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

Perspectives: Breast Cancer Month

Oct 1, 2015

Although still a feared affliction, the outcomes for breast cancer patients are now better than ever.  As we embark upon National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we talk it over with: One Year Breast Cancer Survivor Danielle Groenen; Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute Oncologist Dr. Paresh Patel; FSU Professor of Human Services Dr. Lynn Panton; and Amy Harris with the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.

Perspectives: Young Actors Theatre

Sep 24, 2015

Tallahassee’s unique school for the performing arts is marking its 40th year.  To talk about what the program has and is doing, we chat with alum (now Broadway writer and director) David Reiser, YAT Artistic Director Robert Stuart and Managing Director Valerie SAmith.

Perspectives: First Americans

Sep 17, 2015

Did some of North America’s first people call North Florida home?  That’s the question that will be tackled by some of the world’s top researchers October 1, 2 and 3 during the Second First Floridians First Americans Conference at the Monticello Opera House.  Conference organizers Anne Holt, Jack Carswell with the Aucilla Research Institute and Scientist Dr. James Dunbar have a preview.

Perspectives: Grandparents

Sep 10, 2015

Today’s grandparents are often very different from their grandparents.  Many are far more plugged-in, active and aware than their forebears.  And a surprising number are raising their own childrens’ children.  Our panelists: Karen Boebinger, program coordinator for the local Grandparents as Parents organization; Parenting Grandparent Suzanne Parke; Greatgrandparent Rose Blackburn; and Grandparent Leslie Puckett, who also directs the arts program at the Tallahassee Senior Center.

Perspectives: Apalachicola River Trek

Sep 3, 2015

That annual event, which this year will include peddlers (bicyclists) as well as paddlers (kayaks) is set for Oct. 6.  Event organizer and participant: Georgia Ackerman; Apalachicola Riverkeeper Dan Tonsmeire; FSU Sustainability Director Elizabeth Swiman; and Paddler and Academic John Moran talk about the Trek and what it means for promoting awareness and fundraising for river basin conservation.