My 1991 interview with teen idol, David Cassidy. Continue reading “Episode 17: David Cassidy”
Ann Medina discusses her career as a national television reporter with ABC and NBC in the U.S, and in Canada on the CBC, where she worked as a foreign correspondent. Part history lesson, part journalism lecture Ann tells great stories about her life on the road covering a variety of stories including a U.S Presidential election, the middle east, Syria circa 1984 and ‘that hunk’ Dustin Hoffman.
Telecommunications company Motorola was marketing a really cool product in the early 1990s called SportsTrax that allowed you to receive real-time action from a Toronto Blue Jays game to wherever you were. Continue reading “Episode 14: The Toronto Blue Jays go digital in 1994”
Former history librarian Susan Hoffman described Oral History as:”the ultimate example of grass roots social history.”
This episode of Station to Station focuses on the voices from the past, preserved in the Oral History Tape Collection at the Kitchener Public Library. (KPL) Continue reading “Episode 13: The Oral History Collection”
The Philadelphia Media Network is operating under a new business model. The owner of the newspapers, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and the web portal, philly.com, is a for profit company, owned by the non-profit Philadelphia Foundation. Joe speaks with Publisher, Terrance Egger about the organization’s shift to: “keep journalism alive.”
Nel giugno del 1987 , lo chef in pensione , Luigi Pavia ha ottenuto il concerto culinaria di una vita ; è stato assunto per cucinare per cantante leggendaria , Frank Sinatra . (continua a leggere cliccando qui sotto.)
In June of 1987, retired chef, Luigi Pavia got the culinary gig of a lifetime; he was hired to cook for legendary crooner, Frank Sinatra.
In 1994, “The Raptors” was one of ten contenders, in a contest to name the newly formed, Toronto NBA team. The day the list of names was released, I was given the radio news assignment to ask people what their choice would be. Continue reading “Episode 9: How the Toronto Raptors were named”
Physician-Assisted Dying will become a reality in Canada in 2016. This episode deals with a town hall meeting that I attended in Toronto in January of 2016. Continue reading “Episode 8: Physician-Assisted Dying”
You’ve heard the old cliche, “everyone has a book in them”. Lucy Kraemer thinks so. Kraemer, a free-lance writer and librarian in the small town of Mount Forest, northwest of Toronto, conducts memoir writing workshops. Joe discusses the process of getting started on telling your own, unique story.
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When Daniel Alter was 17, he made a commitment to see the movie, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. Continue reading “Episode 5: Star Wars Fan Daniel Alter”