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Jul 25, 2017

KGNU's Claudia Cragg speaks with Peter Hessler about his piece in the 24th July edition of The New Yorker "How Trump is Transforming Rural America". The main focus of this piece is Grand Junction, Colorado. 

Peter Hessler joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2000. From 2000 until 2007, he was the...

Jul 22, 2017

Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times bestselling and James Beard Award-winning author of many books, including, Choice CutsThe Basque History of the WorldSaltCodThe Food of a Younger Land, and The Last Fish Tale.  With EDIBLE STORIES: A Novel in Sixteen Parts Kurlansky brought readers all new stories about the...

Jul 19, 2017

Professor Chris Rapley, Ph.D., CBE and Director of the British Antarctic Survey, has been
one of the most respected scientists in the UK. This was first broadcast on KGNU Denver/Boulder in 2006. 

Rapley has spent years looking at what the deep ice of Antarctica tells us of past epochs.

Through his work, he can explain...

Jul 13, 2017

KGNU's Claudia Cragg speaks here with Professor Nancy Maclean about her latest book, 'Cemocracy in Chains'. 

Nancy MacLean attempts to show how ideas were forged in a last-gasp attempt, she believes, to preserve the white elite's power in the wake of Brown v. Board of Education. By recasting the era's legal...

Jul 10, 2017

In this interview with KGNU's Claudia Cragg, world-renowned astrophysicist and author Mario Livio investigates perhaps the most human of all our characteristics—curiosity—as he explores our innate desire to know why.

Experiments demonstrate that people are more distracted when they overhear a phone...