Originally Broadcast June 5, 2012. Howie Klein is the founder and treasurer of Act Blue the Political Action Committee that supports progressive causes. He also writes daily for Down With Tyranny and is a frequent contributor to Crooks And Liars. Howie is perhaps best known for his role as President of Reprise Records from 1989 to 2001. He is also an adjunct professor of music at McGill University in Montreal, where he sometimes lectures. Along with Kevin Rooney and Rick Overton. Portions of today’s program were written by Ben Zelevansky.