Radio, Oct. 8: Turning the page

Update, 6pm: To order Tawfik Hamid's book, "The Roots of Jihad," not yet available on other websites, send your $26 check payable to him to Roots, 700 N. Colorado Blvd. #180, Denver CO 80206. Details on his Oct. 9 lecture at DU are on More about Dr. Hamid's courageous journey from radical Islam to a still devout, but more humane, understanding of the faith is at Join us on radio every Sunday, 5-8pm on 710 KNUS, Denver and now also on 1460 KZNT, Colorado Springs To listen online from anywhere, click ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Wow, when I was a 16-year-old page (Republican National Convention, 1960), it was a strictly G-rated experience. Times have changed, and not for the better. The Foley affair is ugly on many levels, but it is far from the only thing going on that matters to conservatives and Coloradans. Our show this Sunday will focus on some of those other things, saying little of pages and perversion.

** Richard V. Allen, President Reagan's national security adviser, returns as my guest for a discussion of foreign and defense policy issues in next month's election. Dr. Tawfik Hamid, an Egyptian scholar of Islam, will also join me to preview his new book, "The Roots of Jihad."

** David Brussat, architecture critic for the Providence Journal, will tell us why the Denver's new attention-grabbing museum, may fall short of greatness. And I'll talk with producer Ken Wales about the "Amazing Grace" movie, Wilberforce's life story out soon from Walden Media.

** Plus Roland Warren of the National Fatherhood Initiative, spelling out why fathers matter so very much in children's lives. Is there a connection to school shootings, inner-city despair, and even congressional sex? Listen and judge for yourself.

Please tell your friends about "Backbone Radio with John Andrews." America and the West, still not fully aroused to the threat we face five years after 9/11, need a lot more backbone right now. We're committed to helping. How about you?

Yours for self-government, JOHN ANDREWS