Richard Beene had a short week as host of his weekday “The Richard Beene Show,” but he packed a lot into that week. While Beene was off on Friday, Kern County Supervisor Mike Maggard filled in and interviewed Rep. Kevin McCarthy.
Here’s a look at the week on “The Richard Beene Show.”
A CHAT WITH SAMUEL VAN KOPP
In the most-listened to podcast in “The Richard Beene Show,” Richard sat down for a 45-minute interview with former Army officer Samuel Van Kopp, who is now a law school student. A Bakersfield High grad, Van Kopp was a promising West Point graduate who was critically wounded in a 2012 suicide bombing in Afghanistan.
MIKE MAGGARD FILLS IN WITH KEVIN McCARTHY
With Richard taking a day off, Mike Maggard filled in and landed an in-studio interview with House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy.
TALKING PRESIDENTIAL MANAGEMENT STYLES
As part of their weekly conversation, Richard Beene and Dr. Jeanine Kraybill, a Cal State University Bakersfield political science professor, talked about the management styles of presidents.
STINSON'S MAKES A CHARITABLE ANNOUNCEMENT
In what was one of our most discussed stories of the week around KERN, Stinson’s president Ben Stinson stopped by to discuss a major charitable initiative as part of the office supply company’s 70th anniversary.