Episode Archive

Deborah Madison 07/18/09

Air Dates: July 18, 2009
Deborah Madison 07/18/09 Deborah Madison, author, "What We Eat When We Eat Alone," and "Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America's Farmers' Markets" discusses the importance of eating local produce and the interesting differences between men and women when it comes to cooking and eating. Watch Episode

Estevan Rael-Galvez 07/11/09

Air Dates: July 11, 2009
Estevan Rael-Galvez 07/11/09 Estevan Rael-Galvez, New Mexico State Historian for 8 years, and the new Executive Director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, discusses history, memory, and community. Watch Episode

Leonard Shlain 07/04/09

Air Dates: July 4, 2009
Leonard Shlain 07/04/09 Dr. Leonard Shlain, author, "Art and Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light," discusses the worlds of art and physics, and tracks their development side by side throughout the centuries to reveal an astonishing correlation of visions. Dr. Shlain passed away this May and this never-before-seen interview explores how major artistic breakthroughs have prefigured the visionary insights of scientists throughout history. Leonard Slain is also the author of "The Alphabet versus the Goddess: The Conflict between Word and Image" and "Sex, Time, and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution." In Memoriam Watch Episode

Eduardo Galeano 06/27/09

Air Dates: June 27, 2009
Eduardo Galeano 06/27/09 Eduardo Galeano, one of Latin America's best known writers, discusses his recent book, "Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone" and the world-wide attention that he received when President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela gave his book "Open Veins of Latin America" to President Barack Obama at the Summit of the Americas in April 2009. The book shot up to #2 on Amazon, and stimulated interest Galeano's many books, among them "Upside Down, a Primer for the Looking Glass World" and "Days and Nights of Love and War." Galeano was awarded the Lannan Foundation's Award for Cultural Freedom in 1999. Watch Episode

Craig Childs 05/23/09

Air Dates: May 24, 2009
Craig Childs 05/23/09 CRAIG CHILDS, naturalist and author, "The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild," "The Secret Knowledge of Water," and "House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest." Childs has been called the 21st Century Bard of Southwestern Literature and a 20th Century Desert Father; he is the winner of "The Spirit of the West Literary Achievement Award." From tracing the fate of the Anasazi to his discovery of a raven sanctuary in a remote canyon, Craig Childs writings are unique, compelling, and unforgettable. Watch Episode

Dr. Fran Levine and John McCarthy, The New Mexico History Museum

Air Dates: May 17, 2009
Dr. Fran Levine and John McCarthy, The New Mexico History Museum Dr. Fran Levine, Director of the New Mexico History Museum, and John McCarthy, Deputy Director of the New Mexico History Museum discuss the grand opening of the new museum on the Sunday, May 24, and Monday, May 25. Watch Episode

T.R. Reid

Air Dates: May 3, 2009
T.R. Reid Washington Post foreign correspondent and National Public Radio contributor T.R. REID will be the guest on New Mexico PBS-TV’’s “Report from Santa Fe.” In his new book “The Healing of America: a Global Quest for Better, Cheaper and Fairer Healthcare” Reid examines the healthcare systems for ten countries, nine wealthy modern countries and one emerging country. PBS-TV's FRONTLINE recently featured programs by T.R. Reid, "Sick Around the World (2008)" and "Sick Across America(2009)" Watch Episode

James Cromwell

Air Dates: April 26, 2009
James Cromwell Actor James Cromwell, whose roles as Farmer Hoggett in "Babe," President Bush Senior in "W," Prince Philip in "The Queen," the corrupt police captain in "LA Confidential" have garnered praise, awards, and fans. In this warm, engaging interview, Jamie Cromwell speaks about his life as an actor and describes how his work in "Babe" brought him to animal activism, and how being in "The Education of Little Tree" encouraged his work with Native American peoples and ideals. Watch Episode

Representatives "Lucky" Varela and Larry Larranaga

Air Dates: April 19, 2009
Representatives Representative Luciano "Lucky" Varela (D-Santa Fe) and Representative Larry Larranaga (R-Albuquerque) discuss "double dipping" and Governor Richardson's veto of Varela's House Bill 616 "Public Retirees Returning to Work." They look back at the recent 60-Day Session and the difficulties of crafting the state budget for the rest of this year, given the $450,000 shortfall, and next year's budget as well. Varela and Larranaga provide an in-depth look at the state retirement funds, the College of Santa Fe, ethics reform, SHARE and the Dept. of Transportation, water issues, and the federal stimulus funds. Watch Episode

Governor Toney Anaya

Air Dates: April 12, 2009
Governor Toney Anaya Former Governor Toney Anaya discusses his current appointment by Governor Richardson to head the Office of Recovery and Reinvestment which oversees the distribution of the almost $2 billion dollars coming to New Mexico as part of the federal stimulus funds. Anaya describes his past concerns with the death penalty, his early efforts for a train that became the RailRunner 30 years later, and the similarities in the economic climate in New Mexico now and when he was governor from 1983-1986. Watch Episode