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Thirty Four 50 with host Joseph Dobzynski brings intriguing people down to earth and into the radio waves. Featuring national as well as international guests, Joseph style of a relaxed but impacted session has won rave reviews from interviewees.

Thirty Four 50 with host Joseph Dobzynski brings intriguing people down to earth and into the radio waves. Featuring national as well as international guests, Joseph style of a relaxed but impacted session has won rave reviews from interviewees.
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Thirty Four 50 with host Joseph Dobzynski brings intriguing people down to earth and into the radio waves. Featuring national as well as international guests, Joseph style of a relaxed but impacted session has won rave reviews from interviewees.




Crystal M Fleming -- author, public intellectual and expert on white supremacy and global racism

Crystal Marie Fleming, Ph.D. is an author, public intellectual and expert on white supremacy and global racism. She is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University with affiliations in the Department of Africana Studies and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Dr. Fleming is the author of two books: the critically-acclaimed How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy and the Racial Divide and Resurrecting Slavery: Racial Legacies and White Supremacy in...


Etan Thomas -- “The Activist Athlete.”

Etan Thomas is More Than An Athlete, he’s redefined himself “The Activist Athlete.” Thomas defies the stereotype of the apolitical athlete, planting his roots in his formidable literary career, passion for mentoring and civic engagement. Born in Harlem, New York and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Thomas’ childhood was surrounded by books on the civil rights movement, politics and the 1960′s. He was greatly influenced by his mother, Deborah Thomas, a schoolteacher, who instilled in her two sons...


Author Mary Jo McConahay --- The Tango War

Born in Chicago, Mary Jo McConahay is an award-winning reporter who covered the wars in Central America and economics in the Middle East. She has traveled in seventy countries and has been fascinated by the history of World War II since childhood, when she listened to the stories of her father, a veteran U.S. Navy officer. A graduate of the University of California in Berkeley, she covers Latin America as an independent journalist. Coming Sept. 18: The Tango War, The Struggle for the Hearts,...


Peter Biskind -- Author of “The Sky Is Falling

Peter Biskind is an American cultural critic, film historian, journalist, and former executive editor of Premiere magazine from 1986 to 1996.[1][2][2] He wrote several books depicting life in Hollywood, including Seeing Is Believing, Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, Down and Dirty Pictures, and Gods and Monsters, some of which were bestsellers.[citation needed] In 2010 he published a biography of director and actor Warren Beatty, entitled Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America. Biskind is a...


Meri-Jane Rochelson

This biography tells the story of Eli G. Rochelson, MD (1907-1984), in his own words and through exhaustive research in personal and public archives. At its core is an interview Eli did with his son, Burt Rochelson, in the mid-1970s. Through letters, documents, and photographs saved by Eli and his family in America, his daughter, Meri-Jane, expands the picture of a man whose life and memory spanned two world wars, several migrations, an educational odyssey, the massive upheaval of the...


Laura Wides Munoz

Laura Wides-Muñoz is the author of The Making of a Dream: How a Group of Young Undocumented Immigrants Helped Change What it Means to be American (Harper Books). Previously she served as VP for Special Projects & Editorial Strategy at Fusion TV, and was a staff writer at The Associated Press for more than a decade.


Jose Antonio Vargas

Jose Antonio Vargas is a journalist, filmmaker, and immigration rights activist. Born in the Philippines and raised in the United States from the age of twelve, he was part of The Washington Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting in 2008 for coverage of the Virginia Tech shooting online and in print. Vargas has also worked for the San Francisco Chronicle, the Philadelphia Daily News, and The Huffington Post. He wrote, produced, and directed the autobiographical 2013


Thomas Frank -- Author of Rendezvous with Oblivion

From the acclaimed author of Listen, Liberal and What’s the Matter with Kansas, a scathing collection of his incisive commentary on our cruel times—perfect for this political moment What does a middle-class democracy look like when it comes apart? When, after forty years of economic triumph, America’s winners persuade themselves that they owe nothing to the rest of the country? With his sharp eye for detail, Thomas Frank takes us on a wide-ranging tour through present-day America, showing us...


Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha -- National spotlight, WHAT THE EYES DON’T SEE

By the crusading pediatrician who brought the fight for justice in Flint to the national spotlight, WHAT THE EYES DON’T SEE is a powerful first-hand account of the Flint water crisis, the signature environmental disaster of our time, and a riveting narrative of personal advocacy. DR. MONA HANNA-ATTISHA MD, MPH, FAAP An associate professor of pediatrics and human development at Michigan State University, Dr. Mona is also the founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley...


Bill Press -- From the Left, a Life in the Cross Fire.

Bill Press is one of the most Popular talk radio show host today and was named one of the most important radio hosts in the nation by Talkers magazine. Beginning his journalism career working at two television stations in Los Angeles, he has become a driving force in liberal political issues today, thought-provoking and humorous. A former co-host of Spin Room on CNN, Buchanan and Press show on MSNBC, a contributing writer for The Huffington Post, and a regular CNN political contributor. He...


Author Alissa Quart -- Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America,

Alissa Quart is a total media author. She is the author of four non-fiction books, writes the Outclassed column for The Guardian, Alissa is the Executive Editor of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a non-profit devoted to commissioning, editing and placing reportage about inequality. A 2018 Columbia Journalism School Alumna of the year, been a Nieman fellow, an Emmy-nominated video writer and producer, and a professor. And in her spare time she has wrote her latest non-fiction book,...


Author Natalie Hopkinson Ph.D -- A Mouth is Always Muzzled

Natalie Hopkinson, Ph.D. is a writer whose work explores the arts, public policy and cultural identity. She is a fellow of the Interactivity Foundation and an assistant professor in Howard University’s graduate program in Communication, Culture and Media Studies. A former staff writer, editor and culture critic at the Washington Post and The Root, she is the author of two critically acclaimed books: Go-Go Live (Duke University Press), and Deconstructing Tyrone (Cleis Press She is co-founder...


Author Eli Saslow -- Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a White Supremacist

Eli Saslow is a staff writer for the Washington Post and a contributor to ESPN The Magazine. He has won a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting and a George Polk Award for national reporting, and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature writing. His works include Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President and American Hunger: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Washington Post Series. Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a White Supremacist by Eli Saslow


Author Deborah Baker -- The Last Englishmen: Love, War and the End of Empire

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist Deborah Baker’s is a biographer and essayist and has wrote for the Los Angeles Times. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and awarded a Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant to complete her book, The Last Englishmen: Love, War and the End of Empire. Which is our discussion today. Her extraordinaire style of writing, places the reader into the story not just a bystander. So let’s begin our journey through the Indian subcontinent at the closing...


Beth Macy -- Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America

Journalist Beth Macy has covered the opioid crisis as a reporter Involving herself with addicts trying to get clean. She has seen families grieving after overdose deaths, she has had discussions with heroin dealers, read drug studies and paged thru court documents. Yet thru the journey still finds reason to be hopeful with those facing addiction are attempting to build a life and a better future for themselves and their families. Her new book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company...


Leah Lubin

Leah Lubin: Acupuncturist, TCM practitioner, Herbologist, retreat facilitator.


Weike Wang Author of Chemistry

Weike Wang is a graduate of Harvard University, where she earned her undergraduate degree in chemistry and her doctorate in public health. She received her MFA from Boston University. Her fiction has been published in or is forthcoming from Alaska Quarterly Review, Glimmer Train, The Journal, Ploughshares, Redivider, and SmokeLong Quarterly. ABOUT THE BOOK Three years into her graduate studies at a demanding Boston university, the unnamed narrator of this nimbly wry, concise debut finds her...


Elizabeth Rosner -- Author of Survivor Cafe

ELIZABETH ROSNER is the author of three novels and a poetry collection. The Speed of Light was translated into nine languages and won several awards in the US and in Europe, including being shortlisted for the prestigious Prix Femina. Blue Nude was named among the best books of 2006 by the San Francisco Chronicle. Electric City was named among the best books of 2014 by NPR. Her essays and reviews have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Elle, the San Francisco Chronicle and others. She...


D Marvin Jones - Professor of Law

Donald Marvin Jones, Professor of Law, is a Baltimore native and a graduate of the New York University School of Law. He is an author and commentator who has earned an international reputation by thinking critically about important issues concerning the civil and political rights of all Americans. Professor Jones is the author of Four books which weaves together law, history, and human narratives to explore the gulf between formal equality and the social disadvantage people of color still...


Ben Greenman Author of Emotional Rescue

Ben Greenman is a New York Times-bestselling author of acclaimed works of fiction. His fiction, essays, and journalism have appeared in the New Yorker, New York Times, Washington Post, Paris Review, and elsewhere. His writing has His wit, insight, and honesty are as sweet and satisfying as you will ever need. BOOK: Emotional Rescue, a collection of essays on love, loss, and life with soundtrack.