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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:42 am
Fri September 24, 2004

Friday, September 24: Aron Ralston

Friday, September 24, 2004 – Aron Ralston shares his inspiring story of survival in the Utah canyonlands.

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Aron Ralston will read from his work "Between a Rock and a Hard Place" on Friday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m. at The King's English.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:06 am
Thu September 23, 2004

Thursday, September 23: Big Box Stores

Thursday, September 23, 2004 – Doug leads a conversation with local business activists and UNLV economist Alan Schlottman on Big Box Stores and their impact on communities.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:34 am
Wed September 22, 2004

Wednesday, September 22: County Mayor Nancy Workman

Wednesday, September 22, 2004 – Doug talks to embattled Salt Lake County Mayor Nancy Workman about her reactions to charges of misusing public money and about her plans for continuing her reelection campaign.

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KUER Local News
7:34 am
Wed September 22, 2004

Lawns and Neighbors on Salt Lake City's West Side

Salt Lake City, UT – As Salt Lake City grows and diversifies, residents - particularly those on the city's West Side - are struggling to understand each other. Older neighborhoods are evolving in new ways, and many newcomers now speak foreign languages, work unusual hours, or have darker skin But what's most troubling for many of the area's older residents is simply the way the community now looks.
Producer Beth Hoffman has been talking to old-time residents and newcomers to the area.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:35 am
Tue September 21, 2004

Tuesday, September 21: Bear Lake Monster

Tuesday, September 21, 2004 – Doug speaks with local historians and eyewitnesses of the mythical Bear Lake monster. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:42 pm
Mon September 20, 2004

Monday, September 20: Salt Lake City Reads Together

Monday, September 20, 2004 – The Salt Lake City Reads Together book club gets underway this month Doug talks to Nasdijj, author of one of three titles selected for the inaugural program. We are also joined by Deeda Seed of the Salt Lake City Mayor's Office, Salt Lake City Public Libraries Director Nancy Tessman, and Nanette Alleman, Coordinator of the Chicago Book Festival..

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Salt Lake City Reads Together

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:57 pm
Fri September 17, 2004

Friday, September 17: Writer Ron Carlson

Friday, September 17, 2004 – A RadioWest encore interview with writer Ron Carlson. Carlson will speak this Saturday as part of the Great Salt Lake Book Festival.

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KUER Local News
10:23 am
Fri September 17, 2004

Acoustic Engineer Cyril Harris

Salt Lake City, UT – Salt Lake City is marking the 25th anniversary of Abravanel Hall and the Salt Lake Art Center. Doctor Cyril Harris has designed the acoustics for Avery Fisher Hall in New York City and many other famous venues.

In this interview with KUER's Dan Bammes, recorded on the stage at Abravanel Hall, Dr. Harris talks about acoustic design and how he came to be involved in the creation of Utah's premiere concert hall.

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KUER Local News
9:58 am
Fri September 17, 2004

White Supremacist Billboard

Salt Lake City, UT – A billboard on State Street and 17th South - paid for by one of the nation's largest white supremacist organizations - has raised the eyebrows of several community activists. A week ago, leaders met to discuss how, if at all, to react to it. KUER's Jenny Brundin has more.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:30 am
Wed September 15, 2004

Thursday, September 16: John Kerry and the Vietnam War

Thursday, September 16, 2004 – Historian Douglas Brinkley talks to Doug about his book "Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War."

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On Sunday, Dr. Brinkley will present "Why We Need History" as part of the Great Salt Lake Book Festival.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:13 am
Tue September 14, 2004

Wednesday, September 15: Molly Ivins

Wednesday, September 15, 2004 – Doug talks to best selling author and syndicated political columnist Molly Ivins.

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The King's English
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KUER Local News
7:12 am
Tue September 14, 2004

Hinckley Institute of Politics and the Utah Foundation Election Forums

Aired Sept. 14, 2004 – #2 A discussion with :
Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, State of Utah
Greg Skordas, Candidate for Utah State Attorney General
Stephen J. Kores (moderator), Executive Director, Utah Foundation

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:27 pm
Mon September 13, 2004

Monday, September 13: Conflict Diamonds

Monday, September 13, 2004 – Doug speaks with Ralph Hazleton, co-author of "The Heart of the Matter: Sierra Leone, Diamonds and Human Security." (Repeat)

To find more information or to listen to audio of this program, please link to the original broadcast, September 24, 2003 here.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
7:23 am
Mon September 13, 2004

Tuesday, September 14: A Letter to Harvey Milk

Tuesday, September 14, 2004 – Writer Leslea Newman and members of Plan B Theatre Company discuss the play "A Letter to Harvey Milk." An elderly Holocaust survivor recalls his friendship with Harvey Milk -- the first openly gay official in U.S. history -- causing him to examine the origin of the pink triangle and befriend a lesbian teacher in this one-man show.

Visit Plan B Theatre Company on-line.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:02 pm
Thu September 9, 2004

Friday, September 10: An Unfinished Life

Friday, September 10, 2004 – Novelist Mark Spragg joins Doug to discuss his new book "An Unfinished Life."

Meet the author Mark Spragg at The King's English Friday, September 10, 2004 at 7:00 p.m.

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KUER Local News
10:24 am
Thu September 9, 2004

Can You Tango in SLC?

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:48 pm
Wed September 8, 2004

Thursday, September 9: Super Size Me

Thursday, September 9, 2004 – Director Morgan Spurlock joins Doug to talk about the process of creating the film "Super Size Me." Spurlock lived on nothing but McDonald's while travelling the country to talk with experts on America's "ever-expanding girth."

ASUU hosts Morgan Spurlock in Salt Lake City September 10
Super Size Me Film Site

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:06 am
Wed September 8, 2004

Wednesday, September 8: The Commercialized Child

Wednesday, September 8, 2004 – Writer and cultural observer Juliet Schor talks to Doug about how the ad industry targets children and what it means to be "commercialized."

Kids & Commercialism
Commercial Alert
New American Dream

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:38 pm
Tue September 7, 2004

Tuesday, September 7: Debating Styles of Bush and Kerry

Tuesday, September 7, 2004 – "Atlantic Monthly" correspondent James Fallows joins Doug to analyze the debating styles of George Bush and John Kerry.

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KUER Local News
8:38 am
Tue September 7, 2004

Hinckley Institute / Utah Foundation Election Forum

September 07, 2004 – #1 Tuesday, September 7, 1:00 P.M.:
Is Higher Education Meeting Our Needs?

Panelists:
Dr. Richard Kendell, Commissioner of Higher Education

Dr. F. Ann Millner, President, Weber State University

Fraser Bullock, CEO, Sorenson Capital

Trent Kemp, Student Representative, Utah State Board of Regents

Moderated by Steve Kroes, Executive Director, Utah Foundation

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:47 pm
Thu September 2, 2004

Friday, September 3: Paying for College

Friday, September 3, 2004 – Dan Bammes and John Bird of the Albion Financial Group talk about what's driving up the cost of higher education and strategies for paying it. Part of RadioWest's "Your Personal Economy" series.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:30 am
Wed September 1, 2004

Thursday, September 2: Republican National Convention

Thursday, September 2, 2004 – Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention join Doug to discuss the party and President Bush's reelection campaign.

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:59 am
Wed September 1, 2004

Wednesday, September 1: Poet Gary Gildner

Wednesday, September 1, 2004 – Poet Gary Gildner talks to Doug about the craft of writing and the lessons learned from his Polish grandfather about life and books.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:07 am
Tue August 31, 2004

Tuesday, August 31: Speaking of Faith

Tuesday, August 31, 2004 – Doug talks to Krista Tippett, host of public radio's "Speaking of Faith." The program is a national conversation about belief, meaning, ethics and ideas. This Sunday at 11:00 a.m., KUER will begin airing this weekly program.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:49 pm
Mon August 30, 2004

Monday, August 30: The Anxiety over Culture and Identity

Monday, August 30, 2004 – Vincent Cheng joins Doug for a discussion of what it means to be "ethnic." The conversation explores ideas of community, international adoptions, and our own sense of who we are.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:59 am
Tue August 17, 2004

Thursday, August 19: Is America Divided?

Thursday, August 19, 2004 – BYU political scientist Jeremy Pope discusses his new book "Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:17 am
Tue August 17, 2004

Friday, August 20: University of Utah President Michael Young

Friday, August 20, 2004 – University of Utah President Michael Young talks to Doug Fabrizio about his new position. (Repeat)

To find more information or to listen to audio of this program, please link to the original broadcast, May 28, 2004 here.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:45 am
Tue August 17, 2004

Wednesday, August 18: Frontline Producer Greg Barker

Wednesday, August 18, 2004 – BBC and Frontline producer Greg Barker joins Doug to talk about the role of documentary film making. Barker's works include "Ghosts of Rwanda" and "Campaign Against Terror."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:46 pm
Mon August 16, 2004

Tuesday, August 17: Six Wives of Henry VIII

Tuesday, August 17, 2004 – "Six Wives" is the true story of Henry VIII's six marriages and the King's determination to find true happiness. David Starkey discusses his new book. (Repeat)

To find more information or to listen to audio of this program, please link to the original broadcast, June 3, 2004 here.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:02 am
Fri August 13, 2004

Monday, August 16: The Naked Olympics

Monday, August 16, 2004 – The Olympic Games in Athens are underway. Doug takes a close look at the history of the competition with Tony Perrottet, author of "The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games."

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