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Northwestern Exposure #283 for 12/26/99 - 58:00

Subject: One Protestors View of the WTO Meetings
Guest: Brian Cutean
Length: 23:00
Contact: qtntity@hotmail.com
Date Aired: 12/26/99
Summary: Brian Cutean is a singer/songwriter who was in Seattle to be part of the protest against the World Trade Organization’s meetings in early December. he discussed why he is opposed to the WTO’s actions, what he thought of the police response to the protest and he shared some of his music.

Subject: Integrating English and Physics
Guests: Joan Fiset and Bob Connell
Length: 23:00
Contact: (206) 322-7030 or http://www.hugohouse.org
Date Aired: 12/19/99
Summary: Joan Fiset is one of two Writers in Residence at the Richard Hugo House, a writing center in Seattle and a former English teacher at Woodinville High School north east of Seattle. Bob Connell is a Science teacher at Woodinville High. Together they discussed their combined English/Physics workshop series: “Entering Einstein’s Dreams” as well as the effort to integrate disciplines in education.



Northwestern Exposure #282 for 12/19/99 - 58:00

Subject: A Salish Perspective on Wellness
Guest: Beaver Chief
Length: 23:00
Contact: (206) 782-5781 or http://www.inpeoria.org
Date Aired: 12/19/99
Summary: Beaver Chief is a spiritual leader who brings out the traditional teachings of the Northwest Coast Native American Salish people. He discussed his heritage, the songs and stories that are part of the Salish healing tradition and his collection of those songs on a new compact disc.

Subject: Another Salish Perspective on Wellness
Guest: Beaver Chief
Length: 23:00
Contact: (206) 782-5781 or http://www.inpeoria.org
Date Aired: 12/19/99
Summary: Beaver Chief is a spiritual leader who brings out the traditional teachings of the Northwest Coast Native American Salish people. He continued his discussion of his heritage, the notion that owning land is almost incomprehensible by his people, the songs and stories that are part of the Salish healing tradition and his collection of those songs on a new compact disc.



Northwestern Exposure #281 for 12/12/99 - 58:00

Subject: The Source of Teen Violence
Guest: Gloria DeGaetano
Length: 23:00
Contact: (206) 654-2994 or http://www.growsmartbrains.com
Date Aired: 12/12/99
Summary: Gloria DeGaetano is a former teacher and current media literacy activist and author. Her new book is entitled; “Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence.” By citing numerous studies, she discussed TV’s de-evolution through the “violence formula” of attracting viewers and how children are affected and how some eventually become violent.

Subject: The Source of Teen Violence
Guest: Gloria DeGaetano
Length: 22:00
Contact: (206) 654-2994 or http://www.growsmartbrains.com
Date Aired: 12/12/99
Summary: Gloria DeGaetano is a former teacher and current media literacy activist and author. Her new book is entitled; “Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence.” By citing numerous studies, she continued her discussed of how violence on TV and violent video games prepare children to act out violently and how literacy is the antidote.



Northwestern Exposure #280 for 12/5/99 - 59:00

Subject: The Craft of Writing
Guest: John Olson
Length: 22:00
Contact: (206) 284-9985 or jolson21@juno.com
Date Aired: 12/5/99
Summary: John is the author of EGGS & MIRRORS, from Wood Works Press, SWARM OF EDGES, from bcc press and LOGO LAGOON, from Paper Brain Press in San Diego. His poetry has been published in numerous journals, including TALISMAN, SULFUR, NEW AMERICAN WRITING, THE RAVEN CHRONICLES and THE GERM. His criticism has been in the AMERICAN BOOK REVIEW and THE STRANGER and his short stories have appeared in ETCETERA, DIRIGIBLE and FIRST INTENSITY. He has also written two feature stories for the SEATTLE WEEKLY and is currently preparing to teach a class in writing the prose poem for the UW Extension program in the spring. He discussed his work and read some of his poems.

Subject: The Role of Writing in a Civil Society
Guest: John Olson
Length: 22:00
Contact: (206) 284-9985 jolson21@juno.com
Date Aired: 12/5/99
Summary: John is the author of EGGS & MIRRORS, from Wood Works Press, SWARM OF EDGES, from bcc press and LOGO LAGOON, from Paper Brain Press in San Diego. His poetry has been published in numerous journals, including TALISMAN, SULFUR, NEW AMERICAN WRITING, THE RAVEN CHRONICLES and THE GERM. He continued the discussion of his work and talked about the role of writing and language in maintaining a civil society.



Northwestern Exposure #280 for 11/28/99 - 57:00

Subject: American Poetry and The Beat Movement from a Feminine Perspective
Guest: Diane di Prima
Length: 22:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 11/28/99
Summary: Diane di Prima is perhaps the most well-known female poet of the Beat Literary movement. She discussed how she decided at age 14 to dedicate her life to poetry, how she first came upon the work of the founding members of the Beat movement and her difficult path as a woman writer the 50’s.

Subject: More on American Poetry from a Feminine Perspective
Guest: Diane di Prima
Length: 22:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 11/28/99
Summary: Diane di Prima is perhaps the most important American woman poet of the 2nd half of the 20th century. She continued her discussion of her work, how Buddhism has shaped her work and life and discussed her epic “Loba” and read from the poem.



Northwestern Exposure #279 for 11/21/99 - 59:00

Subject: The Prophetic View of The Third Millennium
Guest: John Hogue
Length: 24:00
Contact: http://www.hogueprophecy.com
Date Aired: 11/21/99
Summary: John Hogue is an esteemed authority on Nostradamus and other prophetic traditions. He’s a best-selling author and prophet in his own right. He discussed more of the prophecies covered in his new book: “1000 for 2000: Predictions for the New Millennium.”

Subject: Global Civil Society (an alternative to the W.T.O.)
Guest: Mona Lee
Length: 22:00
Contact: (206) 721-5672
Date Aired: 11/21/99
Summary: Mona Lee is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the Department of Services for the Blind and in her spare time is a citizen activist on behalf of Global Civil Society. An attendee of the Hague Conference and long-time advocate for justice, she discussed the effort to organize people on a grass roots level internationally as an alternative to the de-facto one world ruling body known as the World Trade Organization.



Northwestern Exposure #278 for 11/14/99 - 56:00

Subject: Living in The Time of Prophecy
Guest: John Hogue
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.hogueprophecy.com
Date Aired: 11/14/99
Summary: John Hogue is an esteemed authority on Nostradamus and other prophetic traditions. He’s a best-selling author and prophet in his own right. He discussed some of the more interesting prophecies covered in his new book: “1000 for 2000: predictions for the New Millennium.”

Subject: More Prophecy
Guest: John Hogue
Length: 24:00
Contact: http://www.hogueprophecy.com
Date Aired: 11/14/99
Summary: John Hogue is an esteemed authority on Nostradamus and other prophetic traditions. He’s a best-selling author and prophet in his own right. He discussed some of the more interesting prophecies covered in his new book: “1000 for 2000: predictions for the New Millennium” and ended with a message to children listening to the program.



Northwestern Exposure #257a for 11/7/99 Archived from June '99 - 56:00

Subject: The Roots of the Dominant American Political Philosophy, Part One
Guest: Charles Potts
Length: 22:00
Contact: (800) 563-2385 or P.O. Box 100 Walla Walla, WA 99362 or tsunami@wwics.com
Date Aired: 11/7/99
Summary: Charlie Potts is an historian, Real Estate Broker, Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, poet and author of: "How The South Finally Won the Civil War and Controls the Political Future of the United States." He discussed his book, his theory that the Confederate agenda of exploitation of labor, massive military spending and an emphasis on Empire-building has become the dominant American political philosophy.

Subject: The Roots of the Dominant American Political Philosophy, Part Two
Guest: Charles Potts
Length: 22:00
Contact: (800) 563-2385 or P.O. Box 100 Walla Walla, WA 99362 or tsunami@wwics.com
Date Aired: 11/7/99
Summary: Charlie Potts is an historian, Real Estate Broker, Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, poet and author of: "How The South Finally Won the Civil War and Controls the Political Future of the United States." He discussed his discussion of his theory that the Confederate agenda of exploitation of labor, massive military spending and an emphasis on Empire-building has become the dominant American political philosophy.



Northwestern Exposure #276 for 10/31/99 - 57:00

Subject: Source of Patriarchy: The Conflict between Word and Image, Part One
Guest: Leonard Shlain, M.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: lshlain@aol.com
Date Aired: 10/31/99
Summary: Leonard Shlain, M.D. discusssed his book "The Alphabet vs. The Goddess: the conflict between Word and Image" and the theory that patriarchy and the fall of feminine values are a direct result of the introduction of alphabetic literacy into a culture.

Subject: Source of Patriarchy: The Conflict between Word and Image, Part Two
Guest: Leonard Shlain, M.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: lshlain@aol.com
Date Aired: 10/31/99
Summary: Leonard Shlain, M.D. continued his discusssion of "The Alphabet vs. The Goddess: the conflict between Word and Image" and the theory that patriarchy and the fall of feminine values are a direct result of the introduction of alphabetic literacy into a culture.



Northwestern Exposure #275 for 10/24/99 - 57:00

Subject: The Scientific Basis for Understanding Animal Telepathy
Guest: Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.sheldrake.org
Date Aired: 10/24/99
Summary: Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D. is a renowned scientist who studied natural sciences at Cambridge and philosophy at Harvard. He holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Cambridge and was a Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge. He is the author of several books, including "Dogs That Know When Their Owners are Coming Home: and other unexplained powers of animals." He discussed his research into the phenomenon of animal telepathy.

Subject: More of The Scientific Basis for Understanding Animal Telepathy
Guest: Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.sheldrake.org
Date Aired: 10/24/99
Summary: Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D. is a renowned scientist who studied natural sciences at Cambridge and philosophy at Harvard. He holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Cambridge and was a Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge. He is the author of several books, including "Dogs That Know When Their Owners are Coming Home: and other unexplained powers of animals." He discussed his research into the phenomenon of animal telepathy and his theory of how it is done through morphic fields.



Northwestern Exposure #274 for 10/17/99 - 54:00

Subject: The Makah Whale Hunt from the Whales’ Perspective
Guest: Mary Getten
Length: 22:00
Contact: (360) 376-7606
Date Aired: 10/17/99
Summary: Mary Getten is a naturalist who leads whale and wildlife trips in the San Juan Islands. She coordinates activities of the San Juan County Marine Mammal Stranding Network and is a staff member at the Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehab Center. She also is an Animal Consultant who specializes in telepathic communication and problem solving. She discussed her work, the Makah Indian Tribe whale hunt from the whales perspective and how the notion of telepathy is gaining credibility and interest.

Subject: Animal Telepathy and the Reconnection with Nature
Guest: Mary Getten
Length: 22:00
Contact: (360) 376-7606
Date Aired: 10/17/99
Summary: Mary Getten coordinates activities of the San Juan County Marine Mammal Stranding Network and is a staff member at the Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehab Center. She also is an Animal Consultant who specializes in telepathic communication and problem solving. She demonstrated her work, discussed how the notion of telepathy is gaining credibility and interest, and talked about how the emergence of interest in animal telepathy is a sign of our need for a reconnection with nature.



Northwestern Exposure #273 for 10/10/99 - 57:00

Subject: Non-Local Mind and the New Era in Medicine
Guest: Larry Dossey, M.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.dosseydossey.com
Date Aired: 10/10/99
Summary: Dr. Larry Dossey graduated with honors from the U of Texas at Austin, earned his medical degree at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, was decorated for valor for his service as a battalion surgeon in Vietnam and is author of: "Reinventing Medicine: Beyond Mind-Body to a New Era in Healing." He discussed the new era and the prime component, non-local mind, the notion that the mind is not restricted to the brain or body it resides in.

Subject: Non-Local Mind and the New Era in Medicine, Part Two
Guest: Larry Dossey, M.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.dosseydossey.com
Date Aired: 10/10/99
Summary: Dr. Larry Dossey graduated with honors from the U of Texas at Austin, earned his medical degree at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, was decorated for valor for his service as a battalion surgeon in Vietnam and is author of: "Reinventing Medicine: Beyond Mind-Body to a New Era in Healing." He discussed the new era, the notion of non-local mind and his vision of a National Dream Team, a team of people proficient in dreaming who would help find solutions for national concerns.



Northwestern Exposure #272 for 10/3/99 - 57:00

Subject: The School of the Americas & Political Protest Poetry
Guest: Brett Axel
Length: 22:00
Contact: axels@orn.net & http://www.soaw.org
Date Aired: 10/3/99
Summary: Brett Axel is a poet, anthologist and poetry liaison to the Orange County Arts Council in New York state. He talked about the poetry anthology inspired by the School of the Americas, a school training Latin American soldiers in combat, counter-insurgency, and counter-narcotics. The book is entitled: “Will Work for Peace: New Political Poems.”

Subject: More on The School of the Americas & Political Protest Poetry
Guest: Brett Axel
Length: 22:00
Contact: axels@orn.net & http://www.soaw.org
Date Aired: 10/3/99
Summary: Brett Axel is a poet, anthologist and poetry liaison to the Orange County Arts Council in New York state. He talked about “Will Work for Peace: New Political Poems” the poetry anthology inspired by the School of the Americas, a U.S. tax-payer funded school training Latin American soldiers in combat, counter-insurgency, and counter-narcotics and the school itself.



Northwestern Exposure #253A for 9/26/99 - 54:00

Subject: Living African-American History
Guest: Nikky Finney
Length: 21:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 9/26/99
Summary: Nikky Finney is a poet, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Kentucky, founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, author of "On Wings Made of Gauze" and of the new "Rice." She talked about her heritage as an African-American and how her writing reflects family history.

Subject: Living African-American History, Part Two
Guest: Nikky Finney
Length: 21:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 9/26/99
Summary: Nikky Finney is a poet, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Kentucky, founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, author of "On Wings Made of Gauze" and of the new "Rice." She talked about her work and how her writing reflects African-American history in America.



Northwestern Exposure #248A for 9/19/99 - 55:00

Subject: Alchemy for Personal Transformation
Guest: Dennis William Hauck
Length: 21:00
Contact: http://www.AlchemyLab.com
Date Aired: 9/19/99
Summary: Dennis William Hauck is an internationally-known authority on spiritual and mystical experiences. One of the world's few practicing alchemists, he is a member of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, the Institute for Noetic Sciences and and author of: "The Emerald Tablet: Alchemy for Personal Transformation." He discussed the history of alchemy and the seven stages of alchemical transformation.

Subject: More Alchemy for Personal Transformation
Guest: Dennis William Hauck
Length: 21:00
Contact: http://www.AlchemyLab.com
Date Aired: 9/19/99
Summary: Dennis William Hauck is an internationally-known authority on spiritual and mystical experiences. One of the world's few practicing alchemists, he is a member of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, the Institute for Noetic Sciences and author of: "The Emerald Tablet: Alchemy for Personal Transformation." In the second part of a two part interview he discussed the Hermetic link to the Tarot Cards, the founding fathers link to Hermetic Wisdom and how we are entering an age of planetary coagulation.



Northwestern Exposure #271 for 9/12/99 - 56:00

Subject: Social Activism in Cynical Times
Guest: Paul Rogat Loeb
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.soulofacitizen.org
Date Aired: 9/12/99
Summary: Paul is an associated scholar at Seattle’s Center for Ethical Leadership, has spent 30 years writing about citizen responsibility and empowerment and has lectured at over 200 colleges and universities around the U.S. Author of: “Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time,” he discussed the reasons why Americans are so cynical and the activities of some social activists who aren’t

Subject: More Social Activism in Cynical Times
Guest: Paul Rogat Loeb
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.soulofacitizen.org
Date Aired: 9/12/99
Summary: Paul is an associated scholar at Seattle’s Center for Ethical Leadership, has spent 30 years writing about citizen responsibility and empowerment and has lectured at over 200 colleges and universities around the U.S. Author of: “Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time,” he discussed more of the stories of social activism from the book.



Northwestern Exposure #270 for 9/5/99 - 56:00

Subject: The Campaign to Label Genetically Engineered Foods
Guest: Craig Winters
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.thecampaign.org or (425) 771-4049
Date Aired: 9/5/99
Summary: Craig Winters is the Executive Director of the Campaign to Label genetically Engineered Foods. He discussed G.E. foods, the problems represented by such crops and the effort to make mandatory the labeling of foods containing such crops to aid consumer choice.

Subject: More of The Campaign to Label Genetically Engineered Foods
Guest: Craig Winters
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.thecampaign.org or (425) 771-4049
Date Aired: 9/5/99
Summary: Craig Winters is the Executive Director of the Campaign to Label genetically Engineered Foods. He continued his discussion of G.E. foods, the reaction to such crops in Europe and Asia and how the Internet is valuable tool in spreading the word about such threats to safety.



Northwestern Exposure #269 for 8/29/99 - 56:00

Subject: Healing PTSD, Part 1
Guest: Joan Fiset, M.A.T., M.A.
Length: 22:00
Contact: (206) 322-7030
Date Aired: 8/29/99
Summary: Joan Fiset is a writer, teacher and workshop facilitator who is a Poet-in-Residence at the Richard Hugo House and works at the Seattle Vet Center. She discussed her own experience with her father'’ Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from World War Two, his attempt to self-medicate through alcoholism and some of the right-brain, free-associative writing techniques she uses to help Vietnam Vets heal from PTSD.

Subject: Healing PTSD, Part 2
Guest: Joan Fiset, M.A.T., M.A.
Length: 22:00
Contact: (206) 322-7030
Date Aired: 8/29/99
Summary: Joan Fiset is a writer, teacher and workshop facilitator who is a Poet-in-Residence at the Richard Hugo House and works at the Seattle Vet Center. She discussed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and some of the right-brain, free-associative writing techniques she uses to help Vietnam Vets heal from PTSD.



Northwestern Exposure #268 for 8/22/99 - 55:00

Subject: Teaching Non-Violence
Guest: Trinidad Sanchez Jr.
Length: 22:00
Contact: PoetTrino@email.msn.com or (303) 298-8077
Date Aired: 8/22/99
Summary: Trinidad Sanchez is a poet, motivational speaker and writing teacher. He discussed his work in helping kids see alternatives to violence, his own poetry and his mentors in different communities.

Subject: Igniting the Community Spirit
Guest: Joy Golliver
Length: 22:00
Contact: icannews@aol.com (800) 254 - ICAN or http://www.gstech/ignite
Date Aired: 8/22/99
Summary: Joy Golliver is the Founder and President of ICAN, a non profit which tries to Ignite The Community Spirit by creating awareness of community-service opportunities and easy ways to help others in need. She discussed the history and mission of ICAN, he own reason for community service and ways in which people are strengthening community throughout the country.



Northwestern Exposure #267 for 8/15/99 - 57:00

Subject: Reintegration of Mind and Body
Guest: Diane Eliot
Length: 22:00
Contact: hannadrei@aol.com or (619) 683-2602
Date Aired: 8/15/99
Summary: Diane has been a dancer/choreographer for over 25 years and is a Certified Body Mind Centering practitioner. She discussed the origins of the split between mind and body and her own experience of that division in the dance world that led her to investigate modalities to strengthen body AND mind.

Subject: Body Mind Centering
Guest: Diane Eliot
Length: 22:00
Contact: hannadrei@aol.com or (619) 683-2602
Date Aired: 8/15/99
Summary: Diane Eliot has been a Certified Body Mind Centering practitioner since 1990. She discussed the practice of Body Mind Centering, the originator, Bonnie Cohen and how it works to re-pattern negative programs that often start in the womb or early childhood and limit people from achieving total wellness.



Northwestern Exposure #266 for 8/8/99 - 55:00

Subject: On-line Networking for the Environment, Part 1
Guest: Denise Joines
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.onenw.org or (206) 286-1235 x12
Date Aired: 8/8/99
Summary: Denise is the new Director of One Northwest. ONE/Northwest ("Online Networking for the Environment") is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, providing technology assistance to conservation activists and organizations in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. She discussed the experiences that made her an environmentalist and the work on One Northwest.

Subject: On-line Networking for the Environment, Part 2
Guest: Denise Joines
Length: 22:00
Contact: http://www.onenw.org or (206) 286-1235 x12
Date Aired: 8/8/99
Summary: Denise is the new Director of One Northwest. ONE/Northwest ("Online Networking for the Environment") is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, providing technology assistance to conservation activists and organizations in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. She discussed the work of One Northwest in Boise and Alaska to help conservation groups use the power of computers and the Internet to protect the environment in the Northwest.



Northwestern Exposure #265 for 8/1/99 - 57:00

Subject: The Debate over Character in Community, Part One
Guests: Phil Watkins and Joel Marks
Length: 22:00
Contact: philwatkins@uswest.net or (800) 666-6030 x7578
Date Aired: 8/1/99
Summary: Phil Watkins is a member of the City Council of Federal Way, Washington and Joel Marks serves on the local school board. They discussed the “Character City” program, a curriculum dedicated to creating awareness of certain character attributes such as honesty and generosity, and the larger discussion of character in general as well as the government’s role in character-building.

Subject: The Debate over Character in Community, Part Two
Guests: Phil Watkins and Joel Marks
Length: 22:00
Contact: philwatkins@uswest.net or (800) 666-6030 x7578
Date Aired: 8/1/99
Summary: Phil Watkins is a member of the City Council of Federal Way, Washington and Joel Marks serves on the local school board. They discussed the “Character City” program, a curriculum dedicated to creating awareness of certain character attributes such as honesty and generosity, and the larger discussion of character in general as well as the government’s role in character-building.



Northwestern Exposure #264 for 7/25/99 - 57:00

Subject: Finding Faith as a Religious Pilgrim
Guest: Nicholas Shrady
Length: 22:30
Contact: http://www.harpercollins.com
Date Aired: 7/25/99
Summary: Nicholas is an author who visited many of the world’s sacred religious places and wrote about them in a book entitled: “Sacred Roads: Adventures from the Pilgrimage Trail.” He discussed his travels, the difficulties he encountered with accommodations and his experiences with people of differing belief systems and how his own faith was affected by his journeys.

Subject: Poetic Medicine
Guest: John Fox
Length: 21:00
Contact: Jfoxcpt@aol.com or Box 60189, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Date Aired: 7/25/99
Summary: John Fox is a Certified Poetry Therapist, poet and workshop leader. He is also author of: “Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making.” He discussed his own experiences with poetry as healing modality, why he thinks it works and how people can write to help come to terms with issues in their lives.



Northwestern Exposure #263 for 7/18/99 - 56:00

Subject: Changing Paradigms, Part Three
Guest: John David Ebert
Length: 21:00
Contact: Council Oak Books
Date Aired: 7/18/99
Summary: John David Ebert was an editor with the Joseph Campbell Foundation for 6 years and has lectured extensively on the relevance of mythology to contemporary society. He is also the author of a collection of interviews with cutting-edge scientists entitled: “Twilight of the Clockwork God: Conversations on Science and Spirituality at the End of an Age.” He discussed the current “mechanistic” world view and the emerging “organismic” paradigm foreseen by Jung, Einstein and other great thinkers.

Subject: Big "C' Creativity
Guest: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Length: 25:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 7/18/99
Summary: Mr. Csikszentmihalyi is a Professor and former Chair of the Psychology Department at the University of Chicago. He discussed the findings from his multi-year study of creativity people, including artists, poets, corporate heads and Nobel Prize winners.



Northwestern Exposure #262 for 7/11/99 - 56:00

Subject: Changing Paradigms, Part One
Guest: John David Ebert
Length: 21:00
Contact: Council Oak Books
Date Aired: 7/11/99
Summary: John David Ebert was an editor with the Joseph Campbell Foundation for 6 years and has lectured extensively on the relevance of mythology to contemporary society. He is also the author of a collection of interviews with cutting-edge scientists entitled: “Twilight of the Clockwork God: Conversations on Science and Spirituality at the End of an Age.” He discussed the current “mechanistic” world view and the emerging “organismic” paradigm foreseen by Jung, Einstein and other great thinkers.

Subject: Changing Paradigms, Part Two
Guest: John David Ebert
Length: 21:00
Contact: Council Oak Books
Date Aired: 7/11/99
Summary: John David Ebert was an editor with the Joseph Campbell Foundation for 6 years and has lectured extensively on the relevance of mythology to contemporary society. He is also the author of a collection of interviews with cutting-edge scientists entitled: “Twilight of the Clockwork God: Conversations on Science and Spirituality at the End of an Age.” He discussed how Western Science is validating the notions of Eastern mystics and indigenous shamen and other concepts covered in the book.



Northwestern Exposure #261 for 7/4/99 - 56:00

Subject: Trapeze as Metaphor for Living, Part 1
Guest: Sam Keen
Length: 21:00
Contact: Sonoma Trapeze Troupe - 16331 Norrbum Rd. Sonoma, CA 95476
Date Aired: 7/4/99
Summary: Sam Keen is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School, former consulting editor of Psychology Today and author of 12 books, including "Learning to Fly: Trapeze - Reflections on Fear, Trust and the Joy of Letting Go." He spent over 5 years learning the flying trapeze, and he related that the lessons he learned show how trapeze can be a metaphor for life and how people can transcend lifelong barriers through this art.

Subject: Trapeze as Metaphor for Living, Part 2
Guest: Sam Keen
Length: 21:00
Contact: Sonoma Trapeze Troupe - 16331 Norrbum Rd. Sonoma, CA 95476
Date Aired: 7/4/99
Summary: Sam Keen is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School, former consulting editor of Psychology Today and author of 12 books, including "Learning to Fly: Trapeze - Reflections on Fear, Trust and the Joy of Letting Go." He spent over 5 years learning the flying trapeze, and he related that the lessons he learned show how trapeze can be a metaphor for life and how people can transcend lifelong barriers through this art.



Northwestern Exposure #260 for 6/27/99 - 56:00

Subject: Building Healthy Kids
Guest: Willie Austin, Jan Shelby
Length: 21:00
Contact: (206) 343-4692
Date Aired: 6/27/99
Summary: Willie Austin and Jan Shelby represent the Austin Foundation, a non-profit foundation that helps young people develop healthy bodies, minds and spirits. They discussed the foundation, its mission and how they help young people through workouts, physical disciplines and inspirational talks.

Subject: Helping Gay and Lesbian Pride
Guest: Linda Baker
Length: 21:00
Contact: (206) 325-7724, 1-800 5B-PROUD, (206) 233-9136 or www.Seattle-PFLAG.org
Date Aired: 6/27/99
Summary: Linda Baker serves on the Board of P-FLAG, Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays. She discussed the organization, its effort to eliminate ignorance of sexual minorities and help create Safe Schools for kids of all sexual orientations.



Northwestern Exposure #259 for 6/20/99 - 56:00

Subject: Awakening Intuition, Part 1
Guest: Mona Lisa Schultz, M.D., Ph.D.
Length: 21:00
Contact: http://www.randomhouse.com
Date Aired: 6/20/99
Summary: Dr. Schultz is a neuropsychiatrist and neuroscientist and has worked as a medical intuitive for more than ten years. She is also the author of "Awakening Intuition: Using Your Mind-Body Network for Insight and Healing." She defined intuition, talked about how it is related to wellness and how certain diseases are linked to certain energy centers in the body.

Subject: Awakening Intuition, Part 2
Guest: Mona Lisa Schultz, M.D., Ph.D.
Length: 21:00
Contact: http://www.randomhouse.com
Date Aired: 6/20/99
Summary: Dr. Schultz is a neuropsychiatrist and neuroscientist and has worked as a medical intuitive for more than ten years. She is also the author of "Awakening Intuition: Using Your Mind-Body Network for Insight and Healing." She discussed nations from her book, including how certain diseases are linked to certain energy centers in the body and how cancer is linked to loss of a loved one or sense of security.



Northwestern Exposure #258 for 6/13/99 - 56:00

Subject: Healing Through Kinesiology and Herbology
Guest: David Sheldon
Length: 21:00
Contact: (206) 244-1234
Date Aired: 6/13/99
Summary: David Sheldon is an Applied Kinesiologist and Professional Herbologist. He discussed his background, the modality of kinesiology and the changing paradigm in medicine to validate Eastern notions of healing through restoring the flow of the body's energy or Qi.

Subject: Skinner Releasing Technique
Guest: Stephanie Skura
Length: 25:00
Contact: http://www.skinnerreleasing.org and http://www.cranky.org or (206) 365-9096
Date Aired: 6/13/99
Summary: Stephanie Skura is an internationally-known post-modern choreographer who has moved into the healing arts to facilitate a modality known as Skinner Releasing Technique. She discussed the technique, likening it to a movement form of homeopathy in the sense that the facilitator provides just a hint of imagery to allow participants to soften areas where they may be experiencing blockages. She also discussed Joan Skinner, the woman who developed the technique as well the dance background of herself and Joan.



Northwestern Exposure #257 for 6/6/99 - 56:00

Subject: The Roots of the Dominant American Political Philosophy, Part One
Guest: Charles Potts
Length: 22:00
Contact: (800) 563-2385 or P.O. Box 100 Walla Walla, WA 99362 or tsunami@wwics.com
Date Aired: 6/6/99
Summary: Charlie Potts is an historian, Real Estate Broker, Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, poet and author of: "How The South Finally Won the Civil War and Controls the Political Future of the United States." He discussed his book, his theory that the Confederate agenda of exploitation of labor, massive military spending and an emphasis on Empire-building has become the dominant American political philosophy.

Subject: The Roots of the Dominant American Political Philosophy, Part Two
Guest: Charles Potts
Length: 22:00
Contact: (800) 563-2385 or P.O. Box 100 Walla Walla, WA 99362 or tsunami@wwics.com
Date Aired: 6/6/99
Summary: Charlie Potts is an historian, Real Estate Broker, Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, poet and author of: "How The South Finally Won the Civil War and Controls the Political Future of the United States." He discussed his discussion of his theory that the Confederate agenda of exploitation of labor, massive military spending and an emphasis on Empire-building has become the dominant American political philosophy.



Northwestern Exposure #256 for 5/30/99 - 50:00

Subject: Touring a Permaculture Demonstration Site, Part 1
Guests: Mike Lockman and Doc Hansen
Length: 23:00
Contact: (206) 547-1447 or michaellockman@juno.com (253) 845-9105 or robertdoc@juno.com
Date Aired: 5/30/99
Summary: Michael Lockman is a permaculture practitioner, who helps people develop holistic landscape design through permaculture principles. Doc Hansen is an urban planner and permaculture proponent. They coordinated an audio tour of a permaculture demonstration site in Puyallup, Washington, defined permaculture and described how the design will give back to nature and to the homeowner, more than it takes from nature.

Subject: Touring a Permaculture Demonstration Site, Part 2
Guests: Mike Lockman and Doc Hansen
Length: 23:00
Contact: (206) 547-1447 or michaellockman@juno.com (253) 845-9105 or robertdoc@juno.com
Date Aired: 5/30/99
Summary: Michael Lockman is a permaculture practitioner, who helps people develop holistic landscape design through permaculture principles. Doc Hansen is an urban planner and permaculture proponent. They continued their audio tour of a permaculture demonstration site in Puyallup, Washington and described how the design will give back to nature and to the homeowner, more than it takes from nature.



Northwestern Exposure #255 for 5/23/99 - 53:00

Subject: Saving Farmland and Open Space from Development
Guest: Melissa Adams
Length: 21:00
Contact: http://www.farmland.org or (202) 331-7300
Date Aired: 5/23/99
Summary: Melissa Adams is an Economic Research Specialist for American Farmland Trust, a non-profit organization that works to stop the loss of productive farmland and to promote farming practices that lead to a healthy environment. She discussed the organization, her own activism on behalf of farmland and open space and a recent study conducted in Skagit County that suggests that saving farmland also makes economic sense for counties around the country.

Subject: Building Community Through the Internet
Guest: Jayne Fenton Keane
Length: 21:00
Contact: zilzie@better.net.au
Date Aired: 5/23/99
Summary: Jayne Fenton Keane is an award-winning Australian poet who used Internet connections to meet people, coordinate lodging and book poetry readings for her first visit to the United States. She talked about her trip, her work and the poetry community in the United States.



Northwestern Exposure #254 for 5/16/99 - 55:00

Subject: Projective Verse & Radical Art
Guest: Michael McClure
Length: 21:00
Contact: (212) 255-0230 or http://www.mcclure-manzarek.com/
Date Aired: 5/16/99
Summary: Michael McClure is a poet, author, essayist and award-winning playwright associated with the Beat Generation Literary movement and the San Francisco Renaissance. He discussed his work, the form he writes in (Projective Verse) and the general reaction to radical artists like Miles Davis and Vincent Van Gogh.

Subject: Zen and the New Work of a Beat Poet
Guest: Michael McClure
Length: 21:00
Contact: (212) 255-0230
Date Aired: 5/16/99 or http://www.mcclure-manzarek.com/
Summary: Michael McClure is a poet, author, essayist and award-winning playwright associated with the Beat Generation Literary movement and the San Francisco Renaissance. He discussed the music of the Doors, his recent illness, the Zen meditation practice that it spawned and he read from his new book: "Touching The Edge."



Northwestern Exposure #253 for 5/9/99 - 52:00

Subject: Living African-American History
Guest: Nikky Finney
Length: 21:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 5/9/99
Summary: Nikky Finney is a poet, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Kentucky, founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, author of "On Wings Made of Gauze" and of the new "Rice." She talked about her heritage as an African-American and how her writing reflects family history.

Subject: Living African-American History, Part Two
Guest: Nikky Finney
Length: 21:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 5/9/99
Summary: Nikky Finney is a poet, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Kentucky, founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, author of "On Wings Made of Gauze" and of the new "Rice." She talked about her work and how her writing reflects African-American history in America.



Northwestern Exposure #252 for 5/2/99 - 53:00

Subject: The Free Speech Efforts of Micro-Radio Broadcasters, Part 1
Guests: Jeff Perlstein, Sheri Herndon and John Cooper
Length: 21:00
Contact: (206) 329-6116, or email cpr@gurlmail.com.
Date Aired: 5/2/99
Summary: Jeff Perlstein is a co-founder of Community Powered Radio, John Cooper is a co-founder of CPR, a Program Committee member for the micro-radio station Free Seattle Radio, and the former Music Director and Program Director for WJRH, Easton, PA and Sheri Herndon is a CPR organizer, former news director at KCMU public radio and FSR Broadcaster. They discussed the need for micro-power radio stations in the wake of what they call the Federal Communications Commission abdication of their responsibilities to American communities.

Subject: The Free Speech Efforts of Micro-Radio Broadcasters, Part 2
Guests: Jeff Perlstein, Sheri Herndon and John Cooper
Length: 21:00
Contact: (206) 329-6116, or email cpr@gurlmail.com.
Date Aired: 5/2/99
Summary: Jeff Perlstein is a co-founder of Community Powered Radio, John Cooper is a co-founder of CPR, a Program Committee member for the micro-radio station Free Seattle Radio, and the former Music Director and Program Director for WJRH, Easton, PA and Sheri Herndon is a CPR organizer, former news director at KCMU public radio and FSR Broadcaster. They discussed the nature and need for micro-power radio stations and why they are broadcasting news from their community as well as news not covered by mainstream, corporate-owned radio stations.



Northwestern Exposure #251 for 4/25/99 - 54:00

Subject: Building Community & Training Leaders
Guests: Roy Wilson, Armando Martinez & Hadassah Gill
Length: 21:00
Contact: (206) 720-1950
Date Aired: 4/25/99
Summary: Roy Wilson runs the Institute for Community Leadership which facilitates non-violence and leadership training for schools in eight states, based in the Pacific Northwest. They discussed the mission of the Institute, the methods they use to build community and leaders and the role writing plays in helping further the effort to build community.

Subject: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Guest: Jeffery Schwartz, M.D.
Length: 21:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 4/25/99
Summary: Dr. Schwartz is a psychiatrist with the OCD Research Group at UCLA and the author of: “Brainlock: Free Yourself from Obsessive Compulsive Behavior.” He discussed Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, some extreme examples and the ancient art of mindfulness that helps to combat OCD.



Northwestern Exposure #250 for 4/18/99 - 54:00

Subject: A Tribute to Duke Ellington
Guest: Michael Brockman
Length: 21:00
Contact: (206) 543-1185
Date Aired: 4/18/99
Summary: Michael Brockman is a music educator, a saxophonist and the Co-Director of the Seattle Repertory Jazz Ensemble. He discussed the ensemble, how it is the region's first permanent ensemble dedicated to the accurate and historically observant performance of Jazz music's great works and the concerts the orchestra is preparing to celebrate Duke Ellington in this, the Centennial Anniversary of Duke's birth.

Subject: A Tribute to Duke Ellington, Part Two
Guest: Michael Brockman
Length: 21:00
Contact: (206) 543-1185
Date Aired: 4/18/99
Summary: Michael Brockman is a music educator, a saxophonist and the Co-Director of the Seattle Repertory Jazz Ensemble. He discussed the importance of jazz and art education in schools as well as the contributions of the man many consider to be the best American composer who ever lived in this, the Centennial Anniversary of Duke Ellington's birth.



Northwestern Exposure #249 for 4/11/99 - 54:00

Subject: Zero Impact Development
Guest: Tom Holz
Length: 21:00
Contact: (360) 493-6002
Date Aired: 4/11/99
Summary: Tom Holz is a civil engineer, specializing in urban drainage, management and design. He is the Hydrologic Services Manager for SCA Engineering in Lacey, Washington. He discussed the recent listing of several species of Puget Sound Chinook Salmon as either threatened or endangered, how development impacts the survival of salmon and his notion of zero impact development.

Subject: Super String Theory and the Nature of the Universe
Guest: Brian Greene
Length: 21:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 4/11/99
Summary: Brian Greene is a Harvard Graduate, received his Ph.D. from Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and is a Professor at Columbia University. He is also author of: "The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions & The Quest for the Ultimate Theory." He discussed the nature of post-Einsteinian physics, the quest to unify Einstein's Theory of Relativity and the theory of Quantum Mechanics and how Super String theory is giving physicists insight into the nature of the universe. The interview was conducted by IPiPP Science Reporter Michael Ricciardi.



Northwestern Exposure #248 for 4/4/99 - 52:00

Subject: Alchemy for Personal Transformation
Guest: Dennis William Hauck
Length: 21:00
Contact: http://www.AlchemyLab.com
Date Aired: 4/4/99
Summary: Dennis William Hauck is an internationally-known authority on spiritual and mystical experiences. One of the world's few practicing alchemists, he is a member of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, the Institute for Noetic Sciences and and author of: "The Emerald Tablet: Alchemy for Personal Transformation." He discussed the history of alchemy and the seven stages of alchemical transformation.

Subject: More Alchemy for Personal Transformation
Guest: Dennis William Hauck
Length: 21:00
Contact: http://www.AlchemyLab.com
Date Aired: 4/4/99
Summary: Dennis William Hauck is an internationally-known authority on spiritual and mystical experiences. One of the world's few practicing alchemists, he is a member of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, the Institute for Noetic Sciences and author of: "The Emerald Tablet: Alchemy for Personal Transformation." In the second part of a two part interview he discussed the Hermetic link to the Tarot Cards, the founding fathers link to Hermetic Wisdom and how we are entering an age of planetary coagulation.



Northwestern Exposure #219A for 3/28/99 - 56:00 Archived from Nov '97

Subject: A Suburban Californian's Spiritual Quest to India
Guest: Bhagavan Das
Length: 21:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 3/28/99
Summary: The man born Michael Riggs is suburban California discussed his epiphany regarding the homogeneity of suburban life, his spiritual quest and initiation in India as a professional mystic, how he got his name Bhagavan Das and other stories from his spiritual memoir: “It’s Here Now, Are You?”

Subject: The Kali Yuga and other Signs of the Times.
Guest: Bhagavan Das
Length: 21:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 3/28/99
Summary: In the second part of a two part interview, author Bhagavan Das discussed the times we live in, known in the Hindu tradition as the Kali Yuga, the world changes that are manifesting as prophesied and other thoughts from his new spiritual memoir.



Northwestern Exposure #247A for 3/14/99 - 60:00 Archived from October '95

Subject: Spirituality and Philosophy in Poetry
Guest: Michael McClure
Length: 24:00
Contact: http://www.mcclure-manzarek.com
Date Aired: 3/21/99
Summary: Michael McClure is one of the original members of the Beat Generation literary movement as well as the San Francisco Renaissance. He discussed the Beats, his cosmology and his long Projective Verse poem "Dolphin Skull."

Subject: More Spirituality and Philosophy in Poetry
Guest: Michael McClure
Length: 26:00
Contact: http://www.mcclure-manzarek.com
Date Aired: 3/21/99
Summary: Michael McClure is one of the original members of the Beat Generation literary movement as well as the San Francisco Renaissance. He discussed the concept of reason as developed by Alfred North Whitehead, his relationships with Jerry Gargia and Jim Morrison and shared more of his poem "Dolphin Skull."



Northwestern Exposure #246A for 3/7/99 - 55:00 Archived from Nov '97

Subject: The Indigenous Puerto Rican Spoken Word Heritage
Guest: Victor Hernandez Cruz
Length: 22:00
Contact: Coffee House Press (612) 338-0125
Date Aired: 3/7/99
Summary: Mr. Cruz is the author of Red Beans, Mainland, Tropilicazation, By Lingual Wholes, Rhythm Content and Flavor and his latest: Panoramas, was featured on Bill Moyers' "Language of Life" series on PBS. Cruz has won numerous awards including the Guggenheim Fellowship and the New York Poetry Foundation Award. He discussed Puerto Rico, his exposure to the "areyto" or oral tradition and the recent problems with hurricanes.

Subject: The Poetic Inspirations of Victor Hernandez Cruz
Guest: Victor Hernandez Cruz
Length: 23:00
Contact: Coffee House Press (612) 338-0125
Date Aired: 3/7/99
Summary: Mr. Cruz , the author of Red Beans, Mainland, Tropilicazation, By Lingual Wholes, Rhythm Content and Flavor and his latest: Panoramas, discussed the life and work William Carlos Williams as well as other inspirations including Miles Davis and the role of poetry in a society that has largely marginalized itself.



Northwestern Exposure #108A for 2/28/99 - 55:00 Archived from May '94

Subject: Proper Children's Nutrition
Guest: Charles Attwood, M.D.
Length: 26:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 2/28/99
Summary: Dr. Attwood is the author of "Dr. Attwood's Low-Fat Prescription for Kids." He dissussed the typical, high-fat American diet, its effect on kids as young as age three, and steps to wean kids off that diet.

Subject: Using the Sacred Circle for Conflict Resolution
Guest: Christina Baldwin
Length: 22:00
Contact: (360) 321-8404
Date Aired: 2/28/99
Summary: Christina Bladwin is the author of: "Calling the Circle: The First and Future Culture." She discussed the ancient symbol of the circle, how it is used in many native cultures and how all people can use the concept of the sacred circle for conflict resolution.



Northwestern Exposure #200A for 2/21/99 - 55:00 Archived from June '97

Subject: An Indigenous Northwest Perspective
Guest: Beaver Chief
Length: 22:00
Contact: (206) 782-5781 http://www.inpeoria.org/pages/BC/BC-index.html
Date Aired: 2/21/99
Summary: Beaver Chief is a native of the Northwest, descendent of the indigenous people of the area, including Chief Seattle. As a native medicine man he discussed how he got his name in a sacred ceremony, how casino money is tempting native people with the lure of materialism and how native prophecies are coming true in this time. He also discussed an upcoming series of events his is facilitating called: “In the Spirit of Beaver Chief.”

Subject: A Gay and Lesbian Youth Writing Series
Guest: Shane Luitjens
Length: 22:00
Contact: (206) 320-8742
Date Aired: 2/21/99
Summary: Shane Luitjens is the facilitator of OutLINE, a series of writing workshops for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and questioning youth. He discussed what it is like to be in an unsupportive community, the high rate of suicide due to sexual questioning and how the writing series helps youth come to terms with issues of sexual orientation.



Northwestern Exposure #195A for 2/14/99 - 55:00 Archived from May '97

Subject: Alternatives to Ritalin, Part 2
Guests: Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, N.D. and Robert Ullman, N.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: (425) 774-5599 http://www.healthy.net/jrru
Date Aired: 2/14/99
Summary: Doctors Reichenberg-Ullman and Ullman are naturopathic doctors and licensed homeopaths. They serve as President and Vice-President of the International Foundation for Homeopathy. They are also authors of a book entitled: “Ritalin Free Kids Safe and Effective Homeopathic Medicine for ADD and Other Behavioral and Learning Problems.” They discussed the Ritalin epidemic and drug-free alternatives. (Last of a two part interview.)

Subject: Sustainable Communities in the Northwest
Guest: J. Gary Lawrence
Length: 23:00
Contact: (206) 616-2035
Date Aired: 2/14/99
Summary: The former Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities and a current fellow at the Institute for Public Policy and Management at the University of Washington, Mr. Lawrence talked about sustainability in the wake of the Brundtland Commission report and the application of sustainability in Portland and Seattle.



Northwestern Exposure #198A for 2/7/99 - 54:00 Archived from May '97

Subject: Money Versus Wealth
Guest: Sarah Van Gelder
Length: 22:00
Contact: (800) 937-4451 http://www.futurenet.org
Date Aired: 2/7/99
Summary: Sarah Van Gelder is the editor of: “YES! A Journal of Positive Futures.” She discussed the dysfunctional nature of our relationship with money in our society, the difference between money versus wealth and the creative ways some communities are taking advantage of human resources to offset the impact of corporations that engage in practices that negatively impact community.

Subject: Trends in Society and the Business World
Guest: Faith Popcorn
Length: 22:00
Contact: (212) 978-9999
Date Aired: 2/7/99
Summary: Ms. Popcorn is an author, consultant to Fortune 500 companies and trend-spotter. She coined the term “cocooning” and has been called the “Nostradamus of Marketing” by Fortune Magazine. She discussed emerging societal trends and their impact on business, life and individuals as outlined in her book “Clicking.” (This interview originally aired in June of 1996.)



Northwestern Exposure #236A for 1/31/99 - 54:00 Archived from May '98

Subject: True Work
Guests: Michael and Justine Toms
Length: 23:00
Contact: (707) 468-5215 or http://www.newdimensions.org/
Date Aired: 1/31/99
Summary: Michael and Justine Toms are the co-founders of: New Dimensions Broadcasting Network, an organization dedicated to exploration of the social, political, scientific, environmental and spiritual frontiers, through radio and television interviews, with many of today's foremost social innovators, thinkers, scientists and creative artists. They discussed their work and their new book called: "True Work."

Subject: The Tibetan Buddhist Path
Guest: Robert Thurman, Ph.D.
Length: 23:00
Contact: 212-807-0563 or http://www.tibethouse.org/
Date Aired: 1/31/99
Summary: Dr. Thurman, a college professor and writer for thirty years, holds the first endowed chair in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist studies in America. He is author of: "Inner Revolution: Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Real Happiness." He discussed his path to Tibetan Buddhism, the "inner science" of that tradition and the four noble truths of Buddhism.



Northwestern Exposure #223A for 1/24/99 - 54:00 Archived from January '98

Subject: Langston Hughes and African-American Literature
Guest: Ethelbert Miller
Length: 22:00
Contact: (202) 806-7242
Date Aired: 1/24/99
Summary: Ethelbert Miller is the Director of the African-American Resource Center at Howard University in Washington D.C. He discussed his work as a Literary Activist, the three major periods in African-American Literature in the 20th Century, the importance of Langston Hughes and other items covered in his recent Auburn workshops.

Subject: How to Get a Literary Career Flying
Guest: Ethelbert Miller
Length: 22:00
Contact: (202) 806-7242
Date Aired: 1/24/99
Summary: In part two of a two part interview, Ethelbert Miller, the Director of the African-American Resource Center at Howard University in Washington D.C. talks about the social conscience of Rap artists and how one can get their literary career off the ground.



Northwestern Exposure #238A for 1/17/99 - 53:00 Archived from April '98

Subject: Rehabilitating Prisoners with Vipassana Meditation
Guests: Rick Crutcher and Lucia Meijer
Length: 22:00
Contact: (253) 627-4347 (206) 296-6826 and http://www.dhamma.org
Date Aired: 1/17/99
Summary: Rick Crutcher is a teacher of Vipassana meditation and Lucia Meijer is the Administrator of the North Seattle Rehabilitation Facility of the King County Jail System. They discussed the use of Vipassana meditation to rehabilitate criminals and how history has shown that criminals do NOT become productive human beings out of fear of punishment.


Subject: The Poetry of Joanne Kyger
Guest: Joanne Kyger
Length: 22:00
Contact: N.A.
Date Aired: 1/17/99
Summary: Joanne Kyger is an internationally-known author and a teacher at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute. She discussed her work, poetry, the life of Madame Blavatsky (the founder of Theosophy), the life of her friend Allen Ginsberg and she also read some poems.



Northwestern Exposure #235A for 1/10/99 - 53:00 Archived from May '98

Subject: Ending Domestic Violence, Pt. 1
Guest: Neil Jacobson, Ph.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: 1-800-799-7233
Date Aired: 1/10/99
Summary: Dr. Jacobson, along with Dr. John Gottman, are the lead researchers of a breakthrough study at the University of Washington on the nature of Domestic Violence. They are also co-authors of: "When Men Batter Women: New Insights into Ending Abusive Relationships. He discussed why he has dedicated so much of his life to this project, the definition of "battering" as used in the study and the study itself.


Subject: Ending Domestic Violence, Pt. 2
Guest: Neil Jacobson, Ph.D.
Length: 22:00
Contact: 1-800-799-7233
Date Aired: 1/10/99
Summary: Dr. Jacobson, along with Dr. John Gottman, are the lead researchers of a breakthrough study at the University of Washington on the nature of Domestic Violence. They are also co-authors of: "When Men Batter Women: New Insights into Ending Abusive Relationships. In part two of a two part interview, he discussed the two basic types of batterers, Cobras and Pit Bulls and the emotional abuse that often forces women to leave their abusive partners.



Northwestern Exposure #222A for 1/3/99 - 54:00 Archived from January '98

Subject: Writing and the Fabric of Community
Guests: Frances McCue, Linda Jaech
Length: 21:00
Contact: (206) 322-7030
Date Aired: 1/3/99
Summary: Frances McCue and Linda Jaech are co-founders of the Richard Hugo House, a literary center on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. They discussed the inspiration for the center, poet Richard Hugo and how writing helps strengthen the fabric of community, especially in a democracy.

Subject: Magnetic Poetry and the Poetry Renaissance
Guest: Dave Kapell
Length: 23:00
Contact: (800) 370-7697 or magpo@bitstream.net
Date Aired: 1/3/99
Summary: Dave Capell is a songwriter/musician and founder of Magnetic Poetry, the poetry magnet kits that have sold in the millions and have been translated into many other languages. He discussed the inspiration for the kits, the way they have been used, some of the poems created with the kits and the poetry renaissance the kits popularity denotes.



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