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The show that gives new meaning to the word "debate." Hear what happens when five quick-witted, highly opinionated St. Louis journalists disagree on tough topics. This is not another dry, tame talk show. On Donnybrook, the issues are hot and so is the discussion. It's a high-energy, no-holds-barred debate on the week's news topics. With tongue-in-cheek, Donnybrook's subtitle is "polite conversation on the issues." With host Charlie Brennan, the conversation is highly opinionated and not always "polite." The panel of regulars tackles tough issues and controversial subjects. The opinions are well-informed and widely divergent.

The show that gives new meaning to the word "debate." Hear what happens when five quick-witted, highly opinionated St. Louis journalists disagree on tough topics. This is not another dry, tame talk show. On Donnybrook, the issues are hot and so is the discussion. It's a high-energy, no-holds-barred debate on the week's news topics. With tongue-in-cheek, Donnybrook's subtitle is "polite conversation on the issues." With host Charlie Brennan, the conversation is highly opinionated and not always "polite." The panel of regulars tackles tough issues and controversial subjects. The opinions are well-informed and widely divergent.

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The show that gives new meaning to the word "debate." Hear what happens when five quick-witted, highly opinionated St. Louis journalists disagree on tough topics. This is not another dry, tame talk show. On Donnybrook, the issues are hot and so is the discussion. It's a high-energy, no-holds-barred debate on the week's news topics. With tongue-in-cheek, Donnybrook's subtitle is "polite conversation on the issues." With host Charlie Brennan, the conversation is highly opinionated and not always "polite." The panel of regulars tackles tough issues and controversial subjects. The opinions are well-informed and widely divergent.

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English


Episodes

Donnybrook | May 28, 2020 | Full Episode

6/2/2020
Charlie Brennan debates with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann. In the second half-hour, the panel is joined by Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square, LaunchCode, and Third Degree Glass Factory.

Duration:00:55:21

Donnybrook | May 21, 2020 | Full Episode

6/2/2020
Charlie Brennan debates with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann. In the second half-hour, the panel is joined by Washington University Professor of Economics, Steven Fazzari.

Duration:00:55:34

Donnybrook | May 14, 2020 | Full Episode

5/15/2020
Charlie Brennan debates with Wendy Wiese, Bill McClellan, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann. In the second half-hour, the panel is joined by Dr. Terri Weaver from Saint Louis University to discuss the impact of the pandemic on mental health, and how you can help others in your life that might need assistance.

Duration:00:55:56

Education during the Pandemic | Donnybrook | May 7, 2020

5/10/2020
Tonight on Donnybrook, we were honored to welcome Dr. Margie Vandeven, Commissioner of the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, to the program to discuss the state of education in Missouri during the pandemic.

Duration:00:55:44

Special guest, St Charles County Exec Steve Ehlmann on Donnybrook | April 30, 2020 | Full Episode

5/3/2020
Tonight on Donnybrook, we welcomed St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann to the show during the second half, where conversations centered around how & when to re-open the region's economy.

Duration:00:55:04

Visiting With Dr. Jason Purnell, head of the Covid-19 Regional Response Team | Donnybrook | April 23, 2020

4/26/2020
Charlie Brennan debates via Zoom with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann. In the second half-hour, the panel is joined by Dr. Jason Purnell, Director of Health Equity Works at Washington University and leader of the COVID-19 Regional Response team.

Duration:00:55:47

More local COVID-19 talk, and few other topics | Donnybrook | April 16, 2020

4/17/2020
Charlie Brennan debates via Zoom with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann. In the second half-hour, the panel is joined by Robyn Weilbacher, Chief Nursing Officer at Mercy Hospital Saint Louis.

Duration:00:56:05

Closing Parks? Are Curfews Next? Are there Enough Tests? | Donnybrook | April 9, 2020

4/10/2020
COVID-19 is still keeping us all remote, but the debates are still hot! County parks are closed, are curfews coming next? What should the city be doing with parking revenue right now? We are joined by Dr. Fred Buckhold during the second half for great conversation. Charlie Brennan debates via Zoom with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann. In the second half-hour, the panel is joined by Dr. Fred Buckhold, Hospitalist with SLUCare Physicians.

Duration:00:55:34

How is Gov. Parson doing? Empty jails? | Donnybrook | April 2, 2020

4/3/2020
More conversation this week around both the local and national COVID-19 response. Charlie Brennan debates with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann.

Duration:00:28:22

The First Virtual Donnybrook in History | Donnybrook | March 26, 2020

3/27/2020
With current orders to shelter at home, we are taking it seriously, so the Donnybrookers are chiming in from their living rooms for this episode. How has the COVID19 pandemic affected your life? How do you think our elected local leaders are handling the crisis? What do you think will happen to all of the businesses that are severely impacted?

Duration:00:26:17

Donnybrook Special: COVID-19 in St. Louis | Donnybrook | March 19, 2020

3/20/2020
The panelists discuss local news around #Covid-19. They are joined by Dr. Gregory A. Storch from Washington University to answer questions about the outbreak, and how we can all stay safe. Charlie Brennan hosts with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann.

Duration:00:57:18

Donnybrookers on what most of us are talking about: Coronvovirus | Donnybrook | March 12, 2020

3/13/2020
This week, we had a special hour long table conversation, with the first half devoted to discussing the local response and issues at the moment around COVID-19/coronavirus.

Duration:00:56:28

Hawley wants to censure Schumer, New Town Booming, Rallo Sentencing | Donnybrook | March 5, 2020

3/6/2020
On Donnybrook this week, a pretty strong debate broke out around the table about the Blues not having a home game for “Hockey Is For Everyone” night. The regulars also discuss John Rallo’s sentencing as a part of the Steve Stenger scandal, Prop P running out of money, the growth of New Town in St. Charles, and a few other topics!

Duration:00:48:42

Armed MetroLink Security, 75mph Speed Limit, and Gas Leaf Blowers | Donnybrook | February 27, 2020

2/28/2020
The hot topic that stuck out on tonight's show? Gas leaf blowers! Should they be banned for the sake of the environment? Would it be a symbolic move or a worthless gesture that disrupts an industry? Also lots of transportation hot topics, like speed limits, airport studies, and arming guards on MetroLink. Charlie Brennan debates with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann.

Duration:00:54:23

Two disgraced former Governors, Mantovani running, and KaKaw! | Donnybrook | February 20, 2020

2/21/2020
Was Blagojevich's commutation called for? Is Greitens making a comeback? Does Mantovani have a chance in St. Louis County? Are the St. Louis BattleHawks for real? All these, and many other questions, debated on this episode of Donnybrook! Charlie Brennan debates with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann.

Duration:00:54:53

High School Sports Galore, and Have You Been to the Arch Lately? | Donnybrook | February 13, 2020

2/14/2020
This week, high school sports was a dominant topic on Donnybrook, with both the recent cheerleader brawl, and the John Burroughs/Lutheran North controversy causing disagreement around the table. The Arch was also a major topic that dominated Your Turn, with many callers and tweeters expressing concerns about the lack of accessibility to the new Arch grounds. Oh, and the St. Louis County Chief of Police, Jon Belmar, retired unexpectedly.

Duration:00:54:48

Talking Trump, Parson's Trip To the Super Bowl, STL vs KC | Donnybrook | February 6, 2020

2/7/2020
Charlie Brennan debates with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann this week on topics including Donald Trump's impeachment acquittal, Missouri Governor Mike Parson's donor funded flight to the Super Bowl, and the divide between St. Louis and Kansas City.

Duration:00:27:43

Lt Wildhaber's Settlement Money, Legal Pot in Missouri, and More! | Donnybrook | January 30, 2020

2/1/2020
Alvin Reid debates with Sarah Fenske, Joe Holleman, Wendy Wiese and Ray Hartmann around the table this week. Who should pay for the settlement for Lt. Wildhaber? Is the Loop Trolley REALLY dead? Is Missouri next for legal marijuana?

Duration:00:28:01

Prop P, Loop Trolley & Bi-State, Kim Gardner(again), Hyperloop | Donnybrook | January 23, 2020

1/24/2020
Lots of topics that you have heard before make a comeback this week during a shortened Donnybrook because of the Presidential Impeachment Trial. Prop P, Kim Gardner, Loop Trolley, and the Hyperloop all come up for debate in some form this week. The table also discusses the potential of no raises for veterans home workers this year. Charlie Brennan debates with Sarah Fenske, Joe Holleman, Alvin Reid, and Ray Hartmann. #DonnybrookSTL

Duration:00:27:49

State of the State, Gardner Sues the City, Spencer for Mayor? | Donnybrook | January 16, 2020

1/17/2020
On Donnybrook this week, Charlie Brennan debates with Bill McClellan, Wendy Wiese, Alvin Reid and Ray Hartmann on the topics of Governor Parson's State of the State address, Kim Gardner's discrimination lawsuit against the city, Cara Spencer's mayoral bid, and tattoos for state troopers among other topics.

Duration:00:54:39