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"Remember no man is a failure who has friends." It's a Wonderful Life, 1946

George Bailey can teach us all a lot about life. Every year we try to dedicate the last program of December to think about what Frank Capra and Jimmy Stewart were trying to tell America in the classic film It's a Wonderful Life. So grab your last holiday cup of cheer and join us around the radio this week on The Public Square®.

Happy New Year from all of us at The Public Square®!

Topic: Holidays

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

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Release Date: Friday, December 29, 2023

 

Direct download: TPS_123023_WEB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:25pm EDT

Let's finish our conversation with Amy and Brandon and their walk with their special needs daughter Lucy Grace. Their story is a testament to the Lord's faithfulness even in life's most difficult seasons. Anna Welch and Sherry Eyssen guide our conversation, so please join us today on the Public Square®. 

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® Long Format Program with today's hosts Anna Welch and Sherry Eyssen. 

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Release Date: Wednesday, December 27th, 2023

Direct download: Dec2923_AmyBrandon_26MIN_pt02.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 10:21am EDT

 

And we are back with the exciting conclusion to Christmas in America 1928. How does the looming market collapse and the Great Depression play into this story? What is God doing to help a generation of kids survive through 10 of the toughest years America would ever face? And in the midst of all this, what does Christmas sound like on the radio across the land?

 

You won't believe the music you are about to hear and the exciting conclusion to this journey to the Manger in 1928. Please listen in, tell a friend, and Merry Christmas. 

Topic: Christmas in America

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

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Release Date: Thursday, December 21st, 2023

Direct download: TPS_122323_WEB.mp3
Category:Christmas In America -- posted at: 10:56am EDT

What was Christmas like in America in the year 1928? Please join in the adventure as we go looking for the manger in this 13th annual episode of Christmas in America on The Public Square®.

The story is fascinating, the live music is way past extraordinary. This is an event you don't want to miss. Please gather your loved ones around the Christmas tree, or grab a coffee and go for the ride, and tune it to Part One of Christmas in America. You can listen in on radio stations across the nation as well as on demand anytime at The Public Square® phone app or visit thepublicsquare.com
It's Christmas, where we start every year on The Public Square®!

Topic: Christmas in America

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

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Release Date: Friday, Decmber 15th, 2023

Direct download: CIA_1928_WEB_NEW.mp3
Category:Christmas In America -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Anyone remember William Wilberforce? We know of his leadership in abolishing the slave trade but he had a second mission for Great Britain: the restoration of manners. Is there any chance such a mission could be restored in American political discourse today? That’s the conversation on this week’s episode of The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

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

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Release Date: Friday, December 8th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_120923_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:19pm EDT

This is the annual broadcast of the classic episode on the true history of The Charlie Brown Christmas Special! The team shares  behind the scenes facts about Charles Schulz and the making of the classic Christmas Special starring the Peanuts gang. We hope this broadcast becomes a Christmas tradition for you and your family. Please pull up a chair and enjoy a backstage pass to a piece of television history today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Holidays

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

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Release Date: Friday, Decmber 1st, 2023

Direct download: TPS_120223_WEB.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 6:22am EDT

Today we are joined by our friends Amy and Brandon as they share their remarkable experience choosing life which led to the short beautiful life of their daughter Lucy Grace. Our team Anna Welch and Sherry Eyssen lead this inspiring conversation so join us today on the The Public Square®.

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® Long Format Program with today's hosts Anna Welch and Sherry Eyssen. 

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Release Date: Friday, November 22nd, 2023

Direct download: Nov1623_AmyBrandon_26MIN.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Let's take a moment together to remember the beauty and awe-inspiring history of the first Thanksgiving. As we reflect, it is our prayer that we will have gratitude in our hearts and we will rediscover the faith and courage to be Pilgrims again. Please join us for our seasonal Thanksgiving broadcast today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Holidays

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, November 24th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_112523_WEB.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 4:47pm EDT

After Ohio’s recent election, resulting in the enshrining of Abortion, the media has declared that Republicans don’t know how to talk about abortion anymore. As a nonpartisan organization we wonder is that verdict is really true? Or will the media and Big Tech ever give the conversation a chance? There is so much more to our conversation so please join us today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Abortion

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

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Release Date: Friday, November 17th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_60_Abortion_Nov17_2023.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 9:14am EDT

Get the behind the scenes preview of this years upcoming Christmas in America: 1928. We try not to share too many spoilers but instead share the incredible material that didn’t make the cut this year. Please make sure you grab your tickets for this year’s show and join the joyous conversation today on the Public Square®.

Topic: Christmas in America

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

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Release Date: Wednesday, November 15th, 2023

Direct download: Nov1723_CIA1928-CuttingRoom_26MIN-new.mp3
Category:Christmas In America -- posted at: 6:41am EDT

Today we face head on the election results of November 7th, 2023. The conversation begins with what happened and why. We take a historic look on how the battle for life in America can and must be won. Joining us is Dr. William B. Allen, one of America's foremost minds in political philosophy and biblical understanding. Please join in this conversation and please - tell a friend. Thanks.  

Topic: Abortion

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

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Release Date: Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Direct download: TPS_111123_WEB.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 11:55am EDT

The conversation from 1850 Main Street™ with Dr. James Carafano continues today. Pull up a chair and listen in as Michael DelGiorno and David Zanotti talk with Dr. Carafano about how what's happening in Israel now could affect all of us. 

Topic: International News

The Public Square® Express Format Program with hosts Michael DelGiorno and Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Wednesday, November 8th, 2023

Direct download: 04_Nov0223_DrCarafano1850_26MIN_pt02.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Today we bring the closing arguments for Life to the nation. The Courtroom is the State of Ohio. Joining us in the defense are Professor Lee Strang from the University of Toledo Law School and Mr. Larry Obhoff, former President of the Ohio Senate. This is one of the most interesting conversations we have held all year regarding the national importance of this debate. This election will be the number one news story on November 8th.  Please join our conversation with these esteemed experts today on The Public Square® and visit seethelanguage.com for more information regarding Issue One in Ohio.  

Topic: Abortion

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

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Release Date: Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Direct download: TPS_110423_WEB_1.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 12:48pm EDT

Today is a special edition of 1850 Main Street™ being shared on the Public Square®. We’re talking about Israel with Dr. James Carafano. Lieutenant colonel Carafano served for 25 years in the U.S. military, has taught at the U.S. Naval War College and West Point, and is a Vice President at the Heritage Foundation. Pull up a chair and listen in as Michael DelGiorno and David Zanotti talk with Dr. Carafano and break down what's really happening in the Israel/Hamas conflict.

Topic: International News

The Public Square® Express Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

Direct download: 03_Nov0123_DrCarafano1850_26MIN_pt01_1.mp3
Category:International News -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

The Washington Post has recently published an article taking shots at Congressman Jim Jordan. There is so much we could discuss about Congressman Jordan's character from personal relationships but the bigger question to us is - Why are they so afraid of him? Why are they trying to bury Congressman Jordan? Maybe it's because they recognize a free agent making a difference? Let's discuss the bigger picture together on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

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

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Release Date: Friday, October 27th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_102823_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:28am EDT

Recently ABC News contacted our national headquarters for comment on Ohio Ballot Issue One. The approach was clear. National news organizations are awakening to the fact that what is happening in Ohio is the beginning of the 2024 Presidential Election. What happens on abortion is vital to the Progressive vote getting machine. Just ask the Governor of Illinois, who has contributed over $250,000 to pro-abortion forces in Ohio and is planning to send in more. 

What is happening in Ohio is much bigger than abortion. This is a historic watershed. This week we turn to a panel of the world's best minds on this subject for insight and inspiration.

Please don't miss this moment today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, October 20th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_102123_WEB_1.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Today we share a behind the scenes look of our new project Kids on the Square, a program we are currently developing for children. This mission directly correlates with recent episodes regarding life and why we must cherish and value children just like our Heavenly Father. Join the conversation today here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Our Mission

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

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Release Date: Friday, October 13th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_101423_WEB.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 11:52am EDT

Is there a difference between the political battle over abortion and what really happens jn a Planned Parenthood facility? We debrief on our visit with Abby Johnson, who spent eight years inside the world of Planned Parenthood, on this episode of The Public Square®.

Topic: Abortion

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

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Release Date: Wednesday, October 11th, 2023

Direct download: Oct1123_AbbyJohnsonDebrief_26MIN.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Our special guest for this episode is Abby Johnson, the founder of "And Then There Were None." Her organization is dedicated to protecting woman and their unborn children and especially to helping people trapped in jobs in the abortion industry find a way out. Abby is the author of the book Unplanned which details her eight years of employment with Planned Parenthood as she rose through the ranks to become a Clinic Director and Planned Parenthood Employee of the Year. Please listen in to hear Abby's review of what is happening on Ohio Issue 1 and how the abortion debate in Ohio will impact the nation through 2024 and beyond. This unique program is one you just can't miss. And please, tell a friend.

Topic: Abortion

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

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Release Date: Thursday, October 5th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_100723_WEB.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 5:51pm EDT

Every state in our country is now faced with decisions regarding the issue of abortion. Every day the pro-abortion community wakes up and fights for more power any way they can. What is our response? What are we doing to protect the lives of the unborn? Today our team shares some very difficult truths regarding the lies the other side is spreading.
If you haven’t already please visit seethelanguage.com regarding the critical ballot issue one in Ohio this November and join us for today’s episode on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Abortion

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

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Release Date: Tuesday, October 3rd 2023

Direct download: LiesFromTheOtherSide_26MIN.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

The Biden Administration is taking, or should we say forcing, new steps in their energy efforts including trying to halt the ability to own a gas stove. In all areas of public policy the Federal Government wants more and more control of what we consume, how we protest, how we exercise our rights, and how we live. Join our team today as we discuss these power grabs and more today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics

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

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Release Date: Friday, September 29th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_093023_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

It’s a question we all have been asking - “Who will be the nominees  for the upcoming presidential election in 2024?” Why are there so many candidates running?  Is there a method to this madness? Or will we repeat patterns from 2016? We’re only 100 days away before voting and caucuses begin in certain states and “peace and quiet” seems to be leaving the room quickly. Join us today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Elections

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

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Release Date: Friday, September 22nd, 2023

Direct download: TPS_092323_WEB.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 8:50am EDT

Are there living abortion survivors who are completely left out of the debate over the right to life? Today we share a very special interview, previously aired on Fox News, with people who survived abortions and their life stories. Our team share their own stories as well and are all sobered with the question: “Where were my rights in the womb?”  Please don’t miss this very important episode today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Abortion

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

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Release Date: Friday, September 15th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_091623_WEB.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 5:05pm EDT

If you’ve taken a look at the 14th Amendment lately you may be wondering is President Trump legally allowed to run for President again? In order to answer this question our team looks back at the history of the 14th Amendment and the reconstruction efforts after the Civil War. It’s a fascinating legal and historical question that deserves a conversation. Let’s discuss together today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Elections

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

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Release Date: Friday, September 8th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_090923_WEB.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

Join us for a very special broadcast featuring Dr. Charles McGowen. Everyone will remember Dr. McGowen who served as our chief medical advisor through two years of the Covid Chronicles. Well Dr. McGowen has just written and published "A 75 Year Journey: Resulting in an Astonishing Career in Medicine". Today he shares with us a few of these incredible stories and moments of God's providence in his life. Please don't miss this exciting episode on The Public Square®.

Topic: Life and Health Issues

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

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Release Date: Friday, September 1st, 2023

Direct download: TPS_090223_McGowen.mp3
Category:Life and Health Issues -- posted at: 3:02pm EDT

Interest rates and banking regulations bring public policy right to the ground level, especially when we are talking about real estate. Today, large corporations are dominating the single family home market and the always mysterious Federal Reserve continues to jack up interest rates leaving home buyers in the dust. Is owning a starter home now just a pipe dream? Are heading toward living in Pottersville? Tune in for this "on the ground" conversation today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Economy

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, August 25th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_082623_WEB.mp3
Category:Economy -- posted at: 7:26am EDT

Is it a tidal wave or a massive public relations campaign? The abortion industry and Big Pharma are assaulting voters in key states with ballot issues to "enshrine" abortion and so much more. Now Ohio, Florida, New York and Arizona are under attack with more states to come. Can this "tidal wave" be stopped by the majority of Americans who do not support this extremist agenda? Please join us for this open and real conversation today on The Public Square®. 

 

Topic: Abortion 

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

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Release Date: Friday, August 18th 2023

Direct download: TPS_081923_WEB.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 7:07am EDT

The national media is swarming around Ohio trying to connect the dots between the defeat of a proposed Constitutional Amendment and the coming elections national of 2024. Was the defeat of Ohio Issue 1 a “litmus” test for the abortion issue nationwide? What can we learn from ground zero? Please join in the conversation this week on The Public Square.®. 

 

Topic: Abortion 

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, August 11th 2023

Direct download: TPS_081223_WEB.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 9:20am EDT

Is the Supreme Court out of control? Do we have a "MAGA' Court and should the Congress interfere? The Supreme Court is currently in the hot seat and believe it or not America's Constitution has a lot of the answers. Our team discusses these questions and more today on The Public Square.®. 

Topic: Role of Government 

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

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Release Date: Friday, August 4th 2023

Direct download: TPS_080523_WEB.mp3
Category:Role of Government -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

There are scores of battles all around. The headlines remind us everyday that we are in a battle, a spiritual battle for the next generation. This week we take a moment to return to home base - to the reality that we are not alone on this planet or alone in this struggle. We turn the dial to Christmas and unveil the plan for this year's live episodes of Christmas in America. Get a front row seat and join in this refreshing conversation on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Christmas in America

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

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Release Date: Wednesday, July 28th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_072923_WEB.mp3
Category:Christmas In America -- posted at: 11:16am EDT

The battle between life and death for the unborn is reaching new heights. Planned Parenthood and the ACLU just raised two million dollars in three days to work on a constitutional amendment in Florida. So what is the Pro-Life Community doing in response? Why is there so much fear in engaging in the conversation and taking action? Please join us as we ask these questions and more today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Wednesday, July 21st, 2023

Direct download: TPS_072223_WEB.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 11:52am EDT

The era of Roe is over. The new day brings a massive battle across the country regarding abortion and the right to life. Since we began talking about the Ohio Planned Parenthood Abortion Amendment, the virus has spread. New York and Florida are now preparing Amendment battles for 2024. The whole world is now focused on a single battle, in an off-off election year in a single state in the middle of the country. The language of the amendment is way past scary. The amount of money being spent is staggering. We get a report from Ground Zero today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Abortion

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Wednesday, July 19th, 2023

Direct download: Jul1923_NOVBallotIssue_26MIN.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 2:55pm EDT

A critical ballot issue on abortion is coming to the Ohio ballot this November. This amendment will rewrite the Ohio Constitution and redefine the debate over protecting innocent human life across the nation. The question is: Who has the power to invent a human right with just paper and pen? Is it the citizens, the politicians or a much higher power? Our team turns once again to the preeminent professor of political philosophy in America, Dr. William B. Allen to lead this discussion on where do rights really come from. Please join in the conversation today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Elections 

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, July 14th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_071523_WEB_1.mp3
Category:Elections -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Our producer, Alan C. Duncan, hit the road this summer and brought back wisdom from our friend and brilliant historian Dr. W.B. Allen... along with his personal library! We have the honor of sharing a live lecture Dr. W.B. Allen delivered for the next generation of teachers. Dr. Allen focuses on the founding of our nation and the process of developing a national character that honors the great freedom we have been given. There is a lot to share on today's broadcast so please join us on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Rediscovering American History 

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, July 7th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_070823_WEB.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

As the Fourth of July approaches let's go back to the first and inalienable right the Founding Fathers laid out for us - Life. The right to life is recognized as a true and universal truth in the foundation of our nation. Today the fight for life is being framed in new ways and this battle will be coming to your ballot. So please join us as we celebrate Independence Day and discuss how we protect America's first, and most precious, right today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Abortion 

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, June 29th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_070123_WEB.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Today we feature the new podcast 1850 Main Street™ with hosts Michael DelGiorno and David Zanotti. Pull up a chair and listen in as two experts in media and public policy talk through the most divisive and challenging issues facing America today. Find out what so many others are coming to realize: There is hope for America. Join in the conversation today on  The Public Square®. 

Topic: Our Mission

The Public Square® Program with host Dave Zanotti 

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Release Date: Wednesday, June 27th, 2023

Direct download: 1850Pilot_26MIN.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 9:52am EDT

So who is it going to be? It feels like everyone, from the press to your next door neighbor, is speculating who will receive the Presidential Nominations. Today our team shares their thoughts on the upcoming election and wrestle with the fact that no one really knows what will happens next. Join us today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics 

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

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Release Date: Friday, June 23rd, 2023

Direct download: TPS_062423_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:50pm EDT

Is this political theater or a genuine threat to the Republic? Does anyone remember "the rule of law"? Join in the conversation today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti 

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Release Date: Wednesday, June 21st, 2023

Direct download: Indictment_26MIN.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:25am EDT

Today we pause to consider the beauty and wonder of Love of God. After a recent wedding our team can’t help but marvel in the beauty in God’s design for women, men, and marriage. Please join us for this encouraging conversation today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Marriage 

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti

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Release Date: Friday, June 16th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_061723_WEB.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

Today we tear down the veil that political parties and special interest groups have been protecting on state and federal levels. Our conversation focuses on The Life Issue, Ohio's 60% supermajority amendment, and legalizing marijuana.  Let's follow the money and ask the question "Who is paying the real world price for all this?" Don't miss this episode today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics 

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti

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Release Date: Friday, June 9th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_061023_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:10pm EDT

Join us for Part Two of this special American Election Institute™ edition of The Public Square®, featuring a conversation between Rob Walgate and former Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof. Today they are discussing some specific court cases that have ramifications on freedom of conscience and religoius liberty. 

Topic: Politics

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

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Release Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Direct download: LarryObhof_26MIN_pt2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15pm EDT

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 3rd, 2023

Direct download: TPS_060323_WEB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:44pm EDT

This special edition of The Public Square®, brought to you by the American Election Institute™, features a conversation between Rob Walgate and former Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof. They discuss what it’s really like to serve in elected office, whether there’s any agreement between political parties in the state senate, and what states can do to reduce unnecessary regulations.

Interested in more conversations like this special American Election Institute™ edition of The Public Square®? Stay tuned for more on your local station and coming soon to iHeart, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and our own The Public Square® mobile app.

Topic: Politics

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

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Release Date: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Direct download: LarryObhof_26MIN_pt1.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:04am EDT

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 for the rebroadcasting of "First: The Leadership of George Washington” - Part One 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, May 26, 2023

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Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 2:21pm EDT

Will the right to life - the first right given by the Creator - be lost on our watch? Are Republican party bosses conspiring to end the pro-life debate in the states? We take a hard look into these questions this week on The Public Square®. Please pull up a seat and join in the conversation.

Topic: Abortion

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

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Release Date: Friday, May 19, 2023

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Category:Abortion -- posted at: 11:53am EDT

Join us today as we revisit a special conversation from a long format broadcast - "The Life on Mission". We share what the concept of "organic radio" means to us and the mission of "iVoters.com", our nonpartisan voter information service. If you are searching for real change then we hope you join us today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Our Mission

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

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Release Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Direct download: May1923_TheLIfeOnMission_26MIN.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 5:29pm EDT

Do you feel powerless when it comes to politics and the current state of America? You are not alone. We hear often from listeners across the country who are dealing with discouragement when it comes to the current condition of the American republic. What is the answer to hopelessness? Tune in this week to The Public Square to find out.

Topic: Our Mission

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

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Release Date: Friday, May 12, 2023

Direct download: May1323.mp3
Category:Our Mission -- posted at: 10:36am EDT

Is the radical left really winning? How do extreme world-views work in the real world? We don’t believe the American people are falling for it and people are running towards the truth. Pull up a chair and grab a friend as we discuss more today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Faith in Culture

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Direct download: May1023_DrAllenOnRoyTexDebrief_26MIN.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

What happens when an iconic Professor on the political Left changes his perspective and begins to wander in the right direction? Please join us this week as we discuss just such a moment happening right now in America on The Public Square®. You won't hear this conversation anywhere else. Please join in for a moment of encouragement and tell a friend.

Topic: Role of Government

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

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Release Date: Friday, May 4, 2023

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Category:Role of Government -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Can you say those words anymore -- even in jest? We are not likely going to win a Congeniality Award anytime soon... but we said those words out loud and then had a conversation on just why The Public Square® is so different than the rest of "talk radio". This is a broadcast you don't want to miss. Please join in the conversation and tell a friend.

Topic: Faith in Culture

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Release Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Direct download: YouHateUs_26MIN.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

The battle is raging in the states over the right to life. Many of the key struggles and decisions are NOT in the headline stories. This week we pull back the curtain on the battle over legislation, litigation and ballot issues in the key swing state of Ohio. Is it possible to lose this key swing state for life? Are pro-life leaders there trying to do the right thing the wrong way? Join us for a conversation you will never hear on cable news this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Abortion

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Release Date: Friday, April 28, 2023

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Category:Abortion -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Does God see everything? Is He really watching the actions and events that compose the daily news? 

All people struggle to tap into the reality of what the Bible teaches here. What if God really does see and really does care about - everything including the leadership of America?
This is a question too important to miss. Please join us as we look for the answer this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Faith in Culture

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

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Release Date: Friday, April 21, 2023

Direct download: TPS_042223_WEB.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 5:10pm EDT

Keeping children safe is constantly on our minds along with the rest of America. So what does school safety and security look like and what is the best way to protect schools and churches? How do we move forward? Join this very important conversation today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Education

The Public Square® with your host, Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Direct download: SchoolSafety_26MIN.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

On the morning of March 27th, 2023 six innocent people were murdered at a Christian school in Nashville, including three nine-year-old children. Before the grieving families could even bury their loved ones, the radical Left and the corporate media totally turned the story upside down.

How did this happen?

 We go behind the headlines for real story this week on The Public Square®. Please join in the conversation and bring a friend.

Topic: Education

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

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Release Date: Friday, April 14, 2023

Direct download: TPS_041523_WEB_NEW.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 7:09am EDT

Is the Resurrection of Jesus Christ real? Totally unscripted, honestly spontaneous, this week's edition of The Public Square asks tough questions about how this one event in human history changes everything for every one of us. Please join us on a visit back to Jerusalem and the moment that shook the earth -- forever, all on The Public Square®.

Topic: Holidays

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Release Date: Friday, April 7, 2023

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Category:Holidays -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

This week on a special episode of "The Pine" - The Public Square's faith and sports podcast - we're talking with longtime PGA Tour caddie Ted Scott. We'll be discussing how Ted got started caddying, what it's like to work with the number one golfer in the world, and what life looks like inside the ropes at The Masters. All straight ahead on The Public Square®.

Topic: Sports

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Release Date: Friday, March 31, 2023

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 12:42pm EDT

On this First Person edition of The Public Square, Wayne Shepherd sits down to talk with pastor and author Don Finto. Their conversation covers Don's childhood trauma, his mission to Germany after WW2, The Jesus Movement, and more - all on this episode of The Public Square®.

Topic: Faith in Culture

The Public Square® with your host, Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Direct download: Mar2923_DonFinto_26MIN.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

What do the Death Eaters of Harry Potter, the Ringwraiths of The Lord of the Rings, and the Abortion industry have in common? They all bring Death. This week, the team is looking at two ballot measures in Ohio and New York with the potential to make the Industry of Death nearly unstoppable. How will these ballot measures affect the polls in upcoming elections? Are these measures coming to your state? Is there hope? All this and more - right here  on The Public Square®.

Read the proposed Ohio amendment here.

Topic: Abortion

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Release Date: Friday, March 24, 2023

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Category:Abortion -- posted at: 11:36am EDT

Who owns “the media” and why does it matter? The questions continue this week as the team digs even further into Harvard's Future of Media study. Stay tuned for the conclusion of this surprising conversation on this episode of The Public Square®.

Review the study here.

Topic: Technology

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

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Direct download: TPS_WhoOwnsMedia_26MIN_pt3.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:47pm EDT

Who owns “the media” and why does it matter? Even Harvard University wants to know. This week, we dig into a significant research project by Harvard and turn it upside down. You don’t want to miss this surprising conversation on this episode of The Public Square®.

Review the study here.

Topic: Technology

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Release Date: Friday, March 17, 2023

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

We're told in scripture to "pray for those in authority," but how many of us actually do that? Sometimes it feels like Congress is against us. How does prayer impact that point of conflict? We're talking about praying for Congress in this episode from our archives featuring the late Dr. Sterling Glover. All this and more - right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Faith in Culture

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

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Direct download: Mar1523_PrayingForCongress_26MIN.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 3:53pm EDT

This week, the team sits down with Dr. Charles McGowen to discuss the new film Jesus Revolution and what it was like to live through the Jesus Movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Does the film accurately reflect the experiences of Dr. McGowen and the members of our panel who were actually there? How can people looking for Jesus today find Him in the same way folks did back then? We're talking about revival in barns, buses, and even an old blue Corvair - right here on The Public Square®.

Searching for Jesus? Visit CanIKnowGod.com

Topic: Faith in Culture

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

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Release Date: Friday, March 10, 2023

Direct download: TPS_031123_WEB.mp3
Category:Faith in Culture -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

This week, the team takes a close look at the issues presented in our March Monthly Update. How accurately did C.S. Lewis predict the current state of our world in his books The Abolition of Man and That Hideous Strength? What are The Conditioners planning for the next American election cycle? We are discussing real stories of the establishment trying to silence those who dissent and their attempts to eliminate humanity as we know it through ballot issues affecting state constitutions. All this, and more - right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Deep Questions

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

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Release Date: Friday, March 3, 2023

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Category:Deep Questions -- posted at: 12:23pm EDT

This week, the team is catching up on interesting stories from state legislatures across the country. What happened to the Speaker of the House in Ohio? Are establishment Democrats and Republicans really playing on the same team for the benefit of special interests? We are discussing the power and corruption of political parties, how they are attempting to consolidate power, and how free agents can fight to get the power back - right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

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Release Date: Friday, February 24, 2023

Direct download: TPS_022523_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:44am EDT

Our conversation from last week continues with David Zanotti and Michael Hill, longtime research partner and friend of the late David McCullough. Today our discussion shifts to more of Michael's works - in particular, his books on two very different historical figures. Join us as we talk about Elihu Washburne and Art Buchwald, the influence McCullough had on Hill's books, and more - right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti

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Release Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Direct download: MikeHill_26MIN_pt03.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 5:35pm EDT

The work of David McCullough sparked a revival of interest in the real stories of American History. Today, we go behind the scenes with Michael Hill, friend and research partner of David McCullough, to discuss the late historian's work and artistry. Hear firsthand what the process was like of working on historical projects with David McCullough, stories of the friendship between McCullough and Hill, and more - right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Rediscovering American History

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti

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Release Date: Friday, February 17, 2023

Direct download: TPS_021823_WEB.mp3
Category:Rediscovering American History -- posted at: 2:39pm EDT

Here is a clue: It is not Republicans or Democrats. This week we bring this debate to the ground. What happens if someone dares to try and run for public office? What is next on the pro-abortion agenda and how will that agenda impact elections this year and next? We gather looking for real answers to real questions. Please join in the conversation on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

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

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Release Date: Friday, February 10, 2023

Direct download: TPS_021123_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:52pm EDT

We continue our discussion with special guest Dr. Bob Beltz, author of a revised edition of William Wilberforce's Real Christianity. Join us this week as our conversation turns to the world of film and Dr. Beltz's work on Amazing Grace, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Bible, and more - right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Books

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Release Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023

Direct download: DrBobBeltz_Wilberforce_for26_pt02.mp3
Category:Books -- posted at: 2:12pm EDT

Recently, the Wheatley Institute at Brigham Young University published a study stating that American teens spend an average of 70 hours per week in front of a screen... not including school or TV time. Could that number possibly be right? What does this mean for the next generation? Join us as we speak with Joy Pullmann of The Federalist and discuss the implications of this study in this week's episode of The Public Square®.

Resources:

Review the BYU study here.

Read Joy Pullmann's article here.

Topic: Technology

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Release Date: Friday, February 3, 2023

Direct download: TPS_020423_WEB.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:11pm EDT

We sit down with a special guest who wrote a book that was originally published in 1797. But we won't need a time machine - our guest is Dr. Bob Beltz, author of a revised edition of William Wilberforce's Real Christianity. Join us this week as we discuss the timeless truths from Wilberforce's book right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Books

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

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Release Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023

Direct download: BobBeltz_Wilberforce_26MIN_pt01.mp3
Category:Books -- posted at: 9:35am EDT

On the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision known as Roe v. Wade, Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States, made an official address condemning the 2020 Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe and all Americans who advocate for the life of the innocent unborn child. But that's not all. What else did Vice President Harris say in her speech? What does it mean for the American people? Join us as we discuss this speech and more in this week's episode of The Public Square®.

Topic: Abortion

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

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Release Date: Friday, January 27, 2023

Direct download: TPS_012823_WEB.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Can the political parties turn the tide and save America? Or is there a better pathway to hope? We break down the extraordinary interview with Dr. William B. Allen this week and go looking for practical answers that we can all work on together. The adventure continues in this week's episode of The Public Square®.

Topic: Article One

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Release Date: Friday, January 20, 2023

Direct download: Jan2122.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31am EDT

What happened last week with the start of the 118th Congress and the seating of the new Speaker of the House? Why is the role of the Speaker important? What does the Constitution have to say about all of this? Tune in for a dynamic history lesson and current application with the team of The Public Square® featuring guest panelist, Dr. W.B. Allen.

Topic: Article One

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

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Release Date: Friday, January 13, 2023

Direct download: Jan1422.mp3
Category:Article One -- posted at: 12:13pm EDT

Have we been Sovietized here in America, particularly relating to the issue of Life? How have the terms of the abortion debate changed over time, and how have we been conditioned by living in the shadow of Roe v. Wade? Tune in this week as we delve into this troubling topic, right here 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: Friday, January 6, 2023

Direct download: TPS_010723_WEB.mp3
Category:Abortion -- posted at: 6:26pm EDT

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