Guest: Stephen Zunes, Ph.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: Foreign Policy in Focus
Date Aired: 9/21/03
Summary: Dr. Stephen Zunes, Associate Professor of Politics and Chair of the Peace & Justice studies program at the University of San Francisco is author of Tinderbox: U.S. Middle East Policy and the Roots of Terrorism. He continued his discussion of the history of U.S. policy and aspects of the solution to the violence in the Middle East and the terrorism that imperils Americans.


Northwestern Exposure #281A for 9/14/03-55:00(1st Aired in Dec ’99)

Subject: The Source of Teen Violence
Guest: Gloria DeGaetano
Length: 23:00
Contact: 425.401.1519 or Parent Coaching Institute
Date Aired: 9/14/03
Summary: Gloria DeGaetano is a former teacher and current media literacy activist and author. Her new book is entitled; Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence.  By citing numerous studies, she discussed TV s de-evolution through the violence formula  of attracting viewers and how children are affected and how some eventually become violent.

Subject: The Source of Teen Violence
Guest: Gloria DeGaetano
Length: 22:00
Contact: 425.401.1519 or Parent Coaching Institute
Date Aired: 9/14/03
Summary: Gloria DeGaetano is a former teacher and current media literacy activist and author. Her new book is entitled; Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence.  By citing numerous studies, she continued her discussed of how violence on TV and violent video games prepare children to act out violently and how literacy is the antidote.


Northwestern Exposure #314A for 9/07/03 – 55:00(1st Aired in Oct ’00)

Subject: Search & Rescue in Olympic National Park

Guests: Dan Pontbriand & Barb Maynes
Length: 22:00
Contact: Olympic National Park
Date Aired: 9/07/03
Summary: Dan Pontbriand is a Lake District Ranger at Olympic National Park in the far Northwest corner of the lower 48 United States. Barb Maynes is the park’s Public Information Officer. They discussed Olympic National Park, their experience working there, their favorite spots and the story recent rescue of a certain radio interview host.

Subject: More on Search & Rescue in Olympic National Park
Guests: Dan Pontbriand & Barb Maynes
Length: 22:00
Contact: Olympic National Park
Date Aired: 9/07/03
Summary: Dan Pontbriand is a Lake District Ranger at Olympic National Park in the far Northwest corner of the lower 48 United States. Barb Maynes is the park’s Public Information Officer. They discussed the story recent rescue of a certain radio interview host and provided tips on how to survive getting lost in the wilderness.


Northwestern Exposure #415 for 8/31/03 – 55:00
Subject: The Tibetan Bon Medicine Tradition
Guests: Steve Lawson and Susanne Hare
Length: 22:00
Contact: Bon Medicine and Activating Your Thunder
Date Aired: 8/31/03
Summary: Steve Lawson and Susanne Hare are long-time students of Tibetan Bon Medicine practitioner Christopher Hansard. They discussed the Tibetan Bon tradition, how they were exposed to it through the work of Christopher and recent Bon workshops in British Columbia.

Subject: The Tibetan Bon Medicine Tradition, II
Guests: Steve Lawson and Susanne Hare
Length: 22:00
Contact: Bon Medicine and Activating Your Thunder
Date Aired: 8/31/03
Summary: Steve Lawson and Susanne Hare are long-time students of Tibetan Bon Medicine practitioner Christopher Hansard. They discussed the Tibetan Bon tradition, how they were exposed to it through the work of Christopher and recent Bon workshops in British Columbia.


Northwestern Exposure #349A for 8/24/03 – 54:10 First Aired in Sep ’01

Subject: Redefining Health
Guest: Paul Brenner, M.D. Ph.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: (909) 659-4827 or Paul Brenner
Date Aired: 8/24/03
Summary: Former oncologist Paul Brenner is a psychologist and author of: “Seeing Your Life Through New Eyes: Insights to Freedom from Your Past.  He discussed his past, his definition of health which he sees as the acceptance and the appreciation of life and his Family Triangle modality for understanding how parents helped create one’s issues.

Subject: Insights to Freedom From Your Past
Guest: Paul Brenner, M.D. Ph.D
Length: 22:00
Contact: (909) 659-4827 or Paul Brenner
Date Aired: 8/24/03
Summary: Former oncologist Paul Brenner is a psychologist and author. His new book is: “Seeing Your Life Through New Eyes: Insights to Freedom from Your Past.  He continued his discussion of true health and how one can get insights from one’s past to end the practice of re-living old, destructive patterns.


Northwestern Exposure #390A for 8/17/03 – 54:10 First Aired in Nov ’02

Subject: Emotional Child Abuse
Guest: Oliver Tuthill, M.A. B.A.
Length: 22:00
Contact: Autumn Tree Productions
Date Aired: 8/17/03
Summary: Oliver Tuthill holds a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology and a Masters in Psychology. He is Executive Director of Autumn Tree Productions, a non-profit film corporation dedicated to increasing public awareness of emotional child abuse. He defined Emotional Child Abuse, talked about some of the abuse he suffered as a child and the different categories of Emotional Child Abuse as he defines it.

Subject: Emotional Child Abuse, Part II
Guest: Oliver Tuthill, M.A. B.A.
Length: 22:00
Contact: Autumn Tree Productions
Date Aired: 8/17/03
Summary: Oliver Tuthill is the Executive Director of Autumn Tree Productions, a non-profit film corporation dedicated to increasing public awareness of emotional child abuse. He continued his discussion of Emotional Child Abuse and his efforts to create more awareness of what he calls this Public Health Crisis through film and a systemic approach to the issue.


 

Northwestern Exposure #402A for 8/10/03 – 54:10 First Aired in April ’03

Subject: Expanding Field Theory in Science
Guest: Rupert Sheldrake
Length: 22:00
Contact: Shelrdake on-line
Date Aired: 8/10/03
Summary: Rupert Sheldrake is a renowned biologist who received a Ph.D. at Cambridge. The author of The Sense of Being Stared at: & other aspects of the Extended Mind, he discussed Michael Faraday s Field Theory and how he applies it to commonly experienced phenomena such as knowing when someone is going to call before they do so and other experiences.

Subject: Expanding Field Theory in Science, Part II
Guest: Rupert Sheldrake
Length: 22:00
Contact: Shelrdake on-line
Date Aired: 8/10/03
Summary: Rupert Sheldrake, renowned biologist and author of The Sense of Being Stared at: & other aspects of the Extended Mind, continued his discussion of his Morphic Field Theory, how he applies it to concepts like the evil eye, and other experiences of what he calls the 7th sense.


Northwestern Exposure #414 for 8/03/03 – 54:10

Subject: Human Rights in Post-War Afghanistan
Guest: Medea Benjamin
Length: 22:00
Contact: Global Exchange Code Pink Alert or Occupation Watch
Date Aired: 8/03/03
Summary: Medea Benjamin is the Founding Director of the non-profit, international human rights organization known as Global Exchange. She discussed her background and development as an activist, the mission and history of her organization and the foreign policy of the Bush Administration.

Subject: Human Rights in Post-War Iraq
Guest: Medea Benjamin
Length: 22:00
Contact: Global Exchange Code Pink Alert or Occupation Watch
Date Aired: 8/03/03
Summary: Medea Benjamin, the Founding Director of the non-profit, international human rights organization known as Global Exchange, continued her discussion on the foreign policy of the Bush Administration and the efforts to create awareness of the results of U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Northwestern Exposure #413 for 7/27/03 – 55:00
Subject: The 2003 Seattle Poetry Slam Team
Guests: Jeremy Richards & Roberto Ascalon
Length: 22:00
Contact: Seattle Slam & Poetry Slam Inc.
Date Aired: 7/27/03
Summary: Jeremy Richards holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Gonzaga University and is active in the Seattle Improv scene. Roberto Ascalon is a poet and former Americorps service worker and they are both members of the 2003 Seattle poetry slam team. They discussed the concept of competitive poetry and shared some of their work.

Subject: The 2003 Seattle Poetry Slam Team, Part II
Guests: Christina Nation & Karyna McGlynn
Length: 22:00
Contact: Seattle Slam & Poetry Slam Inc.
Date Aired: 7/27/03
Summary: Christina Nation is an experienced standup comedy performer and poet and Karyna McGlynn teaches Performance Poetry at the University of Washington Extension Program. They are both members of the 2003 Seattle poetry slam team. They discussed the concept of competitive poetry and shared some of their work.


Northwestern Exposure #412 for 7/20/03 – 55:00
Subject: A Pacific Northwest Japanese-American Community
Guests: Stan Flewelling and Mae Iseri Yamada
Length: 22:00
Contact: White River Valley Museum
Date Aired: 7/20/03
Summary: Stan Flewelling is the author of: Shirakawa: Stories From a Pacific Northwest Japanese American Community. Mae Iseri Yamada is a long-time resident of Washington s White River Valley. They discussed the community of Japanese-Americans that existed in this area from 1886 to World War II.

Subject: A Pacific Northwest Japanese-American Community, Part II
Guests: Stan Flewelling and Mae Iseri Yamada
Length: 22:00
Contact: White River Valley Museum
Date Aired: 7/20/03
Summary: Stan Flewelling, author of: Shirakawa: Stories From a Pacific Northwest Japanese American Community and Mae Iseri Yamada, long-time resident of Washington s White River Valley, continued their discussion of the community of Japanese-Americans that existed in this area from 1886 to World War II and the relocation during that war that ended the community.


Northwestern Exposure #411 for 7/13/03 – 55:00
Subject: The Inspired Heart: One Artist s Transformation
Guest: Jerry Wennstrom
Length: 22:00
Contact: Hands of Alchemy
Date Aired: 7/13/03
Summary: Jerry Wennstrom is an artist who destroyed all of his artwork after a successful career in New York and existed completely on grace for the following 15 years. He tells his story in The Inspired Heart: An Artist s Journey of Transformation. He shared his experience of deciding to destroy his art and how he survived on only what food came to him by grace.

Subject: The Inspired Heart: One Artist s Transformation, Part II
Guest: Jerry Wennstrom
Length: 22:00
Contact: Hands of Alchemy
Date Aired: 7/13/03
Summary: Jerry Wennstrom, an artist who destroyed all of his artwork after a successful career in New York and existed completely on grace for the following 15 years, is author of: The Inspired Heart: An Artist s Journey of Transformation. He talked about his book and shared why he feels the inevitable shortcoming of excessive materialism is now revealing itself.


Northwestern Exposure #410 for 7/06/03 – 55:00
Subject: Undoing Racism in the Criminal Justice System
Guest: Lloyd May, J.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: Justice Passage or 206.312.1961
Date Aired: 7/06/03
Summary: Lloyd May holds a law degree and is President of Justice Passage, an organization dedicated to undoing racism in the criminal justice system. He discussed his background in banking, how he left the corporate world to focus on making a difference in society and examples that lead him to believe the American criminal justice system is racist.

Subject: Undoing Racism in the Criminal Justice System, Part II
Guest: Lloyd May, J.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: Justice Passage or 206.312.1961
Date Aired: 7/06/03
Summary: Lloyd May is President of Justice Passage, an organization dedicated to undoing racism in the criminal justice system. He continued his discussion of his organization and examples that lead him to believe the American criminal justice system is racist, such as the disparity in sentences for cocaine possession between urban blacks and suburban whites.


Northwestern Exposure #369A for 6/29/03 – 55:00 (1st aired in April ’02)
Subject: War as seen through Lincoln s 2nd Inaugural
Guest: Ron White
Length: 22:00
Contact: na.
Date Aired: 6/29/03
Summary: Ron White is author of 5 books and is dean and professor of American Religious History at San Francisco Theological Seminary. He discussed Abraham Lincoln s 2nd Inaugural Address, how Lincoln did not met popular expectations with the speech and other historical aspects.

Subject: War as seen through Lincoln s 2nd Inaugural, pt 2
Guest: Ron White
Length: 22:00
Contact: na.
Date Aired: 6/29/03
Summary: Ron White is author of 5 books and is dean and professor of American Religious History at San Francisco Theological Seminary. He discussed Abraham Lincoln s 2nd Inaugural Address, how Lincoln s integrity gave him persuasive power and spiritual aspects of Lincoln and the address.


Northwestern Exposure #409 for 6/22/03 – 55:00
Subject: The Recycled Art of Marita Dingus
Guest: Marita Dingus
Length: 22:00
Contact: Francene Seders Gallery or 206.782.0355
Date Aired: 6/22/03
Summary: Marita Dingus is a Guggenheim Fellow who holds a BFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia & an M.A. and M.F.A. from San Jose State University. She discussed her work which uses scavenged materials such as corks, broken toys, beer can pull tabs and other objects and reflects a strong social conscience as well as a deep respect for indigenous African Art traditions.

Subject: The Recycled Art of Marita Dingus, Part II
Guest: Marita Dingus
Length: 22:00
Contact: Francene Seders Gallery or 206.782.0355
Date Aired: 6/22/03
Summary: Marita Dingus is a Guggenheim Fellow who holds a BFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia & an M.A. and M.F.A. from San Jose State University. She continued her discussion of her work including her open process and the influence of visits to Africa and African spirituality including the importance of respect for Ancestors.


Northwestern Exposure #408 for 6/15/03 – 55:00
Subject: Community Self-Reliance
Guest: Michael Shuman
Length: 22:00
Contact: Living Local Website
Date Aired: 6/15/03
Summary: Michael Shuman is a specialist in community economics, and the author of: Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age. He discussed the current conventional wisdom regarding community economics being the attempt to attract large corporations and how large corporations destroy local culture.

Subject: Community Self-Reliance, Part II
Guest: Michael Shuman
Length: 22:00
Contact: Living Local Website
Date Aired: 6/15/03
Summary: Michael Shuman, the author of: Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age, discussed the way municipalities can regain economic power through community-self-reliance, subsidiarity and retaining the multiplier effect by establishing local currencies.


Northwestern Exposure #407 for 6/08/03 – 55:00
Subject: The Killing Fields Memorial
Guests: Dara Duong and Phalla Pol
Length: 22:00
Contact: Museum of Culture & Killing Fields Memorial
Date Aired: 6/08/03
Summary: Two people who survived the Killing Fields genocide in Cambodia and are involved in the effort to create a Killing Fields Memorial in Seattle, Dara Duong and Phalla Pol, discussed their experience during the genocide, the facts regarding the regime of Pol Pot and Khmer Rouge and the current situation in their home country.

Subject: The Killing Fields Memorial, Part II
Guests: Dara Duong and Phalla Pol
Length: 22:00
Contact: Museum of Culture & Killing Fields Memorial
Date Aired: 6/08/03
Summary: Dara Duong and Phalla Pol, two people who survived the Killing Fields genocide in Cambodia, discussed their inspiration in trying to create a Cambodian Cultural Museum and Killing Fields Memorial in an attempt to create awareness of the atrocities and prevent future events like it.


Northwestern Exposure #406 for 6/01/03 – 55:00
Subject: Sustainable Business Education
Guest: Gifford Pinchot III
Length: 22:00
Contact: Bainbridge Graduate Instutute & Pinchot.com
Date Aired: 6/01/03
Summary: The Co-founder, Chairman & Dean of Research for the Bainbridge Graduate Institute discussed the Institute, its philosophical underpinnings of entrepreneurialism and creativity and changing American business climate which fostered its creation.

Subject: Sustainable Business Education, Part II
Guest: Gifford Pinchot III
Length: 22:00
Contact: Bainbridge Graduate Instutute & Pinchot.com
Date Aired: 6/01/03
Summary: The Co-founder, Chairman & Dean of Research for the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, Gifford Pinchot II, discussed the Institute, its history and mission and its centers of applied learning which are part of the Institute.


Northwestern Exposure #405 for 5/25/03 – 55:00
Subject: A Status Report on American Wilderness
Guest: Gary Ferguson
Length: 22:00
Contact: Gary’s Wild Words Website
Date Aired: 5/25/03
Summary: Former Forest Service Ranger and author Gary Ferguson discussed his experience hiking 140 miles out his front door in Red Lodge, Montana, to the Hawk s Rest cabin in the southeast corner of Yellowstone National Park to spend a season evaluating the status of the wilderness in the largest in-tact ecosystem in the temperate world.

Subject: A Status Report on American Wilderness, Part II
Guest: Gary Ferguson
Length: 22:00
Contact: Gary’s Wild Words Website
Date Aired: 5/25/03
Summary: Gary Ferguson continued his discussion of his summer spent in the Hawk s Rest cabin in the southeast corner of Yellowstone National Park to evaluate the status of the wilderness. He talked about wildlife, hunting guides and other stories from Hawk s Rest: A Season in the Remote Heart of Yellowstone.


Northwestern Exposure #404 for 5/18/03 – 55:00
Subject: American History w/ Ken Davis
Guest: Kenneth Davis
Length: 22:00
Contact: Don’t Know Much website
Date Aired: 5/18/03
Summary: The best-selling author, historian and lecturer Kenneth Davis discussed the updated version of his book: Don’t Know Much About History and some lesser-known events in American history including facts regarding Christopher Columbus and also the Trail of Tears.

Subject: American History w/ Ken Davis, Part II
Guest: Kenneth Davis
Length: 22:00
Contact: Don’t Know Much website
Date Aired: 5/18/03
Summary: The best-selling author, historian and lecturer Kenneth Davis continued his discussion of some lesser-known events in American history including the rebellion of Nat Turner and the Cointelpro Program.


Northwestern Exposure #294A for 5/11/03 – 55:00
(1st aired in April ’00)
Subject: The Case for Legal Rights for Animals
Guest: Steven M. Wise
Length: 22:00
Contact: CEFR
Date Aired: 5/11/03
Summary: Steven M. Wise is an animal protection lawyer who teaches Animal Rights Law at the Harvard, Vermont and John Marshall Schools of Law. He is also author of: Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals.  He discussed the events that led him into this field and his legal case for animal rights

Subject: More of the Case for Legal Rights for Animals
Guest: Steven M. Wise
Length: 22:00
Contact: CEFR
Date Aired: 5/11/03
Summary: Steven M. Wise is an animal protection lawyer who teaches Animal Rights Law at the Harvard, Vermont and John Marshall Schools of Law. He is also author of: Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals.  He discussed the rights he believes chimpanzees and pygmy chimps should be granted and the ramifications for research and other aspects of life as we know it.


Northwestern Exposure #403 for 5/04/03 – 55:00
Subject: Cultural Diversity through Travel & Poetry
Guest: Gary Mex Glazner
Length: 22:00
Contact: Poetry Slam Inc.
Date Aired: 5/04/03
Summary: Gary Mex Glazner is a self-described former flower wrangler who sold his shop to become a professional poet. He and his wife traveled over 34,000 miles and in his book: Ears on Fire: Snapshot Essays in a World of Poets he chronicled his travels, some of which (including eating fried grasshoppers in China) are discussed here.

Subject: Cultural Diversity through Travel & Poetry, Part II
Guest: Gary Mex Glazner
Length: 22:00
Contact: Poetry Slam Inc.
Date Aired: 5/04/03
Summary: Gary Mex Glazner is a professional poet who traveled over 34,000 miles and in his book: Ears on Fire: Snapshot Essays in a World of Poets he chronicled his travels, some of which, including the difficulty of translating Nepalese poetry he discussed.


Northwestern Exposure #351A for 4/27/03 – 55:00
(1st aired in September ’01)
Subject: The Problems with the Typical American Diet
Guest: John Robbins
Length: 22:00
Contact: Food Revolution
Date Aired: 4/27/03
Summary: Author John Robbins turned down the opportunity to be the sole heir of the Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream fortune to focus on promoting a plant-based diet. He discussed dangers of a diet heavy in animal products, the cultural trance which prevents debate on health effects meat & dairy products and other themes from his book The Food Revolution.

Subject: The Food Revolution continued
Guest: John Robbins
Length: 22:00
Contact: Food Revolution
Date Aired: 4/27/03
Summary: Author John Robbins continued his discussion on the benefits of a plant-based diet & other themes from his book The Food Revolution. He discussed dangers of a diet heavy in animal products and debunked propaganda of the beef, dairy and biotech industries.


Northwestern Exposure #387A for 4/20/03 – 55:00
(1st aired in October ’02)
Subject: How Corporations got Human Rights
Guest: Thom Hartmann
Length: 22:00
Contact: Unequal Protection
Date Aired: 4/20/03
Summary: Thom Hartmann is an international relief worker, psychotherapist, father and author of over a dozen books, including: Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance & the Theft of Human Rights.He discussed the East India Company, the Boston Tea Party & 1886 Supreme Court decision, Santa Clara vs. Southern Pacific that was twisted to give corporations human rights and its ramifications.

Subject: How Corporations got Human Rights, II
Guest: Thom Hartmann
Length: 22:00
Contact: Unequal Protection
Date Aired: 4/20/03
Summary: Thom Hartmann, author of: Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance & the Theft of Human Rights, discussed how an 1886 Supreme Court decision was twisted to give corporations human rights, its ramifications and solutions to the problem of corporations operating with rights designed for human beings.


Northwestern Exposure #402 for 4/13/03 – 55:00
Subject: Expanding Field Theory in Science
Guest: Rupert Sheldrake
Length: 22:00
Contact: Sheldrake on-line
Date Aired: 4/13/03
Summary: Rupert Sheldrake is a renowned biologist who received a Ph.D. at Cambridge. The author of The Sense of Being Stared at: & other aspects of the Extended Mind, he discussed Michael Faraday s Field Theory and how he applies it to commonly experienced phenomena such as knowing when someone is going to call before they do so and other experiences.

Subject: Expanding Field Theory in Science, Part II
Guest: Rupert Sheldrake
Length: 22:00
Contact: Sheldrake on-line
Date Aired: 4/13/03
Summary: Rupert Sheldrake, renowned biologist and author of The Sense of Being Stared at: & other aspects of the Extended Mind, continued his discussion of his Morphic Field Theory, how he applies it to concepts like the evil eye, and other experiences of what he calls the 7th sense.


Northwestern Exposure #385A for 4/06/03 (1st aired in September’02.) – 55:00
Subject: Mountaineering Research on Mt. Everest
Guest: Jochen Hemmleb
Length: 22:00
Contact: Mountaineers Books
Date Aired: 4/06/03
Summary: Jochen Hemmleb has been a Mountaineer for 20 years, was a member of two recent Everest research expeditions & is holder of what may be the most comprehensive private archive on the history of the Tibetan side of Mt. Everest. He is also the co-author of Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition & discussed his research.

Subject: Mountaineering Research on Mt. Everest, Part II
Guest: Jochen Hemmleb
Length: 22:00
Contact: Mountaineers Books
Date Aired: 4/06/03
Summary: Jochen Hemmleb, co-author of Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition continued to discuss research he was involved in on Mt. Everest to determine the fate of the Mallory / Irvine Expedition which may have been the first to successfully reach the summit of Mt. Everest in 1924.


Northwestern Exposure #362A for 3/23/03 (1st aired in January ’02. This program dedicated to the memory of Eugene Carroll.) – 55:00
Subject: Redefining Security
Guest: Rear Admiral Eugene Carroll (Retired)
Length: 22:00
Contact: Center for Defense Information
Date Aired: 3/23/03
Summary: Eugene Carroll is a retired Rear Admiral with the U.S. Navy. The first naval officer to serve as Director of U.S. military operations for all U.S. forces in Europe and in the Middle East, he is Vice President Emeritus of the Center for Defense Information, a Defense policy think tank that operates in total independence from vested interests. He discussed the organization, the change of perspective he had regarding the efficacy of violence & other topics.

Subject: Redefining Security, Part II
Guest: Rear Admiral Eugene Carroll (Retired)
Length: 22:00
Contact: Center for Defense Information
Date Aired: 3/23/03
Summary: Eugene Carroll is a retired Rear Admiral with the U.S. Navy and Vice President Emeritus of the Center For Defense Information. He continued his discussion of American security, how he defines that term and his view on how Bush Administration policies, like the abrogation of the ABM treaty, are not in the best interests of the American people.


Northwestern Exposure #162A for 3/16/03 (1st aired in July ’96) – 55:00
Subject: Learning from Kids Culture, part 1
Guest: Douglass Rushkoff
Length: 23:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 3/16/03
Summary: Mr. Rushkoff, an author, media philosopher and modern day Marshall McLuhan discussed our age of chaos, the fear associated with the changes inherent in that chaos and how we can learn from, and be assured by, the reaction of young people to that chaos. (They surf it!) His new book is: Playing the Future: How Kids Culture can Teach us to Thrive in an Age of Chaos.

Subject: Learning from Kids Culture, part 2
Guest: Douglass Rushkoff
Length: 23:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 3/16/03
Summary: Mr. Rushkoff, an author, media philosopher and modern day Marshall McLuhan discussed our age of chaos, the fear associated with the changes inherent in that chaos (as evidenced by fundamentalists of all denominations)and how we can learn from, and be assured by, the reaction of young people to that chaos.


Northwestern Exposure #401 for 3/9/03 – 55:00
Subject: America s Epidemic of Overworking
Guest: John de Graaf
Length: 22:00
Contact: Take Back Your Time Day
Date Aired: 3/09/03
Summary: John de Graaf is a documentary filmmaker for PBS. He discussed what he calls the epidemic of overworking in America, how Western Europeans get more leisure time and vacations, as well as his effort behind Take Back Your Time Day, to happen on October 24, 2003.

Subject: America s Epidemic of Overworking, Part II
Guest: John de Graaf
Length: 22:00
Contact: Take Back Your Time Day
Date Aired: 3/09/03
Summary: John de Graaf is a documentary filmmaker for PBS. He discussed what he calls the epidemic of overworking in America, some examples of that (including the elimination of grade school recess) as well as his effort behind Take Back Your Time Day, to happen on October 24, 2003.


Northwestern Exposure #400 for 3/2/03 – 55:00
Subject: The Move to Food Sustainability
Guests: John Ladenberg & Marcie Ostrom, Ph.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: WSU Small Farms Project & Pierce County Website
Date Aired: 3/02/03
Summary: John Ladenberg is the Executive of Pierce County, Washington and Marcie Ostrom the Director of the Small Farms Program at WSU Cooperative Extension. They discussed their rural experiences, how small farms benefit society and the importance of locally-grown food in post-911 America.

Subject: The Move to Food Sustainability, Part II
Guests: John Ladenberg & Marcie Ostrom, Ph.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: WSU Small Farms Project & Pierce County Website
Date Aired: 3/02/03
Summary: John Ladenberg is the Executive of Pierce County, Washington and Marcie Ostrom the Director of the Small Farms Program at WSU Cooperative Extension. They continued their discussion on food sustainability, including the effect of urban sprawl on small farms and the growing demands of locally grown meat products.


Northwestern Exposure #399 (Click here to hear intro) for 2/23/03 – 55:00
Subject: Artist Housing & More Livable Neighborhoods
Guests: Catherine Vandenbrink & Greg Handberg
Length: 22:00
Contact: Art Space Projects
Date Aired: 2/23/03
Summary: Catherine Vandenbrink and Greg Handberg represent Art Space Projects, Inc, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and maintaining artist housing projects. They discussed the history of the organization, the process by which one of their projects happens and the transformative effect artists have on a neighborhood s livability.

Subject: Artist Housing & More Livable Neighborhoods, Part II
Guests: Catherine Vandenbrink & Greg Handberg
Length: 22:00
Contact: Art Space Projects
Date Aired: 2/23/03
Summary: Catherine Vandenbrink and Greg Handberg represent Art Space Projects, Inc, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and maintaining artist housing projects. They continued their discussion of their artists housing developments and the recognition of the role the arts in tourism and the effort to make communities more livable.


Northwestern Exposure #398 for 2/16/03 – 57:04
Subject: The Role of the Imagination in Society
Guest: Lou Rowan
Length: 22:00
Contact: Golden Handcuffs Review
Date Aired: 2/16/03
Summary: Lou Rowan, by day National Director of Sales for the multi-million dollar global investment services firm, the Frank Russell Company, by night author of My Last Days, a fictional autobiography of Superman. He discussed his education background, the role of imagination in schooling and the importance of writing to a society.

Subject: The Role of the Imagination in Society, Part II
Guest: Lou Rowan
Length: 22:00
Contact: Golden Handcuffs Review
Date Aired: 2/16/03
Summary: Former teacher Lou Rowan, National Director of Sales for the Frank Russell Company & author of My Last Days, a fictional autobiography of Superman, discussed his writing and the specifics of Superman s experience on Earth, including the aggressive, unconstrained loudness.


Northwestern Exposure #397 for 2/9/03 – 53:00
Subject: Communicating with Orcas
Guest: Mary Getten
Length: 22:00
Contact: Mary Getten Website or 360.376.7606
Date Aired: 2/9/03
Summary: Mary Getten is a naturalist, specializing in the wildlife of the San Juan Islands, a telepathic animal communicator and author of Communicating With Orcas: The Whales Perspective. She discussed characteristics of the Northwest resident whale pods, how she got over her own skepticism to begin to communicate with whales and other animals and the process of echolocation whales use in navigation.

Subject: Communicating with Orcas, Part II
Guest: Mary Getten
Length: 22:00
Contact: Mary Getten Website or 360.376.7606
Date Aired: 2/9/03
Summary: Mary Getten is a naturalist, telepathic animal communicator and author of Communicating With Orcas: The Whales Perspective. She discussed characteristics of the Northwest resident Orca whale pods, how they stun fish when hunting them, the sexual practices of Orcas and their spirituality.


Northwestern Exposure #396 for 2/2/03 – 56:00
Subject: Fixing Elections and America s Winner-Take-All System
Guest: Steven Hill
Length: 22:00
Contact: Center for Voting & Democracy or Fixing Elections or or 301-270-4616
Date Aired: 2/2/03
Summary: Steven Hill, the Co-Founder of the Center for Voting & Democracy, is the author of Fixing Elections: The Failure of America s Winner Take All Politics. He discussed America s electoral system, how millions of votes are not worth anything due to redistricting that creates elections safe for one party’s candidate and other notions about the problems he sees with the way America conducts elections.

Subject: Fixing Elections & America s Winner-Take-All System, Pt. II
Guest: Steven Hill
Length: 22:00
Contact: Center for Voting & Democracy or Fixing Elections or or 301-270-4616
Date Aired: 2/2/03
Summary: Steven Hill, the Co-Founder of the Center for Voting & Democracy, is the author of Fixing Elections: The Failure of America s Winner Take All Politics. He discussed his organization, America s electoral system, and problems he sees with the way America conducts elections, including the inordinate amount of power given to low population states.


Northwestern Exposure #395 for 1/26/03 – 55:00
Subject: 10 K Flowers: Networking Bioregionalists for Social Change
Guest: Rick Ingrasci, M.D., M.P.H.
Length: 22:00
Contact: Whidbey Institute or 10,000 Flowers project
Date Aired: 1/26/03
Summary: Dr. Rick Ingrasci, M.P.H. is a social process expert who serves as Director of Community Learning for the Whidbey Institute. He discussed his background, the notion of bioregionalism (or living in sync with the local culture, ecology and economy and the 10,000 Flowers project, which seeks to network people in the region who share a bioregional focus.

Subject: 10 K Flowers: Networking Bioregionalists for Social Change II
Guest: Rick Ingrasci, M.D., M.P.H.
Length: 22:00
Contact: Whidbey Institute or 10,000 Flowers project
Date Aired: 1/26/03
Summary: Dr. Rick Ingrasci, M.P.H. is Director of Community Learning for the Whidbey Institute. He discussed the institute, the emerging notion of what leadership is in this century and the 10,000 Flowers project, which seeks to network people in the region who share a bioregional focus.


Northwestern Exposure #378A for 1/19/03 – 55:00(1st aired in July ’02)
Subject: The Tibetan Art of Living
Guest: Christopher Hansard
Length: 22:00
Contact: Simon & Schuster and Eden Medical Centre
Date Aired: 1/19/03
Summary: A Tibetan Bon Healing Master, trained from age 4 in that science, Christopher Hansard discussed the Bon healing tradition, how he was chosen to be a healer in this tradition and other items from his book The Tibetan Art of Living.

Subject: The Tibetan Art of Living, Part II
Guest: Christopher Hansard
Length: 22:00
Contact: Simon & Schuster and Eden Medical Centre
Date Aired: 1/19/03
Summary: A Tibetan Bon Healing Master, Christopher Hansard, continued his discussion of the philosophy of the Bon healing tradition, including how to help a dying person make a better exit to the next realm, and other items from his book The Tibetan Art of Living.


Northwestern Exposure #362A for 1/12/03 – 55:00(1st aired in January ’02)
Subject: Redefining Security
Guest: Rear Admiral Eugene Carroll (Retired)
Length: 22:00
Contact: Center for Defense Information
Date Aired: 1/12/03
Summary: Eugene Carroll is a retired Rear Admiral with the U.S. Navy. The first naval officer to serve as Director of U.S. military operations for all U.S. forces in Europe and in the Middle East, he is Vice President Emeritus of the Center for Defense Information, a Defense policy think tank that operates in total independence from vested interests. He discussed the organization, the change of perspective he had regarding the efficacy of violence & other topics.

Subject: Redefining Security, Part II
Guest: Rear Admiral Eugene Carroll (Retired)
Length: 22:00
Contact: Center for Defense Information
Date Aired: 1/12/03
Summary: Eugene Carroll is a retired Rear Admiral with the U.S. Navy and Vice President Emeritus of the Center For Defense Information. He continued his discussion of American security, how he defines that term and his view on how Bush Administration policies, like the abrogation of the ABM treaty, are not in the best interests of the American people.


Northwestern Exposure #333A for 1/05/03 – 55:00(1st aired in March ’01)
Subject: Gulf War Syndrome
Guest: Dr. Stephen Hunt
Length: 21:00
Contact: 800.PGW.VETS or Gulf War Illnesses
Date Aired: 1/05/03
Summary: Dr. Stephen Hunt is the Director of the Seattle Gulf War clinic.
He discussed his background in taking on difficult assignments, such as Gulf War Vets and
Native Americans in Neah Bay, the history of the Gulf War clinic and the
symptoms of Gulf War syndrome.

Subject: Gulf War Syndrome, Pt II
Guest: Dr. Stephen Hunt
Length: 21:00
Contact: 800.PGW.VETS or Gulf War Illnesses
Date Aired: 1/05/03
Summary: Dr. Stephen Hunt, the Director of the Seattle Gulf War clinic, continued his discussion his interest in helping veterans stemming from his father’s experience at the Battle of the Bulge and going to college during the Vietnam War and the Whole Systems perspective demanded of healing professionals who want to help veterans with Gulf War syndrome.


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