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The Zoppé Italian Family Circus

October 19, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 2

Giovanni ZoppéIn DeepZoppé logo

Angie sits down with Giovanni Zoppé, patriarch of the Zoppé about running a traditional circus in an ever-changing world. How is this small circus connected to Cecil B. DeMille? You'll have to listen to find out!

Links to Check Out
The New York Times on
Zoppé

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#GOPshutdown: What Did We Learn?

October 19, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 1

Dave JohnsonJoan McCarterJoshua Holland

The US government has reopened its doors. How did the shutdown come to be? What have we learned from it? Dave Johnson (senior fellow at The Campaign for America's Future), Joan McCarter (Senior Political Writer at The Daily Kos), and Joshua Holland (host of Politics & Reality Radio and senior digital producer at BillMoyers.com) let you know.

Links to Check Out
Dave Johnson
Twitter
Blog post about damage the shutdown inflicted
Bush calls deficit "incredibly positive news"

Joan McCarter
Twitter
How Republicans Guaranteed a Shutdown

Joshua Holland
Twitter
Blog post about "He Said-She Said" reporting on the shutdown
Seniors are turning against the GOP

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The Book of Matt with Steve Jimenez

October 12, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 2

The Book of MattIn DeepSteve Jimenez

The story of Matthew Shepard being killed by bigots simply for being gay is the stuff of modern myth. What if the story was more complex than that? Steve Jimenez, author of The Book of Matt joins Angie to discuss information that he believes complicates our understanding of what happened on October 12, 1998.

Links to Check Out
ABC News piece
1999 Harper's piece about Matthew Shepard
Lewis Wittington's piece about The Book of Matt
The Dish on The Book of Matt
Aaron Hicklin's piece on The Book of Matt from The Advocate
Neal Broverman's piece on The Book of Matt from The Advocate
The American Conservative's review of The Book of Matt
Steve Jimenez on BookTV

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From Public Schools to School, Inc.

October 12, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 1

Brendan FischerIn Deep with Angie CoiroSabrina Joy Stevens

For decades, Americans have viewed our education system as a common good. Recently some groups have turned it into a profit center. Brendan Fischer (General Council at the Center for Media and Democracy) and Sabrina Joy Stevens (an education activist & former fourth-grade teacher) discuss this trend.

Links to Check Out
"Why Education Publishing is Big Business"
In Deep on Won't Back Down

Sabrina Joy Stevens
Twitter

Brendan Fischer
Twitter
List of ALEC-style bills submitted to promote for-profit education

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Examining Feminism with Ginger Murray

October 5, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 2

Whore! Magazine editor in chief Ginger Murray sits down with Angie to talk about the definition of feminism, her experience running an artisanal magazine, and more.

Links to Check Out
Twitter

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Surveillance Update! with Cyrus Farivar and Parker Higgins

October 5, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 1

Cyrus FarivarPrivate EyeParker Higgins

The government may have shutdown, but that doesn't mean they've stopped spying on you. Cyrus Farivar (Senior Business Editor at Ars Technica) and Parker Higgins (Activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation) get you caught up with the latest revelations about domestic spying.

Links to Check Out
John McAfee's anti-PRISM gadget
Cyrus Farivar
Twitter
His book, The Internet of Elsewhere
Cyrus' article about Lavabit
Cyrus' previous appearance on In Deep
Cyrus' article about LOVEINT
Parker Higgins
Twitter
The EFF's case against the NSA
StopWatching.us
Millennials care about privacy

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How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America

September 28, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 1

McGruff the Crime DogWendy MelilloThe Crying Indian

Smokey the Bear. McGruff the Crime Dog. Many of America's most iconic characters don't come from novels or TV shows, but from PSAs created by the Ad Council. Angie sits down with Wendy Melillo to discuss her book How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America.

Learn the stories behind these icons and whether they have any measurable impact.

Links to Check Out
McGruff says to lock up!
The iconic "Crying Indian" PSA
A vintage Smokey Bear PSA
How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America on IndieBound


Wendy Melillo
Twitter
Wendy on MediaPost
Wiki about the Crusade for Freedom
"Careless Matches Aid the Axis"
The Ad Council Archive
A classic United Negro College Fund PSA
The iconic "Disappearing Mind" PSA
Cheerleading Fatherhood Involvement PSA

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Getting RESULTS with Sam Daley-Harris

September 21, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 2

Sam Daley-HarrisIn Deep with Angie CoiroWhere the Magic Happens

Sam Daley-Harris (author of Reclaiming Our Democracy and founder of RESULTS) shares the secret of his success with Angie.

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Links to Check Out

Angie Coiro

Six Degress of Omidyar

Sam Daley-Harris

Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break Between People and Government

Citizens Climate Lobby

The Peace Alliance

What's a Laser Talk?

 

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Whose Government Is It Anyway?

September 21, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 1

Gaius PubliusIn Deep with Angie CoiroIn The Public Interest

Should your government's services line the pockets of corporate fatcats? Gaius Publius (contributing editor, AMERICAblog) and Blaine Rummel (Senior Strategist, In The Public Interest Action Fund) say no.

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Links to Check Out

Gaius Publius

Twitter

Blaine Rummel

Twitter

In The Public Interest's Infographic on Private Prisons

Reid Wilson on the Privatization of Midway

The Taxpayer Empowerment Agenda

Information About the Powell Memo

On Privatization's Cutting Edge

Progress Ohio

In The Public Interest on Facebook

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Battling the Banks

September 14, 2013
In Deep with Angie Coiro
Hour 2

Richard EskowKevin WhelanMorris LeGrande
After years of being forced on the street, home owners are striking back in Richmond, CA and across the country. Richard Eskow senior fellow at the Campaign for America's future, Kevin Whelan campaign director for The Home Defenders League, and Richmond ACCE leader Morris LeGrande explain how.

Links to Check Out:
Angie Coiro
Twitter
In Deep on Richmond and Eminent Domain

Richard Eskow
Twitter
Eskow on MERS
"Letters from Foreclosure Hell"

Kevin Whelan
Twitter
Occupy Our Homes

Morris LeGrande
Consumerist on Pick-A-Pay Loans

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