Labor Day Special Programming Schedule 2013

Aug 31, 2013

9am: America Abroad: Syria and the Responsibility to Protect - This episode of America Abroad explores how the US and the international community have responded to humanitarian crises around the globe since after the Cold War, from Rwanda and Bosnia to Libya and Syria. At the heart of the program is this fundamental question: what does it take – and what should it take – for world powers to intervene to save lives?

10am: Song Travels with Michael Feinstein: Madeleine Peyroux - Vocalist Madeleine Peyroux started out busking on the streets of Paris. Today she's an acclaimed performer whose voice recalls radio's Golden Age no matter what the tune. On this edition of Song Travels, Peyroux discusses Ray Charles as a musical mentor and teams up with host Feinstein for "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter."

11am: Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame Induction Special - WCBE celebrates the July 2013 induction of Royal G. "Rusty" Bryant and Rahsaan Roland Kirk into Columbus' Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame.  Listeners can hear highlights and background historical information about the artists and the histroic venue in "Artists and Their Community: Rusty Bryant and Rahsaan Roland Kirk." Learn more about the Walk of Fame special. Hosted by WCBE's own Wayne Self.

12pm: Sly & The Family Stone: Higher - "Sly & The Family Stone laid down a template that not only inspired an era of youthful rebellion and independence as the ’60s turned into the ’70s, but also had (and continues to have) a potent effect on the course of modern music in general. Sly’s DNA is traceable to every cell of the musical stratosphere." -

2pm: John Fogerty Wrote a Song for Everyone  -Over one hundred radio stations across the country will be airing a very special hour-long sit-down with John to discuss the making of his critically-acclaimed album Wrote A Song For Everyone. Check out this in-depth interview to hear little-known tidbits and fun anecdotes, as well as the powerful message behind his classic song “Fortunate Son.”