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Utah Conversations With Ted Capener

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  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Ali Hosnain.

    He was student body president at the University of Utah a year ago...the first Muslim ever elected to that position. Now he represents all students of higher education as a member of the Utah State Board of Regents. A conversation with Ali Hasnain.

    Length: 00:26:58
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Al Rounds.

    Al Rounds, a well known artist whose watercolor paintings appear to be done in oils. He has traveled the world looking for the perfect picture to paint. Utah Conversations with Ted Capener features Utahns, normal people living amazing lives and amazing people living normal lives.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Amanda Dickson.

    Amanda Dickson is KSL's radio-voice that wakes you up in the morning. She works 10-12 hours a day, wakes up at 3:00 am, and still has energy to sound bright and knowledgeable. Find out what makes this Utahn tick by watching Utah Conversations.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Anne Stewart Mark.

    Playgoers in Utah know her, She has had many leading roles, supporting roles and bit roles (sometimes three or four in one play) --and she always is a standout...a professional whose career includes more plays than we have time to mention. What's more, she is now an acclaimed director. Ted talks with Anne Stewart Mark on this "Conversation."

    Length: 00:26:53
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Betsy Burton.

    Just as David battled with Goliath, Betsy Burton, owner of The King's English Bookstore has waged her own 30-year battle to save independent, local businesses. Why does she do it and can she win the battle?

    Length: 00:27:09
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Bonnie Phillips.

    Bonnie Phillips, owner of Salt Lake's Phillips gallery, started the Golden Rule Project. The project began as a work of art consisting of sixteen golden rule formulations taken from different cultures, philosophies and teachings. Each original work of art was placed in high schools and middle schools to promote students to consider the golden rule. She hopes the Golden Rule Project will enhance the contemplation of how people should treat each other.

    Length: 00:26:54
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Brian McPherson.

    Can carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants be captured and stored underground? University of Utah scientist Brian J. McPherson believes it's possible. Professor McPherson reports his findings next time.

    Length: 00:26:56
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Calvin Rampton and John Gallivan.

    Calvin Rampton, former Governor of Utah and John Gallivan, long time publisher of the Salt Lake Tribune talk politics, past and present. It may be that no two Utahns have had more impact on the health and well-being of Salt Lake .

    Length: 00:26:50
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Capitol Renovation with David Harris Hart.

    The old girl --Utah's stately capitol-- has had a major facelift and not only is she more attractive-- but she likely won't soon fall down. A virtual walk through the Capitol-- with guidance from architect David Harris Hart.

    Length: 00:26:58
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Chief Burbank.

    Chief Chris Burbank was appointed the new Salt Lake City Chief of Police in March. He has worked for the Salt Lake City Police Department for 15 years, was the sergeant of the Downtown Bicycle Unit and a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team. Now that serious crime in Utah is at a 14 year low, what is next for the new chief? Utah Conversations with Ted Capener features Utahns, normal people living amazing lives and amazing people living normal lives.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Chieko Okazaki.

    Chieko Okazaki, a former counselor in the LDS Church's General Relief Society presidency--author of seven books, a well-known lecturer on women's rights. She has interesting stories to tell of her childhood in Hawaii, the bombing at Pearl Harbor and racism.

    Length: 00:26:47
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Craig Wirth.

    Craig Wirth, longtime feature reporter for CBS, CNBC, Clear Channel Broadcasting and other major media outlets. Well known for his old car and his travels across Utah and elsewhere, Craig will provide feature stories and interesting tales. He is currently teaching in the Dept. of Communication at the U. Utah Conversations with Ted Capener features Utahns, normal people living amazing lives and amazing people living normal lives.

    Length: 00:26:45
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. David Chapman.

    He rides his 10-speed bicycle to and from work every day. He is a renowned teacher, scholar and administrator who has published 120 articles in refereed journals, including Nature, Science and Scientific American. And, he says, our global heat engine is overheating. A conversation with Professor David Chapman in this conversation.

    Length: 00:27:15
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. David Chapman.

    Professor David Chapman rides his 10-speed bicycle to and from work every day. He is a renowned teacher, scholar and administrator who has published 120 articles in refereed journals, including Nature, Science and Scientific American. And, he says, our global heat engine is overheating.

    Length: 00:26:51
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Dick Nourse.

    He wasn't quite twenty four when he began one of the most illustrious careers in broadcast news. After four decades in the anchor chair, Dick Nourse has said "enough." What are his memories and what of his future?

    Length: 00:27:18
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Don Gale.

    He was a highly successful businessman, who with help and guidance of his mother Rose, his brother Abe, and his father Harry, turned a rag-bag business into riches. I.J. "Izzy" Wagner's colorful life, his influence and success and his "giving back" are detailed in a new book--"Bags to Riches--the story of I.J. Wagner". A conversation with the book's author Don Gale on this "Utah Conversations."

    Length: 00:26:56
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Edna Taylor.

    Edna Anderson Taylor, also known as Romper Room's Miss Julie, will be joining Ted for a look back into the "magic mirror". Hear what Miss Julie is up to now that you're all grown up.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Eileen Dwyer.

    What are the primary causes of homelessness? And are there effective ways of helping the growing number of homeless people in our state? Will "permanent" housing for the homeless really work?

    Length: 00:26:32
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Elaine Elliot.

    Elaine Elliott, head coach of the Lady Ute basketball team. Join host Ted Capener as he chats with Elaine Elliot, head coach of the Lady Ute basketball team. Elliott just led the team to the 'Elite Eight' of the NCAA basketball tournament for the first time in the history of the school. Utah Conversations with Ted Capener features Utahns, normal people living amazing lives and amazing people living normal lives.

    Length: 00:26:54
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Erik Jorgensen.

    Dr. Erik Jorgensen, the Scientific Director of the Brain Institute at the University of Utah and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Learn about the molecules that make us think, the circuits that make us act, and why it really matters.

    Length: 00:26:42
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Esther Landa.

    Esther Landa, community activist, education leader, and a true hands-on woman. She has received three honorary doctorates, presided over many organizations, and been elected to many important positions. At 93 she is witty as ever and has some great stories to tell.

    Length: 00:26:49
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. France Davis.

    For 33 years he has been the pastor of the Calvary Baptist church. He marched from Selma to Montgomery with the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior. He now serves on more boards and committees than one can mention and is a widely respected leader in the state of Utah--and, indeed, in the nation. His interesting history is detailed in a new book: "France Davis: an American Story Told." A conversation with the Reverend France Davis.

    Length: 00:27:11
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Frank Ferguson.

    What do these buildings have in common: Abravanel Hall, BYU's Jerusalem Center , the Gad Valley restaurant at Snowbird, Rice Eccles stadium, the formerly named Delta Center , and too many other buildings to mention? The answer: they were all designed by Utah architect Frank T. Ferguson. Ted talks with Frank about what makes a great building and what makes a building great.

    Length: 00:26:49
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. George Cheney.

    University of Utah professor George Cheney says the drive to consume more and more and to do more and more is a vicious cycle and technology and buying more stuff may not pave the road to happiness but keep us in a pothole of permanent dissatisfaction. A conversation with George Cheney.

    Length: 00:26:43
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Georgia B. Peterson.

    What does a former Utah legislator do when she leaves the House? Georgia B. Peterson has worked now for 15 years to help Navajos in Utah receive the millions of dollars from the Utah Navajo Trust Fund they say is due them from oil royalties. A conversation with Georgia Peterson.

    Length: 00:26:49
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Gordon B. Hinckley.

    A few years back, Ted sat down with President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gordon B. Hinckley. Tune in on Christmas Eve as President Hinckley shares a message on Christmas, hope and heroes.

    Length: 00:26:54
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Jake Garn.

    Jake Garn, a senator, astronaut, father, mayor and pilot. As he approaches his 74th birthday, he still flies his airplane, does 75 push-ups and serves on more boards than we have space to mention. Join Ted for a special conversation.

    Length: 00:26:59
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. James H. Thomas.

    Dr. James H. Thomas, a founder of the Arab American University in Palestine and an Emeritus Professor of Genetics and Plant Breeding at Utah State University. He will tell his personal story of spending 16 years in the Middle East. Utah Conversations with Ted Capener features Utahns, normal people living amazing lives and amazing people living normal lives.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Jill Stevens.

    She says giving back is her passion. Shortly out of high school, Jill Stevens joined the Utah National Guard and received five medals for service as a combat medic in Afghanistan, graduated from nursing with high honors, became Miss Utah, runs marathons - who knows what ahead? A conversation with Jill Stevens.

    Length: 00:00:00
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. John C. Wester.

    After 31 years of priesthood, nine of them spent as auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, 56 -year-old John C. Wester was installed earlier this year as the ninth bishop of the Salt Lake Diocese overseeing the lives of 200,000 Utah Catholics. Bishop Wester says the Diocese of Salt Lake City is a missionary church, and he is looking forward to being a shepherd in this wonderful community. Ted has a conversation with Bishop John C. Wester.

    Length: 00:27:46
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Julie Jensen.

    The play, the Bard said, is the thing. But, as he surely knew-'tisn't so' without the accomplished playwright. Utahn Julie Jensen more than fills the bill. She has taught playwriting at seven different colleges and universities. She worked as writer in Hollywood for five years and until recently directed the graduate playwriting program at the university of Nevada , Las Vegas . She is now resident playwright at Salt Lake Acting Company.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Karen Hale.

    She served two terms in Utah's Senate before retiring and is now Communications Director for Salt Lake Mayor Ralph Becker. Democrat Karen Hale loves public service and was recently named winner of the Eleanor Roosevelt Award by party leaders who say she personifies the ideals of the nation's longest serving first lady. She is a super delegate and must decide between Senator Clinton and senator Obama.

    Length: 00:26:30
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Karl Tangren.

    He says he was born atop a horse-and later became an extra in several western movies made in Moab. He says it really wasn't John Wayne but a double who rode off in the sunset- A conversation with cattle rancher Karl Tangren.

    Length: 00:26:47
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Katherine Coles.

    In naming Katharine Coles to a five-year term as the state's poet laureate, Governor Huntsman said the arts are an essential element to Utah's future. An associate professor of English at the University of Utah , Katherine Coles has a long history of professional and community service and has received several awards for her work. What role can poetry and the literary arts play in our lives? And just what does the post entail? Find out in this interview with Utah 's new poet laureate Katharine Coles.

    Length: 00:26:49
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Ken Jennings.

    Ken Jennings, local Jeopardy! champ and author of the newly released book Brainiac, will join Ted on Utah Conversations. Having graduated from BYU, Utahns claim Ken as a hometown genius. Tune in to hear his perspective on his new book, and to see Ted challenge Ken to some trivia of his own.

    Length: 00:26:08
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Kenneth G. Hansen.

    Why are there problems in settling estates- Kenneth G. Hansen says often it's not because of money that's left- but because of the other "stuff"... the piano, rugs, chairs, and things. A solution from Ken Hansen on this "Utah Conversations." You can purchase your copy of "Don't let the stuff you leave behind destroy your family" at Sam Weller's books.

    Length: 00:26:48
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Ken Sanders.

    Ken Sanders knows a "rare" book when he sees one. His exceptional knowledge of rare books has attracted producers of the PBS hit program "Antiques Road Show," who include him now as an expert appraiser of such rare finds. But Sanders loves, finds, reads and sells all kinds of books - something he has been doing since he was a young boy.

    Length: 00:27:10
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. KUED's 50th Anniversary.

    Fifty years of television excellence? That has been the goal. From dazzling productions to straight talk shows - from "How's Your Health?" to "Mr. Roger's Neighborhood," "Sesame Street" and "Utah's World War II Stories," - KUED has done it all. This week we take a look back with two pioneers of KUED.

    Length: 00:26:55
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Linda Wakefield.

    As Dancing with the Stars finished up its 10 week run, Ted chated with Linda Wakefield, the Artistic Director of the BYU Ballroom Dance Company. The two took a look at some memorable dances and had an unforgettable conversation.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Lou Callister.

    Lou and Ellen Callister know the grief of losing a child who died as a result of addiction. And they now devote time and resources hoping to help others avoid such tragedy. Lou Callister shares his story next time.

    Length: 00:27:16
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Manny Hendrix.

    It has happened only a very few times--a college basketball player, with no football experience -- making it as a professional football star; fast and strong and smart - the University of Utah's Manny Hendrix did it. And how is he doing now that he is the director of athletic relations for the University of Utah?

    Length: 00:26:35
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Michael Young.

    2006 marks Michael K. Young's third year as president of the University of Utah . And though many interesting things are going on at the university, Ted and President Young will be discussing a different topic?religion. Michael Young has an interesting perspective on religious freedom, having served as a member and two term chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.

    Length: 00:26:27
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Mike Dmitrich.

    After 40 years in Utah's legislature Mike Dmitrich --minority leader in first the House and then the Senate-- says it's time to hang 'em up. A conversation with Carbon County's one-time coal miner.

    Length: 00:27:19
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Natalie Gochnour.

    A leader of Salt Lake's "Downtown Rising" project, she was recently named "Wasatch Woman of the Year." A conversation with Natalie Gochnour who says "feminine values" have strongly influenced her 23 years of public service.

    Length: 00:31:24
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Ramona Sierra.

    Native-American Ramona Sierra is a clinical social worker and a "horse whisperer" who believes whenever all beings connect, a foundation is provided to explore one's own relationship with self and with others.

    Length: 00:26:49
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Raymond Tymas-Jones.

    Raymond Tymas-Jones, the new Dean of the University of Utah's College of Fine Arts and Associate Vice President for the Arts. He thinks art and engineering can compliment each other more than others may think.

    Length: 00:26:35
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Richard Kendell.

    Fewer high school graduates are going on to colleges and universities. Is the cost of tuition to blame? And what of the children of undocumented immigrants? Should they be encouraged to further their education? A conversation with Dr. Richard E. Kendell next time.

    Length: 00:27:01
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Robert Goldberg.

    Conspiracy theories are his forte, and he says society is obsessed with them. Robert Goldberg, a professor of History at the University of Utah, sits down to talk about some famous conspiracies including the JFK shooting, Marilyn Monroe's death and TWA Flight 800.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Rocky Anderson.

    Never shy of controversy, Salt Lake Mayor Rocky Anderson has dominated local headlines now for almost eight years. His call for impeachment of President Bush has attracted national attention. And his efforts to improve and protect the environment have brought international acclaim. So what lies ahead for Ross C. Anderson? A conversation with the Mayor.

    Length: 00:27:15
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Sam and Adrien Taylor and Maxine Newell and Bette Stanton.

    When you have been the publisher and editor of a weekly newspaper for some five decades and have been a member of the Utah legislature, you learn a lot about your town and your state. Sam Taylor knows and loves Moab and the state of Utah. So does his accomplished wife, Adrienne. A conversation with the Taylors and Moab/Kanab film expert Bette Stanton and with writer Maxine Newell--all on the next "Utah Conversations."

    Length: 00:27:24
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener: Sam Daley-Harris

    A conversation with Sam Daley-Harris.

    Length: 00:26:50
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Shauna Cook Clinger.

    Art is a mirror, from which a viewer should be able to learn something about themselves. That, according to a well-known Utah artist whose first love is the human form an embodiment of the spirit. A conversation with Shauna Cook Clinger.

    Length: 00:26:55
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Stephen R. Covey.

    Stephen Covey travels the world inspiring business people, educators and others alike to be more effective, goal oriented and motivated. In his new book "Everyday Greatness" Steve reflects on stories which teach readers to apply the principles in his books, "The 7 Habits" and "The 8th Habit."

    Length: 00:26:25
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Thad Hall.

    Election season has begun and electronic voting is sweeping through the nation. Some are worried about the new technology and its lack of a paper trail. Does a push of the button really compare to a punch of the hole? Thad Hall, a professor at the University of Utah and political science junkie, has written a book about your vote and its future. Learn more about Thad Hall and the University of Utah's Political Science Department.

    Length: 00:26:47
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Thurl Bailey.

    Thurl Bailey was a basketball star for a big part of his life. He led the North Carolina State University basketball team to the NCAA National Championship in 1983. He also starred for the Utah Jazz, the Minnesota Timberwolves and two European teams as a professional basketball player. And now, as he approaches his 50th year, Thurl's many talents keep him busier than ever.

    Length: 00:32:42
  • Utah Conversations With Ted Capener. Utah State Capitol.

    Not many major changes have been made to Utah's State Capitol building since it was dedicated back in 1916, but that's all about to change. When the "new" building officially reopens on January 4th of 2008, we will see new murals, new sculptures and new paintings. The number of visitors to the capitol is expected to double or even triple from recent years. And plenty of space is being set aside for those kinds of crowds. Tune in for a preview and progress report on our "new" state capitol.

    Length: 00:26:27

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