KUER Local News
12:03 pm
Thu December 29, 2005

Old World, New Kitchen: Bernice Kida - Japan

Bernice Kida
Sean Graff

Salt Lake City, UT – A 5-part series from freelance producer Beth Hoffman. She visits with women from the Congo, Colombia, the Phillipines, Bangladesh and Japan and learns how they use cooking to stay connected to their culture. With a College of Humanities Documentary Studies Grant, producer Beth Hoffman joins immigrant women as they cook in their homes.
In the last story in this series, Hoffman visits the home of Bernice Kida, an immigrant from Japan.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
6:51 am
Thu December 29, 2005

Monday, January 2: Everett Ruess

Everett Ruess

Salt Lake City, UT – In November of 1934, a young man walked into the wilderness of Davis Gulch in Southern Utah. Locals regarded him as likeable, but odd. He was an artist, or a poet and devoted to the beauty he had discovered. Doug Fabrizio talks to Diane Orr and Bud Rusho about the story of Everett Ruess. His art wasn't extraordinary. Neither was his poetry. His life and the mystery of his disappearance, though, have inspired and baffled thousands. (Repeat, Original Broadcast, May 22, 2001)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:22 am
Wed December 28, 2005

Thursday, December 29: Author Nuala O'Faolain

Nuala O'Faolain
(c) Perry Ogden
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:23 am
Tue December 27, 2005

Wednesday, December 28: Missionary Murders

Salt Lake City, UT – Like many others, attorney Ken Driggs became intrigued by the murders of two Mormon missionaries in Texas in the early 70s. His casual interest turned to fascination, and he wrote a book about the case called Evil Among Us. Driggs says the story goes beyond the gruesome details of the case. He examines the lives of the victims, and the murderer, Robert Kleasen. And he reveals that religions like Mormonism don't always attract the well meaning. (Repeat, Original Broadcast August 13, 2001)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:38 am
Tue December 27, 2005

Tuesday, December 27: Poet Gary Snyder

Poet Gary Snyder

Salt Lake City, UT – The great American poet Gary Snyder spent a part of his life studying to be a Zen monk in Japan. Snyder has said the experience made him look at poetry differently. He joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about, among other things, the idea that poetry is designed to defend nature. The natural world and our place in it is a constant presence in his more than fifty years of writing. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:07 pm
Fri December 23, 2005

Monday, December 26: Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu
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KUER Local News
3:25 pm
Thu December 22, 2005

Homeless Person's Memorial Day

Salt Lake City, UT – Wednesday night, a candle light vigil was held in Pioneer park to mark the first Homeless Person's Memorial Day. KUER's Elaine Clark reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:17 pm
Thu December 22, 2005

Friday, December 23: Classic Christmas Stories

Salt Lake City, UT – We know you're busy getting the last minute details ready for your holiday weekend. Why not take a break, sit down, and enjoy two moving stories. RadioWest presents Truman Capotes "A Christmas Memory" and Ron Carlson's "The H Street Sledding Record." They'll make you remember why the season is so important ...

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:14 pm
Wed December 21, 2005

Thursday, December 22: Presidential War Power

Salt Lake City, UT – New revelations of Bush authorizing the National Security Agency to secretly monitor Americans has renewed conversations about the authority of the executive branch during war. Constitutional scholar Louis Fisher joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about his book "Presidential War Power." It's a look at this crucial separation of powers from the Revolutionary Era to the nation's post-9/11 wars.

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KUER Local News
3:05 pm
Wed December 21, 2005

A Gesture of Kinship: Navajos on Cultural Change

Salt Lake City, UT – Today on the Navajo Nation, hip-hop and punk are in and pow-wows are passe. A photographic and audio exhibit at the Utah Museum of Natural History explores cultural change and how its affected the lives of Navajos who were children in the 1970s and 80s.
The exhibit - A Gesture of Kinship - photographs and interviews with young Navajos - is showing through January 15.

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