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Radio Free Flint Podcast

Podcast Episodes Interviews, Show Notes, and Transcripts

Sept. 20, 2022

Comedian Bryan McCree a Joyful Flintstone

Is it possible to make Flint laugh? If anyone can, it's Flint native and comedian Bryan McCree. He shares clips of shows featurin…

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Sept. 13, 2022

The Poet Daughter of Angelo's Coney Island

Carl Paul came to America through Ellis Island in New York from a country few in Flint, Michigan, know much about. North Macedoni…

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Sept. 6, 2022

Prep School Transfers Impact Flint Prep Hoops and Culture

Brandon Green, ABC-12 Sports Director, joins Radio Free Flint to discuss the trend of high school superstars transferring to Prep…

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Aug. 30, 2022

Former Public Safety Chief of Bishop Airport Recalls Flint Terror Att…

Former Bishop Airport Public Safety Director Chris Miller discusses a 2017 terrorist attack at the Flint, Michigan, airport. He a…

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Aug. 25, 2022

Old Documents, Photos and Donating Your Treasures

Colleen Marquise, Archivist at the Genesee Historical Collection Center, shares tips on sorting, storing, and donating your treas…

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July 26, 2022

A Conversation with Genesee Historical Center Archivist Colleen Marqu…

Colleen Marquise shares stories about prominent Flint area historical figures such as UAW Sitdown Strike activist Genora Johnson …

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June 21, 2022

Michigan Serial Killer Unmasked: John Norman Collins

John Norman Collins was an all-American boy. He was handsome, lived in Ann Arbor, and belonged to a fraternity. But there was a d…

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June 14, 2022

The Interesting Journey of a Flint Civil War Battlefield Flag

The 10th Michigan Infantry and its union battle flag traveled the front lines of many civil war battlefields. Their union battle …

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June 8, 2022

Flint Fights Back: Democracy and the Flint Water Crisis

Professor Ben Pauli discusses the Flint water crisis and the historical activism that helped Flint, Michigan, survive.

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May 31, 2022

"Mr Flint" Charles Stewart Mott an American Capitalist Pt II

A podcast interview with author Edward Renahan about "The life of Charles Stewart Mott." "Mr. Flint" was a VP of General Motors a…

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May 21, 2022

Troubadour of Crossroads Village Michigan: Neil Woodward

Troubadour Neil Woodward is an instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and folk historian who helps preserve Michigan musical tradit…

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May 17, 2022

Semaj Brown Flint Poet Laureate

Flint Poet Semaj Brown reads spellbinding environmental poems. Brown discusses her work with Flint Water Crisis victims teaching …

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May 10, 2022

Marquise Gray: MSU Basketball Great & Flint Beecher Coach

Marquise Gray, a former Michigan State Spartan great and basketball coach at Flint Beecher. Gray talks about Flint's basketball c…

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May 3, 2022

Dave Liske: History of the Flint Style Coney Island Restaurant

In a lively interview with author Dave Liske who shares recipes, secrets, and myths about Flint and Detroit's legendary coney isl…

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April 26, 2022

Michael J Thorp: Michigan Trivia & People We Should Know

Michael J. Thorp Has Stories to Tell about His Life in Mid-Michigan Television and Radio. Michael Shares Curious Tales from His …

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April 19, 2022

Jan Worth-Nelson: History of the Iconic East Village Magazine

Jan Worth-Nelson, a former editor of the East Village Magazine, shares stories about the colorful history of the iconic Flint pub…

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April 12, 2022

Connor Coyne novel "Urbantasm" Set in Deindustrialized Flint

Connor Coyne is a writer living and working in rust belt Flint, Michigan, a town devastated by deindustrialization. Coyne's no…

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April 5, 2022

Flintstones: Whats in a Nickname?

This podcast explores the unusual adoption of a community identity taken by people from rust belt Flint, Michigan. We explore the…

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April 2, 2022

CS Mott: A Giant in Automotive History Part 1

Author Ed Renahan discusses the remarkable life of CS Mott. "The Life of Charles Stewart Mott" is a fascinating and comprehensive…

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March 23, 2022

Carriage Town Ministries and Homelessness in Flint

Carriage Town Ministries began in 1950 as the Flint Rescue Mission on the banks of the Flint River at Grand Traverse Street. The …

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March 15, 2022

Rev Robert McCathern and His Hip-Hop Church

Rev. Robert McCathern, the pastor of a hip church in Flint's Civic Park, tells of convincing young people to put away guns and ta…

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Feb. 22, 2022

Jeffrey LeValley, Gospel Grammy Songwriter

Gospel Songwriter Jeffrey LeValley discusses his life and career and his Grammy-winning song recorded by gospel star Kanye West.

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Feb. 17, 2022

The First Internet Murder Trial (ft David Nickola)

This century, the Sharee Miller murder case is one of Michigan's most notable criminal cases. The love triangle that Ms. Miller f…

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Feb. 9, 2022

Judge Duncan Beagle Interview Part Two

Genesee County Circuit Judge Duncan M. Beagle's uplifting story of courage and determination to overcome his physical disability.…

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