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Y2K on "This is America", with Dennis Wholey on channel 32 (a PBS station) in DC at 7:30 pm. Check the listing in your area. Go to www.tvguide.com and search for "This is America" or "Wholey". It may be on in your area too.
Sally Strackbein - author of Y2K Kitchen
Tony Keyes - former host of "Y2K Advisor" radio show
Don Wynegar - Director of Y2K outreach, US Dept of Commerce
Mortimer Downey - Deputy Secretary of Dept of Transportation, Chief Operating Officer
Solveig Singleton - Director of Information Studies, Cato Institute and contributer to y2kculture.com
Denise L. Wright - Director of Research, Mind Matters Consulting
We all sat at a table and talked about Y2K for an hour. We actually got some preparedness info in (not enough, though). I hope some DGIs tune in. The host was very well informed.
Sally Strackbein www.y2kkitchen.com
-- Sally Strackbein (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 12, 1999
Thanks for the "heads-up" Sally. Keep up the good work.
-- snooze button (email@example.com), December 12, 1999.
Sally - You're terrific. I'll be watching. See you soon!
-- Gail (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 12, 1999.
The PBS is very much in bed with their good friends the Pres and her hsuband. Do not be suprised if it sinks to a government spin piece or the "confusing doesn't really say anything" in the end.
As to Sally, let me add my keep up the good work.
-- Squid (ItsDark@down.here), December 12, 1999.
You were great Sally. My favorite part was when Dennis cut in on Don Wynegar and said "Hey, wait a minute, all that I have heard from the government is that everything is just fine." And then Don and Mortimer Downey both started saying that they and the government have been telling us right along that we should prepare. The finger pointing has already begun....has it not.
1. This group was very easy on the gubmint guys, but they both still had that headlamp in the eyes look....at lest to me. Did you sense any fear in either of these guys ?
2. Is Solveig married ?
God Bless you for all of your hard work !!
-- Ken G. (None@this.time), December 12, 1999.
I think Solveig said she was attached. She's very photogenic, isn't she - and very nice.
Denise is very GI and working very hard in DC to get the word out in the city. I love the title of her pamphlet, "Don't Get Caught with a pack of Cigarettes and a 40 ounce."
They didn't cut much of the conversation, but they did cut the part where I said "BOGUS" to Don Wynegar when he was telling us how the government is telling us to prepare.
The format didn't allow too much rambunctiousness. I tried to keep my comments middle of the road, because I did not want to totally turn off any DGIs. I wanted to get DGIs to make a decision that they can and should start preparing.
I think the show has a regular audience. My mother's nextdoor neighbor called her to say I was on, and she had not told him about it.
-- Sally Strackbein (email@example.com), December 13, 1999.
the two government guys might of well had been robots--I would'nt be able to tell the difference!!!!!!
e-ver-y-thing is o-k there will be n-0 prob-lems!
Said in my best robot voice!!
We - have -sent -out -broc-hure - to -stim-ulate -comm-unity- dialogue.
-- d----- (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 13, 1999.