Full Disclosure tracks on Soundclound

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  • A Figure of Hope
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    58:59
    Storytelling
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    Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton has been fighting the odds ever since he was adopted as a newborn. Now in his 60s, he has fought cancer and dedicated his life to helping others struggling with illness and loss. As an author. Businessman. Advocate. Philanthropist.

  • The Battle of Navy Hill
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    58:59
    News & Politics
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    VPM city hall reporter Roberto Roldan and Richmond For All's Chelsea Higgs Wise on how an ambitious public-private plan to replace Richmond's decrepit Coliseum both divided and united the city.

  • The Journey of Jorge Valdes
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    58:59
    Storytelling
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    A poor Cuban immigrant's journey from honors student and star at the Federal Reserve Bank of Miami to obscene wealth with the Medellin cocaine cartel; to torture and federal prison; to a PhD and book publishing.

  • Making BizSense of It All
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    58:59
    Business
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    Richmond BizSense editor Michael Schwartz on scaling the digital journalism upstart; the Navy Hill debate; #RVADine; donuts; Scotts Addition; Manchester; Publix and much more.

  • The Reinvention of Mike Ledesma
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    58:59
    Business
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    Quits the grind of brokerage life; goes surfing in Hawaii; aces culinary school; washes dishes; busts tail at various restaurants in Honolulu, Baltimore, West Virginia and Richmond -- working up to opening his very own, Perch, in the ruins of an ancient Chinese restaurant. How Chef Mike Ledesma hustled.

  • Stoney's Points
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    58:59
    News & Politics
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    Richmond, VA mayor Levar Stoney on his 2020 agenda. We discussed Monument Avenue, Navy Hill, schools, poverty, housing and the state of the Democrats in Virginia -- and nationally, into the presidential election.

  • In Studio with Silversun Pickups
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    59:27
    Indie
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    The evolution of Silversun Pickups, the LA band that went from gigging for lunch money to registering 10 Top 20 hits on Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart -- on top of selling over a million records in the US. Founding members Brian and Nikki perform an acoustic set at RVA's RainMaker Studios. Footage to come...

  • The Life of Chika
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    58:59
    Storytelling
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    Bestselling author Mitch Albom on his latest, Finding Chika: A Little Girl, An Earthquake and the Making of a Family -- which documents his life-changing experience as guardian for a sick orphan from Haiti.

  • The Vann Back to RVA
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    58:59
    Business
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    His great-grandfather in segregated Richmond labored at the Jefferson Hotel's old carriage house. That same building now houses the Brandcenter, where Madison Ave. veteran Vann Graves is executive director. We discuss his career journey, the advertising industry and creativity-on-demand amid the dominance of mobile platforms.

  • The Amtrak That Could?
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    58:59
    Business
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    Enjoying record ridership, Amtrak is en route to "breaking even" (**many asterisks**) for the first time in its 48-year history. But brutal service and capital spending decisions await. Devin Leonard unpacks his Bloomberg Businessweek story on Amtrak's future -- followed by our talk with Danny Plaugher of Virginians for High Speed Rail.

  • Battles of the Binge
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    58:59
    Business
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    The Economist's Tamzin Booth on her cover package "The $650 Billion Binge: Fear and Greed in the Entertainment Industry." We were also joined by sector expert Michael Morris of Guggenheim Partners.

  • Nada Surf on Full Disclosure (Full Set)
    Full Disclosure
    01:32:59
    Alternative Rock
    1,736

    The concert Nada Surf performed for a taping of Full Disclosure at RVA's National. You can hear the band's interview on iTunes at link FullDRadio.com and on NPR.org / NPR One

  • Full Disclosure Live: Nada Surf
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    58:59
    Storytelling
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    The band Nada Surf on a quarter-century of grit, luck, euphoric "popularity," heartbreak and hustle to reinvent -- recorded for a live audience at The National in Richmond. This broadcast-length episode includes performances of "Hi-Speed Soul" and "Killian's Red."

  • The Hustle for Laughs
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    58:59
    Comedy
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    Comedians Maz Jobrani (Comedy Central, "Jimmy Vestvood") and Jimmy O. Yang (HBO's "Silicon Valley"; "Crazy Rich Asians") on their peculiar roads to the industry -- and the creative hustle required to make it in comedy.

  • The Overachieving Underwriter
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    58:59
    Business
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    Markel Corp vice chairman Steve Markel on the insurer and investment shop as it approaches its 90th year in business. Worth $15 million when its shares debuted on Wall Street in 1986, Markel Corp is now a Fortune 500 member in 18 countries that is valued at more than $16 billion.

  • Richmond, RVA and Next?
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    58:59
    News & Politics
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    Michael Paul Williams, veteran Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist, on the battles for the soul of Richmond, "RVA" and Virginia -- 154 years after the Civil War ended. We discussed Monument Avenue, Navy Hill, gentrification, education, strategic corporate philanthropy, voter polarization and much more.

  • An Hour With Justin Fox
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    58:59
    Business
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    Bloomberg Opinion's Justin Fox takes us around the world of business news headlines. From China to agriculture to Tesla, Trump, Amtrak, GM, markets and the unusually long economic expansion. He previously wrote for TIME and Fortune and authored The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street.

  • MomFluencer
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    52:59
    Business
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    How Rachel Sobel parlayed career burnout, single motherhood and an urge to overshare into a little empire of authenticity called Whine & Cheez-its.

  • The Miseducation of Nelson Aguilar
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    52:59
    Storytelling
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    The journey of Nelson Aguilar....a kid smuggled out of Fidel Castro's Cuba and into Miami, where he became a notorious cocaine dealer who has spent half his life in prison. Nelson's story is a metaphor for the many things that have gone wrong between Havana and the U.S.

  • The Long Road to Longoven
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    58:59
    Business
    1,580

    Chef Patrick Phelan on the long, winding journey -- dishwashing; rock stardom deferred; a castle in Italy; NY's culinary rat race -- that led to Longoven, which was just named #3 on Bon Appétit's list of America's best new restaurants.