Music for Democracy - Politicians A story about a politician. en MFD Interview with Mark Begich <p><em>Mark Begich is the mayor of Anchorage, the biggest city in Alaska. He is the first mayor of the city who was born there, and is the son of Alaska's third congressman, Nick Begich. Begich's parents first came to the state in 1957 as teachers. After serving as the superintendent of military schools at Fort Richardson, Nick was elected to the state senate and then the US House of Representatives. While campaigning for reelection in 1972, Nick's plane disappeared over the Gulf of Alaska. Mark was 10 years old.</em></p> <p><a href="">read more</a></p> Featured Politicians Interviews Wed, 27 Aug 2008 03:48:37 +0000 mfdadmin 42 at MFD Interview with Chris Kelly <p><object width="425" height="344"><br /> <param name="movie" value=";hl=en&amp;fs=1"></param> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src=";hl=en&amp;fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object></p> Featured Politicians Sun, 06 Jun 2010 01:01:51 +0000 mitch 175 at MFD Interview with Tom Wyka <p><em>Tom Wyka is running for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. His calling into politics has evolved over the past several years with the gradual realization that too many of us have placed our democracy on auto-pilot, expecting someone else to pay attention to the issues. He is an activist and a DFA group leader in Morris County, where he is challenging a 14 year incumbent for the second time.</em></p> <p>Mitch Manzella: Tom, thanks for taking the time to talk to us today. What kinds of music do you like?</p> <p><a href="">read more</a></p> Featured Politicians Interviews Tue, 14 Oct 2008 20:01:50 +0000 mfdadmin 100 at MFD Interview with John Leopold <p><em><a href="" target="_blank">John Leopold</a> is running for 1st District County Supervisor in California's Santa Cruz county. He has served on the board of the <a href="" target="_blank">Rex Foundation</a> -- the Grateful Dead's philanthropic organization -- since 2000, and the Cabrillo College governing board for eight years.</p> <p><a href="">read more</a></p> Featured Politicians Interviews Fri, 19 Sep 2008 05:39:30 +0000 mfdadmin 50 at MFD Interview with Scott Kleeb <p><object width="425" height="344"><br /> <param name="movie" value=";hl=en&amp;fs=1"></param> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed src=";hl=en&amp;fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object></p> <p>Sara from the band Night Gallery interviews Nebraska Democratic Senate candidate Scott Kleeb about change, music, and experience.</p> Artists Politicians Interviews Wed, 03 Sep 2008 14:55:41 +0000 mfdadmin 44 at MFD Interview with Don Calloway <p><em>Democrat Don Calloway is running to represent the 71st District in the Missouri State House of Representatives. He was born and raised in St. Louis County. Both Calloway's father, Don Sr., who is a Vietnam vet, and his mother, Jonell, are career employees of the federal government, with 60 years of national service between them. At Alabama A&amp;M University, Calloway was a scholar in political science and government, involved with his fraternity and varsity baseball, and was elected President of the Student Government Association.</p> <p><a href="">read more</a></p> Featured Politicians Interviews Tue, 22 Jul 2008 20:39:26 +0000 mfdadmin 19 at