Salt Lake City, UT – KUER continues its broadcast of the Senate's hearings on the nomination of John Roberts to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. During the lunch recess, Doug Fabrizio talks to Melinda Wittstock of KUER's Capitol Hill Bureau, Attorney Stephen Sargent, and University of Utah Law Professor Erik Luna about the proceedings.
Salt Lake City, UT – Love may mean never having to say you're sorry, but what do apologies mean in politics? Doug Fabrizio talks to psychiatrist Aaron Lazare and to political historian Alan Coombs about the nature of apologies and what they mean to a constituency when they happen ... or don't ... in public.
Salt Lake City, UT – Author Margot Livesey will be in Salt Lake City Thursday evening to read from her new novel "Banishing Verona." Doug Fabrizio talks to Livesey about this latest work and about her craft.
Washington D.C. – A recent cover of Newsweek Magazine called the methamphetamine problem an epidemic. U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales recently announced a series of nationwide meth busts, but while meth has been a problem in Utah, there's an ongoing debeate as to whether or not calling it a national 'epidemic' is going too far. And, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, there's much less money to go around. Laura Strickler reports from our Capitol Hill Bureau. -
Salt Lake City, UT – Doug Fabrizio talks to pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston about his book "Perfectly Legal." Johnston is trying to get average Americans to understand how their tax system is widening the gap between them and the super-rich. Both Democrats and Republicans have distorted the country's tax code so that the rank and file of the country are quite literally funneling money to the super rich through tax cuts. (Repeat)