Caroline Fraser is author of the new, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Prairie Fires, the story of author of the Little House books, and the story of the ecological, economic, and political dramas resulting from the opening of the frontier.
From gritty neorealism to philosophical humor to animation, Cinefesta Italia showcases the contemporary Italian film scene. We talk to producer/director Luca Ceccarelli about new Italian cinema and its deep history.
New Mexico secretary of state Maggie Toulouse-Oliver talks about what it takes to run fair and accurate elections and to register all eligible voters…and we talk about her office’s responsibilities to oversee ethics among state officials.
Artist and performer Eddie Vitch came from a small town in Poland, found success in Paris, and made his way to Los Angeles, only to be deported back to Europe during the rise of the Third Reich. His story of survival is unique and enigmatic.
So says education expert Diane Ravitch. She gives us a reasonable — and scathing — indictment of the charter school movement, its underlying profit motive, and its ultimate failure to improve public education or serve students.
From small-town America to Swiss seminary to California politics, Bill Press has sought a life of public service. He talks about his work as co-host of CNN’s Crossfire, and our current political problems and possibilities.
Santa Fe New Mexican
Award-winning radio host Mary-Charlotte Domandi partners with the Santa Fe New Mexican, the oldest newspaper in the West, to bring you in-depth interviews on subjects from politics to the arts to science and nature. We bring you two podcasts a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and available any time you want to listen.
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