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The 5-11-19 Program and Topics

10:55AM 

WHITMAN’S ‘CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY’

RECITE: ‘FLOOD-TIDE BELOW ME! I WATCH YOU FACE TO FACE;’

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 11:00AM 

WHITMAN’S “CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY”

GERRY GIOIA BACKGROUND INSTRUMENTAL

RECITE: ‘FLOW ON, RIVER!  FLOW WITH THE FLOOD-TIDE,’

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11:05AM 

A MESSAGE FROM AHMIR OJELEDA

WALT WHITMAN’S HARBOR & THE SANDY GROUND OYSTER HARVESTERS

THE CIVIL WAR & ABOLITIONISTS

11:10AM 

A MESSAGE FROM ANNE WALDMAN

FROM THE CIVIL WAR TO ALLEN GINSBERG TO THE POETS OF THE FUTURE

LINES FROM ‘THERE WAS A CHILD WENT FORTH’ & A HOMAGE TO WHITMAN

11:15AM 

A MESSAGE FROM ANTHONY MAGISTRALE

LEAVES OF GRASS TO THE WATER IMAGERY OF THE FERRY

UNIVERSAL WATERS

YESTERDAY’S GREAT INVENTIONS & TODAY’S POLLUTION

11:25AM 

WALT WHITMAN’S ‘CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY’

RECITE: ‘WE DESCEND UPON YOU AND ALL THINGS-‘

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MESSAGES FROM NEW YORK HARBOR SCHOOL STUDENTS

11:30AM   

LIVING IN THE SOLUTION

PETITION FOR THE BAY RIDGE PIER ECO DOCK

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GUEST SPEAKER: SYLVIA D’ALESSANDRO, FOUNDER SANDY GROUND HISTORICAL

11:35AM

GUEST SPEAKER: AGATA PONIATOWSKI, EDUCATION OUTREACH COORDINATOR FOR BILLION OYSTER PROJECT

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11:45AM

GUEST SPEAKER: GLEN GREENBERG GLASS TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION

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11:50AM 

NEW YORKERS NEED TO ASK QUESTIONS TO REALLY KNOW WHERE YOU LIVE.
 “I CAN SEE THE LIGHT” PERFORMED BY MARC HITTNER

11:55AM

“MISSISSIPPI CATFISH” BY GERRY GIOIA

12:00PM 

SOUNDS OF THE HUMPBACK WHALE

NOAH, NOAH, AND N.O.A.A.

THE MELVILLE BUOY

A MESSAGE FROM PAUL SEISWERDA, FOUNDER OF GOTHAM WHALE & TOM PALADINO , CAPTAIN OF AMERICAN PRINCESS

SHINNECOCK NATION MOURNS THIS WEEK’S PASSING OF A HUMPBACK WHALE

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THE N.O.A.A. DILEMMA

Learn about the Save the Whales Initiative 

12:15PM

WHALE MIGRATION THROUGH THE NEW YORK BIGHT

FACETIME CALL FROM AMERICAN PRINCESS CRUISES

GOTHAM WHALE ‘MENHADEN PETITION’  SIGN UP

Learn about the North Atlantic Whale Calves 

12:20PM  

ROCKAWAY ARTIFICIAL REEF, NEW YORK BIGHT, THE HUDSON CANYON

A MESSAGE FROM NYS DEC MARINE SPECIALIST JESSIE HORNSTEIN

DEEPWATER CORAL, AND GLOBAL CORAL BLEACHING

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12:30PM

A MESSAGE FROM LIEUTENANT ANNA LAMACCHIO, UNITED STATES COAST GUARD

A.I.S. GLOBAL TRACKING

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12:35PM 

HISTORY OF ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS & ISSUES

A MESSAGE FROM LIEUTENANT ANNA LOMACCHIO

A MESSAGE FROM GADI ZOFI

12:45PM

A RECOGNITION OF THOSE WHO WORK THE HARBOR TODAY’

A MESSAGE FROM NITZAN LEVY

A MESSAGE FROM JESSIE HORNSTEIN,

A MESSAGE FROM GADI ZOFI

12:50PM

‘THE HARBOR OF DREAMS’ FRANK BRAYNARD AND THE TALL SHIPS

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12:55PM

‘NEW YORK FLEET WEEK’

A MESSAGE FROM LIEUTENANT ANNA LOMACCHIO

HIGHLIGHTS OF 2018 FLEET WEEK AND A PREVIEW OF 2019

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1:00PM 

WHITMAN’S “CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY”

RECITE: ‘OTHERS WILL ENTER THE GATES OF THE FERRY’

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GUEST SPEAKER: NO LAND, A MEDITATION ON WALT WHITMAN

1:05PM

GERRY GIOIA CLOSING REMARKS & CLOSING MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

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