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Welcome to the annual celebration of Thanksgiving on The Public Square®. This week we are going to take time to remember the ideas that have inspired us as a people and led us to aspire to be one nation under God. We'll reflect upon our history as the Lord inspires us to be curious as we think about what it might mean to be a pilgrim again here on this Earth. Please join us around the Thanksgiving table on The Public Square®.

Topic: Holidays

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Thursday, November 24, 2022

Direct download: Nov2622.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 10:25pm EST

This question tells the story of this week's episode. So many people feel that their prayers and concerns, even their votes just don’t matter anymore. Has the truth lost all power in America today? We are working through that question together this week. Walk on over and join in the conversation on The Public Square®.

Topic: Deep Questions

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, November 18, 2022

Direct download: Nov1922.mp3
Category:Deep Questions -- posted at: 1:11pm EST

Voters have spoken and now what? Join us as we discuss the recent Midterm Elections, Ranked Choice Voting, the Electoral College and more. Don't miss this fascinating conversation today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Elections

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

Direct download: Nov0922_DayAfterElection_26MIN.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 6:14pm EST

What type of expectations did the Media project onto the 2022 Election before Voting Day? How does that differ from what really happened? What next? Tune in this week as Dave Zanotti and Rob Walgate dissect what just happened in Election results from across the country on The Public Square®.

Topic: Elections

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022

Direct download: Nov1222.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 8:22pm EST

We are hours from Election Day 2022. What are we seeing across the nation? Does your vote really count? What about the contention that this Election and others are being stolen from the Left or the Right? Tune in today as we talk about all things Election and more on The Public Square®.

Topic: Elections

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, November 4, 2022

Direct download: Nov0522.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 4:12pm EST

Today our team goes back to school and discusses writings of Frank Johnson Goodnow and Woodrow Wilson two of the Founders of the Progressive Movement. It's fascinating to dissect their vision for the American Government and how they created such a progressive worldview. So pull up a chair and join the conversation today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Role of Government

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

Direct download: ExamplesPlease_26MIN.mp3
Category:Role of Government -- posted at: 11:28am EST

Foreign policy is on the mind of many voters. How does Congress impact foreign policy? Is immigration a part of foreign policy as well as domestic policy? Will this election change anything? We are asking all of these questions and more this week on The Public Square®. Join in the conversation.

Topic: Elections

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, October 28, 2022

Direct download: Oct2922.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 11:13am EST

Energy Inflation. Everything costs more today because of energy prices. Why are politicians in Washington, D.C. intentionally driving up energy costs and hurting everyone? Hard questions, real answers, this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Energy

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Thursday, October 20, 2022

Direct download: Oct2222.mp3
Category:Energy -- posted at: 9:51am EST

What's on your ballot this Election season? Does your vote even matter? Tune in this week as we talk about all things Election season. How important is the 2022 Election? Please tune in for your weekly dose of civic responsibility on The Public Square®. And don't forget to check out iVoters.com® before you cast your vote.

Topic: Elections

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, October 14, 2022

Direct download: Oct1522.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 1:17pm EST

Voting for the 2022 midterms has begun. Do you have your homework done? IVoters.com can help you and your family and friends get solid research in short order. Tune in for a behind the scenes discussion on iVoters.com this week on The Public Square® and please tell a friend. 

Topic: Elections

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

Direct download: Oct1922_iVoters2022_pt03.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 5:39pm EST

Is the White House weaponizing the Department of Justice and targeting political enemies? Can this happen in America today? It is happening and we present the evidence this week on The Public Square®. Please join in and get the facts and please, tell a friend!

Topic: Criminal Justice

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, October 7, 2022

Direct download: Oct0822.mp3
Category:Criminal Justice -- posted at: 2:05pm EST

The mass media and politicians are driving the pro-choice agenda in shocking new ways. The tactics for gaining support from any and all voters are no longer hidden. Please listen now as our panel breaks down the false narratives and searches for real answers today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

Direct download: Oct0522_LifeIssue_26MIN_pt03.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 3:33pm EST

This is the first nationwide election after the fall of Roe v. Wade. Political consultants and the matrix media want us all to believe that pro-abortion outrage will dominate this election and every election to come.

The pro-abortion industry wants to convince us all that killing an innocent unborn child is now an American virtue. What is America to do? Tune in this week for an important discussion on the life issue and the 2022 Election.

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, September 30, 2022

Direct download: Oct0122.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 8:38pm EST

Today we have a sneak peek into this year’s Christmas in America as we begin to search for the manger in the year 1844. This year is so pivotal because in 1844 America received Charles Dickens' epic classic "A Christmas Carol''. Join us today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Christmas in America

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

Direct download: Sep2122_CIA2022Preview_YEar1844.mp3
Category:Christmas In America -- posted at: 10:00am EST

Can a nation divided against itself stand? Are Americans seeing the coming elections with an eye toward revenge? These are real questions facing every voter. We go looking for real answers this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Deep Questions

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, September 23, 2022

Direct download: Sep2422.mp3
Category:Deep Questions -- posted at: 11:29am EST

In 1842 Charles Dickens toured the United States. He spent several days on Capitol Hill and kept careful notes which he published in a most controversial book in 1843. That was the same year he published his most influential story of all, A Christmas Carol. Charles Dickens, John Quincy Adams, Ebeneezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim all fill the studio this week on The Public Square®, plus a sneak peek at the upcoming live radio episode of Christmas in America 1844. Please don't miss it!

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, September 16, 2022

Direct download: Sep1722.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 12:07pm EST

Our team is now taking a deeper look into the prop elements of President Biden’s most recent speech in Philadelphia. Does the location, the backdrop, the timing, and more set a tone for the speech? Let’s discuss this and more together on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, September 14th, 2022

Direct download: Sep1422_BidenSpeechShow_26MIN_pt03.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:35am EST

On September 1, 2022 President Joe Biden delivered a speech on the steps of Independence Hall. There he described the American government as a "democracy" 30 times in a speech of under 25 minutes. The President used the word "republic" only twice. Is America a democracy or a republic? Why does this matter? Tune in this week to The Public Square® as we talk about President Biden's speech and what it means for America.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Air Date: Friday, September 9, 2022

 

Direct download: Sep1022.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 12:48pm EST

Pull up for a fascinating conversation around the table that draws from history, the Bible, and much more. If you want to understand on a deeper level the function, role, and unique purpose of American government then don’t miss this episode. Listen now on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Role of Government

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Direct download: Sep0722_ConsentOfGoverned.mp3
Category:Role of Government -- posted at: 8:34pm EST

Who shall decide the outcomes of the 2022 Election? The answer should be: "we the people." But who is attempting to steer "we the voters" and why? Voting for the 2022 Election starts in several weeks. Tune in today to hear more about the importance of this Election on The Public Square®.

Topic: Elections

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, September 2, 2022

Direct download: Sep0322.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 11:17am EST

In case you haven’t heard the IRS is looking to hire 87,000 new employees and if that number isn’t shocking enough then just wait until you hear the job description for some of those new agents. This is a conversation you don’t want to miss, so please listen in today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Role of Government

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, August 31st, 2022

Direct download: Aug3122_IRSagents.mp3
Category:Role of Government -- posted at: 3:36pm EST

Why is the Media obsessed with Donald Trump? What is really behind the motives of the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago? We discuss this and more all this week on The Public Square®. Tune in today.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, August 26, 2022

Direct download: Aug2722.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:44am EST

What happened in Kansas? How did a pro-life amendment get beat on the ballot? The real story behind the headlines this week on The Public Square®. You don't want to miss this critical link on how the Socialist Progressives are planning to keep abortion on demand a reality across America. For Life, please tune in this week and please share this program with a friend.

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, August 19, 2022

Direct download: Aug2022.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 2:59pm EST

Does the Lord really have all authority in Heaven and on Earth? Does that really apply to the American Government? Is there a collision between American Principles and Biblical Principles? We dive into these questions today on this episode of The Public Square®. 

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square®  with your host David Zanotti.

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Release Date: Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

Direct download: AllAuthority_26MIN.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 10:17am EST

A dear friend of The Public Square®, David McCullough, passed away this week. David McCullough is one of the key, anchor authors at the library of The American Mission® Center because we value his life and his work so greatly. Tune in today as we talk about a few of our very first and favorite interviews with David McCullough as we reflect and honor our friend's lasting legacy on the nation.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Thursday, August 12, 2022

Direct download: Aug1322.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 10:42am EST

The political arena is swarming with opinions, agendas, and noise. It is easy to get lost in it, let alone search for truth. So why do we keep staying involved? How can we do this every day? Will it ever make a difference? From a bird's eye view it is easy to feel like the answer is "no" but a change in perspective can make all the difference. Join our team as we discuss these questions and more today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square®  with your host David Zanotti.

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Release Date: Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

Direct download: Aug1022_WormsEyeView.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 12:43pm EST

If you've been listening for a while, you might remember us talking about "the Secretary shall..." from the Obamacare law passed in 2010. Fast forward to 2022 with the overturning of Roe v. Wade. How is the Administrative State using the Department of Health and Human Services to make new rules about abortion and other medical care? Is this legal? Tune in today to hear more on The Public Square®.

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022

Direct download: Aug0622.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 9:28pm EST

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade is making waves in many other topics besides abortion. Today our team discusses the issue of marriage and how the conversation has changed based on the Supreme Court's recent actions and their role in government. The issue of marriage is not simple, especially from a legislative perspective, but we hope you will join us as we walk through this topic together on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Marriage

The Public Square®  with your host David Zanotti.

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Release Date: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

Direct download: Aug0322_MarriageAndRespresentation_26MIN.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 11:04am EST

If someone tells us we need representation, what’s the first thought that comes to our mind? Most people would say that they need a lawyer. But who is representing you and your family in the halls of the Legislature? We’ll talk about it this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Article One

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022

Direct download: Jul3022.mp3
Category:Article One -- posted at: 8:24pm EST

Today we journey back to the 1925 and discuss The Scopes Trial, a trial that changed culture and education forever. We have expert guest Dr. Chuck McGowen joining us and commentary from the late great Dr. Glover as well. Don’t miss this fascinating conversation today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Intelligent Design

The Public Square®  with your host David Zanotti.

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Release Date: Wednesday, July 26th, 2022

Direct download: Jul2922_Scopes_26MIN.mp3
Category:Intelligent Design -- posted at: 7:00am EST

The year was 1946. The world had just stepped back from the edge of annihilation by the Axis powers. Victorious American war veterans returned home to their families, hometowns and…baseball. One of our favorite radio hosts, Mark Zimmerman, tells us the story of 1946 and his new book, Eli - The Phenom’s Story this week on The Public Square®. Grab the kids and take a listen to a story about America from not so long ago.

Topic: Books

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022

Direct download: Jul2222.mp3
Category:Books -- posted at: 9:41pm EST

The Gambling Industry's expansion is an issue we have been committed to as an organization for over 30 years now. We know deeply and personally the games and traps that are set under the lie of winning a bet. This is an industry that thrives on people losing, on addiction, and bondage. Yet it continues to spread its reach. What can we do about it? When will the gambling bubble pop? Please join us now and invite a friend to listen to this episode of The Public Square®. 

Topic: gambling

The Public Square®  with your host David Zanotti.

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Release Date: Wednesday, July 20th, 2022

Direct download: Jul2222_Gambling_pt03NEW.mp3
Category:gambling -- posted at: 7:00am EST

The content of this new work could change the way we look at racism, our shared purpose and the future of the nation. Dr. William B. Allen opens volume one of the new book The State of Black America this week on The Public Square®. There is an answer. Please join us in the conversation.

Topic: Racism

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, July 15, 2022

Direct download: Jul1622.mp3
Category:Racism -- posted at: 11:06am EST

It’s time for the Annual Roundtable 4th of July Address remembering the Declaration of Independence. Join us as CEO David Zanotti brings the message of “Life After Roe” to the congregants of Bethel Chapel in Ashland, Ohio. This is a program you will want to send out to many.

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, July 8, 2022

Direct download: Jul0922.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 11:22am EST

Roe vs. Wade is overturned and the American people have questions. Is abortion illegal or legal? Is the debate over? Where do we go from here? Who will decide? Ask these questions right alongside our team as we process the legal ramifications after the court's historic decision. You don't have to process this alone, find a friend, pull up a chair, and join us today on the The Public Square®. 

Topic: Life 

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd. thepublicsquare.com

Release Date: Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

Direct download: RoeOverturned_pt03.mp3
Category:Life -- posted at: 6:00am EST

What does the United States Supreme Court ruling on abortion really mean? This week on The Public Square® we are bringing copies of the Dobbs Court decision into the recording studio. We try to strip away the emotion and rhetoric to get down to the facts and the history of what the Supreme Court just did on the issue of abortion. What does life look like after Roe? Join the conversation today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Life and Health Issues

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, July 1, 2022

Direct download: Jul0222.mp3
Category:Life and Health Issues -- posted at: 11:51am EST

What will it take for the American vision of liberty to survive in this hour? People know that America is not on the right path. What is the solution? Grab a chair and come join us at the table as we talk about these big questions this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, June 24, 2022

Direct download: Jun2522.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 8:15am EST

Today we finish our crossover series with First Person, guided by our host and friend Wayne Shepherd. Listen to exclusive interviews from the missionaries and the people of Ukraine as they fight for freedom. You don't want to miss this episode today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: International News

The Public Square®  with your host Wayne Shepherd. thepublicsquare.com

Release Date: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

Direct download: 05_Jun0322_FirstPersonUkraine_pt02.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 8:00am EST

This week on The Public Square® we are continuing with the re-airing of our series, First, on the life and leadership of George Washington, featuring Dave Zanotti's exclusive interview with Dr. W.B. Allen. 

Why Washington? Did the Congress pull his name out of a hat? Or was it something more? Should POTUS #1 be considered as a valid example of leadership in the 21st century? Tune in this week to Part 2 of First.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, June 17, 2022

Direct download: Jun1822.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 2:30pm EST

Today we partner with First Person and Mission Eurasia for a recent update on Poland, Moldova, and Ukraine. This first hand perspective is due to our outstanding host and friend Wayne Shepherd who will personally guide us through these areas along with other missionaries and experts in these nations. Please join us today for this very special episode on The Public Square®. 

Topic: International News

The Public Square®  with your host Wayne Shepherd. thepublicsquare.com

Release Date: Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Direct download: May2522_FirstPersonUkraine_pt01.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 12:34pm EST

If you're a long time listener of The Public Square® you know our conversation between Dave Zanotti and Dr. William B. Allen about the life and leadership of George Washington has become a classic to us. It's become a broadcast we like to return to often because we never want to forget what was said that day. 

Tune in this week to hear Part 1 of "First: The Leadership of George Washington" where we interview special guest, Dr. W.B. Allen, on-location in Maryland. We also feature audio from George Washington's home at Mount Vernon. Don't miss this special edition of The Public Square®.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, June 10, 2021

Direct download: Jun1122.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 10:05am EST

What is the biblical response to what happened in Texas? How do you think through the questions of the rising violence in American culture?

We are thinking about these serious questions together this week on The Public Square®. Please take a moment and join in the conversation.

Topic: Deep Questions

The Public Square®  with your host David Zanotti. thepublicsquare.com

Release Date: Wednesday, June 8th, 2022

Direct download: Jun0822_OnTexas_26MIN.mp3
Category:Deep Questions -- posted at: 11:31am EST

The majority of teenagers and tweens in America have a smartphone. Is this a good thing? What trends are we seeing because of smartphones and screen time among children? This is a thorny issue and we are tackling it today on The Public Square®. Please join in the conversation.

Topic: Technology

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, June 3, 2022

Direct download: Jun0422.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

Our nation is entering a time of change but is it for better or worse? This isn’t the first time the state of our nation has shifted one way or another but is there anything we can do? Join our panel as we discuss this question and more today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square®  with your host David Zanotti.

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Release Date: Wednesday, June 1st, 2022

Direct download: AmericaInTransition.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:03am EST

What if those who fought for the liberties we share had given up when things got tough? Join us this Memorial Day weekend as we celebrate liberty and pay tribute to Medal of Honor recipient Desmond Doss, one of the many heroes of Hacksaw Ridge. As you travel about on this busy holiday weekend, take The Public Square® with you on your phone or mobile device. Listen on your travels, share this powerful story with your family around the holiday table. Together, let’s spread the light of liberty across the land.

Topic: Holidays

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, May 27, 2022

Direct download: May2822.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:23pm EST

When is it ever right for civil government to operate outside of the consent of the governed? How does one escape the burdens of democracy and preserve the blessings of liberty? Tune in today as we share Dave Zanotti and Dr. William B. Allen's presentations from the Culture Summit by Q Ideas, right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, May 20, 2022

Direct download: May2122.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 1:12pm EST

What does the draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade mean for the country? We've read the opinion and are breaking it down this week on The Public Square®. Tune in as we talk about the Constitution and the implications of this potential court ruling. Also, please don't miss the second half of our conversation where we interview Wayne Shepherd and Sergey Rakhuba from Mission Eurasia on the streets of Ukraine.

Topic: Life and Health Issues

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, May 13, 2022

Direct download: May1422.mp3
Category:Life and Health Issues -- posted at: 9:51am EST

Alabama has passed a law to protect minor children from being used as science experiments in the debate over human sexuality. President Joe Biden disagrees. He has mobilized the Department of Justice (using all our tax dollars) to overturn the Alabama law. Do the teachings of Jesus Christ have an application here? Is anyone asking, "What does Jesus think about all of this?"

That is the question this week on The Public Square®. Please tune in on radio, online or on your phone with the free Public Square app and join the conversation.

Topic: Life and Health Issues

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, May 6, 2022

Direct download: May0722.mp3
Category:Life and Health Issues -- posted at: 1:38pm EST

Is it now the federal government's job to decide what truth is? They seem to think so. They also seem to think they need to create a new federal institution called the  Disinformation Governance Board to regulate free speech.  Anyone else see the issue in that line of logic? Let's talk about it together today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Role of Government

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.  thepublicsquare.com Release Date: Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
Direct download: DepartmenOfDisinformation_26MIN.mp3
Category:Role of Government -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Disney is embroiled in a controversy that will not go away. They are not the only company now playing front and center in American politics.

From energy policy to your kids' classroom, what role does corporate America play in dictating public policy? Is the White House in on the scheme and where is Congress?

So much to talk about this week on The Public Square®. Please join in the conversation.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, April 29, 2022

Direct download: Apr3022.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:37am EST

Recently former President Trump held a large rally in Ohio and oddly received no major media coverage. So we have to ask - has the media frenzy surrounding President Trump disappeared? Is he no longer the media’s favorite punching bag? And how does the movement Donald Trump is seeking to maintain impact the elections happening right now? We ask the tough questions today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd. 

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Release Date: Thursday, April 28th, 2022

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All this week on The Public Square®, tune in for...

  • The latest update from Ukraine.
  • The first report on Jesus, His Story, the new book from APR.
  • And the first solid news on Election 2022 from across the nation.

Please pull up a chair and join the conversation on The Public Square®.

Topic: Elections

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, April 22, 2022

Direct download: Apr2322.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 11:57am EST

Did you know roughly sixty percent of Americans don’t align themselves with a specific political party? Then why is it so difficult for our culture and government to break away from Democrats vs. Republicans? Is being a free agent a pipe dream, or is the benevolent two party system the real myth? 

Let’s learn more today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square®  with your host David Zanotti.

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Release Date: Wednesday, April 21st, 2022

Direct download: WhyFreeAgentsMatter_26MIN.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 11:13am EST

What is Jesus, His Story? Why are we so excited to share this project with you? Please don't miss The Public Square® this week as we talk about this new tool that will truly help in the journey to know Jesus better. Tune in today and Happy Easter!

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Direct download: Apr1622.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 2:01pm EST

Let’s revisit an outstanding conversation with author and friend John D. Beckett. John Beckett’s work covers a wide span from corporate America, to author, to creating a breakthrough ministry called “Can I Know God.com” This episode is a true gift and excellent to remember as we approach Easter weekend.

Join us today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Our Mission

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Release Date: Wednesday, April 14th, 2022

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Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

After the U.S. Senate hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson this seems to be a question lots of media elites are asking. How is it that we have forgotten something so basic to human understanding for thousands of years? We take on this question from a perspective of worldview and history and look for real answers this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Deep Questions

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Thursday, April 7, 2022

Direct download: Apr0922.mp3
Category:Deep Questions -- posted at: 9:19pm EST

Why does The Public Square® matter? How together can we work to overcome evil in this world by doing good?

Please join in this inspiring episode where we discuss the ground floor realities of transforming "talk radio" into "walk radio". 
Pull up a seat and please tell a friend for this special edition of The Public Square®.

Topic: Our Mission

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Release Date: Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

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Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 4:21pm EST

We recently received news that Mission Eurasia's headquarters in Kyiv was bombed. This ministry, among many other things, has been delivering food to families in Ukraine and sharing the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. How can we pray? Tune in today for an important update from Wayne Shepherd, Dave Zanotti and the team on The Public Square®.

Topic: International News

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022

Direct download: Apr0222.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 8:42pm EST

The fear of another World War is running rampant in American culture, news, and media. What is the appropriate role for America in regards to the Russia-Ukraine War? Would Putin's plan ever make a substantial impact on America? Current events are giving America a wake up call and we hope you join our conversation today on The Public Square®.

Topic: International News

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

Direct download: PutinSystem_26MIN_pt03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Why has Russia never had a freely elected constitutional republic? (With the exception of one brief period of time in their history.) When it comes to liberty, what is missing in Russian history compared to the Western world? Tune in today as we continue a historical conversation on Russia. Plus you will hear an important update from Wayne Shepherd from his friends in Ukraine and Russia. Don't miss this conversation right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: International News

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, March 25, 2022

Direct download: Mar2622.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 11:18am EST

Our prayers are for the Russian and Ukrainian people. We keep asking ourselves “How did it come to this?” In order to understand this question and the context of this war, we dive into Russian history. Let’s connect the dots and gain a deeper understanding for the crisis we all face today. Please tune in now on The Public Square®.

Topic: International News

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022

Direct download: Mar2322_RussianHistory101_26MIN.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 6:00am EST

The Cold War. Can you remember the first time you heard those words? What was that War and why did it happen? The world is focused on Russia and the military takeover of Ukraine. We are focused on why it is happening and what we should do. Please join in the conversation today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, March 18, 2022

Direct download: Mar1922.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

Just in time for March Madness we pulled a conversation from our archives with legendary sports journalist and author Terry Pluto. Terry’s perspective on being a Christian in media and the sports world are fascinating for all believers. The conversation inspires us to live out the Great Commission in every area of our lives. Tune in today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Faith in Culture

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Direct download: TerryPluto_26MIN.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 8:04pm EST

The news reports from Ukraine are changing by the hour. The official U.S. response is changing by the day. How did we get to the place where communist forces are once again marching across Europe murdering innocent people? Is there a Biblical light in the midst of this darkness? We are searching for that light this week on The Public Square®. Please pull up a chair and join in the conversation and please bring a friend.

Topic: International News

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, March 11, 2022

Direct download: Mar1222.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 11:20am EST

More on Mr. Putin's war against the people of Ukraine today on The Public Square®.

What are the deeper questions behind this conflict? How can we think and pray about the suffering we are seeing on television every hour? Please join in the conversation today The Public Square®.

Topic: International News

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 9th, 2022

Direct download: Ukraine_26MIN_pt03.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 3:01pm EST

How can you help Ukraine? Tune in to a very important broadcast of The Public Square® where we interview Ukrainian leader Sergey Rakhuba from Mission Eurasia. He shares boots on the ground stories from Ukraine and helps paint a bigger picture of what is happening in Ukraine and across the globe. Please tune in and please share this important call to help with all you know.

Topic: International News

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022

Direct download: Mar0522.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 3:19pm EST

Is trusting in a political party the pathway to real reform in America?

Has that strategy ever worked? We are looking for deeper answers in this conversation on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

Direct download: Mar0222_TheFirstThirdParty.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:24am EST

The Governor of California has called an end to the COVID pandemic. He has announced that his state will proceed as if COVID is now endemic. What exactly does that mean? COVID is now fading away, will civil liberty and the rule of law disappear with it? Now is the time to discuss how we shake off the tyranny of government overreach and get back on the course of true liberty. We will talk about how to get started this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Deep Questions

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Thursday, February 24, 2022

Direct download: Feb2622.mp3
Category:Deep Questions -- posted at: 1:01pm EST

Today we open up Romans 13. Various listeners have asked us to study this passage of scripture together and the conversation took us on a journey from biblical times, early American History, to the world we live in today. Please grab your bible and join us today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Faith in Culture 

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022

Direct download: Feb2422_Romans13_26MIN.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 3:41pm EST

Do we honestly know what the words of this pivotal instruction from Jesus actually mean? Do we even begin to read it from the place where it all begins? If you grew up believing that the Great Commission is only about "saving souls," this is a program you don't want to miss. The Great Commission and the greatest works of liberty come together on this special edition of The Public Square®. Topic: Deep Questions

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022

Direct download: Feb1922.mp3
Category:Deep Questions -- posted at: 11:58am EST

Article One is the blueprint for the most powerful elements of our nation. So what do we do about it? Is it really possible to steer our nation back to the constitution? How do we find and support candidates that would uphold and honor Article One? We have been asking these questions for over forty years in the public arena and they have led real action and change in our government. Tune in now and learn how we can uphold Article One today on  The Public Square®.

Topic: Role of Government

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Direct download: Feb1022_ArticleOneNewShow_26MIN_pt02.mp3
Category:Role of Government -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Which concept makes more sense?
We take a look at the story of Joe Rogan in this special edition of The Public Square®. Pull up a chair and join in the conversation. 

Topic: Faith in Culture 

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Saturday, February 12th, 2022

Direct download: JoeRogan_26MIN.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 10:13am EST

Can we live without Reese's, even on Valentine's Day? The biggest story out of Hershey, PA is not about candy but COVID firings. In Austria it is now a crime to not be vaccinated. Sure, lots of people are exhausted with COVID-19 and want to move on. But what if the worst things that could happen from COVID, are just around the corner? Please pull up a chair as we continue the conversation this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Life and Health Issues

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022

Direct download: Feb1222.mp3
Category:Life and Health Issues -- posted at: 9:03pm EST

Let's dive deep into the foundation of our nation as our team discusses Article One of the Constitution. Article One plays a massive role in our country but it seems like the politicians and lawmakers of today simply ignore it. How can we change this nation and guide it back to our founding principles? Let's discuss this and more today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Role of Government

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022

Direct download: Feb0922_ArticleOneNewShow_26MIN_pt01.mp3
Category:Role of Government -- posted at: 7:36am EST

There is a new space in America where people are gathering, studying, praying and creating positive alternatives in media and public policy. The American Mission® Center is now open. This working idea farm is the national headquarters for the American Policy Roundtable, The Public Square® Media Network, iVoters.com™ and so much more. This five-acre campus is the next step in the 42-year journey of this mission to America. It is being built and paid for by families from all across the nation. This week on The Public Square® we gather at the Day of Dedication of The American Mission® Center. Our producers have been working to present this wonderful day on radio for several months. That program is now here. Please join in the inspiration and celebration on The Public Square®.

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022

Direct download: Feb0522.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 9:00pm EST

Is America starving for the truth or just wondering? A recent set of surveys show that nearly 65% of Americans would like to read the Bible but don't know how to start. That same survey also prompted us to ask the question: do more Americans read the Bible every week or watch cable news shows? We go looking for the answer this week on The Public Square®.

Please join the conversation on radio, at thepublicsquare.com or anywhere, anytime on the free mobile app. Just search for The Public Square® at your app store.

Topic: Faith in Culture

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022

Direct download: BibleReadingInAmerica_26MIN.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 8:08am EST

It has been years since the first COVID cases arose in the U.S. We still don't know the truth about where this virus came from and how it started. Why are our leaders not demanding answers from China? Did the U.S. have a hand in this? Do each one of us have a role to play in finding the truth? Tune in today to shed a light on this conversation.

Topic: Life and Health Issues

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, January 28, 2022

Direct download: Jan2822.mp3
Category:Life and Health Issues -- posted at: 10:31am EST

Can we trust the Supreme Court? Should we? In 1973, the Court dictated abortion law for all 50 states. If that decision is finally overturned, will the states be ready to protect human life once again? Please join in the discussion this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Life and Health Issues

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Release Date: Friday, January 22, 2022

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Category:Life and Health Issues -- posted at: 10:26am EST

How will the Supreme Court decide on the President's vaccine mandates? If OSHA gains this kind of power, where will they go next? We wade into these questions based on first principles and the rule of law. Plus an opportunity to join in our monthly update discussions all this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Article One

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, January 15, 2022

Direct download: Jan1522.mp3
Category:Article One -- posted at: 1:15pm EST

Has God given up on America? Should we? We begin the conversation on 2022 and what is a biblical response to the dilemma we all know is real. Is there still hope to make a difference? Please grab a chair and join in the conversation as we begin the journey through 2022.

Topic: Article One

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, January 7, 2022

Direct download: Jan0722.mp3
Category:Article One -- posted at: 12:41pm EST

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