Three members of Louisville’s My Morning Jacket (Jim James, Tom Blankenship and Patrick Hallahan) will talk with Tom Ashbrook today on On Point. WFPL will air the interview at 3:00 pm and it looks like it will be a Kentucky-centric show. They’re a fixture on the indie rock circuit. Hippie shamans, more Radiohead than Doors, says Rolling… Continue reading My Morning Jacket to Visit On Point
At 10:00 am this morning, WFPL News will broadcast On Point live. The topic of the hour is prescription drug abuse, which is a major problem in Kentucky. The White House drug czar has called Kentucky “ground zero” for the problem. The Courier-Journal‘s Laura Ungar–who wrote the Prescription for Tragedy series–will appear on the show,… Continue reading Special Edition of On Point Live at 10 AM
Here are out coverage plans for this afternoon: 1-2pm: BBC World Have Your Say – with perspectives on the death of Osama bin Laden from newsmakers and ordinary citizens around the world. 2-3pm: NPR News Special Coverage – NPR’s Neal Conan hosts an hour of coverage from Washington, DC 3-4pm: BBC Newshour – a special… Continue reading Special Coverage Today: 12:30pm Update
WFPL will broadcast a special edition of On Point tonight at 9pm. Now that Hosni Mubarak has resigned, there are difficult questions. How will Egypt’s military handle its central role? Will Egyptians get the democracy they fought for? Tom Ashbrook hosts.