Featured Episodes

Alan Arkin

Air Dates: February 26, 2011
Alan Arkin This week's guest on “Report from Santa Fe” is actor Alan Arkin, Academy Award winner who received an Oscar in 2008 for his role in “Little Miss Sunshine.” Arkin speaks about his new book called "An Improvised Life" and reflects on what theater has taught him about both craft and life, and offers us much insight into our own lives and the roles we play in the world. More

Anne Hillerman, journalist and author "Spider Woman's Daughter"

Air Dates: October 19-21, 2013
Anne Hillerman, journalist and author Anne Hillerman is the author of "Spider Woman's Daughter," a Leaphorn and Chee novel, written as a continuation of her father Tony Hillerman's beloved Navajo mystery novels. - QUOTE: “A worthy continuation of Tony Hillerman's Leaphorn & Chee series. His daughter Anne ably returns to Navajo Country in a colorful mystery that is both fascinating and vividly compelling. From its startling first scene to its gripping climax, Spider Woman's Daughter engages the reader in a complex web of intrigue and deception." —David Morrell, New York Times Bestselling Author of “Murder as a Fine Art” Watch Episode

David Suzuki

Air Dates: November 17-19, 2012
David Suzuki This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is Dr. David Suzuki, scientist, geneticist, and author of 52 books. He is considered a Canadian icon having received the Order of Canada, and also named one of ten of the “Greatest Canadians” that have ever lived. Dr. Suzuki has been awarded 27 honorary degrees, as well as UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science, the UN Environment Program Medal, and the 2009 Right Livelihood Award (also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize). He is a popular science broadcaster and hosted CBC's “The Nature of Things,” seen in over 50 nations, from present time back to the 1970s. More

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

Jane Goodall

Air Dates: May 8, 2010
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Lilly Ledbetter

Air Dates: March 17-19, 2012
Lilly Ledbetter This week's guest on “Report from Santa Fe” is Lilly Ledbetter, proclaimed as an American hero by many, who made history when she led a 10-year struggle to end gender wage inequality. Ledbetter was the plaintiff in the American employment discrimination case, "Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co." The first piece of legislation President Obama signed as president was the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, named after Lilly Ledbetter. More

Michael Ondaatje

Air Dates: April 14-16, 2012
Michael Ondaatje This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is Michael Ondaatje, award-winning author of “The English Patient” and “The Cat's Table.” Ondaatje won the Booker Prize for his novel “The English Patient” which was adapted into a film that won 9 Academy Awards. His book “The Collected Works of Billy the Kid” is popular among New Mexicans. Ondaatje discusses his new book “The Cat’s Table,” told from the point-of view of an 11 year old boy describing his adventures on a ship journey between Sri Lanka and England in the 1950s. Ondaatje is regarded as one of the greatest authors writing in the English language. Watch Episode

Robert Scheer

Air Dates: June 23-25, 2012
Robert Scheer This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Robert Scheer, editor in chief of Truthdig, who has built a reputation for strong social and political writing over his 30 years as a journalist. Scheer can be heard on the political radio program "Left, Right and Center" on National Public Radio. His political web site Truthdig has received 4 Webby Awards for the best Political Blog on the Internet. In 2011 Ithaca College awarded him the Izzy Award for outstanding achievement in independent media. Scheer discusses his latest book, "The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street," which uncovers the hidden story behind one of the greatest financial crimes of our time: the Wall Street financial crash of 2008 and the consequent global recession. Scheer's non-partisan account of the financial meltdown clearly lays out the relationship between Washington and Big Business and its impact on Main Street. Watch Episode

U.S. Senator Tom Udall

Air Dates: January 12-14, 2013
U.S. Senator Tom Udall This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is New Mexico's senior U.S. Senator Tom Udall. As the 17th senator from New Mexico, Udall pays tribute to Senator Bingaman on his retirement and explains his historical efforts for filibuster reform in the Senate. Despite total gridlock in the Senate, Udall has gotten 2 bills passed unanimously, the Burn Pit Registry for veterans, and moving New Mexico's Katie's Law to the national level. The senator also discusses his appointment to the powerful Appropriations Committee, Real ID, and Wall Street Reform. Watch Episode

Valerie Plame Wilson, author, "Blowback" and "Fair Game"

Air Dates: October 26-28, 2013
Valerie Plame Wilson, author, Valerie Plame Wilson discusses her life in the CIA, the events that led up to her being "outed" as an undercover agent, and her best-selling new spy thriller "Blowback," co-written with Sarah Lovett. Plame Wilson discusses the National Security Agency leaks, Edward Snowden, and the tension and dynamic between security and privacy in America. Watch Episode