Morning Conversation

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WSIU Public Radio presents "Morning Conversations" each week. Join Host Jennifer Fuller as she interviews dignitaries, local leaders, community organizers, artists and more.



Morning Conversation
10:45 am
Wed July 30, 2014

A Discussion with State Senator Daniel Biss

St Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston)

Democratic State Senator Daniel Biss of Evanston was one of the key architects of a plan to overhaul Illinois' troubled public employee pension system. 

Biss was in Carbondale Tuesday and sat down with WSIU's Jak Tichenor for a special Morning Conversation to talk about pension reform and a retirement proposal that is still pending in the General Assembly.

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9:11 am
Tue July 29, 2014

All Southern High School Theater Project: Anything Goes

This weeks marks the opening of the All Southern High School Theatre Project production of Cole Porter's Anything Goes at McLeod Theater on the SIU Carbondale campus.

 WSIU's Jeff Williams talked with cast members Jacob Shaffer and Kathryn Miller about the show.

Performances of Anything Goes will be held on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm and on Sunday at 2:00pm.  More information is available through the McLeod Theater at 618-453-6000 or on line at

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Morning Conversation
10:18 am
Mon July 28, 2014

SIU President Randy Dunn (7/28/14)

SIU President Randy Dunn
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Southern Illinois University President Randy Dunn was the guest for WSIU Radio's Morning Conversation Monday.  Dunn talked with WSIU's Jeff Williams about new interim SIU-C Chancellor Paul Sarvela, along with enrollment, recruitment and retention efforts within the SIU system.

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Morning Conversation
11:24 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Carbondale Mayor Don Monty


WSIU's Jennifer Fuller interviews Carbondale Mayor Don Monty.

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Morning Conversation
11:50 am
Wed July 9, 2014

McLeod Summer Playhouse: Spamalot

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller sits down with "Spamalot" Director Aaron Tuttle and Actor Jacob Buckenmyer to talk about the upcoming performance.

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