Episode Archive

James McGrath Morris, author, biographer

Air Dates: July 18-20, 2020
James McGrath Morris, author, biographer This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is James McGrath Morris, historian, biographer, and author of "The Ambulance Drivers," discussing the current controversy about monuments - renaming them, reimagining them, or removing them - and how monuments can more accurately reflect our living culture. More

Tina Cordova, Co-Founder, Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium

Air Dates: July 11-13, 2020
Tina Cordova, Co-Founder, Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is Tina Cordova, co-founder of the Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium, in a program observing the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb at the Trinity site in New Mexico on July 16, 1945, an explosion that produced more light and heat than the sun, and exposed nearby residents to harmful radioactivity. More

Marguerite Salazar, Superintendent, NM Regulation & Licensing Dept

Air Dates: July 4-6, 2020
Marguerite Salazar, Superintendent, NM Regulation & Licensing Dept This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Marguerite Salazar, the Superintendent of New Mexico's Regulation and Licensing Department, discussing the many crucial elements of her Department - Boards and Commissions, Alcoholic Beverage Control, Construction Industries, Financial Institutions, and the Securities Division - and how the mission of the RLD is to ensure that New Mexicans get quality care and services from qualified professionals. More

Senator Peter Wirth, Majority Floor Leader of the NM Senate

Air Dates: June 27-29, 2020
Senator Peter Wirth, Majority Floor Leader of the NM Senate This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Senator Peter Wirth, Majority Floor Leader of the NM Senate, discussing the recent 2020 Special Session and the massive changes coming to the Senate next year. More

Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, D-Alb, Transform Police Accountability

Air Dates: June 20-22, 2020
Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, D-Alb, Transform Police Accountability This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, D-Albuquerque, discussing her bill proposing standards for police use of force reviews, including full accountability, full transparency of the process, and timeliness in reporting serious use of force events. More

Russell Toal, NM Superintendent of Insurance

Air Dates: June 13-15, 2020
Russell Toal, NM Superintendent of Insurance This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Russell Toal. Superintendent of Insurance for New Mexico, discussing the many ways his office is protecting New Mexicans from problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic covering health insurance issues, telemedicine coverage, automobile insurance rebates, business insurance, and credit protections. More

Caroline Fraser, Author, 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Biography, "Prairie Fires"

Air Dates: June 6-8, 2020
Caroline Fraser, Author, 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Biography, This week "Report from Santa Fe" presents an encore program with Santa Fe author Caroline Fraser, recipient of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for her book "Prairie Fires: the American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder." Wilder was an American writer known for the beloved "Little House on the Prairie" series of children's books. More

Lori Paras, Director, Santa Fe Raptor Center

Air Dates: May 30-June 1, 2020
Lori Paras, Director, Santa Fe Raptor Center This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is Lori Paras, the Director of the Santa Fe Raptor Center, whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured owls, eagles, hawks, and other raptors. The program also features “Vientosa,” a rescued barn owl, and details what steps you can take if you find an injured raptor yourself. More

US Rep. Deb Haaland, NM CD-1, and Jeff Witte, Sec. NM Dept Agriculture

Air Dates: May 23-25, 2020
US Rep. Deb Haaland, NM CD-1, and Jeff Witte, Sec. NM Dept Agriculture This week's guests on REPORT FROM SANTA FE are U.S. Congresswoman Deb Haaland with an important update on COVID-19 and its devastating effects on Indian Country, and Jeff Witte, Director/Secretary of Agriculture, New Mexico Dept. of Agriculture, discussing what the Ag Department is doing to help New Mexicans in this challenging time of food supply-chain insecurity and the changing food landscape. More

Governor Bill Richardson, Richardson Center for Global Engagement

Air Dates: May 16-18, 2020
Governor Bill Richardson, Richardson Center for Global Engagement This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is former NM Governor Bill Richardson reporting on the Richardson Foundation's Navajo Family Relief Fund which is dedicated to supplying food, water, and critical items like PPE to the Navajo Nation, as well as other important pandemic projects like the Empty Pantry Fund. More