FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 08, 2008
Jason Fornicola
(202) 639-6448

Program Featuring Noted Political Analyst Paul Begala, Dnc Vice Chair to Rebroadcast on "Inside Government"

WASHINGTON— Political pundit Paul Begala and Democratic National Committee (DNC) Vice Chair Susan Turnbull will appear this week on the American Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) radio program “Inside Government”. Both guests were interviewed by “Inside Government” at the recent Families USA Conference in Washington, D.C. Begala will give his thoughts on a nationalized health care program, while Turnbull will provide information about the DNC 2008 political agenda. Also hear from AFGE’s Council of Prison Locals President Bryan Lowry about the value of the Federal Prison Industries program. Finally, Dr. Paula Juras, project officer for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ "Sister Study", will discuss a new program aimed at examining the genetic and environmental factors that contribute to breast cancer. The show will air on Friday, Feb. 15 at 10:00 a.m. ET nationwide on www.federalnewsradio.com and 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

“Inside Government” is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact all federal and D.C. government employees. In launching “Inside Government”, AFGE became one of the first unions and the only federal workers’ union to have a national broadcast program on the air.

The program, hosted by AFGE Assistant General Counsel Ward Morrow, can be heard Fridays at 10:00 a.m. ET nationally on demand (available anytime) at www.federalnewsradio.com or 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

Programs are archived on the Federal News Radio Web site and can be heard on demand (available anytime) at http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=300. Federal News Radio is one of the most popular online news stations in the country, according to the Baltimore Sun/New York Times Syndicate.

“Inside Government” is also available to more than 70 million iPod users through Apple’s iTunes music download software. The program is available via podcast, located at the following link: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=212048686. Users must install iTunes on their computers before accessing “Inside Government” via podcast.

For more information, please e-mail InsideGovernment@afge.org or go to www.federalnewsradio.com.

Please note there will be a short advertisement prior to the start of the program.

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