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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Brandon Hood

Brandon Hood is a house painter and a lifelong resident of Central Indiana. He’s decided to join the three other Democratic challengers for Republican Trey Hollingsworth’s 9th District seat in the US House of Representatives. Hood leans on his down-home, working class roots as a major selling point for his candidacy. He was inspired to get into the political fray …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Amanda Barge

Amanda Barge is a first-term Monroe County Commissioner. After winning the 2016 Democratic primary, she went on to win in last November’s general election despite the Republican Party’s statewide sweep. A licensed, practicing social worker and therapist, she’s already made news in her leadership roles in Rise to Run, a national effort to get more women on the ballot, and …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: John Tilford

Veterans’ issues advocate John Tilford served as a Marine in Vietnam and then, a few years later, joined the Army Reserve. He eventually became a key intelligence figure on Afghanistan just before the United States went to war there in 2001. Tilford’s intelligence work has included analyzing the actions of the North Korean leadership as well as the relationship between …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Maria Eliza Hamilton Abegunde

Maria Eliza Hamilton Abegunde can trace her roots partly to the Yoruba culture of West Africa. Born in the Caribbean to a mother who was a nurse, and a father who is an artist, she has combined both callings in her own life as she works as a healer, a poet, and a black studies practitioner. Abegunde is a co-director …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Sandy Keller

Sandy Keller has been helping poor and at-risk women get good jobs since she founded My Sister’s Closet in 1998. The non-profit puts women in high-end clothing, and helps them hone their interviewing and job skills through workshops and counseling. Twenty years ago, Keller worked near the Middle Way House transitional residence, and saw many of the women needed help …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Sam Stephenson

Life magazine photographer Eugene Smith accumulated thousands of hours of audio tapes and images of some of the greatest jazz musicians of the 1950s and ‘60s. Sam Stephenson found the recordings and photos in boxes and got to work preserving and archiving them, a task that led to the book The Jazz Loft Project. Stephenson joins Michael Glab on this …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Rob Chatlos

Rob Chatlos is a long-haul trucker, who has spent countless hours alone in his rig, formulating his opinions and goals concerning Southern Indiana and the world. He’s affiliated with neither party, and has kicked off his campaign to win Indiana’s Ninth District seat in the US Congress. He joins Michael Glab on this week’s edition of Big Talk.

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Big Talk! W/ Michael Glab: Kate Hess Pace

Kate Hess Pace comes from a long line of Hoosiers. Concerned about politics and the world around her — especially those in need — she left Indiana in 2010 to work as a community organizer in Minnesota. She has returned this year to help Southern Indiana people build blocs of power and, it’s hoped, improve their lives. Founder of Hoosier …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Caty Pilachowski

Caty Pilachowski is one of Indiana University’s top astronomers. She holds the Kirkwood Chair at IU, was a staff member at the National Optical Astronomy Observatories, and is a past president of the American Astronomical Society. She and the rest of the astronomy department are gearing up for the Great American Total Eclipse that will sweep across the nation in …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Liz Watson

With the 2018 mid-term election 15 months away, five hopefuls already have declared their candidacy for Indiana’s Ninth District seat in Congress. Four of those candidates are Democrats, hoping to wrest the seat from first-term Republican Trey Hollingsworth. The four will jostle for the Democratic nomination during the May Primary, before going on to face the incumbent Republican in November. …

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