Perspectives with Curt Smith

Perspectives will examine all aspects of life that matter to Rochester and Upstate New York, ranging from politics, education and health care to sports, religion and the arts. Each week listeners will hear compelling conversations with interesting and important people. Curt Smith will talk with national and regional newsmakers, to help listeners understand how issues and events affect them personally. With in-depth discussion, tough questions, and open dialogue, the series will be distributed to National Public Radio affiliates throughout New York State.

The one-hour Perspectives will offer a diversity of ideas and viewpoints. Smith’s guests will be similar to those he has interviewed on local radio and television. They include former President Bush, sportscaster Bob Costas, pollster John Zogby, commentator George Will, columnist Michelle Malkin, choreographer Garth Fagan, and former Rochester Mayor William Johnson. Each week, Perspectives will solicit audience questions for upcoming guests. Listeners will be invited to send their questions to

When and where to tune-in

Saturday at 2pm-3pm, Repeats Tues. at 11pm-12am mid. on AM 1370