Maine Calling

Monday-Thursday, Noon-1 p.m.

Maine Calling is an interactive radio program hosted by MPBN News Director Keith Shortall and Public Affairs Host Jennifer Rooks and produced by Jonathan Smith.

Airing live Monday through Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm and anytime online, the show brings interesting conversations on a wide variety of topics to the people of Maine.

MPBN listeners are strongly encouraged to participate in the program.

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Efforts to change harmful conceptions of masculinity and femininity and reduce violence against women.

Guests: Shana Natelson, executive director of Speak About It
Matthew Perry, community education and communications coordinator for Family Crisis Services
Matt Theodores, executive director of Maine Boys to Men

Who's up and who's down in the race for the White House.

Guests: Anthony Corrado: Professor of Government at Colby College.  Nonresident Senior Fellow, Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution.
Jeanne Cummings, Political and White House editor for the Wall Street Journal

As Earle Shettleworth steps down after 40 years as Director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, we'll discuss the role of historic preservation in Maine and the nation, as well as the "most endangered" historic places in Maine.

Efforts to better treat people with chronic pain - including the establishment of the Maine Chronic Pain Collaborative, new research underway to find alternatives to addictive pain medication and better outreach to the medical community.

What do you need to know about caring for your dog, cat or other critter.

Guests: Oonagh Wack, Falmouth Veterinary Hospital
Ezra Steinberg, Surgeon, Maine Veterinary Medical Center
Deirdre Frey, owner of Vet At Your Door (based in Freeport)