Don Gonyea http://redriverradio.org en Forget Tea Pot Dome: Harding's Love Letters Make For A New Steamy Scandal http://redriverradio.org/post/forget-tea-pot-dome-hardings-love-letters-make-new-steamy-scandal President Warren G. Harding presided over Prohibition, died before completing his first term, and is consistently ranked by historians and the public as one of the worst U.S. presidents.<p>But suddenly he's getting a lot of attention, thanks to a cache of steamy love letters he wrote to a mistress over 15 years. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Don Gonyea 47895 at http://redriverradio.org Forget Tea Pot Dome: Harding's Love Letters Make For A New Steamy Scandal While Campaigning For Other Democrats, Sen. Warren Gains Fans http://redriverradio.org/post/while-campaigning-other-democrats-sen-warren-gains-fans Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>We report next on a woman who's become a focus of presidential speculation. Hillary Clinton, of course, is an overwhelming front-runner for the Democratic nomination, but Elizabeth Warren has excited a lot of Democratic activists. The Massachusetts senator is spending her summer traveling the country.<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>She is campaigning for other Democrats which, of course, puts her in front of a lot of crowds. Today she'll visit Detroit addressing the Netroots Nation conference. That's a major annual gathering of progressive activists. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:35:00 +0000 Don Gonyea 47390 at http://redriverradio.org Like Clockwork, Impeachment Talk Surfaces — But Action's Unlikely http://redriverradio.org/post/clockwork-impeachment-talk-surfaces-actions-unlikely When a U.S. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:19:00 +0000 Don Gonyea 47313 at http://redriverradio.org Like Clockwork, Impeachment Talk Surfaces — But Action's Unlikely In The Battle To Host The 2016 GOP, It's Alt Country Vs. Rock http://redriverradio.org/post/battle-host-2016-gop-its-alt-country-vs-rock Transcript <p>DON GONYEA, HOST: <p>Call it the first official contest of the 2016 presidential campaign. Sure, the election's a couple of years away. Nevertheless, we have a pair of finalists. They are cities hoping to host the Republican National Convention two summers from now. In this corner, Dallas, Texas.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "BIG D")<p>FRANK LOESSER: (Singing)You're from Big D. My, oh, yes. Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:12:00 +0000 Don Gonyea 46463 at http://redriverradio.org Meet The New Stars Of Campaign Ads: Mom And Dad http://redriverradio.org/post/meet-new-stars-campaign-ads-mom-and-dad It's the summer of a campaign year and once again the airwaves, the Internet, and likely your own Facebook and other social media feeds are full of political ads.<p>In the primaries, we've already seen ads featuring <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EIMkxNhClQ">cartoon turtles</a>, <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBNQBx6JOcw">gator wrestling</a>, lots of dogs, horses and, of course, guns — propped against pickup trucks or resting over shoulders.<p>And in one case, there's the candidate <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOoXJI4vBns">shooting a drone</a> out of the sky. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:25:00 +0000 Don Gonyea 46238 at http://redriverradio.org Meet The New Stars Of Campaign Ads: Mom And Dad