The Public Square - Two Minute Daily

We're talking all this week about Congress trying to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.  What is really going on with this debate in Congress? Tune in today to hear more.

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, March 24, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar2417.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Speaker Ryan is talking about "unwinding" the authority put into the hands of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Is this possible? Tune in for our analysis today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar2317.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We are talking about the three points to Speaker Ryan's health care plan. Tune in today to hear more about what's going on with health care reform on Capitol Hill. 

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar2217.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Is Congress largely missing the point about the current debate on nationalized health care? Tune in today as we discuss. 

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar2117.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Repeal and replace. We are hearing those words a lot around the current health care discussion from Capitol Hill. Our Legislative Director, Melanie Elsey, has read the Affordable Care Act multiple times. Tune in today to hear what the latest is from Capitol Hill. 

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, March 20, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar2017.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

How has the power of song and music changed culture? Tune in today to hear more about the influence American musical theater has had on the nation.

Topic: Faith in Culture

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Air Date: Friday, March 17, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar1717.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We're talking about story tellers today on The Public Square®. How have songs from American musical theater told stories of hope? Tune in today to hear more about a very special project called The Inspiration of Broadway.

Topic: Faith in Culture

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar1617.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What a night! Hear Dave Zanotti give a report on a recent event he was at called The Inspiration of Broadway featuring Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, and J. Mark McVey. 

Topic: Faith in Culture

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Air Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Direct download: Mar1517.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We recently had the privilege of joining in a live event called The Inspiration of Broadway. Why is this project so interesting to us? Tune in today to hear more.

Topic: Faith in Culture

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar1417.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We're giving you an update about a very special assignment Dave Zanotti was recently on with the Inspiration of Broadway project. Why are we featuring a topic like this on The Public Square®? Tune in today to hear more.

Topic: Faith in Culture

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Air Date: Monday, March 13, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar1317.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Is the media biased? Who really cares about truth telling in journalism? Tune in today to hear more.

Topic: Politics

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Air Date: Friday, March 10, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar1017.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What is the difference between Editorials and the News? Let's talk about it today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics

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Air Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar0917.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:00am EST

How has reporting the news changed in the last 50 years in America? Tune in today for a two minute synopsis on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

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Air Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar0817.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What we see impacts everything about us. How we hear, see, and experience the media impacts our daily lives. Tune in today as discuss the power of the media. 

Topic: Politics

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Air Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar0717.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Is the media too powerful in America? There's a lot of conversation about the news media right now in politics. Tune in today to hear our take on it. 

Topic: Politics

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Air Date: Monday, March 6, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar0617.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:58am EST

We are taking a look at Roe v. Wade today as we talk about the question of rights. What is the underlying question with the issue of abortion? Tune in today to hear more. 

Topic: Abortion

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Air Date: Friday, March 3, 2017

 

Direct download: Mar0317.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We are continuing our conversation on the question of rights. Where do our rights come from? Tune in today to hear more. 

Topic: Abortion

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Air Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Direct download: Mar0217.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Where do our rights come from? With the recent passing of Norma McCorvey ("Jane Roe" in Roe v. Wade), we are asking this question in light of this monumental court case. Tune in today to hear more.

Topic: Abortion

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Air Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Direct download: Mar0117.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Norma McCorvey recently passed away. She was "Jane Roe" in the abortion case Roe v. Wade. Tune in today to hear a brief history about this case and how it has impacted the nation.

Topic: Abortion

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Air Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb2817.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We are talking all this week about the abortion issue. No matter what side of the issue you are on, we hope you might tune in to this 2 minute discussion about the case Roe v. Wade

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, February 27, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb2717.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Where will the nation be going with education reform? Tune in today to hear more as we discuss public education, school choice, teachers, and more right here on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Education

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, February 24, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb2417.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Who owns the school buildings in your community? Tune in today as we continue to talk about education and school choice.

Topic: Education

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Air Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Direct download: Feb2317.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We are talking about school choice all this week on The Public Square®. Tune in today as we talk about money and school choice.  

Topic: Education

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Air Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb2217.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 8:00am EST

The American Policy Roundtable has been involved with school choice since the 1990s. Tune in today to hear some stories from our grassroots involvement with school choice. 

Topic: Education

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Air Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb2117.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We've recently heard from some listeners and wanted to share with you some of their comments. Tune in today to hear some positive feedback. 

Topic: Our Mission

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Air Date: Monday, February 20, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb2017.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What did we find inspiring from this year's National Prayer Breakfast? What role does music play in the realm of prayer? Tune in today to hear more. 

Topic: National Prayer Breakfast

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, February 17, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb1717.mp3
Category:National Prayer Breakfast -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What were some of our takeaways from listening to the National Prayer Breakfast this year? Tune in today for a reminder to pray for the nation.

Topic: National Prayer Breakfast

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Air Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb1617.mp3
Category:National Prayer Breakfast -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We are encouraging people to listen to U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. It was a powerful speech given from the heart. Tune in as we talk about it today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: National Prayer Breakfast

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb1517.mp3
Category:National Prayer Breakfast -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What we were impressed with by the keynote speech at the National Prayer Breakfast this year? Tune in today to hear more about U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black's story. 

Topic: National Prayer Breakfast

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Direct download: Feb1417.mp3
Category:National Prayer Breakfast -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Did you hear U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black's keynote speech at the National Prayer Breakfast? We have had the chance to talk about the National Prayer Breakfast for several years now. Tune in today to hear about this year's event and what we found most interesting.

Topic: National Prayer Breakfast

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, February 13, 2017

Direct download: Feb1317.mp3
Category:National Prayer Breakfast -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Can the Affordable Care Act really be repealed? Absolutely. How can this happen? Tune in today to hear our thoughts. 

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

Direct download: Feb1017.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Is it too late to repeal the Affordable Care Act? Is this law too far engrained in the system? Tune in today to hear more.

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017

Direct download: Feb0917.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

As we analyze the Affordable Care Act, what are some of the biggest mistakes we see in this law? How can they be corrected? Tune in today to hear more right here on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Direct download: Feb0817.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What was one of the biggest mistakes with passing the Affordable Care Act? We are taking a look back as we reflect and analyze this law today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb0717.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We're taking a look at the Affordable Care Act this week on The Public Square®. Is this law worth repealing and replacing? Tune in today to hear more. 

Topic: Health Care Issues in America

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, February 6, 2017

Direct download: Feb0617.mp3
Category:Health Care Issues in America -- posted at: 8:00am EST

How many people actually participate in American public policy? How many people are paying attention to civil government? We are going over some interesting numbers today on The Public Square®. Tune in today to hear some of these stats and how you can make a difference. 

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, February 3, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb0317.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 8:00am EST

How many people are actually involved in the American process of public policy? How can we help people in this area? Tune in today to hear more.

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017

 

Direct download: Feb0217.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 8:00am EST

There are so many amazing ways to reach people in this time period for our nation. How do you communicate with your friends and family? Tune in today to hear some great ways to encourage your community.   

Topic: Our Mission

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Air Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Direct download: Feb0117.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Hear Dave and Wayne talk about their passion and love of radio, even some stories from their childhood today on The Public Square®. Look at far how we have come! Tune in today to join the conversation.  

Topic: Our Mission

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Air Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Direct download: Jan3117.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 8:00am EST

How has the work of The Public Square® impacted the nation? How can you access more of this podcast and radio broadcast? Tune in today to hear more. And thanks for listening! 

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, January 30, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan3017.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Why do we love talking with you through our Monthly Update? How can you get one of these? Tune in today to hear more.  

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, January 27, 2017

Direct download: Jan2717.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What are some exceptions to the cloture rule in the U.S. Senate? Tune in today to hear more.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Direct download: Jan2617.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What is cloture? And what does it have to do with the U.S. Senate and President Donald Trump? Tune in today for two minutes to learn more.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Direct download: Jan2517.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Have you seen the movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington? This is one of our favorite movies here on The Public Square®. Tune in today as we discuss some interesting parallels from this movie for today. 

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan2417.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

All week we are talking about the movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. What are some parallels in this classic film to today's political climate in America? Tune in to hear an interesting conversation right here on The Public Square®.  

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, January 23, 2017

Direct download: Jan2317.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What is something we are really thankful for here at The Public Square®? Tune in today to learn how you can hear some very interesting programs right here on The Public Square®.  

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, January 20, 2017

Direct download: Jan2017.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What is the question that we get here at The Public Square® more than any other question? Tune in today to hear more.   

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, January 16, 2017

Direct download: Jan1917.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 8:00am EST

The "consent of the governed" -- a phrase you have probably heard many times in America. Where did this concept first appear? We're going way back today on the program. Tune in for a brief history lesson here on The Public Square®.  

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

 

 

Direct download: Jan1817.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Why are the words and concept of the "consent of the governed" so important to America? Where do these words originate from? Tune in today to learn more.    

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan1717.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What does the "consent of the governed" mean? Why do these words make America unique? Tune in today for a two minute history lesson right here on The Public Square®.  

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, January 16, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan1617.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

We are hearing a lot of conversation about "greatness" in America today. So what is greatness? How do you define it? Tune in for an interesting conversation today on The Public Square®.  

Topic: Deep Questions

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, January 13, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan1317.mp3
Category:Deep Questions -- posted at: 8:00am EST

So it's a new year, a new Congress, and a new president. The big question is: can they get the job done? Depends on how they answer one particular question. Tune in today to hear more.  

Topic: Article One

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan1217.mp3
Category:Article One -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What role will Congress have to play in 2017? What opportunities will the Congress see this year? Tune in today to hear more.   

Topic: Article One

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan1117.mp3
Category:Article One -- posted at: 8:00am EST

So how do we all survive the coming media storm in the 2017 political season? Tune in today to hear more right here on The Public Square®.  

Topic: Article One

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan1017.mp3
Category:Article One -- posted at: 8:00am EST

So what is coming in this new political year of 2017? Let's talk about it today on The Public Square®.  

Topic: Article One

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, January 9, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan0917.mp3
Category:Article One -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Why do we try to begin each of our broadcasts with a smile? We want to share some reasons why we are grateful and hopeful about America. Thank you to all who listen to The Public Square®!  

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, January 6, 2017

 

Direct download: Jan0617.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What is America? Was it designed to be purely a democracy? Tune in today to hear a historical report that might surprise you. 

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Thursday, January 5, 2017

Direct download: Jan0517.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

What is America? What is the concept of this nation all about? Tune in as we discuss right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Direct download: Jan0417.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Can one person actually make a difference? We love talking about the movie, It's a Wonderful Life, at the start of the new year. Why? Tune in today for a daily dose of encouragement!

Topic: Holidays

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Direct download: Jan0317.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Why do love talking about the movie, It's a Wonderful Life? What are some lessons we all can learn from that movie? Tune in today to hear more. 

Topic: Holidays

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Monday, January 2, 2017

Direct download: Jan0217.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 9:46am EST