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Conversations and stories that explore the way the world works.

Hosted by Doug Fabrizio, KUER's award-winning program features conversations with authors, politicians, artists and others. KUER 90.1  (9 a.m. and 7 p.m.); Streaming at radiowest.org

Managing the Tribune

May 21, 2018
Elaine Clark/KUER

Last week, the Salt Lake Tribune let 34 people go and announced cuts to content. Monday, editor Jennifer Napier-Pearce joins us to discuss the decisions and how they’re envisioning the way forward.

RBG

May 18, 2018
Courtesy of CNN Films.

We’re talking RBG, aka Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen. Their new documentary opens Friday in Salt Lake City theaters.

The Last Cowboys

May 17, 2018

Thursday, we're talking about the Wright family of ranchers and rodeo cowboys in central Utah. They're the subject of a new book that explores the challenges of keeping a foot in the West’s past while trying to navigate its new realities.

Writer and adventurer Craig Childs’s latest book is a unique kind of travelogue. It’s about his journeys across the country and back in time to the Ice Age to learn what life was like for the first people to arrive in North America.

Monday, The Salt Lake Tribune newsroom lost a third of its staff through layoffs and retirement. Tuesday, we’re talking about what this means for the paper and for journalism in Utah.

Vit Brunner via CC/Flickr, http://bit.ly/2ox1hBJ

Monday, we’re talking about timing. The writer Daniel Pink says timing is a science, and knowing how it works can make us better at our jobs and more creative. It’s not just about doing the things we do, but knowing when.

Friday, we're profiling a new documentary about the first woman judge on Palestine's court of Islamic law. Utah filmmaker Erika Cohn joins us to talk about women, Sharia law and The Judge.

Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana

William Mumler was a 19th-century photographer who took portraits of people and the ghosts of their departed. And he made a good living at it until he was arrested for fraud.

Wednesday, we're talking about one of the most effective members of President Trump's Cabinet. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt made a name for himself by attacking the agency he now leads. He's also been mired in a growing series of ethical investigations.

Public Domain

Historian Joshua Freeman joins us to talk about the history of factories, which is really interesting when you consider the lives of the people who've worked in them and how they've shaped our world.

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