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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.

    Remembering USF's Fred Adams

    Remembering USF's Fred Adams

    Back in the early ’60s, Fred Adams had a dream. His dream was rooted in Cedar City, which at that time was home to more livestock than people, so the idea of starting a festival there devoted to the plays of William Shakespeare probably shouldn’t have worked. But Adams was a visionary. Through his persistence, tenacity, and his ability to inspire others, he built an annual event that grew and grew until eventually his dream became reality. Sadly, Adams died last week. As friends and family

    • 20 min
    150th Anniversary Of Utah Women's Suffrage

    150th Anniversary Of Utah Women's Suffrage

    150 years ago, on February 14, 1870, Salt Lake City resident Seraph Young and 25 other Utah women voted in a municipal election, becoming the first women in the country to vote under equal suffrage laws.

    • 51 min
    Kristen Richardson On The History Of Debutantes

    Kristen Richardson On The History Of Debutantes

    Have you ever heard of the Texas Dip? It’s a wild curtsy you might see performed—or botched—at a debutante ball. Kristen Richardson calls it a magic trick. And, yes, debutantes are still a thing. They’re the subject of her new book The Season .

    • 50 min
    2020's Oscar Nominated Film Scores

    2020's Oscar Nominated Film Scores

    How does a composer manipulate our feelings during a film scene? Edmund Stone, host of the radio program The Score , explains the magic of film scoring through this year’s Oscar nominated Best Original Musical Scores.

    • 50 min
    Utah Senator Mitt Romney's Break With Republicans

    Utah Senator Mitt Romney's Break With Republicans

    President Trump was acquitted by the Senate this week on the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The vote would have run straight along party lines if not for a lone outlier: Utah Senator Mitt Romney.

    • 51 min
    Sundance 2020: 'Church And The Fourth Estate'

    Sundance 2020: 'Church And The Fourth Estate'

    Director Brian Knappenberger’s Sundance documentary short Church and the Fourth Estate tells one man’s story–and the efforts to cover it up and silence him–of sexual abuse at the hands of his Scout leader when he was in middle school.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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The Politics of Mormonism.

This was fantastic! Thanks for the thoughtful insight on a fascinating issue.

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Radio West

Doug is one of the most skilled and intelligent hosts on any podcast. He is prepared, had astute knowledge of his guests, educates his audience with insight and appropriate questions, possesses a subtle sense of humor, and wonderful speaking voice. This podcast presents a wide, diverse range of interests which is truly enjoyable.

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