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Intersection: Pulse 911 Calls; Carl Hiaasen, Dave Barry & Barbara Peterson

This week a judge ruled that recordings of the 911 calls made by the shooter in the Pulse nightclub could be made public.

But recordings of other calls from the club that night are still up for debate.

Just how much does the public have the right to know? And what about the rights of the families of victims and the survivors of that massacre?

We’re joined by reporters from the Orlando Sentinel to talk about the legal battle to get those calls released. 

Then, Carl Hiaassen and Dave Barry know the value of free speech and access to government records. Are those rights under threat? Barry and Hiaassen in a discussion with Barbara Peterson from the First Amendment Foundation about freedom of the press, politics and the 2016 election. 

And- from the Rolling Stones to Daft Punk, record store owner Hanna Skrobko talks about some of her favorite records from the 70s through today.


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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