Episode Archive

Jeff Witte, Director NM Dept. of Agriculture & Father Greg Boyle, "Tattoos on the Heart"

Air Dates: March 31-April 2, 2018
Jeff Witte, Director NM Dept. of Agriculture & Father Greg Boyle, This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is a brand new interview with Jeff Witte, the Cabinet Secretary for and also the Director of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. Witte discusses the aging demographic of New Mexico's agricultural producers and talks about the AgriFuture 2018 Conference in Albuquerque in May that connects young farmers with experienced farmers/ranchers as mentors. KNME, Channel 5, at 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning (April first) is now off the special pledge programming and will feature Jeff Witte. KENW-TV and KRWG-TV will feature a special Easter encore presentation with Father Greg Boyle, a Jesuit priest and the founder of Homeboy Industries, a gang-intervention program located in the part of Los Angeles considered the gang capital of the world. Boyle is the author of the New York Times bestselling book "Tattoos on the Heart, the Power of Boundless Compassion." More

Jeff Witte, Cabinet Secretary/Director NM Dept. of Agriculture

Air Dates: March 24-26, 2018
Jeff Witte, Cabinet Secretary/Director NM Dept. of Agriculture This week's "Report from Santa Fe" features a brand new interview with Jeff Witte, the Cabinet Secretary/Director of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. Witte discusses the aging demographic of New Mexico's agricultural producers and talks about the AgriFuture 2018 Conference in Albuquerque in May that connects young farmers and other interested parties with experienced farmers and ranchers as mentors. More

WAVY GRAVY, clown, peace activist, author

Air Dates: March 17-21, 2018
WAVY GRAVY, clown, peace activist, author This week's "Report from Santa Fe" features an encore presentation of Wavy Gravy, an American entertainer and activist for peace, best known for his clown/hippie appearance, personality, and countercultural beliefs. Wavy Gravy founded such organizations as the Hog Farm, Camp Winnarainbow, and the Seva Foundation, an international health organization whose medical staff has restored sight to over 5 million people around the world. This delightful encore program will be seen at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18, 2018, on KNME Channel 9.1. Channel 5 will feature special pledge programming on Sunday. Radio KANW, 89.1-FM will play the show on Monday, March 19th at 9:30 a.m. More

Dan Flores, Historian/author "American Serengeti"

Air Dates: March 10-12, 2018
Dan Flores, Historian/author This week's REPORT FROM SANTA FE features an encore presentation with DAN FLORES, author and historian of cultural and environmental studies of the American West. In this second part of our interview with Dan Flores, the author focuses on his recent book “American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains." America’s Great Plains once possessed one of the grandest wildlife spectacles of the world, equaled only by such places as the Serengeti, the Masai Mara, or the veld of South Africa. Pronghorn antelope, gray wolves, bison, coyotes, wild horses, and grizzly bears: less than two hundred years ago these creatures existed in such abundance that John James Audubon was moved to write, “it is impossible to describe or even conceive the vast multitudes of these animals.” More

Dan Flores, Historian/author "Coyote America"

Air Dates: March 2-4, 2018
Dan Flores, Historian/author This week's "Report from Santa Fe" is an encore presentation with historian and author Dan Flores discussing his New York Times best-selling book "Coyote America," a masterful blend of environmental history and old-fashioned storytelling about coyotes, our continent's most enigmatic and successful predator. This special encore presentation will be seen on KENW-TV, and heard on KANW-FM. KNME Channel 9.1 will show the "Coyote America" show at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, while KNME Channel 5.1 will be airing special pledge drive programming this week. More

Paola Gianturco, author "Wonder Girls"

Air Dates: February 24-26, 2018
Paola Gianturco, author This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe is Paola Gianturco, author of "Wonder Girls: Changing Our World," the first book to document the work of groups of activist girls age 10 to 18 internationally. The book features 15 groups of girls who are tackling challenges in 13 countries in the Americas, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Oceania. More

Gabriella Coleman, anthropologist, author "Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy"

Air Dates: February 17-21, 2018
Gabriella Coleman, anthropologist, author This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Gabriella Coleman, anthropologist, and author of " Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous," an intriguing exploration of the dark web that reads like a spy novel! More

Senators John Arthur Smith (D) & Stuart Ingle (R)

Air Dates: February 10-12, 2018
Senators John Arthur Smith (D) & Stuart Ingle (R) This week's guests on "Report from Santa Fe" are Senator Stewart Ingle (R-Portales). Minority Floor Leader of the NM Senate, and Senator John Arthur Smith (D-Deming), chair of the Senate Finance Committee, discussing such hot topics at the Legislative session as funding state government, fixing the Carlsbad brine well sinkhole, and raising salaries for the Governor, Attorney General, and other elected officials. More

Representatives Debbie Armstrong (D) and Rebecca Dow (R)

Air Dates: February 3-5, 2018
Representatives Debbie Armstrong (D) and Rebecca Dow (R) This week's guests on "Report from Santa Fe" are 2 members of the New Mexico House of Representatives. Rep. Debbie Armstrong (D-District 17, Bernalillo) is the chair of the House Health and Human Services Committee and former cabinet secretary of NM's Dept. of Aging and Long-Term Care Services. Rep. Rebecca Dow (R-District 38, Grant, Hidalgo, and Sierra) is a businesswoman who specializes in early childhood issues. The lawmakers discuss health care issues, opioid abuse, the nurse licensure compact, the threat to senior services, early childhood care accountability, and other hot topics from the legislative session. More

Joan Schutz, Women's Rights activist

Air Dates: January 27-29, 2018
Joan Schutz, Women's Rights activist This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Joan Schutz, an activist who has been involved in women's rights and human rights movements since the 1970s. She puts current events such as the Women's Marches, #MeToo, #TimesUp, sexual harassment, and the Access Hollywood tapes into a broader historical context. More