Gerrymandering, the process by which political district lines are drawn by the very politicians who stand to benefit by them, affects the fabric of our democracy in profound ways. Technology has made gerrymandering such an exact science that, in most cases, incumbents cannot lose and challengers cannot win.
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As America marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S., PBS will broadcast a new documentary, 9/11 Inside The Pentagon. This film reveals new, first-hand accounts of the attack that took place at the heart of the US’ military headquarters – an attack in which 184 people from inside the building and on board American Airlines flight 77 perished.
With around 40 games left, Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss how the Squirrels can finish out the 2016 season with a bang. Jay visits Center Of The Universe Brewing Company for an inside look at brewing “Chin Music” - a craft beer available at the ballpark. Wes McElroy visits with Squirrels Outfielder Steven Duggar on the FSI Field for a demonstration on how to get a good lead from first base. Gregg has the latest FSI Medical Minute, featuring catcher Jeff Arnold and Dr.
For those suffering from “Downton Abbey” withdrawal, missing their weekly dose of the joys and travails of the Crawley family and their servants, despair no longer. PBS has scheduled a binge-worthy Labor Day weekend marathon of all six seasons of the top PBS drama of all time, the most popular series in Masterpiece’s 45-year history and one of the most-watched dramas on American television.
Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss the recent winning streak as the Squirrels go over the 100 game mark for the 2016 season. Squirrels players team up with RAMPS (Ramp Access Made Possibly by Students) to help build wheelchair ramps in the local community. Pitcher Matt Gage joins Jay on the FSI Field to demonstrate how he holds players on base. Dr. Eugene Park talks with Gregg about the importance of staying hydrated.
Concluding on October 1, enjoy an encore presentation of the 2015 Richmond Folk Festival, only on 88.9 WCVE.
88.9 WCVE provided exclusive, live coverage of the 2015 performances from the Altria main stage throughout the festival weekend. Listen again to great performances from artists such as:
For the first time ever, the CDC has issued a warning for people not to travel to an American neighborhood for fear of catching an infectious disease. For Science Matters, 88.9 WCVE’s Charles Fishburne reports.