Monthly Archives: July 2015

7 Generations Radio: Joey Maghan, Geostellar, Solar Energy for Homes–July 18, 2015

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Joey Maghan, Geostellar, Solar Energy for Homes

Discussion:  Joey Maghan describes the advantages of and process for obtaining solar energy for homes, including solar tax credits, net metering, cost, installation, financing, renewable energy credits and solar employment.

Originally Broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown, Shepherd University Radio, Shepherdstown, WV on July 18, 2015

7 Generations Radio: Mary Anne Hitt, Moving toward Renewable Energy–July 18, 2015

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Mary Anne Hitt, Director, Sierra Club, Beyond Coal Campaign

Discussion:  Mary Anne describes progress to retire coal plants in the U.S. and to increase the availability of renewable energy, coal exports, opposition to coal export terminals in the U.S., Chinese investment in renewable energy, Supreme Court ruling on EPA regulation of mercury emissions from power plants, President’s Clean Power Plan and its impact on international climate negotiations.  Discussion of health problems caused by coal dust emissions.  Introduction of significant wind energy in Iowa and North Carolina.

Radio Broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown from the campus of Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV on July 18, 2015



7 Generations Radio: Jim Surkamp — Vietnam Veteran Narrative, “Don’t Mean Nothin'” — July 4, 2015

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Jim Surkamp, Noted Historian and Media Producer, Shepherdstown, WV

Discussion:  Jim presents the narrative of a Vietnam Veteran, “Don’t Mean Nothin'”, produced during the 1990’s, winner of the Harvard University Peabody Award in 1999.

This audio was broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown Radio, from the Shepherd University Campus on July 4, 2015.

The audio above is an introduction only.  To listen to the actual narrative entitled “Don’t Mean Nothin” click on:

7 Generations Radio: Hubert Smith — the Wayne Jones killing and Community – Police Relations in Martinsburg, WV — July 4, 2015

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Hubert Smith, President, Martinsburg-Berkeley County WV Chapter, NAACP

Discussion:  The killing of Wayne Jones by 5 Policemen of Martinsburg, WV on March 14, 2013, the struggle for justice and accountability.  Recent events to improve relations between the Martinsburg Police and the black community of Martinsburg.