The Faith Middleton Show

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The Faith Middleton Show airs Mondays through Thursdays at 3 and 9pm. Wednesdays feature The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze, which also airs Saturday at noon. You can always stream WNPR live.

For thirty-four years, the two-time Peabody Award-winning Faith Middleton Show has been widely recognized for fostering insightful, thought-provoking conversation. Faith offers her listeners some of the world's most fascinating people and subjects. The show, which is produced by Lori Mack and Jonathan McNicol, has been inducted into the Connecticut Magazine Hall of Fame as “Best Local Talk Show.”

Call in to our live show most days in the 3pm hour at 203 776-WNPR. Or join the conversation by email at faithwnpr@aol.com, on Twitter, or on Facebook.

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The Faith Middleton Show
6:39 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Bringing President Clinton to Connecticut, Plus the Authors of I Want To Be

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President Bill Clinton is coming to speak in Hartford. What goes on behind the scenes to snag a high profile personality? That and other surprises coming your way…

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:34 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Book Show: March 9, 2012

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So many books, so little time. Don't miss The Book Show. She and the gang will recommend books in all categories, fiction and non-fiction.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:15 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Food Schmooze: Handheld Pies

Chronicle Books

Join The Food Schmooze party to learn about Connecticut moonshine, the new spirit on the block. And, how to make your own homemade pop tarts for kids and those of you who can't forget them.

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The Faith Middleton Show
7:34 am
Sat March 10, 2012

Focusing On Education: New Haven Promise

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New Haven Promise

New Haven Promise (NHP) is a visionary program for the purposes of promoting college education as an aspiration for all New Haven Public School (NHPS) students; assisting graduating students from NHPS to pursue education after high school; and enhancing the growth, stability, and economic development of the City of New Haven.

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The Faith Middleton Show
4:39 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Financial Advisor Bob Kreitler

Get the latest on the economy, and protecting and growing your money. Tips from our financial analyst. Plus a look at the novel about a real life experiment, having college students raise babies from adoption centers. Learn how it changed the lives of the children and students.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:40 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Novelist Margot Livesey, Designer Steven Heller, and Architect Duo Dickinson

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Margot Livesey talks about her popular new novel, The Flight of Gemma Hardy. And architect Duo Dickinson explains how to stay in the house you're in using novel ways to change it.

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The Faith Middleton Show
5:15 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Food Schmooze: Quick & Easy Mexican Cooking

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The Food Schmooze gang gets into quick and easy weeknight Mexican cooking at home. Plus, the new surprising foodie thing at one hotel chain.

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:50 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Music, Music, Music

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Enjoy the power of music with Faith: the life stories of Mick Jagger and Roseanne Cash, and the world premiere of the musical February House at Long Wharf Theatre.

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:54 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Authors Of A Global Life, And The World In 2050

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A Global Life: My Journey Among Rich and Poor, from Sydney to Wall Street to the World Bank

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:28 am
Wed February 29, 2012

Shock Of Gray, And You Already Know How To Be Great

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Shock of Gray: The Aging of the World's Population and How It Pits Young against Old, Child against Parent, Worker against Boss, Company against Rival, and Nation against Nation

Shock of Gray is about Everyone, Especially You:

Is your family smaller than the one you grew up in"

Do you obsess about looking younger" Do you know why"

Do you know someone who planned to retire but now cannot"

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The Faith Middleton Show
7:58 am
Sat February 25, 2012

Book Show: February 24, 2012

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Join Faith and her book buddies for conversation on their favorite reads.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:27 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Food Schmooze: Rose's Heavenly Cakes, And Helen Chen's Easy Asian Noodles

This extraordinary collection of heavenly cake recipes from "Diva of Desserts" Rose Levy Beranbaum, the award-winning author of The Cake Bible, is an essential kitchen companion for anyone who loves to bake. Illustrated throughout with stunning full-color photography, the book's meticulously tested, easy-to-follow recipes are all you need to create spectacularly beautiful cakes in your home kitchen.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:25 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

India: A Portrait

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India: A Portrait

Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India is fast undergoing one of the most momentous transformations the world has ever seen. In this dazzlingly panoramic book, Patrick French chronicles that epic change, telling human stories to explain a larger national narrative.

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:29 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Authors of Through a Dog's Eyes and Give Me Tomorrow

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Through a Dog's Eyes: Understanding Our Dogs by Understanding How They See the World by Jennifer Arnold
A “transformative,” inspiring book with the power to change the way we understand and communicate with our dogs.

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:42 am
Wed February 15, 2012

Food Schmooze: Chris Prosperi's Chicken Chili, And The Queen Of Indian Cooking,

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Chicken Chilicourtesy of Chris Prosperi

1 tablespoon oil

1 cup chopped onion

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup chopped green pepper

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon dried oregano

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 – 12 ounce beer

1 pound chopped cooked chicken

1 can black or navy beans - drained

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:27 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

Authors of A Force for Nature and Triumverate

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The Faith Middleton Show
6:35 pm
Sat February 11, 2012

Authors Of Through A Dog's Eyes, And Give Me Tomorrow

The Faith Middleton Show
6:09 pm
Sat February 11, 2012

Authors Of On Second Thought, And Tories

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On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits

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The Faith Middleton Show
5:06 pm
Sat February 11, 2012

Authors Of Generosity Unbound, And The Women Jefferson Loved

Jacket design: Marc J. Cohen/Scott Biel

 Generosity Unbound: How American Philanthropy Can Strengthen the Economy and Expand the Middle Class

In Generosity Unbound, Claire Gaudiani mounts a spirited defense of philanthropic freedom addressed to conservatives, liberals and centrists. She acknowledges the good intentions of those who favor greater regulation of private philanthropy, but powerfully demonstrates the dangers of this approach.

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The Faith Middleton Show
4:16 pm
Sat February 11, 2012

Authors Of A Force For Nature, And Triumvirate

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A Force For Nature: The Story of NRDC and its Fight to Save Our Planet

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:42 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Food Schmooze: Best Bake Sale Cookbook

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Best Bake Sale Cookbook: Cookies for Kids Cancer

Every cookie makes a difference!

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:41 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Food Schmooze: Cake Simple

The Faith Middleton Show
12:32 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Maximum Healing

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Maximum Healing: Optimize Your Natural Ability to Heal

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:51 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Food Schmooze: Authors of Southern Pies and The City Cook

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Get ready food lovers, we have mouth-watering southern pies and recipes for new cooks who need to know what equipment is necessary and how to make the basics in a delicious yet simple way.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:24 pm
Tue January 31, 2012

Authors of Outside Looking In and Practical Wisdom

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Pulitzer winner Garry Wills talks about his memoir observing and reporting on the great events of the modern era. And, if you wrote a guide to practical wisdom, what would be in it besides the golden rule?

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The Faith Middleton Show
6:15 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Authors of Present at the Creation and Lion of Liberty

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Learn about the machine trying to figure out how we were created. And the story of Patrick Henry, the first of the founding fathers to call for a citizen revolt. Is history repeating itself?

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:32 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Authors of My Nuclear Family and As China Goes, So Goes the World

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How one American soldier doubted his mission but instead of quitting, decided to put his energy into helping the families and children in his midst. Plus a look at China's fundamental role in our globalized… globe.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:48 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Solving the City

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Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History Is Shaping Our World
by Doug Saunders

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:43 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Authors of American Colossus and Chasing the Sun

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American Colossus explains how we transformed ourselves from an agrarian society to a booming industrial nation. Can we transform ourselves again? Plus, a biography of the sun.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:29 pm
Wed January 25, 2012

Food Schmooze: Authors of Bite Me and Pig

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Pork every which way, from the book Pig. Plus two sisters create inventive dinner party recipes explained in their book, Bite Me.

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