Co-hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells open the show with Edward McClelland, author of “Nothin’ But Blue Skies: The Heyday, Hard Times and Hopes of America’s Industrial Heartland”. In the second half, author Brian Stelter, talks about his book, “Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV”.
Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells start the hour with an interview Seth Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor. Then, a conversation with Moses Gates, author of “Hidden Cities: Travels to the Secret Corners of the World’s Great Metropolises”. Finally, Loyal Clark, Public Affairs Officer with the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. She gives a “state of the Uinta’s” report.
Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells talk to David Orentlicher, author of “Two Presidents are Better Than One: The Case for a Bipartisan Executive Branch”. In the second half, Mario Livio, author of “Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein- Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe”.
Community Voices co-hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells take over KPCW’s Public Affairs Hour every Thursday to take an in-depth look at national, regional and local topics. This week: Clare Balding, author of My Animals and Other Family and Overbooked – The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism author Elizabeth Becker.
Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells start the hour with Kate Kelly, Founder of Ordain Women along with Hannah Wheelrite, spokesperson, who aspire to create a space for Mormon women to articulate issues of gender inequality. In the second half, Alexander Cohen, Managing Editor, Business Rights Center, The Atlas Society, which has just published an essay”How Antitrust Competes Against Freedom”.
Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells have a conversation with David Rohde, author of “Beyond War: Re-imaging American Influence in the Middle East”. The two time Pulitzer Prize winning author examines the cardinal failing of Washington’s war on terror. In the second half, Martha Fuchs, author of “Legacy Rescue: A Daughter’s Tribute”, which tells the story of the author’s father and Zolton Kubinyi, the man who saved him and over 100 other Hungarian Jewish men during the Holocaust.
Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells first have Bob Garfield on. Bob is host of NPR’s On The Media and co-author of “Can’t Buy Me Like, How Authentic Customer Connections Drive Superior Results”. Then, Victoria Sweet talks about a special kind of hospital, it’s God’s Hospital, A Doctor, A Hospital and a pilgrimage to the heart of medicine.
Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells talk to Wayne McCormack, E.W. Thode professor of law at University of Utah, to talk about the two gay marriages cases in front of the Supreme Court. The second interview is with Jeanne Theoharis, author of “The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks”.
Community Voices new host line up is Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells. Today, they start the hour with author Army Colonel Ted Spain, discussing his book “Breaking Iraq:the Ten Mistakes that Broke Iraq”. This is an inside look at how the failure to understand and implement basic fundamentals in creating structure in nation building can lead to failure. In the second half, Craig Downer, author of “The Wild Horse Conspiracy”. This book presents new evidence concerning their history and evolution in North America.
Hosts Larry Warren and John Wells spend the first half of the show talking with Michael Yochim, author of “Protecting Yellowstone: Science and Politics of National Park Management”. They cover everything from grizzly bears to wolves to snowmobiles. The second half brings Viktor Mayer-Schonberger on to the show. Viktor is a professor at Oxford, who has written “Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think”, a revelatory exploration of the hottest trend in technology and the dramatic impact it will have.