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Upcoming Programs

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Con Sabor Latino
Sun, Nov 19, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Montuneando con Marysol...
From The Soundboard
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 - 3:00 AM

Fats Domino...

Latest News

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America's Pledge on Climate Change Action at COP23 (11/14/2017)  We're #StillIn. That's the message delivered to the international UN...  

WBAI Evening News (11/09/2017)  —On the WBAI Evening News, the U.S. Senate approves an industry insider to serve with Scott Pruitt at the EPA. Massachusett...  

WBAI Evening News (11/08/2017)  —Election results are in—Ben Max of Gotham Gazette gives us details on resounding victories in NYC—In Nassau...  

WBAI Evening News (11/07/2017)  —New facts about the mass shooter in Texas emerge as do details on the Pentagon's failure to place him on a data base...  

Bike Path Attack in Lower Manhattan (10/31/2017)  This afternoon a 29 year old man mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists in a rented pickup truck. It was along a bike path near...  

WBAI Evening News (10/30/2017)  —Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates were indicted by Special Counsel Robert...  

NY Dems Sound Alarm Over Budget Blueprint by House Republicans (10/26/2017)  —NY Democrats are getting the word out about a GOP budget resolution blueprint passed in the House of Representatives. It...  

Jeff Sessions Testifies Before the Senate Judiciary Committee (10/18/2017)  Donald Trump's Attorney General, Former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today....  

Somalians Face Renewed Threat from Al-Shabab In Twin Truck Bombings (10/17/2017)  A presumed safe zone in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, is now awash in ash and rubble from one of the deadliest attacks by a...  

Recently Aired Shows

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TrumpWatch Alec Baldwin and Kurt Anderson on Trump Watch (11/08/2017)  What goes into creating an iconic impression? Does assuming the personality of a subject, even to make fun of them, allow you any...  

Morning Eclectic Malachy McCourt Joins Earth Mum (09/09/2017)  Malachy McCourt on Earth Mum's Morning Eclectic Show originally aired Saturday, September 9 at 6:00 AM and since most of you...  

Randy Credico- Live On The Fly WBAI Live On Fly Exclusive Interview with Wikileaks Publisher Julian Assange (07/25/2017)  WBAI Live On Fly Exclusive Interview with Wikileaks Publisher Julian Assange Co Hosted by KPFA's Dennis Bernstein...  

Randy Credico- Live On The Fly FINAL ASSANGE EPISODE - THOMAS DRAKE: PROFILE IN COURAGE (06/20/2017)  In depth with whistleblower, American Hero Thomas Drake with a special closing observation by  award...  

Randy Credico- Live On The Fly CHRISTINE ASSANGE And JESSELYN RADACK : FREE ASSANGE # 9 (06/14/2017)  Special edition of Assange: Countdown To Freedom cohost Dennis Bernstein, producer/host KPFA's...  

Con Sabor Latino UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH EDDIE PALMIERI (06/04/2017)  On Sunday June 4, 2017 we welcomed music icon Eddie Palmieri and his lifelong friend, musicologist Rene Lopez to the...  

Randy Credico- Live On The Fly Free Assange # 6 : Award Winning Journalist/filmmatker John Pilger (05/23/2017)  John Pilger was born and grew up in Bondi, Sydney, Australia. He launched his first newspaper at Sydney High School and later...  

Randy Credico - Live On The Fly Julian Assange PT 2 (05/02/2017)  Hear Part 2 of Randy Credico -Live On The Fly's multi part series on political prisoner Julian...  

Morning Dew Roger McGuinn Interview (04/30/2017)  In the interview Roger talks about forming the Byrds, early recording sessions (with John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Bob...  

Morning Show - Thursday Michael G Interviews Dr.Arabia Mollette (03/30/2017)  Listen to the Dr.'s incredible journey from Bronx, NY to Cuba and back to NYC.Michael G. Haskin's interview with her...  

Meetings

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Community Advisory Board-WBAI
Open to the public, Sunday, November 19, 2017, 1:00 PM ET at 60 WALL STREET Lobby/Atrium - The Deutsche Bank Building New York,NY 10005
- Saturday, April 1, 2017

WBAI Finance Committee
Open to the public, Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7:00 PM ET at WBAI 388 Atlantic Ave. Third floor Brooklyn, NY 11217
- Monday, November 6, 2017