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Dan Rosenthal

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Dan has been with The Community Idea Stations almost 15 years as a part-time host and producer. He reports spot news, feature events and covers public affairs dates, including those of the World Affairs Council of Greater Richmond and U of R’s Jepson Leadership Forum. When not on the air, Dan practices law from his west end office handling a wide range of civil litigation.

Articles by Dan Rosenthal

An Interview with Ira Glass

Public radio's Ira Glass comes to Richmond Center Stage March 21, 2015, with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of his award-winning show This American Life. Glass is also the creator and producer of a highly-popular podcast, soon to start its second season, called “Serial.”

88.9 WCVE’s Dan Rosenthal spoke to Glass and asked if “Serial” works better as a podcast than it would as a radio program.

Composer B. J. Liederman to Perform With Petersburg Symphony

Public radio listeners will recognize the name B. J. Liederman as the composer of many of the theme songs used on National Public Radio.  WCVE’s Dan Rosenthal spoke with Liederman this week and was told that the musician’s lyrical roots go back to the 60s when his father brought home a copy of the Beatles first album, “Meet the Beatles.”


Afghanistan Counselor Participated at Collegiate Symposium

With American fighter troops now out of Iraq, much of the U.S.government's focus is now on Afghanistan. Prior to the troop pullout, WCVE's Dan Rosenthal spoke with a school counselor from Omaha, Nebraska working at the International School of Kabul. She was in Richmond for an international symposium sponsored by Collegiate School.

Author of New Book on Reagan Assassination Attempt to Visit Richmond

Washington Post Reporter Del Quentin Wilber says many facts about the attempt on President Ronald Reagan's life 30 years ago never have surfaced. WCVE's Dan Rosenthal talked with Wilber about his book "Rawhide Down" (rawhide was the Secret Service code name for Reagan) and asked what surprised him most about the shooting.

NPR Commentator Frank Deford Visits Richmond

NPR sports commentator Frank Deford has just published his 16th book, a novel called Bliss, Remembered set at the 1936 Olympics.  Many of Deford's followers and fans are unaware that for 17 years, he served as the chairman of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and continues on the Board today as Chairman Emeritus.  Deford's daughter, Alexandra, died of the disease at age 8.  WCVE's Dan Rosenthal asked Deford if progress is being made toward a cure for cystic fibrosis.