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KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show for the wildly curious.

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KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show for the wildly curious.

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The Politics of Mormonism.

By Shamus1679 - Jan 24 2020
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This was fantastic! Thanks for the thoughtful insight on a fascinating issue.

Doug and Lee Hale are killing it

By chosehowells - Jan 10 2020
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I love how this podcast mediates the mixed cultures in Utah

iTunes Ratings

509 Ratings
Average Ratings
446
32
12
9
10

The Politics of Mormonism.

By Shamus1679 - Jan 24 2020
Read more
This was fantastic! Thanks for the thoughtful insight on a fascinating issue.

Doug and Lee Hale are killing it

By chosehowells - Jan 10 2020
Read more
I love how this podcast mediates the mixed cultures in Utah
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RadioWest

Latest release on Aug 07, 2020

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KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show for the wildly curious.

Colin Dickey On Our Obsession With The Unexplained

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In a world fully mapped and explored, a world where rational, scientific answers can be made for basically everything, some people are left disenchanted.

Aug 07 2020

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Utah's COVID-19 Balancing Act

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How are state officials managing the delicate balancing act of protecting public health while also guarding the health of the economy?

Jul 31 2020

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James Baldwin Vs. William F. Buckley Jr. 1965

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On a February night in 1965 at England’s prestigious University of Cambridge, two well-known intellectuals, James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr., debated the question: Has the American dream been achieved at the expense of the American Negro?

Jul 31 2020

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The Miracle Of The Gulls And Other Utah Legends

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One of Utah’s many oddities is its state bird: the California Gull. But did you know that the humble gull is the hero in its own miracle tale?

Jul 25 2020

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Brittany Packnett Cunningham On Social Change

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Brittany Packnett Cunngingham comes from a family of ministers and pastors. It didn't take her long before she found her own spiritual calling as an activist, educator and writer dedicated to fighting for social justice.

Jul 25 2020

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The Joy Of Walking

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Summer is usually a time of travel and exploration, but the age of COVID-19 has brought our adventures closer to home. Instead of traveling, many of us are walking the hills and our neighborhoods, the movement and outdoors our solace.

Jul 17 2020

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The Debate Over Native American Mascots

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Last week, a Bountiful High alumna called on the school to drop its use of the "Braves" mascot, calling it “offensive, outdated and racist.” But who decides whether a mascot can or should be stripped from sports culture?

Jul 17 2020

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The Education Of Amb. Samantha Power

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Samantha Power was going to be a sports reporter. But her plans changed in 1989 when she saw Chinese protestors — students fighting for democracy — fired upon by their own government.

Jul 11 2020

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Gender, Sexuality And The LDS Church

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Have you ever thought that your gender could be a privilege? For certain leaders of the LDS church in the 1950s and ‘60s, only the very righteous would get to keep what made them a man or a woman in the next life.

Jul 10 2020

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The Legend Of Walter Mercado

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Through the 1980s to the early 2000s, astrologer and TV personality Walter Mercado was a household name in Latinx homes – reaching, at his peak, an estimated 120 million people with his daily horoscopes. Then, in 2007, Mercado disappeared.

Jul 03 2020

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Director Greg Whiteley On Netflix's 'Cheer'

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In December, Netflix released director Greg Whiteley’s docuseries “Cheer,” where it went on to become one of their most talked about and beloved shows of 2020.

Jul 03 2020

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RadioWest Book Club: 'Dandelion Wine'

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On Monday, June 29, 2020, the RadioWest Book Club met via Zoom with Dr. Jonathan Eller to discuss Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine."

Jul 02 2020

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Home Work: The History Of Working From Home

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Four months into the COVID-19 pandemic and plenty of us are still working from home. And when the pandemic ends, we’ll have to answer the question: Should we go back to the office?

Jun 26 2020

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Is TestUtah Getting The Right Results?

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Since it launched in April, questions have dogged TestUtah , a statewide testing initiative led by a group of Utah tech companies.

Jun 26 2020

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Web extra: Are You An Integrator Or Segmenter?

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When you’re at work, do you keep pictures of your family on your desk? Happily bring your spouse and kids to the summer work picnic? Or are you more inclined to keep your private life separate from your work life?

Jun 25 2020

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Through The Lens: 'Public Trust'

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What and who are America’s public lands for? We continue our monthly film series with a documentary that asks that question, and explores the precarious balance between enjoying and exploiting our shared spaces.

Jun 19 2020

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The Condemnation Of Blackness

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As Black Lives Matter protesters continue to march throughout the country demanding changes to our police forces, we look back at history and ask: How did racial discrimination within our police forces start?

Jun 19 2020

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Jeff Metcalf's "Requiem for the Living"

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After a long, valiant and inspiring battle with prostate cancer, the writer and teacher Jeff Metcalf died Friday, June 12, 2020. He was a great friend of the show. In 2014, he joined us to talk about his memoir, Requiem for the Living, about his fight to stay alive. Jeff's vivacity and humor were infectious, his determination was uplifting, and his kindness was a blessing to all he met. He will be dearly missed by our community.

Jun 12 2020

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Mormonism And White Supremacy

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In a time when America is taking a hard look at our country’s racist past and present, LDS scholar Joanna Brooks looks at the history of race within the LDS church.

Jun 12 2020

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What Defunding The SLC Police Could Mean

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In the wake of the death of George Floyd, protestors across the country have been pushing to defund the police. The same demands can be heard in Utah, and they’re only getting louder.

Jun 11 2020

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iTunes Ratings

509 Ratings
Average Ratings
446
32
12
9
10

The Politics of Mormonism.

By Shamus1679 - Jan 24 2020
Read more
This was fantastic! Thanks for the thoughtful insight on a fascinating issue.

Doug and Lee Hale are killing it

By chosehowells - Jan 10 2020
Read more
I love how this podcast mediates the mixed cultures in Utah