This is a profile piece of Eugene Fodor who was a violin virtuoso and a master interpreter of the modern and classical repertoire. He made his solo debut with the Denver Symphony at 10, began touring at the age of 12 and won numerous competitions in his teen years. Gene passed on February 26th 2011...
Jim Vrettos interviews historian Keisha Blain & activist Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove for a conversation about the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer. Blain has sought to restore Hamer to her proper place in history through her book "Until I'm Free"
On this show we'll be exploring the history of American Jewish philanthropy as it tried to balance the interests of democracy with those of capitalism --the interests of the public good vs. the need for capitalism to grow and profit through the market. Host Jim Vrettos receives guest Lila Corwin...
This episode is dedicated to the Apache Indian Tribe who is fighting against Resolution Copper, a joint venture company and one of the largest metal and mining companies in the world, who wants to build the nations's largest copper mine in the Apache holy site of Oak Flat Arizona. The show features...
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Issac Zablocki, Founder of the JCC's Social Justice Film Festival; and Adam Zucker, Director of the documentary "American Muslim" which will be screened on the opening night of the festival.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Marilee Foster, Fifth Generation Family Farmer | Writer | Artist in the first segment of the show. They talk about the farming future in the summer destination for affluent New York City residents and celebrities, The Hamptons. In the second segment of the show, Jim...
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Writer, Preacher, Moral Activist, author of the book "Revolution of Values: Reclaiming Public Faith for the Common Good"
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Rabbi Michael Lerner, Editor or Tikkun Magazine, Activist, and Author of "Revolutionary Love: A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World", in which Lerner talks about polarization, dialogue and the need to understand each other in despite of our differences.
This Week On MNN we celebrate Dominican Heritage Month
This Week on MNN we recognize Youth Leadership Month
This Week on MNN we Celebrate Valentine’s Day
This Week on MNN Celebrates Black History Month