Wedneday, October 6, 2004 – Dr. Ethan Nadelmann joins Doug to discuss U.S. drug control policies and his recommended alternatives. Nadelmann received his PhD in Political Science from Harvard as well as a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics. He lectures internationally on drug policy and criminal justice issues.
Salt Lake City – The University of Utah football team is at the top of the Mountain West conference. After another decisive win last weekend, the Utes are undefeated in their quest to capture a second straight conference title. But winning isn't cheap. Universities across the country are spending more and more money to field successful football programs. And new research shows it may not be worth it. Producer Annie Feidt reports:
Salt Lake City – EARLIER THIS YEAR, US OFFICIALS LAUNCHED A MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR CRACKDOWN ALONG THE ARIZONA-MEXICO BORDER. SINCE THEN, ALMOST HALF A MILLION ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ALONG THIS STRETCH OF THE BORDER - A 57 PERCENT INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR. BUT THE NUMBER OF DEATHS HAS RISEN TOO . SALT LAKE RADIO PRODUCER SCOTT CARRIER OPENS HIS 3-PART SERIES ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION WITH A LOOK AT THE RISKY JOURNEY TO THE U.S., BEGINNING IN THE MEXICAN BORDER TOWN OF SASABE, SONORA.
Salt Lake City – A BILL IS MOVING THROUGH CONGRESS THAT WOULD HIRE 10,000 MORE BORDER AGENTS TO PATROL MEXICO'S 2000 MILE LONG BORDER WITH THE UNITED STATES. TUSCON WRITER CHARLES BOWDEN BELIEVES THAT AMERICAN EFFORTS TO STOP THE FLOW OF HUMANS CROSSING THE BORDER, WHICH HE CALLS AN EXODUS ---- IS SET UP TO FAIL. IN THE LAST OF A 3-PART SERIES ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION, SALT LAKE RADIO PRODUCER SCOTT CARRIER TALKS WITH BOWDEN, WHO IS AUTHOR OF 14 BOOKS, SEVERAL OF THEM ON THE BORDER REGION.
Salt Lake City – THERE'S BEEN A 57 PERCENT INCREASE SINCE MARCH IN ARRESTS OF MEXICANS TRYING TO ENTER THE COUNTRY ILLEGALLY. BUT THE CRACKDOWN AT THE BORDER HAS ALSO FUELLED MORE DEATHS AMONG ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS. THE JOURNEY IS DANGEROUS AND RISKY FOR THE IMMIGRANTS AND OTHERS WHO LIVE ALONG THE BORDER. SALT LAKE RADIO PRODUCER SCOTT CARRIER BRINGS US PART 2 IN A 3-PART SERIES ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION WITH A GLIMPSE INTO THE LIFE OF A SECURITY OFFICER ON THE BUENOS AIRES NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.
Monday, October 4, 2004 – Doug Fabrizio moderates a discussion on Utah's proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage. The program will be aired live from the Hinckley Institute of Politics. Guests include former Utah Special Assistant Attorney General Monte Stewart; Tiani Coleman, chair of the Utah County Republican Party; and Scott McCoy and Jane Marquardt of the Don't Amend Alliance.