Leonard Pitts, Climate Change and National Security & Orchestra Miami

May 9, 2018

Guests for Sundial for Wednesday, May 9, 2018. 

Leonard Pitts is a nationally syndicated columnist, and winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. He spoke to Sundial about his recent columns about Sen. Marco Rubio including one, “What, exactly, do you stand for, Sen. Rubio? It’s hard to tell.” He shares how he feels about challenging politicians.

Retired Vice Admiral Lee Gunn served in the U.S. Navy for 35 years. He is now on the Board of Directors of the American Security Project, a non-partisan organization whose mission is to educate the public about the changing nature of national security in the 21st century. He explained the ongoing National Security threats posed by climate change.

David Grabarkewitz is the director of Orchestra Miami's production of Mozart’s "The Magic Flute" and actor Gabriel Preisser is a Florida actor who plays the role of Papageno in the production. There will be two versions of the production -- one with professional opera performers and a kids matinee featuring young, up-and-coming South Florida actors. They joined us in the studio to talk about the unique and site-specific production and importance of opportunities in the arts in South Florida. The play will take place at The Scottish Rite May 11 to May 13.