First hour: Gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins
Second hour: Musician Mary Gauthier
Our series of interviews with the gubernatorial candidates continues with Howie Hawkins. He's running for governor on the Green Party line once again. Hawkins has said that Democrats and Republicans have become far too alike, and have failed the people of New York. He'll discuss his vision for a single payer health care system, a higher minimum wage, and more.
Then in our second hour, Mary Gauthier is a country musician who recently said that she wasn't sober until she was 27, and couldn't write until she was 30. Twenty-five years later, she's an unlikely voice for veterans. Gauthier's newest album includes songs co-written with veterans. The songs explore a range of subjects, including the service of women in uniform, and the pain of loss. Gauthier will perform in Rochester Tuesday night, but first she's our guest on Connections.