On Air

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/06/2012

Our featured guest is John Grant. John is a writer/photographer/filmmaker. He has worked as a newspaper reporter and has published both fiction and non-fiction. Starting in the 1980s, he traveled to Central America and other places as a documentary photographer. He shot and edited an 80-minute documentary film called "Second Time Around" about a seriously wounded Vietnam veteran who chose to live and work in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 35 years after his first tour there. John has been to Iraq twice during the war, once as an observer critical of the war and once as a cameraman on a documentary film. A Vietnam War veteran, for 25 years John has been an active member of Veterans For Peace. He has taught documentary photography at Widener and Drexel Universities and for nine years has taught creative writing to inmates in the Philadelphia Prison. http://www.thiscantbehappening.net/

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. David has an essay for us. http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

For music today … in anticipation for my gig sunday at 2:30 for Jazz On The Air … lets enjoy a classic female jazz vocalist, Shirley Horne; piano accompaniment from … Shirley Horne. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Horn