Series: Utah Conversations with Ted Capener
Utah Conversations with Ted Capener continues to bring you new and exciting guests with stories from around Utah.
Ted Capener was inducted into the Utah Broadcasters Association's Hall of Fame in June 2005. Capener served as Vice President for University Relations at the University of Utah from 1985-1999.
He has a long and distinguished career in broadcasting, which began in 1958 with Bonneville International Corp.'s KSL Radio in Salt Lake City. Capener also served for more than nine years as chief of the Washington News Bureau for Bonneville.
The new president of Salt Lake's Westminster College, Dr. Bethami Dobkin, says the value of liberal arts colleges is under attack at the very time they are most needed.
Can love make a difference in reducing the number of youth suicides in Utah? BYU Professor Eric D. Huntsman says the choice to love can literally make the difference between life and death.
George Pyle is the editorial page editor and a columnist whose writings and decisions for the Salt Lake Tribune are, according to many, the highlight of the paper. For others, his columns and editorials clearly exhibit the left-leaning position of the paper. Which is it?
The Mars Society has chapters all over the world – and a very important one right here in Utah. With the help of Westminster biologist Dr. Bonnie Baxter, and enthusiastic locals like Jim Allen, the Mars Society is determined to explore and settle a new world.
Utah poet and novelist Katharine Coles has brought the past and present together in her new biography/memoir --"Look Both Ways". She says it is a double journey along her Grandmother's far-flung past, and how her grandmother’s life continues to influence her own.
Salt Lake County has a new mayor. Jenny Wilson knows a lot about the issues facing Utah's largest county and its burgeoning population, having served for 10 years on the county's council. She says she is well-prepared to deal with issues Salt Lake may face in the near future.