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Jesse Kurn: Music Therapy and Corey Road

2013-01-27 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 30s

Today is January 27, 2013. Speaking with me today by telephone is Jesse Kurn. By day, Jesse is a music therapist, but Jesse is also a musician himself. Jesse plays the violin and other instruments for the Boston-area band Corey Road. …

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RFNE Archives: Something you may not know about MLK

2013-01-21 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 3s

From the 1/15/2012 episode of Radio Free New England: Martin Luther King's boyhood and its impact on his life and ours. …

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RFNE: Ethan Allen's 275th Birthday

2013-01-20 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 23s

On January 21st, 1738, Ethan Allen, Revolutionary patriot and Vermont statesman, was born in Litchfield, CT. He moved onto a land grant in what would become Burlington, VT in the 1760s and began a long fight for his adopted homeland with the Green Mountain Boys. Aside from participating in important battles, Allen was an influential writer and statesman in Vermont. In honor of Ethan’s 275th birthday, Dan O’Neill, Director of the Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington Vermont joins us today to talk about his work at the homestead, and Ethan Allen’s legacy. …

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New England Identity: An Interview with Joseph Conforti

2012-12-09 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 48s

In today's podcast, we discuss what it means to be a New Englander with Joseph Conforti, Professor Emeritus at the University of Southern Maine. We talk about the region's history and what it means to be a New Englander in the 21st century. Segment 1 (1:15-12:33): Historic New England: myth or reality? Segment 2 (14:20-24:32): Will there be regions in the 21st century? Segment 3 (24:55-35:52): New England and personal identity. Segment 4 (35:57-47:14): New England Greats. …

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Next American Experiment: Fiscal Cliff 12/03/2012

2012-12-04 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 34s

Shawn, Dean and Chris discuss the "Fiscal Cliff" and what needs to be done to set the federal government on the right track. …

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RFNE Ep. 2.8 - New England News, John Brown, and Our Constitution

2012-12-02 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 9s

In today's podcast: *2012 Farm Bill *Maine Republicans select a new party chairman *Connecticut and Rhode Island seek federal help for disaster relief. Today in New England History: - 1859, abolitionist John Brown was hanged for organizing the raid on Harper's Ferry - 1867, Charles Dickens made his first US appearance at Tremont Temple in Boston. Commentary: - Happy Anniversary to Our Constitution, amidst threats from neo-secessionists. …

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Next American Experiment 11/26/2012 - The Power of Habit

2012-11-27 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 20s

In this edition: Chris and Dean talk about the book The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and Good to Great by Jim Collins. Dean also recommends a book he's reading now called Tap Dancing to Work by Carol Loomis a biography about Warren Buffett. Drop us an audio comment or a comment down below to let us know what you think of this new segment! We'll be back next week talking about what should be done about the fiscal cliff. Drop us a line and weigh in! …

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RFNE Ep. 2.7 Why Gifts Matter

2012-11-25 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 10s

It's the weekend after Thanksgiving, and we didn't wake up from our turkey-induced nap in time to interview a guest this week, but our interview segment returns on December 2nd. In it's place, we discuss the holiday rush in this week's commentary. Snail's Path: Eric Messick reflects on lessons learned from Sandy and loss of power. Comfort in the modern era The history of electric power Access to power in the future "All-in" Energy Policies Next American Experiment: Monday Night, Shawn and Dean return to discuss when a person's private life should become public. Commentary: Experiencing the holiday rush? I'm nostalgic for holiday-inspired goodwill. Let us know what you think! Comment below or use our audio drop box to join the conversation. …

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Next American Experiment 11 19

2012-11-20 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 43s

In the first edition of The Next American Experiment, Shawn, Dean and I discuss whether the Republican Party needs to change its platform to stay relevant in the 21st Century. We examine: • Historical comparisons to past elections • The Hispanic vote in 2012, including a change among Cuban voters • The effect of personality at the presidential level • Who may emerge as a consensus-builder in Congress • The need (or not) for 3rd parties The news to look out for in the coming week …

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RFNE Ep. 2.6 Hunger and Thanksgiving

2012-11-18 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 24s

Chris Marot interviews Mary Zwolinski, Executive Director of Wayside Food Programs in Portland, Maine, talking about hunger and Thanksgiving and Eric Messick asks what would happen if we didn't have access to water in the Snail's Path. …

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RFNEEp2.5 - The Call of the Island

2012-11-11 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 31s

In this week's episode, we discuss island living and the writer's craft with Maine author Fran Houston. Eric Messick talks about power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and Shawn Sheehy introduces the first topic for the Next American Experiment. You can find details about Fran Houston's book at http://www.fortheloveofpeaks.com/ …

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RFNE Post Election Special

2012-11-07 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 6s

RFNE presents a round-up of the presidential, US House and Senate races around New England. …

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Radio Free New England 2.3 - Columbus and our Nation

2012-10-08 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 18s

In today's podcast, Eric Messick goes leaf peeping down the Snail's Path, David Moore reflects on our federal budget and I discuss Columbus Day in this week's commentary. David Bridges is off this week. …

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Radio Free New England, 2.2 - Happy Birthday Sam Adams

2012-10-01 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 13s

Today is October 1, 2012 and this is Radio Free New England with Chris Marot. In today's podcast, Eric Messick asks us to really look at nature and I discuss the life of a New England patriot in this week's commentary. Dave Moore and David Bridges are off this week. …

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Radio Free New England, Season 2, Ep 1

2012-09-23 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 16s

Radio Free New England returns for a second season with contributions from Dave Moore, Eric Messick and Chris Marot. In this week's commentary, we discuss living seasonally. What's your favorite autumnal activity? Post a comment, or add an audio comment in the dropbox and we'll air your views next week! …

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RFNE Ep. 21 - Spotlight on the Umbrella Cover Museum and Local Seafood

2012-07-08 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 14s

An interview with Nancy Hoffman, founder and curator of the world's only Umbrella Cover Museum on Peaks Island, Maine. Maine Gov. LePage blasts national healthcare and Barney Frank gets married. Eric Messick discusses local seafood in The Snail's Path. I discuss "polite conversation" in this week's commentary. …

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RFNE Ep. 20 - Umbrella Covers in Maine! 7/2/2012

2012-07-02 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 5s

Today is Monday, July 2, 2012 and this is Radio Free New England with Chris Marot. In today's podcast, we preview an interview with Nancy 3 Hoffman, founder and curator of the Umbrella Cover Museum on Peaks Island, Maine. I discuss patriotism in this week's commentary. …

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RFNE Ep. 7 - Citizen Bare

2012-06-29 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 21s

An interview with Indie band Citizen Bare of Vermont. …

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Radio Free New England Ep. 4 1/22/2012

2012-06-26 :: radiofreenewengland
Length: 8s

Robin Chesmer speaks with RFNE about the Farmers' Cow Dairy Co-op and local food. …

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New segments on conservation and community! Episode 8, 2.21.12

0000-00-00 :: Chris Marot

Warm weather Maple Woes, Vermont Yankee Appeal, new segments on community and conservation, Yin-Yang with David Bridges and this week’s commentary. http://www.archive.org/download/RadioFreeNewEnglandEp.8/rfneep8.mp3 Filed under: Podcasts…

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Citizen Bare and Local Music, Episode 7

0000-00-00 :: Chris Marot

February 12, 2012: In our New England Spotlight, an interview with Andrew Patterson of Citizen Bare. David Bridges joins us again with Yin Yang, and a commentary on creativity and the ‘net. More Information: freeradiovermont.org – great stream…

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