Salt Lake CIty, UT – Tuesday on Utah's Capitol Hill, a legislative committee passed a bill targeting repeat drunk drivers. Lawmakers also took up the issue of seat belt use, surrogate parenting and the perennial squabble between banks and credit unions. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.
Tuesday, January 25, 2005 – Doug talks to director Greg Whiteley and producer Seth Gordon about their new documentary "New York Doll." It's a funny and touching look at bass player Arthur "Killer" Kane's search for God, happiness and a reunion of the band "New York Dolls."
Salt Lake City, UT – On Utah's Capitol Hill Monday, lawmakers took up a number of issues, including legalizing the practice of midwifery, giving parents more power to make medical decisions for their children, and planning for Utah's booming aging population. But first, KUER's Jenny Brundin reports on how final action on whether Utah will accept higher levels of radioactive waste could come later in the legislative session.
Monday, January 24, 2005 – Doug talks to director Stephen Marshall and Amy Redford about Marshall's Sundance entry "This Revolution." Also joining us is director Peter Raymont of "Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire."
Salt Lake City, UT – A legislative committee passed a bill Wednesday (1/19) that sets up a sweeping set of guidelines for how courts determine who parents are, and whether couples can use surrogate mothers. They also signed off on a bill to help more children who live in homes where they experience domestic violence. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports from Utah's Capitol Hill.
Friday, January 21, 2005 – Doug talks to Julia Heiman, director of the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, and Barak Goodman, producer, writer and director of American Experience's new documentary Kinsey. The conversation looks at the controversial and ground-breaking work on human sexuality by Alfred Kinsey in the 1940s.
Thursday, January 20, 2005 – RadioWest looks at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival with festival director Geoff Gilmore and Salt Lake Tribune film critic Sean Means. Doug is also joined by Dan Roos, director of "Happy Endings," which opens the festival January 20th.
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 – Doug talks with Newell Bringhurst and Darron Smith, editors of the new book "Black and Mormon." Also joined by BYU Sociologist Cardell Jacobson, the conversation looks at the role of Blacks in the LDS Church. (Repeat)