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Sat, Jun 5, 2021 05:00 AM

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Hosts: R. Paul Martin & Pickles of the North
Topics:
  • Please Note: This official WBAI archive reflects the fact that this radio program did not start on time. The audio file was there, but it was not started until about 13 minutes and 27 seconds after the official 5 AM starting time. -
  • Because of this Pickles of the North's segment about the upcoming solar eclipse never aired and is not in this official archive. -
  • This is the third time this program has had something like this happen. I have again prepared a full archive of this program on my Web site. -
  • Covid~19 cases in the whole world - 172,315,808 on Friday.
  • Covid~19 deaths in the whole world - 3,705,200 on Friday.
  • Covid~19 cases in the United States of America - 33,339,375 on Friday.
  • Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America - 596,943 on Friday.
  • Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America since our last program - 3,098.
  • Covid~19 cases in India - 28,574,350 cases.
  • Covid~19 deaths in India - 340,702.
  • Covid~19 deaths in India since our last program - 21,807
  • Populating the Americas - We talked about what is now known about who originally populated North, Central and South America long ago, based on an article in the May 2021, issue of Scientific American.
  • Upcoming solar eclipse - This segment by Pickles of the North did not get on the air. The last several minutes of the program were cut off because the program had started so late. Pickles' piece is on the full audio archive here.
Synopsis:

Most of this got on the air, some of it didn't.

Please Note: This official WBAI archive reflects the fact that this radio program did not start on time. The audio file was there, but it was not started until about 13 minutes and 27 seconds after the official 5 AM starting time. Because of this Pickles of the North's segment about the upcoming solar eclipse never aired and is not in this official archive.

This is the third time this program has had something like this happen. I have again prepared a full archive of this program on my Web site.

We talked about what is now known about who originally populated North, Central and South America long ago, based on an article in the May 2021, issue of Scientific American.

We talked about the pandemic.

You'll need to go here to listen to what Pickles of the North had to say about the upcoming solar eclipse.

Guests:
  • Guests? Guests? We don't got no guests. We don't need no stinkin' guests! -
Playlist:
  • Barracuda - Heart
  • Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty [It was in the audio file, but the program got cut off before we got to this song.]
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