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Access Utah is UPR's original program focusing on the things that matter to Utah. The hour-long show airs daily at 9:00 a.m. and covers everything from pets to politics in a range of formats from in-depth interviews to call-in shows. Email us at upraccess@gmail.com or call at 1-800-826-1495. Join the discussion!

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Access Utah is UPR's original program focusing on the things that matter to Utah. The hour-long show airs daily at 9:00 a.m. and covers everything from pets to politics in a range of formats from in-depth interviews to call-in shows. Email us at upraccess@gmail.com or call at 1-800-826-1495. Join the discussion!

    Revisiting Still Here: The 75th Anniversary Of Hiroshima With Mary Dickson On Monday's Access Utah

    Revisiting Still Here: The 75th Anniversary Of Hiroshima With Mary Dickson On Monday's Access Utah

    A coalition of organizations hosted a national virtual event in August on the 75th anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to commemorate the survivors of nuclear weapons and production. Still Here: 75 Years of Shared Nuclear Legacy included highlights from local events, stories from survivors, and a look toward a future free from nuclear threats. Salt Lake City writer Mary Dickson, a long-time advocate for downwinders and the playwright of Exposed, was a featured speaker at the

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    COVID-19 Long Haulers On Thursday's Access Utah

    COVID-19 Long Haulers On Thursday's Access Utah

    Responding to a recent Access Utah episode on COVID-19 in Utah, Lisa O’Brien wrote us to say that she had founded a Utah COVID-19 Long Haulers group, and that many are still struggling with long term effects of COVID. She says that some have hit 8 months or longer and that studies are now showing that at least 10% are ending up with long term effects & that Post COVID Care centers are going up across the country for Long Haulers to help those dealing with Post Viral symptoms. Today we’ll

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    Revisiting The Strange Lure Of Other People's Photos With Bill Shapiro On Wednesday's Access Utah

    Revisiting The Strange Lure Of Other People's Photos With Bill Shapiro On Wednesday's Access Utah

    Today on Access Utah, writer Bill Shapiro joins us to talk about what draws him to other people's photos. He says other people's photographs are "like time-travel and a shortcut to empathy." We talk about how photography can pull us outside of ourselves, connecting us to something greater.

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    Climate Change In The Mountain West With Simon Wang On Tuesday's Access Utah

    Climate Change In The Mountain West With Simon Wang On Tuesday's Access Utah

    Simon Wang is Professor of Climate Dynamics and Assistant Director of the Utah Climate Center at Utah State University. Dr. Wang studies climate variability, weather process, extreme events, and long-term prediction. He recently gave a presentation to news reporters for a virtual event organized by InsideClimate News, titled “Wildfire, Heatwaves, Snowpack and Floods: Climate Change in the Mountain West.”

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    'In Defense Of Piñon Nut Nation' On Monday's Access Utah

    'In Defense Of Piñon Nut Nation' On Monday's Access Utah

    In a recent article for Terrain.org titled “ In Defense of Pinon Nut Nation ,” writer and photographer Stephen Trimble says “Piñons and junipers are the size of humans. We don’t look down at them, casually, and we don’t gaze up in awe. We are equal in scale. ‘Tree’ usually means tall, vertical, but these trees often are round. They have the reserved warmth of a Native grandmother. When you live in piñon-juniper woodland, you live with the trees, not under them. You participate, you reside."

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    Writing Historical Fiction With Julie Berry On Thursday's Access Utah

    Writing Historical Fiction With Julie Berry On Thursday's Access Utah

    Julie Berry is the award-winning author of books for young adults and children. Her books include Lovely War, All the Truth That’s in Me, The Passion of Dolssa, The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place, and Happy Right Now. She’s leading a virtual workshop on Writing Historical Fiction for the Provo City Library and The King’s English Bookshop this evening at 7:00.

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Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Overlyactive11 ,

Great interviews!

The styling of interviewing is awesome! I appreciate how prepared he is to ask just the right answers. Love the variety of topics that is presented each week. Keep up the good work!

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