Utah NOW Show Archives: October 2009 Shows
This week Governor Gary Herbert speaks in depth about his department's four day work week, addresses the budget for 2010, and global warming. Gov. Herbert also answers questions about , the current ethics initiative, nuclear waste transport and storage, and the recent accelerated SITLA executives' bonuses.
This week on Utah NOW, we offer an inside look at The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brent Jeffs, nephew of jailed FLDS leader Warren Jeffs has written a memoir of his experience growing up in the polygamous sect. The story is about power and sex and the dark consequences of religious extremism. (Rebroadcast)
It's been eleven years since Judy Shepard's son Matthew was brutally murdered in Laramie, Wyoming. The story touched off a national movement focused on gay rights and prevention of hate crimes. This week on Utah NOW, Judy Shepard will join us to set the record straight about Matthew and reflect on the role she's had to play in the wake of his death.
The Ken Burns' series on National Parks has gotten us thinking about the different facets in that relationship between Americans and Land. This week on Utah NOW we're exploring that relationship, from history and art to politics and spirituality... we'll talk about how land moves people and spurs them to action.