2 PM Public Affairs Programs

Monday - Friday at 2 PM

The 2:00 PM hour-long block of public affairs programs on Maine Public Radio is a mix of different programs produced around the globe. Please note that the broadcast schedule is subject to change. Updates are made as soon as practical.

For more information on the programs featured in the 2:00 pm public affairs time slot please see the full Maine Public Radio schedule

If you can't find what you're looking for please email Audience Services or call 1-800-884-1717.

Friday, June 26 at 2:00 pm

Governor Janet Mills will lead Maine’s COVID-19 media briefing. Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew of the Department of Health and Human Services and Dr. Nirav D. Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will join Governor Mills to brief the media and answer questions on Maine’s public health response to COVID-19.

Thursday, June 25 at 2:00 pm

Fiona Hill and Putin’s People

Wednesday, June 24 at 2:00 pm

Dr. Nirav D. Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will brief the media and answer questions about Maine’s public health response to COVID-19. Commissioner Heather Johnson of the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development will be available to answer questions.

Tuesday, June 23 at 2:00 pm

White Supremacy, at Home and Abroad

The outrage of the last two weeks has made it clear that we are at a moment of national reckoning. The Black Lives Matter movement is calling to abolish the police and redirect police funding toward education and public services. Ideas that once seemed radical are now being discussed by politicians both on the local and federal level.

Monday, June 22 at 2:00 pm

Commissioner Jeanne M. Lambrew of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and Dr. Nirav D. Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will brief the media and answer questions about Maine’s public health response to COVID-19m

Friday, June 19 at 2:00 pm

Dr. Nirav D. Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will brief the media and answer questions about COVID-19.

Thursday, June 18 at 2:00 pm

Coronavirus Will Reshape the World Order in China's Favor

Wednesday, June 17 at 2:00 pm

Dr. Nirav D. Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will brief the media and answer questions about COVID-19.

Tuesday, June 16 at 2:00 pm

Speaking to White Kids about Race and Racism

Dr. Anne Hallward focuses on “Speaking to White Kids about Race and Racism.”  This is a rebroadcast of the fourth of a four part series called:   CAN WE TALK.

Monday, June 15 at 2:00 pm

Governor Janet Mills will lead Maine’s COVID-19 media briefing. Dr. Nirav D. Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will join Governor Mills to brief the media and answer questions on Maine’s public health response to COVID-19. Commissioner Heather Johnson of the Department of Economic and Community Development also will join the briefing to answer questions.

Friday, June 12 at 2:00 pm

Dr. Nirav D. Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will brief the media and answer questions about COVID-19.  Commissioner Heather Johnson of the Department of Economic and Community Development will also be available to answer questions.

Thursday, June 11 at 2:00 pm

Dr. Nirav D. Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will brief the media and answer questions about COVID-19.

Wednesday, June 10 at 2:00 pm

Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and Dr. Nirav D. Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will brief the media on Maine’s public health response to COVID-19 and answer questions.

Tuesday, June 9 at 2:00 pm

Dr. Nirav D. Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will brief the media and answer questions about Maine’s public health response to COVID-19. Commissioner Heather Johnson of the Department of Economic and Community Development will also be available to answer questions.

Monday, June 8 at 2:00 pm

Governor Janet Mills will unveil the administration’s proposal to protect the health and safety of Maine people and visitors during this tourism season. Commissioner Heather Johnson of the Department of Economic and Community Development, Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew of the Department of Health and Human Services, and Dr. Nirav D. Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will join Governor Mills remotely to brief the media on Maine’s public health response to COVID-19 and answer questions.

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