Perspectives (WFSU) on 88.9 WFSU-FM

Thursdays, 11 am ET - Noon

Join WFSU and host Tom Flanigan for the live, listener call-in program Perspectives. It's the perfect forum to discuss the issues that concern YOU!

Please join us by listening to the program every Thursday morning at 11, and by calling us. The numbers are 850-414-1234, or 800-926-8809. You can also e-mail your questions and comments to perspectives@wfsu.org .

Perspectives is broadcast LIVE each Thursday at 11:00 am ET on 88.9, WFSU-FM and wfsu.org.

Perspectives: God Squad

Jun 25, 2015

Members of the “God Squad”, five Tallahassee clergy folk from various faith traditions who meet regularly for the Village Square’s “Faith, Food, Friday” events, talk about the recent shooting tragedy in Charleston and how religion can be a unifying as well as a divisive factor in the lives of believers and non-believers alike.  The panelists: Temple Israel’s Rabbi Jack Romberg; Pastor Derrick McGhee of Bible Based Church; Rev. Betsy Ouelette-Zierden of Good Samaritan United Methodist Church; Dr. Bill Shiell of First Baptist Church; and Fr.

Perspectives: A Salute To Dads

Jun 19, 2015

“Any guy can be a father; it takes a real man to be a dad”.  That’s the message from Jack Levine, advocate and founder of the 4Generations Institute as he talks about the crucial role of men in the lives of their kids and society at large.

Perspectives: Community Violence Response

Jun 11, 2015

Leon County District One Commissioner Bill Proctor and Reverend Stanley Sims from A Shepherd’s Hand Rescue Center talk about the recent uptick in Tallahassee street violence and ways the community is responding.

Perspectives: Mental Health

Jun 4, 2015

A significant part of the population faces mental health and substance abuse issues.  This discussion involves the changing attitudes of family, community and the criminal justice system when it comes to these issues, along with the challenge of providing more services to mitigate the problem.  Participants are: Miami Judge Steve Leifman; Executive Director of the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association Mark Fontaine; and Miaisha Mitchell, health educator and executive director of the Greater Frenchtown Revitalization Council.

Perspectives: U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham

May 28, 2015

North Florida’s congressional representative talks about her efforts to bring “The North Florida Way” to Washington, with particular emphasis on working out a solution to the decades-old Apalachicola water war and the reason behind some votes that dismayed more than a few of her Democratic supporters.  Her dad, former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham also calls in during the conversation.

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