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Civic Soapbox
8:27 am
Fri February 6, 2009

My Sound Romance

Charlottesville, VA – Jesse Dukes is an Associate Producer of With Good Reason, and also an independent radio producer.

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WMRA News
2:11 am
Thu February 5, 2009

General Assembly: Mid Season Update

Richmond, VA – This year's session of the Virginia General Assembly is nearing its midway point.

For analysis on what has be en accomplished so far, WMRA's Tom Graham sat down with Richmond-Times Dispatch political reporter Jeff Schapiro.

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Civic Soapbox
2:45 am
Fri January 30, 2009

Thoughts on Maintaining a Woman's Right to Choose

Stuart's Draft, VA – Elizabeth Brooks lives with her husband and 2-year old son in Stuarts Draft.

Civic Soapbox listener essays represent only the opinion of the writer and do not represent WMRA or any other entity. Essays expressing opposing views are welcome.  Email essays (around 3 minutes long please) to WMRA "at" JMU "dot" EDU.

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One Person's Voice
12:31 am
Wed January 28, 2009

Dr. Margy Hobson

Charlottesville, VA – Dr. Margy Hobson is on staff at Southern Albemarle Family Practice, one of 13 public health clinics operated by Central Virginia Health.

Martha Woodroof recently sat down with Dr. Hobson and produced the following for WMRA's occasional series, "One Person's Voice."

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WMRA News
5:54 am
Sun January 25, 2009

Metroburbia, USA

Charlottesville, VA – Since World War II, America has seen greater suburban growth and larger and larger houses...until now.

Jesse Dukes looks at the history of the American suburban home.

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Civic Soapbox
6:04 am
Fri January 23, 2009

Thoughts on a Recent Bush Administration Health Care Regulation

Harrisonburg, VA – Greg Versen is a retired JMU Professor of Social Work.

He moonlights Saturday nights on WMRA as Professuh Blues.

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WMRA News
7:00 am
Thu January 22, 2009

Legislative Priorites - Rob Bell

Richmond, VA – A record budget deficit remains the top priority of state lawmakers, now in their second week of the 2009 Virginia General Assembly.

But Delegates and Senators are also making time for other issues.

In our continuing series of conversations with legislators from across the WMRA region, Tom Graham spoke Rob Bell, Delegate from the 58th district about some of his top concerns.

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WMRA News
10:52 am
Wed January 21, 2009

The Changing Role of America's First Lady

Harrisonburg, VA – Anthony Eksterowicz is a Professor of Political Science at James Madison University and author of 40 articles and 7 books on the presidency and the first lady.

WMRA's Martha Woodroof recently sat down with Dr. Eksterowicz to discuss how changing times are pushing First Ladies toward a more activist role.

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WMRA News
7:11 am
Wed January 21, 2009

WEB EXTRA: The First Spouse and Conflicts of Interest

Harrisonburg – Anthony Eksterowicz is a Professor of Political Science at James Madison University and author of 40 articles and 7 books on the presidency and the first lady.

WMRA's Martha Woodroof recently sat down with Dr. Eksterowicz to discuss how conflicts of interest arise and could be dealt with between President and spouse.

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WMRA News
6:54 am
Wed January 21, 2009

Michelle Obama as First Lady

Harrisonburg – Anthony Eksterowicz is a Professor of Political Science at James Madison University and author of 40 articles and 7 books on the presidency and the first lady.

WMRA's Martha Woodroof recently sat down with Tony Eksterowicz to talk about what's ahead for our brand new First Lady, Michelle Obama.

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