The Craig Fahle Show

Podcast for Tuesday June 19, 2012

Tuesday June 19, 2012

On today's show, Craig speaks with Gary Miron, former Western Michigan University Professor and Charter Schools expert, about the possibility of Highland Park Schools being turned over to a charter operator and what that might mean for Highland Park residents. Michigan State Representative Rashida Tlaib speaks with Craig about the silencing of Lisa Brown by state house Republicans last Thursday and the protest on the state capital stairs that followed. Craig talks to Mike Walcoff, Acting Under Secretary for Benefits in the Department for Veterans Affairs, about the National Veteran Small Business Conference, which runs June 26-29 at Cobo Hall. Paul Ryan, Chair of the Michigan Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, stops by to talk about what his agency is doing to help National Guard members and Reservists and their employers. Undersecretary and U.S. Patent Trademark Office Director, David Kappos joins Craig to discuss the long-time-in-the-making satellite branch of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Detroit. Craig speaks with Hip-Hop artist and community advocate Khary Frazier about "Juneteenth: Free Association," an open discussion about freedom being held today at First Congregational Church in Detroit. Craig discusses the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House second annual Fairy Tale Exhibit and Festival, Once Upon a Time: Grimmly Inspired, which highlights the 200th anniversary of the Grimm Brothers’ first published fairy tale. Also, Craig speaks with founder of Metro Parent, Alyssa Martina, about teens and their messy rooms.

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