MAYOR MICHAEL NUTTER
EPISODES OF AMERICAN ROUTES WITH MAYOR MICHAEL NUTTER
From the show "Swingin' the Election: Music & Politics 2012" originally aired on October 31st, 2012
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter talks with Nick about his early days as a disco DJ and the similarities between getting the party started on the dance floor and running a major metropolitan center.
From the show "Philadelphia Sounds" originally aired on March 19th, 2014
From the show "Philadelphia Sounds" originally aired on November 3rd, 2010
Every four years American Routes checks out songs and soundbites about politics and electioneering from both sides of the aisle. Hear the late WV Senator Robert Byrd on his fiddle playing as an instrument of political persuasion, and the same approach of Cajun office seeker Roland Cheramie from Louisiana bayou country--he goes door-to-door fiddling for votes. Hungarian ambassador to the US, Andras Simonyi, talks about the role of rock in lifting the Iron Curtain. The buttoned-down Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia was once a disco DJ, while Indiana's Andy Ruff uses honky-tonk to support his anti-highway building campaign.