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Chatting Up A Storm - Claudia Cragg

Apr 16, 2018

KGNU's Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia) speaks with Ellen B. Meacham (@ebmeacham) about her new book. On 10 April 1967, a year before his run for president, Senator Robert F. Kennedy knelt in a crumbling shack in Mississippi trying to coax a response from a listless child. The toddler sat picking at dried rice and beans...


Mar 12, 2018

Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia) speaks here for @KGNU with Elizabeth Catte (@ElizabethCatte), public historian. 

Her work, What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, is a short, compelling read, steeped in history, and serves as a wonderfully intelligent antidote to the untruths of our political moment. It could also be...


Mar 1, 2018

Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia) speaks here for KGNU Denver/Boulder with Sarah Smith, one of the founders of Sawhorse.org The organization is designed to foster a "revolution" to rebuild our communities through carpentry, design, and education.

Based in Seattle, Sawhorse is a non-profit startup engage in "guerilla"...


Feb 28, 2018

Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia for @KGNU) speaks here with Susan Jacoby about her new book, “The Age of American Unreason,” in which she asserts that “America is now ill with a powerful mutant strain of intertwined ignorance, anti-rationalism and anti-intellectualism.”

For more than a decade, Jacoby says,...


Feb 26, 2018

Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia for @KGNU) speaks here with historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (@rdunbaro)on her new book, 'Loaded', which Kirkus Reviews calls "a provocative cultural analysis arguing that the Second Amendment and white supremacy are inextricably bound."

"Though some argue that the Second Amendment is necessary...