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.

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2:24 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Perspectives: Christmas Connection

Perspectives: Christmas Connection

Since 1979, the Christmas Connection sponsored by Catholic Charities has been making the season just a bit brighter for thousands of families throughout Florida's Big Bend region.  Providing an overview of the effort is: Program Coordinator Mary Ballard; Paul Clements with program partner Whole Foods; and Patricia McCray, whose family benefited from the Christmas Connection years ago during hard times.

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10:47 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Perspectives: North Florida’s Writers

Perspectives: North Florida’s Writers

The Florida Panhandle has spawned some incredible writers and literary works.  We talk about it with Tallahassee Community College Professor Bob Holloday, Florida State University Professor of History Emeritus Dr. William Warren Rogers and Susan Wolfe, who owns the Forgotten Coast Bookstore in Apalachicola.

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4:33 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Perspectives: End of Life Care

Perspectives: End of Life Care

Gini West, business and development director for Big Bend Hospice, joins hospice supporters, author Marina Brown and visual artist Pattie Maney, to talk about the need to plan for the inevitable and how to make dying less stressful for both the patient and their family.

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10:59 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Perspectives: Hunger

Perspectives: Hunger

What used to be called the Food Stamp Program, already reduced because of federal stimulus expiration, is likely to face even more reductions.  Local food pantries are by no means ready to absorb the need, but they’ll do what they can.  We get an overview, as well as a discussion of “who are the hungry?” from Marta Arrington, executive director of ECHO and Second Harvest of the Big Bend Executive Director Rich English.

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1:19 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Perspectives: Veterans Day 2013

Perspectives: Veterans Day 2013

Veterans Day is Monday, 11/11.  In advance of that day, a veterans panel talks about the day’s events, veterans services at the state and county levels and the realities of military service and its aftermath.  On the panel: Steve Murray with the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs; Ben Bradwell with Leon County Veterans Services; Joe West with Veteran Events Tallahassee; and Abby Kinch, president of the Collegiate Veterans Association at Florida State University.

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