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Insight: Peace Corps 50th / Listeners Talk Back / Lawrence Dinkins /Laura Meyer


Peace Corps 50th The Peace Corps celebrates its 50th anniversary tomorrow and will receive a special resolution from the California State Senate today in honor of it. We'll talk about its history with former volunteers Lorry Marvin and Nathan Hale Sargent, who's also the public affairs specialist for the Peace Corps in Northern California. And you'll hear from Brady McCarthy, a Sacramentan who's preparing to go to Guatemala this April.

Listeners Talk Back We'll hear some of our listeners' thoughts about topics we've recently covered on Insight, including prescriptions drugs and Sacramento's JKL Corridor.

Lawrence Dinkins Sacramento poet and author Lawrence Dinkins (aka NSAA) has released his first book of peotry. You'll meet Dinkins and hear some of the work released in "Sub-American."

Laura Meyer Singer-songwriter Laura Meyer is returning to the Sacramento area with a new album, "Been Here Before." Jeffrey spoke with Meyer in March 2010 when she toured Northern California in support of her album "Miles From Nowhere."

Laura Meyer performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2nd at Harlow's, 2708 J St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 441-4693.

 
Monday, February 28, 2011
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