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: Alternative Christmas Market

Nov 19, 2015

This is the 29th year for Tallahassee’s Alternative Christmas Markets, during which shoppers support worthy causes and organizations on behalf of friends and loved ones who receive a card acknowledging the charitable gift made in their behalf.  Talking about it are: Debbie Gibson, representing John Wesley United Methodist Church, which hosts the Market on December 5th and 6th; and Pastor Danny Dieth of Christ Presbyterian Church, where the Market takes place December 11th and 12th.

Perspectives: University Commercialization

Nov 12, 2015

Florida’s higher education institutions are a brain trust of innovation and research, some which rarely leaves academic circles. But much of it has broader applications for everyday use. And schools are working to bring that work from the classroom to the marketplace.

Perspectives: Two Regimes

Nov 5, 2015

The emerging tale of the Holocaust from long-forgotten paintings and first-person documents could form the heart of a school curriculum for Florida and beyond. Talking about these powerful images and words are: Sheila Costigan, executive director of the Foundation for Leon County Schools; FSU Art Education Department Head and Art Therapist Dr. Dave Gussak; and Mimi Shaw who has assembled the “Two Regimes” collection as a way to promote tolerance and understanding among young people.

Perspectives: Constitution Revision Commission

Oct 29, 2015

Every 20 years, a special constitution revision commission looks at possible changes to the state’s foundational document.  That body meets next in 2017 and already there’s an effort to make sure as many everyday citizens as possible are part of the process.  Speaking about it are:  Carol Weissert, head of the LeRoy Collins Institute at FSU;  Steve Uhlfelder was was a member of the 1977-78 commission; and Bob Nabors and Martha Barnett who both sat on the 1997-98 commission.

Perspectives: “Leon Works”

Oct 8, 2015

The new “Leon Works” program is intended to connect more potential employees with jobs that require skill, but not necessarily extensive academic credentials.  A public expo to explain the program and attract participants takes place at Lively Technical Center on October 23.  To talk about it are:  Leon County Board of County Commissioners Chair Mary Ann Lindley; Cristina Paredes, director of the Leon County Office of Economic Vitality; Dr.