This week featured guests include executive director Becky Allgood of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum, located in West Branch, Iowa, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this summer with a free all-day event August 4th. KRUU is a proud cosponsor of the event. For details, click here. 3pm CT.
Host James Moore kicks off the show with WW II pilot Jerry Yellin who talks about his work with veterans suffering from PTSD. He will be hosting HEALING the HIDDEN WOUNDS of WAR Saturday, July 28th at 2pm at the Sondheim Center. It's free and open to the public. Also speaking: Afghan War veteran Luke Jensen & brain scientist Fred Travis. KRUU is co-sponsoring the event. 2pm
Fairfield civic lighthouse Ken Malloy talks about the Greater Jefferson County Foundation. Learn about the Foundation's genesis and its role supporting nonprofits and high school students since 1975. A contest for those interested in producing a video to represent & promote the Foundation is announced. $500 cash prize. Listen August 1st for a co-sponsorship day announcing the contest.
Followed by meditations on John Carroll, Neale Donald Walsh & the Libor scandal.
At 4pm, it's our regular segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. For full list of this week's headlines, please click "Read more" below.
Head's Up: Tomorrow morning 11am: Filmmaker Kristian Day and author Frank Meeink, who are working together on a new documentary "Is This Heaven" on Iowa spirituality. Kristian, president of the Modern American Cinema and managing editor at Iowa Music Buzz, files regular reports for KRUU from Des Moines.
1. Profits Of Doom
Amnesty International's latest arms trade campaign is colonialism with a kindly face
U.S. “Secretly” Circumvents Somalia Arms Embargo
U.S. Plans $4.2B Patriot Missile Sale To Kuwait
U.S. builds Afghan air base, but where are the planes?
Pentagon efforts to straighten out bookkeeping face billion-dollar cost overruns
Sequestration: The Way to Cut Defense Waste
Disconnect: Public Wants Cuts in Defense Spending; Democratic and Republican Leaders Don’t
Congressional insider trading ban might not apply to families
Welfare State: Meet America's socialist military
2. The Economy Doesn't Suck, It Just Sucks For You
The LIBOR Scandal for Dummies
Big banks dominate Dodd-Frank meetings with regulators
Your credit card costs small biz thousands
New Home Sales Collapse 8.4%
Hamptons Home Sales Jump to 5-Year High as Luxury Demand Climbs
Tax Justice Network: Wealth Held in Tax Havens Skyrockets
US poverty on track to rise to highest since 1960s
The U.S. Economic Policy Debate Is a Sham
3. It's Not Nice To Fool With Mother Nature
The Ecology of Disease: How Destroying Nature Unleashes Infectious Diseases
The Chevron Oil Pollution Mess Gets Messier
Oceans of Garbage: Why People are Eating their Own Trash
USDA Prepares to Green-Light Gnarliest GMO Soy Yet
House Agriculture Committee Slips in Late Amendment Attacking State Animal Welfare Laws
Triage Now Determining which Species Will Die Out
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Oil demand in the rich world has peaked and is falling, leaving the industry with massive overcapacity
McDonald's second-quarter profit falls, shares slide
As China costs rise, technology lures U.S. factories home
ODDS & ENDS:
Spy Satellite Companies Form Space Monopoly
Ten Years After Decriminalization, Drug Abuse Down by Half in Portugal
Nearly Half of Americans Drink Soda Daily
STAT OF THE DAY: 37% of Births Between 2006 and 2010 Were Unplanned
Israel orders demolition of 8 Palestinian villages, claims need for IDF training land
Afghan reality TV show's goal is national unity
Religious right targets Africa
The Hill's 50 Most Beautiful People
Paraguay’s Bitter Harvest: Multinational Corporations Reap Benefits from Coup Government
McClatchy joins quote-approval opposition
Matt Taibbi | No Kidding: The Most Incoherent Tom Friedman Column Ever
Legendary Director Peter Bogdanovich: What If Movies Are Part of the Problem?
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