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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:33 am
Wed January 5, 2005

Wednesday, January 5: Do You Speak American?

Wednesday, January 5, 2005 – Celebrated journalist and author Robert MacNeil joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about the many ways English is spoken throughout the United States. The documentary Do You Speak American airs Wednesday, January 5th at 7:00 p.m. on KUED Channel 7.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:26 pm
Mon January 3, 2005

Tuesday, January 4: Faithful Transgressions

Tuesday, January 4, 2005 – Author Laura L. Bush talks to Doug about her book "Faithful Transgressions in the American West." The book looks at six twentieth-century Mormon women's autobiographies, and the conflict they found between the their own writing and ideas and the authority of the Mormon church.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:47 pm
Mon January 3, 2005

Monday, January 3: What to Expect from Jon Huntsman's Governorship

Monday, January 3, 2005 – Jon Huntsman Jr. will be sworn in today as Utah's sixteenth governor. Doug is talking with analysts and civic leaders about what we can expect from his administration.

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KUER Local News
9:38 am
Tue December 28, 2004

Sarvodaya Disaster Assistance in Sri Lanka

Salt Lake City, UT – The Sarvodaya Shramadana community development movement is well-established in Sri Lanka and is now helping with disaster relief after the devastating tsunami. Richard Brooks, representing Friends of Sarvodaya, talks about the group and what it can do to help with the recovery in its homeland.

More information is available from the Buddhist Peace Fellowship web site (www.bpf.org) or from www.sarvodaya.lk

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:31 pm
Mon December 27, 2004

Friday, December 31: Uncluttering Your Life

Friday, December 31, 2004 – 11:00 a.m. Authors Cindy Glovinsky and Donna Smallin join host Jenny Brundin to discuss strategies for organizing and simplifying your life. (Repeat)

7:00 p.m. Join RadioWest for a special New Year's Eve broadcast of The Capitol Steps

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:15 am
Mon December 27, 2004

Thursday, December 30: Author Charles Bowden

Thursday, December 30, 2004 – Charles Bowden is a hard hitting journalist and author who writes fearlessly and passionately about the American south-west. He takes on difficult topics ... killers, drug traffickers, the destruction of nature and the predicament of modern civilization. Bowden joins Doug for a conversation about his writing and his work. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:11 am
Mon December 27, 2004

Monday, December 27: Innovative Thinking in Business

Monday, December 27, 2004 – Gifford Pinchot believes in socially responsible business. In other words, one can run a successful enterprise with sustainable values. James Soares, Manager for Squatters here in SLC, describes how he has applied that philosophy in his work. Pinchot is co-founder of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute which provides MBAs with corporate and social responsibility. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:52 am
Mon December 27, 2004

Tuesday, December 28: NEA Chairman Dana Gioia

Tuesday, December 28, 2004 – Doug talks to the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Dana Gioia, about the role of art in American culture. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:07 am
Mon December 27, 2004

Wednesday, December 29: How Apologetics is Reshaping Mormon Orthodoxy

Wednesday, December 29, 2004 – John-Charles Duffy is a writing instructor for the University of Utah. He coordinated the university's Mormon studies brown bag series for three years. Duffy will begin his doctoral work in religious studies this fall. His article "Defending the kingdom, rethinking the faith: how apologetics is reshaping Mormon orthodoxy" appears in the May 2004 issue of Sunstone Magazine (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
6:22 pm
Tue December 21, 2004

Thursday, December 23: The Evolution of Christmas

Thursday, December 23, 2004 – Christmas as a religious event is inexorably linked to Christmas a secular holiday. Author and Professor Penne L. Restad looks at the evolution of Christmas in her book "Christmas in America." (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:56 pm
Tue December 21, 2004

Wednesday, December 22: Silent Night

Wednesday, December 22, 2004 – Author Stanley Weintraub joins Doug to talk about his book "Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce." French, English and German troops honored the first Christmas of "the Great War" by taking a pause from fighting. A few stray bullets brought the peace to an end, and with it a war that lasted nearly four more Christmases.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:26 pm
Tue December 21, 2004

Friday, December 24: A Christmas Carol

Friday, December 24, 2004 – RadioWest presents The Utah Shakespearean Festival's production of "A Christmas Carol: On the Air."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:04 pm
Tue December 21, 2004

Tuesday, December 21: Letter Perfect

Tuesday, December 21, 2004 – Doug investigates the extraordinary history of the Roman alphabet with author David Sacks. From Semitic-speaking mercenaries in Egypt through standarizations in the 19th century, Sacks' book "Letter Perfect" is an entertaining account of what makes our language today.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:52 pm
Mon December 20, 2004

Monday, December 20: The Anthropology of Turquoise

Monday, December 20, 2004 – Ellen Meloy was an artist, writer, naturalist and frequent contributor to KUER. Her book The Anthropology of Turquoise, which explores connections between human perception, geography and the natural world, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Ellen died last month at her home in Bluff, Utah. Today's program is a rebroadcast of an interview from Summer of 2002. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
9:29 am
Mon December 20, 2004

Local Products Disappearing from Malls

Salt Lake CIty, UT – The One World Gallery in Salt Lake City's Gateway Center showcases the work of Utah artists. But it's not able to compete with chain stores and it's being forced to move. Independent producer Beth Hoffman looks at the tension between showcasing local products and the push for profit in the world of retailing.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:47 pm
Fri December 17, 2004

Friday, December 17: The Poet May Swenson

Friday, December 17, 2004 – RadioWest celebrates poet May Swenson's life and works with guests Zan Knudsen, Paul Swenson, and Utah Poet Laureate Ken Brewer. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:17 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

Thursday, December 16: Dickens and A Christmas Carol

Thursday, December 16, 2004 – Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" is perennial holiday classic. Doug talks with Dickens scholar Dr. Elliot Engel about the writer's life and work. We're also joined by Peter Sham, creator of The Utah Shakespearean Festival's "A Christmas Carol - On the Air."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:42 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

Wednesday, December 15: The Nature of Giving

Wednesday, December 15, 2004 – Recent data show that Utah leads the nation in generosity. A large portion of this charity goes toward tithing, though. What do the giving patterns mean for Utah's non-profit sector, and what motivates a person to donate their time and money?

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:10 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

Tuesday, December 14: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap

Tuesday, December 14, 2004 – Doug talks to Stephanie Coontz about her book "The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostaglia Trap." How historically accurate are our notions of "traditional family values" and how does the family of today measure up? (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
11:20 am
Tue December 14, 2004

KRCL Turns 25

Salt Lake City – THIS WEEKEND, RADIO STATION KRCL CELEBRATES 25 YEARS ON THE AIR IN UTAH. THE STATION HAS COME A LONG WAY FROM ITS HUMBLE AND - TINY - STUDIOS ABOVE THE BLUE MOUSE THEATRE. NOW - THE STATION BROADCASTS FROM NEW DIGITAL STUDIOS ON THE CITY'S WEST SIDE TO MORE THAN 40,000 LISTENERS ACROSS THE STATE. AS KUER'S JENNY BRUNDIN REPORTS, ECCLECTICISM IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT WHEN IT COMES TO SALT LAKE CITY'S ONLY TRUE COMMUNITY RADIO STATION.

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KUER Local News
9:20 am
Tue December 14, 2004

Praise and Concern for Leavitt Nomination

Salt Lake City, UT – It was just over a year ago that former governor Mike Leavitt left Utah to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Now President Bush has appointed him to head the Department of Health and Human Services. Supporters say his experience as a governor will help him in that new position, but critics worry his advocacy of block-grant funding and policy waivers could hurt families who might otherwise be entitled to federal assistance.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:05 pm
Mon December 13, 2004

Tuesday, December 14: Letter Perfect

Tuesday, December 14, 2004 – Doug investigates the extraordinary history of the Roman alphabet with author David Sacks. From Semitic-speaking mercenaries in Egypt through standarizations in the 19th century, Sacks' book "Letter Perfect" is an entertaining account of what makes our language today.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:47 pm
Fri December 10, 2004

Monday, December 13: The United States of Europe

Monday, December 13, 2004 – TR Reid of the Washington Post joins Doug to discuss his book "The United States of Europe: The New Superpower and the End of American Supremacy."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:57 pm
Thu December 9, 2004

Friday, December 10: College Athletics

Friday, December 10, 2004 – What does the news of Urban Meyer's move reveal about the state of college athletics? Doug talks with Salt Lake Tribune sports writer Gordon Monson and Ithaca University sports management professor Ellen Staurowsky about the coaches and the student athletes that make up the industry.

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KUER Local News
9:47 am
Thu December 9, 2004

Bird Songs Demonstrate Brain Function

A white-crowned sparrow in Utah's Wasatch Mountains
Franz Goller, University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT – White-crowned sparrows taken from their nests in the Wasatch Mountains as babies learned how to sing their distinctive song even though they had never heard it in nature. University of Utah Biology Professor Gary Rose and doctoral student Stephanie Plamondron presented them with segments of the song out of order, and the birds were able to put it together. Their results have implications for the way humans learn language as well.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:50 pm
Wed December 8, 2004

Wednesday, December 8: Books for Your Holiday Shopping List

Wednesday, December 8, 2004 – Author Austin Phelps suggested "Wear the old coat and buy the new book." Doug talks to local experts about the books that should be on your holiday list this season. He's joined by Catherine Weller of Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore, Ken Sanders of Ken Sanders Rare Books, and Betsy Burton and Janet Lund of The King's English Bookshop.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:57 pm
Wed December 8, 2004

Thursday, December 9: Found Objects

Thursday, December 9, 2004 – Have you ever picked up a piece of paper only to discover that it's a lost letter from someone you have never heard of? Have you ever bought a used book and found a picture from a stranger's birthday party? Davy Rothbart collects these items and has published them in his new book "Found : The Best Lost, Tossed, and Forgotten Items from Around the World."

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KUER Local News
10:54 am
Tue December 7, 2004

Hinckley Institute of Politics Transatlantic Relationships

University of Utah – The Hinckley Institute of Politics presents a discussion on why transatlantic relationships are worsening. What can be done? Originally aired on Dec. 07, 2004 from a Nov. 19 recording.

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:38 pm
Mon December 6, 2004

Tuesday, December 7: Legacy Parkway

Tuesday, December 7, 2004 – The Utah Department of Transportation has released a new Environmental Impact Statement for the Legacy Parkway project. The new proposal calls for a 14-mile freeway from central Davis County to northern Salt Lake County. A federal court stopped construction on the Legacy Highway three years ago, and the new EIS is intended to meet the court's objections. Critics of the plan have proposed their own alternative that focuses on transit development rather than building a new freeway.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:52 pm
Fri December 3, 2004

Monday, December 6: The Sea of Galilee Boat

Monday, December 6, 2004 – In 1986, nautical archaeologist Shelley Wachsmann excavated a fishing boat in the Sea of Galilee. Radio-carbon dated to about 15 B.C., the find is a unique look into life at the time of Christ. Wachsmann will be in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, December 7 at the Salt Lake City Public Libary at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 581-6927 or visit the Utah Museum of Natural Historyweb site.

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