MONDAY: Mandatory Reporting
Two more men have come forward in the Penn State child abuse scandal. The case has raised questions about what one is required to do when they see or suspect abuse. Policymakers in Connecticut are discussing whether to make all adults “mandatory reporters.” Some worry this might mean a flood of reports clogging the system. Hartford Courant’s Susan Campbell guest hosts.
TUESDAY: Stalin Archives
It’s been nearly 80 years since a famine killed millions of Ukrainians. Now, a new digital archive at Yale may provide some additional insight into the man behind the famine, Joseph Stalin. We’ll talk with someone with the new archive and other experts on this complicated figure from World War II. Are you part of the Ukrainian community? Were your ancestors affected by Joseph Stalin?
WEDNESDAY: Healthcare Advocate
Connecticut’s new healthcare advocate, Victoria Veltri is tasked with helping residents through the maze of health care laws, regulations and roadblocks. Today, Where We Live, Veltri talks about solving problems with insurance companies and medical providers, and helps to clear up confusion over state and federal health care reform.
FRIDAY: Mates of State
Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel are Mates of State, a husband and wife duo that recently released a new album Mountaintops. Today, the Connecticut musicians join us in the WVOF studios to talk about the album, touring with two kids, and being an NPR favorite.