In this 2 guest episode of The People Speak we hear first from audio expert analyst Ed Primeau who comments on the 911 calls made during the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman shooting incident. Ed Primeau is an audio engineer who helps courts and law enforcement agencies understand the science and technology of voice identification. We all have distinctive characteristics to our voice and words, as well as how we pronounce those words. Each of us has a unique nasal cavity, larynx, teeth, tongue, and mouth.
RICHARD BELZER is a stand-up comedian, actor and author. He is best known for his current role as John Munch on the hit NBC show, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He is also famous for his acerbic wit and astute political commentary: “90% of the American people believe there was a conspiracy to assassinate John F. Kennedy. The other 10% work for the government or the media.” He has written such books as UFOs, JFK, and Elvis (2000), and the novels I Am Not a Cop! (2009) and I Am Not a Psychic! (2010).
Treatment Advocacy Center Executive Director, Doris Fuller speaks about improved mental illness treatment laws and implementation. The Treatment Advocacy Center promotes laws, policies and practices for the delivery of psychiatric care and supports the development of innovative treatments for and research into the causes of severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. For many years he taught political theory and the Israel-Palestine conflict. He currently writes and lectures. In this episode of The People Speak, Dr. Finkelstein discusses the impending military intervention in Syria by the United States and circumstances leading up to this situation and beyond.
The Invisible War is a 2012 documentary film written and directed by Kirby Dick and produced by Amy Ziering and Tanner King Barklow about sexual assault in the United States military. It premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, where it received the U.S. Documentary Audience Award. The film was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 85th Academy Awards.
Brooke Medicine Eagle, Native American Earth Keeper, Wisdom teacher, Healer, Visionary, Singer/Song Writer, motivational Speaker, Author of "Buffalo Woman Comes Singing" and "The Last Ghost Dance", shares her wisdom about living a sustainable lifestyle honoring Mother Earth and all our relations.
My guest was Simone Soucy, Colorado Artist, Organic Farmer, and Teacher of some of Tom Brown's Wilderness Survival Classes. She shared her wisdom about sustainable living, permaculture gardening, being in harmony with nature, and foraging for wild edibles like mushrooms and berries in the Rocky Mountains.