Episode Archive

Dr. Sandra Steingraber, Author, "Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment"

Air Dates: August 23-26, 2014
Dr. Sandra Steingraber, Author, This encore presentation features Dr. Sandra Steingraber, biologist, author, and cancer survivor. She is called "the new Rachel Carson." Steingraber writes and lectures on the environmental links to cancer and her book "Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment" has also been made into a documentary. Her other books include "Raising Elijah: Protecting our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis" and "Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood." Due to pledge activities, this program will not be seen on KNME, Channel 5, in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. It will air at all the other statewide times. Please remember to support your local PBS TV station. Thank you. Watch Episode

David Houle, futurist and author "The Shift Age"

Air Dates: August 17-20, 2014
David Houle, futurist and author This encore presentation features David Houle, futurist, strategist, speaker, and author of "The Shift Age." He coined the phrase "The Shift Age" in 2007 and identified this new age as the successor to the Information Age. He has been called “the CEOs futurist” and is regarded as the “emerging global futurist today.” He spent 20 years in media and was part of the executive team that launched MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1, and CNN Headline News. He has won two Emmys, a Peabody and was nominated for an Academy Award. Watch Episode

N. Scott Momaday, Native American artist and author "House Made of Dawn"

Air Dates: August 9-12, 2014
N. Scott Momaday, Native American artist and author This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is an icon of American literature, Navarre Scott Momaday, known as N. Scott Momaday. An accomplished poet, novelist, playwright, painter, storyteller, and professor, Momaday was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for "House of Made of Dawn". He was the first Native American to win the Pulitzer In 2007, President George W. Bush gave Momaday the National Medal of the Arts, the highest honor any artist in America can receive. Momaday now balances his creative time between writing and painting. Watch Episode

Max Evans, author, "The Hi Lo Country," "Madam Millie," "The Rounders"

Air Dates: August 2-5, 2014
Max Evans, author, Max Evans, one of New Mexico's most beloved and prolific writers, is the guest on this week's “Report from Santa Fe,” . Evans’ work include novels “Bluefeather Fellini,” short stories “Animal Stories” and “For the Love of a Horse,” nonfiction “Madam Millie” and films “The Hi Lo Country” and “The Rounders.” He has written over 30 books. An artist, author, scriptwriter, cowboy, World War II D-Day veteran, miner, and founding member of the New Mexico Film Commission, Max Evans has lived, promoted, and articulated the Western way of life for nearly eight decades. In this new interview, Max celebrates the re-release of his popular book “The Hi Lo Country” and describes the real-life events which inspired the book. He discusses the film version of the book which has now reached cult status. New Mexico's landscape itself, especially the northeastern corner of the state, is realized almost as a character in the book and film. Max explores how the powerful pull of the land itself affects his characters and their actions. QUOTES: “By the time I was 17, life was really whippin' up and the son of a gun never stopped. It has been a dead run for 90 damn years and my ears laid back all the time!” Max Evans “For me, the Code of the West is simple. You never let a friend down...ever. And you don't go after your enemies if they leave you alone. You can live a long time on those things.” Max Evans Watch Episode

Charles MacKay, General Director, Santa Fe Opera

Air Dates: July 26-29, 2014
Charles MacKay, General Director, Santa Fe Opera This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is Charles MacKay, general director of the Santa Fe Opera. MacKay describes his long relationship with the Santa Fe Opera, starting as a 17-year-old French Horn player in the orchestra and "pit boy." MacKay discusses the current opera season and presents clips from Bizet's "Carmen" (known as the world's most popular opera) and Donizetti's "Don Pasquale." Founded 57 years ago by John Crosby, The Santa Fe Opera is an international destination for music lovers and opera buffs. Watch Episode

Ray Powell, Commissioner of Public Lands for the State of New Mexico

Air Dates: July 19-23, 2014
Ray Powell, Commissioner of Public Lands for the State of New Mexico This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Ray Powell, Commissioner of Public Lands for the State of New Mexico. Commissioner Powell announces the record annual earnings of $817 Million generated by the Land Office for public schools, universities, and hospitals. Powell discusses the Land Office's work with renewable energy and the massive solar and wind projects on state trust lands. Other topics of interest include the agreement to protect fossils found on state trust lands and an innovative program to provide drinking water for wild animals in areas of New Mexico suffering from extreme drought. Watch Episode

Greg Grandin, author "Fordlandia," "The Empire of Necessity"

Air Dates: July 12-14, 2014
Greg Grandin, author This Week: GREG GRANDIN, Acclaimed Author of "Fordlandia: The Rise And Fall Of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City " (Finalist: The Pulitzer Prize In History Winner: National Book Award & The National Book Critics Circle Award) and "The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World" Watch Episode

Anne Perry, international bestselling novelist with 26 million books in print

Air Dates: July 5-8, 2014
Anne Perry,  international bestselling novelist with 26 million books in print This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is Anne Perry, an international bestselling novelist best known for her two long running historical detective series, the Thomas Pitt series and William Monk series. She has written over 75 books and none of her books has ever been out of print. They have received critical acclaim and huge popular success, with over 26 million books in print world-wide, translated into fourteen languages.  The Times (London) selected her as one of the 20th Century’s "100 Masters of Crime." Watch Episode

Dr. Victor Westphall, Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park

Air Dates: July 2, 2014
Dr. Victor Westphall, Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park Following the death of their son, U.S. Marine Corps First Lieutenant Victor David Westphall III, Jeanne and Dr. Victor Westphall began construction of the Vietnam Veterans Peace and Brotherhood Chapel to honor the memory of their son and the fifteen men that died with him near Con Thien, South Vietnam on May 22, 1968. Watch Episode

Governor Bruce King and Attorney General Gary King, taped December 13, 2008

Air Dates: July 1-6, 2014