Friday, September 4, 2020

THE DEBATE OVER AMERICA’S MONUMENTS

We are joined by REPRESENTATIVE KEN BUCK (R-Colorado’s 4TH Congressional District) to discuss his latest piece from Townhall.com on preserving national monuments.

WEBSITE: https://buck.house.gov

Congressman KEN BUCK (CO-04) serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  He serves as the Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, and he also serves on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law. He also serves on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations; and Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, and is the author of “Capitol of Freedom.”

SPJ: 2020 JOURNALISM CONFERENCE, SEPTEMBER 12-13

Journalists on the front lines “Pandemic, Protests and Politics”

PATTI NEWBERRY, National President of the Society of Professional Journalists joins us to talk about the upcoming SPJ 2020 Journalism Conference.

WEBSITE: https://www.spj.org 

MARKING THE 54TH ANNIVERSARY OF STAR TREK

We talk with star trek star, Walter Koenig and about his book BEAMING UP AND GETTING OFF: LIFE BEFORE AND BEYOND STAR TREK

Originally cast as Ensign Pavel Chekov, Star Trek’s answer to the Monkees’ Davy Jones, Walter is also well-known as the evil Alfred Bester on Babylon 5.Beaming Up and Getting Off is full of Walter’s wry, insightful, and sometimes off-kilter reminiscences of life. It is a chronicle of fan conventions, behind-the-scenes Star Trek experiences, and the fascinating musings of an artist who delights in exploring avenues of interest where no one has gone before.

WALTER KOENIG is an actor, writer, teacher, producer, and now a Jacobs/Brown Press author.You know Walter for playing Chekov on Star Trek, and Alfred Bester in Babylon 5. Besides these continuing roles, Walter has been a familiar face on television for five decades, with roles on prime-time network series such as Gene Roddenberry’s The Lieutenant, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Mr. Novak, Ben Casey, Gidget, I Spy, Mannix, Medical Center, The Virginian, Ironside, The Starlost, Diagnosis: Murder, and Columbo (with William Shatner), among many others. His screenwriting credits include Land of the Lost, The Powers of Matthew Star, the 2007 film InAlienable, and Star Trek: The Animated Series. Walter’s books include Chekov’s Enterprise: A Personal Journal of the Making of Star Trek – The Motion Picture (1980); Buck Alice and the Actor-Robot (1988), Warped Factors: A Neurotic’s Guide to the Universe (1998), the graphic novel Walter Koenig’s Things to Come, and Beaming Up and Getting Off: Life Before and Beyond Star Trek (2020). And you can be sure Walter’s new book includes stories of a life in Star Trek too! –This text refers to the hardcover edition.