Salt Lake City, UT – The death last week of NFL defensive end Reggie White - one of the great players in NFL history - hit Salt Lake City teacher Claudia Heath hard. But it also gave her the chance to tell her students about the man once called "a gentle warrior," as well as a chance to tell them that even in schools like theirs, it's possible to be a hero.
Claudia Heath teaches 7th grade at Glendale Middle School in Salt Lake City.
Wednesday, January 5, 2005 – Celebrated journalist and author Robert MacNeil joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about the many ways English is spoken throughout the United States. The documentary Do You Speak American airs Wednesday, January 5th at 7:00 p.m. on KUED Channel 7.
Tuesday, January 4, 2005 – Author Laura L. Bush talks to Doug about her book "Faithful Transgressions in the American West." The book looks at six twentieth-century Mormon women's autobiographies, and the conflict they found between the their own writing and ideas and the authority of the Mormon church.
Salt Lake City, UT – The Sarvodaya Shramadana community development movement is well-established in Sri Lanka and is now helping with disaster relief after the devastating tsunami. Richard Brooks, representing Friends of Sarvodaya, talks about the group and what it can do to help with the recovery in its homeland.
More information is available from the Buddhist Peace Fellowship web site (www.bpf.org) or from www.sarvodaya.lk
Thursday, December 30, 2004 – Charles Bowden is a hard hitting journalist and author who writes fearlessly and passionately about the American south-west. He takes on difficult topics ... killers, drug traffickers, the destruction of nature and the predicament of modern civilization. Bowden joins Doug for a conversation about his writing and his work. (Repeat)
Monday, December 27, 2004 – Gifford Pinchot believes in socially responsible business. In other words, one can run a successful enterprise with sustainable values. James Soares, Manager for Squatters here in SLC, describes how he has applied that philosophy in his work. Pinchot is co-founder of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute which provides MBAs with corporate and social responsibility. (Repeat)