Utah NOW Show Archives: January 2010 Shows
This week on Utah NOW we're exploring the obsession to possess and collect rare and valuable books. A lot of people have this fixation and some take it to extremes. We'll tell the story of a book thief but also the bookseller who helped catch him who happens to be Utah's own Ken Sanders. (rebroadcast)
This week Governor Gary Herbert spoke in depth about the upcoming state budget and the impact to higher education, water issues, and depleted uranium disposal.
Governor Herbert also spoke on ethics reform in congress, the issues lobbyists and former Senate Majority Leader Sheldon Killpack, and running against Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon in this year's special election.
This week on Utah NOW - National Public Radio's Diane Rehm. We're broadcasting our conversation with the popular radio host recorded live at the Rose Wagner Center in Salt Lake City. We talked about her compelling personal story, which includes a condition that threatened to take her voice. She also discussed the changing media landscape and tells a few stories along the way. (rebroadcast)
This week on Utah NOW, the story of Tim DeChristopher. He's the 27-year-old college student and environmental activist who disrupted a public land auction last month by bidding up several parcels intended for oil and gas development. Join us as we take a closer look at what some are calling a case of modern-day monkey wrenching. (rebroadcast)