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San Francisco, CA

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The program lead the discussion lively, issue-driven.As a political independent, Gene often rubs listeners of all persuasions the wrong way.

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English


Episodes

Burns - Declaration of Independence

7/3/2012
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Gene Burns Reads The Declaration of Independence

Duration: 00:11:03


Gene Burns 5-9-12

5/10/2012
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Gil Gross is the new afternoon talk show host for NewsTalk 910, 4p - 7p; he explains everything that's going on with Gene, the other San Francisco All Star and the station. You'll be able to get podcasts of Gil's show at www.newstalk910.com

Duration: 00:09:38


Gene Burns 5-8-12 Hr3

5/8/2012
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Fill in host John Rothmann takes a moment to discuss the loss of Republican foreign policy elder statesman Sen. Richard Lugar and the out come of the party change of his seat. John also talk about the 'Amendment 1' decision in North Carolina about Gay Marriage.

Duration: 00:36:44


Gene Burns 5-8-12 Hr2

5/8/2012
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Fill in host John Rothmann takes a moment to discuss the loss of Republican foreign policy elder statesman Sen. Richard Lugar and the out come of the party change of his seat. John also talk about the 'Amendment 1' decision in North Carolina about Gay Marriage.

Duration: 00:34:33


Gene Burns 5-8-12 Hr1

5/8/2012
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Fill in Host John Rothmann speaks about the budget cuts & possible ways to get rid of the cuts. John goes to listeners to try and find a solution.

Duration: 00:34:23


Gene Burns 5-7-12 Hr3

5/7/2012
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Fill in host John Rothmann talks about the remarks of Joe Biden about gay marriage. John goes to the callers to see what there thoughts are about not only gay marriage and the quarrel between President Obama and Vice President Biden.

Duration: 00:36:49


Gene Burns 5-7-12 Hr2

5/7/2012
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Fill in host John Rothmann talks about the woman who accused President Obama of treason, and what the response should be from both the Left and the Right. John also talks about the 'Battle Ground States' and the 'Swing States'.

Duration: 00:37:59


gene Burns 5-7-12 Hr1

5/7/2012
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Fill in host John Rothmann reflects on the tragedy of the Hindenburg. John also speaks about the comments of Senator Finestine and Rep. Rodger on the Taliban. John take a moment to talk the events that happen in Guantanamo and Europe as well as the elections of Greece and France.

Duration: 00:35:30


Gene Burns 05/04/12 Hr3

5/4/2012
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Guest co-hosts Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen take up most of the hour talking about obesity, and the way it affects our pocketbook. Rosie complains that those who are not fat should not have to pay to having seats enlarged and reinforced for the sake of an overweight person. Ed disagrees, and so they go the phones and see what the listeners think; At the end of the hour, Ed and Rosie squeeze in talk about motorcycle lane splitting, an alcohol spray that can get you drunk, and comments from one...

Duration: 00:40:48


Gene Burns 05/04/12 Hr2

5/4/2012
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Guest co-hosts Rosie Allen and Ed Baxter play audio of a North Carolina preacher on a anti-gay tyrade in his church, encouraging parents to treat their children rough if they show signs of being homosexual. Ed wonders if this preacher is typical of the south, and Ed and Rosie let listeners call in and express their sentiments with the preacher's words for a good part of the hour.; Rosie brings up the story of the first-grader in Denver who was accused of sexual harassment and suspended...

Duration: 00:39:03


Gene Burns 05/04/12 Hr1

5/4/2012
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Guest co-hosts Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen speak with Heidi Boghosian, who explains how the government is watering down the First Amendment by its violent treatment and arrest of Occupy protesters in this country. Boghosian is the executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, and author of a forthcoming book, "Spying on Democracy, Protest and Dissent in the New Era of Government Surveillance." Following the conversation with Heidi Boghosian, Ed and Rosie seek response from listeners for...

Duration: 00:38:17


Gene Burns 05/03/12 Hr3

5/3/2012
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Guest host Gil Gross asks for listeners to respond to the story of Jerry Meekins, the Vietnam veteran who was refused a $197 refund for a ticket he had purchased, but was unable to make the flight due to the fact that he had terminal cancer. Gil asks whether he should have received the refund from Spirit Airlines, and takes several calls.; Michael Chiarello, chef and Food Network show host, calls in to explain what the ban of foie gras in California restaurants will affect high end diners,...

Duration: 00:37:23


Gene Burns 05/03/12 Hr2

5/3/2012
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Guest host Gil Gross, who in the previous hour talked of the Maryland Court of Appeal decision to make owners of pit bulls and crossbreed dogs strictly liable for any attacks by the pet. Gil asks listeners to call and express whether the ruling is fair or unfair.; Gil talks with Tammerlin Drummond, columnist for the Bay Area News Group, about the violence that occured during the May Day demonstrations.; Gil has Will Ryan, doctoral student in psychology at UC Santa Barbara, elaborate on the...

Duration: 00:37:36


Gene Burns 05/03/12 Hr1

5/3/2012
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Guest host Gil Gross and newsman Sebastian Kunz share announcer mispronunciations stories, then Gil sets up the show's content. His first guest is Alan Enthoven, professor of economics at Stanford. Enthoven has been studying the cost effectiveness of the proposed California bullet train, and shares his findings with Gil and listeners; With news of the apparent suicide of San Diego Charger linebacker Junior Seau, which follows so closely to the suicide of former Atlanta Falcons safety Ray...

Duration: 00:37:49


Gene Burns 05/02/12 Hr3

5/2/2012
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Guest host Gil Gross spends a few minutes on the phone with Jim Sporleder, principal of Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, Washington. Sporleder has substantially reduced the number of suspensions and expulsions of troublemaking students by just talking to them.; Gil brings on Ryan, a part of the Occupy San Francisco movement, who explains how he felt May Day activities went, and Gil and Ryan talk about the violence that occured and Occupy's philosophy. Then Gil allows listeners to call...

Duration: 00:38:26


Gene Burns 05/02/12 Hr2

5/2/2012
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Carrying over from the previous hour, guest host Gil Gross encourages listeners to call in and respond to the May Day activities on May 1; Gil speaks with Nina Rhodes-Hughes, a witness of Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. She swears that she heard more shots than Sirhan Sirhan could have fired.; Gil hears from Kip Hawley, former administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and author of "Permanent Emergency: Inside the TSA...

Duration: 00:39:37


Gene Burns 05/02/12 Hr1

5/2/2012
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Guest host Gil Gross starts the hour off by talking with Lucrecia, a May Day Coalition organizer, who gives his impressions of how things went during the May Day demonstrations that happened around the Bay Area; Gil converses with Ginger Gibson, national political reporter for Politico, about Newt Gingrich's departure from the GOP Presidential race, and about President Obama's speech in Afghanistan yesterday; Gil gets the latest news from the John Edwards trial from Diane Dimond, who is...

Duration: 00:37:00


Gene Burns 05/01/12 Hr3

5/1/2012
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Anticipating the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 27, guest host John Rothmann talks with San Francisco born historian and former California State Librarian Kevin Starr, who is author of the book, "Golden Gate: The Life and Times of America's Greatest Bridge." In addition, John chats with George Krevsky, who is opening an art exhibit, "Artistic Visions of the Golden Gate Bridge," at his George Grevsky Art Gallery from May 3 through June 9. The gallery is...

Duration: 00:39:09


Gene Burns 05/01/12 Hr2

5/1/2012
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Responding to President Obama's speech from the previous hour, guest host John Rothmann seeks answers from callers to the following questions: Are the Afghans ready to defend themselves without our presence?; Are Afghan security forces capable of keeping Afghanistan safe?; Is the Taliban really willing to seek peacful negotiation? John and callers converse on these questions for the remainder of the hour.

Duration: 00:37:14


Gene Burns 05/01/12 Hr1

5/1/2012
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Guest host John Rothmann picks up on a phrase President Obama used when announcing that he had signed a pact with Afghan President Hamid Karzai over an agreement that, although the United States will be withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in 2014, it will continue to support Afghanistan in working toward a peaceful situation in the country. John notes that Obama used the words, "We can see the light of a new day on the horizon," in referring to the United States' involvement with war in...

Duration: 00:37:11

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