It’s the time of year when many high school seniors are receiving their college acceptance letters. While this may be a time of high anxiety for students hoping hoping they will get into their first choice school, it is even harder for parents who have to figure out how they’ll pay for their child’s education. Today on Community Voices, KPCW’s Larry Warren and Beth Fratkin interview Nancy Michalko, Park City High School’s scholarship advisor, to help parents and students negotiate the maze of financial aid that might be available to them. During the second half of our program, we interview Craig Whitney. Craig is the author of Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment. If you’ve ever wondered why guns are so prevalent in our county, you’ll want to stay tuned for Craig Whitney’s thoughtful analysis of one of the most defining aspects of American life.
Today on Community Voices, we’ve been hearing a lot about health insurance exchanges and how they might be able to drive down costs for consumers. KPCW’s Larry Warren and Beth Fratkin talk with Patty Conner, the Director of Avenue H, Utah’s existing health insurance exchange program, about how Governor Herbert intends to expand this program in order to meet the requirements of the Affordable Health Care Act. If you’re confused about what a health insurance exchange program can offer you, Patty will be here to provide some answers. During the second part of our program, we hear from Judi Hilman, the Executive Director of the Utah Health Policy Project. Judi will be telling us what she and other health advocates would like to see included in Utah’s health insurance exchange program, and why some community groups think that Utah can do better.
Today on Community Voices, KPCW’s Larry Warren interviews Iconic American Folksinger, Judy Collins. Next, Beth Fratkin and Jan Williams interview author Peter Ames Carlin about his new book, “Bruce.” It’s a sweeping biography of one of America’s greatest musician.
Today on Community Voices, KPCW’s Larry Warren and Beth Fratkin interview Jennifer Jackenthal, Director of Park City School District’s PC CAPS program with Al Landon,
Mike Kilchenstein, and Juan Zarate. Our second guest is Matt Litt who joins us to talk about his book, “Christmas 1945.”
Our first guest today on Community Voices is Clifford Rosky. He’s a professor at the SJ Quinney Law School who focuses his research on sexual orientation and the law, and who has written extensively on same sex marriage. Professor Rosky will be joining us today to discuss the issues that are at stake now that the Supreme Court has decided to hear two cases are challenging the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8, the law that bans same sex marriage. During the second half of Community Voices, we’ll be talking about an issue that we’re sure many of you be interested in. Jacob Tomsky has written an entertaining and revealing book about the hotel industry called Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality. We’ll be discussing the tricks of the trade with Jacob and he’ll offer some advice that will ensure that your net stay in a hotel is a pleasant one.
Today on Community Voices, KPCW’s Beth Fratkin and John Wells interview Rabbi Joshua Aaronson from Temple Har Shalom to talk about Hanukah, which begins on Saturday, and its significance to the Jewish American experience. During the second half of Community Voices, we speak with Akil Reed Amar, author of America’s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By. Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School.
Today on Community Voices, our first guest is Jonathan Thompson. He’d a senior editor at High Country News and he wrote a very interesting article called Red State Rising: How the GOP runs Utah with a Collectivist Touch. For our second guest, we’ll be talking to Stuart Taylor Jr. former New York Times legal journalist and co-author of Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended To Help, and Why Universities Won’t Admit It.
Today on Community Voices, KPCW’s Larry Warren and Beth Fratkin interview interview Aida Donald, author of Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman. Aida presents a psychologically penetrating portrait of Harry S. Truman, the unlikely president who rose from a modest background to preside over the end of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War. Our second guest of the show is Esperanza Granados – Attorney/Public Policy Advocate of the ACLU of Utah. Earlier this year the Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s version of the “Show Me Your Papers” law. Utah passed a similar law, HB 497 in 2011.
Today on Community Voices, we talk about election results with BYU Professor of Political Science, Dr. Kelly Patterson. We then speak with Jeff Biggers, author of State Out of the Union: Arizona and the Final Showdown over the American Dream.
Today on Community Voices, we have a special debate edition among the school board candidates. For the first part of the show, we listen to Tania Knauer and Kristen Brown – candidates for Park City School District 3. We then hear from Mo Hickey (Chair Of Park City School Board) and Nancy Garrison. Our last guest is Associate Professor of Westminster College, Marilee Coles-Ritchie.