KUER Local News
10:18 am
Tue August 23, 2005

President Bush Speaks to Veterans in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, UT – President George W. Bush defended the war in Iraq yesterday in a speech to thousands of veterans at V-F-W convention at the Salt Palace. Bush faces growing skepticism over the war, and protesters turned out in much greater numbers than in previous anti-war demonstrations in Utah.

Read more
RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:42 pm
Mon August 22, 2005

Tuesday, August 23: Behind the Lines

Salt Lake City, UT – Andrew Carroll traveled throughout the US and 35 countries to collect the personal correspondence of troops and civilians in times of war. The result was 200 letters that portray the realities of conflict and sacrifice from the American Revolution to Iraq. He's collected them into the new book "Behind the Lines," and joins Doug Fabrizio in studio to talk about his search ... and about what he found.

Read more
RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:17 pm
Fri August 19, 2005

Monday, August 22: Jean-Michel Cousteau

Salt Lake City, UT – As a child, Jean-Michel Cousteau was thrown overboard with newly invented SCUBA gear on his back by his ocean-exploring father Jacques Cousteau. After a lifetime of relationship with the water, Jean-Michel is himself an explorer, environmentalist, educator and film producer. He'll be at the Sundance Nature Center over Labor Day for "A Weekend of Discovery," and joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about his career and his passion for one of Earth's greatest resources.

Read more
RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:57 pm
Thu August 18, 2005

Friday, August 19: Stradivari's Genius

Friday, August 19: Stradivari's Genius

Salt Lake City, UT – Antonio Stradivari created instruments that gave the world their rich and unique sound for hundreds of years. Doug Fabrizio talks with author Toby Faber about Stradivari's enduring work, and we're joined by Utah Symphony Concert Master Ralph Matson playing a 1702 Lord Borwick Stradivarius - courtesy of Peter Prier and Sons Violins. (Repeat)

Read more
KUER Local News
1:48 pm
Thu August 18, 2005

Leavitt Touts Prescription Drug Benefit

Salt Lake City, UT – Former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt rolled into town yesterday on a giant bus serving as a billboard for the country's new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. Now the Bush administration's top health official, Leavitt spoke to seniors in Salt Lake City, just one stop on a 100-city bus tour of America. Kuer's Jenny Brundin reports.

Read more
RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:17 pm
Wed August 17, 2005

Thursday, August 18: The Gangs of Zion

Salt Lake City, UT – Pacific Islanders are one of Utah's fastest growing ethnic groups. But coming to the state, many Polynesian youth find themselves searching for identity in Mormon country. That search often leads to gangs -- and to ward houses -- simultaneously. Journalist Tim Sullivan and photographer JT Thomas explored the issues in the High Country News article, "The Gangs of Zion." Along with Metro Gang Unit officer Cliff Chase, they'll join Doug Fabrizio to talk about the seemingly unstoppable cycle of violence.

Read more
RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:42 pm
Wed August 17, 2005

Wednesday, August 17: The US Flag

Wednesday, August 17: The US Flag

Read more
RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:40 am
Mon August 15, 2005

Tuesday, August 16: A Chest Chat

Salt Lake City, UT – Karen Spears Zacharias faced an important question when her daughters hit puberty. How do you raise self-confident, well adjusted and flat-chested girls in a society obsessed with body image? They all survived the experience, and are traveling the country to collect women's stories about their breasts. RadioWest looks at the national craze to create the perfect body, and asks how to find joy in what nature gave us.

Read more
RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:28 pm
Fri August 12, 2005

Monday, August 15: Buried Suns - America's Nuclear Testing

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug Fabrizio talks to journalist David Samuels. Samuels is the author of "Buried Suns: The Past and Possible Future of America's Nuclear-Testing Program," which appeared in Harper's Magazine.

Purchase a CD of today's RadioWest.

Read more
KUER Local News
10:32 am
Fri August 12, 2005

The "Rape in Utah" Report

Rape Recovery Center 2035 S. 1300 E.Salt Lake City, UT 84105 (801)467-7282

Salt Lake City, UT – A newly released government study examines the most under-reported crime in Utah. KUER's Tasha Cook has the story.

Read more

Pages