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Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman share the microphone with a wide range of guests including community leaders, artists, scientists, historians, political thinkers and more who bring issues of interest to South Floridians. Continue Reading >>
Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman share the microphone with a wide range of guests including community leaders, artists, scientists, historians, political thinkers and more who bring issues of interest to South Floridians. << Show Less
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Topical Currents Program Finale (9-28-2017) Today’s Topical Currents marks the end of a nearly 18-year era for our interview/call-in program.
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Topical Currents Program Finale (9-28-2017) Today’s Topical Currents marks the end of a nearly 18-year era for our interview/call-in program.
Florida History with Andrew Frank (9-27-2017)  Today’s Topical Currents ponders a South Florida which existed long before documented settlers arrived at what’s now a Megalopolis.  We visit with FSU Professor Andrew Frank and discuss his book, BEFORE THE PIONEERS:  Indians, Settlers, Slaves and the Founding of Miami.
News Credibility (9-26-2017) With so much political attention devoted to “fake news” drivel and social media, how should university journalism schools prepare tomorrow’s reporter and editors?
Foster Care Parent Recruitment (9-25-2017) On today’s Topical Currents, we talk about foster-care parent recruitment.
Food & Dining Retrospective (9-21-2017) Chef, author and syndicated columnist Linda Gassenheimer’s final segments on Topical Currents.  For more than 17 years, she produced over 900 programs, starting January 7, 1999.
Florida Soul Music (9-20-2017) The histories of R&amp;B, soul, funk, and disco in Florida, as chronicled by University of Tampa journalism professor, John Capouya, author of Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band.
Etiquette, Decorum, and Protocol - Hurricane Edition (9-19-2017) Wouldn’t most everyone love to go through life with grace and poise? Known for our adaptability in daily routines . . . and admired for insight?
Affordable Housing in South Florida (9-18-2017) Today’s Topical Currents tackles South Florida’s affordable housing woes.
Continued Post-Irma Updates (9-14-2017) Today we continue with updates, tips, discussion and your calls and concerns in the wake of Hurricane Irma.  Guests include Bryan Norcross and Tim Padgett.
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