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Everyday Lives, Everyday Values

The people, values, art, music, movies and books that make Utah unique are featured in this show, hosted by Doug Wright.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

  • At The Pulpit
    Host Doug Wright invites author Kate Holbrook, who is one of the two writers of the book At The Pulpit - 185 Years of Discourses by Ladder-Day Saint Women.  Kate shares with Doug what she and Jennifer Reeder have done to put together this fascinating book.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

  • The Power of Saving Grace
    BYU Professor and EFY Speaker Brad Wilcox talks to Doug Wright about his newest book, Changed By Grace. Changed by Grace is based on Wilcox's iconic speech at Brigham Young University on the same topic. In this book, Wilcox uses real-life stories from his own experience as a Mormon to show ways Latter-Day Saints can choose to accept Christ's grace in their lives as they strive for understanding.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

  • Treasure trove of Utah's photographic history
    Doug interviews Brad Westwood, director of the Utah Division of State History, and Heidi Tak, digital librarian, about the digitization of 171,000 photographs from the Salt Lake Tribune archives.  These photos span over decades of historic moments in the state's history. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

  • Mr. Mac turns 50
    It's the 50th anniversary of Mr. Mac, a store that has been a tradition in the Wasatch Front for generations. Doug talks to Stewart Christensen about the history of his father's company and the secrets of its success. 

Sunday, February 12, 2017

  • Colorful characters in Mormon history
    Doug Wright's guest is author Kathryn Jenkins Gordon about her writings about the more colorful characters in Mormon history.  She shares stories from her book, "In-Laws, Outlaws and Everyone In Between."  

Sunday, February 5, 2017

  • All Things RootsTech
    The world's largest family history and genealogy conference comes to the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah February 8-11, 2017. Doug Wright talks to Tara Bergeson, Director of Content and Registration and Chad Schumacher, Director of Marketing, about what RootsTech is, and who and what will be seen at the convention, from LeVar Burton, to "Property Brothers" Jonathan and Drew Scott, to family history and DNA detective CeCe Moore, to "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro. Visit rootstech.org for more information. 

Sunday, January 29, 2017

  • Football, Life Choices and Writing
    Author Jeff Benedict joins Doug Wright to discuss his new book, Make A Choice: When You Are At The Intersection of Happiness And Despair, and where he drew inspiration for the seven short stories within. Jeff also co-wrote QB, the biography of former BYU and San Francisco Giants Quarterback Steve Young. 

Sunday, January 22, 2017

  • A House Full of Females
    Doug Wright talks to Author and Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich about her latest book, "A House Full of Females."  This book addresses woman's rights and early Mormonism from 1835-1870, including polygamy in the LDS Church. 

Sunday, January 8, 2017

  • Author Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
    Doug Wright talks to Author and Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich about her latest book, "A House Full of Females."  This book addresses woman's rights and early Mormonism from 1835-1870, including polygamy in the LDS Church.   

Sunday, January 1, 2017

  • Lost In India
    Doug Wright has two interesting guests in studio: Taj Rowland, who was kidnapped from his village at 7 years old and sold to a Christian orphanage, talks about his life.  Also in studio is author Cameron Wright, who wrote a book about Taj's life, called "The Orphan Keeper."

Friday, December 23, 2016

  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir Looks to Christmas Broadcast
    Music and the Spoken Word is an honored tradition on KSL NewsRadio and the longest running radio program in Utah. Doug Wright talks to Mormon Tabernacle Choir President Ron Jarrett, Conductor Mack Wilberg, and Assistant Ron Gunnell about the joy brought by the choir's Christmas morning broadcast. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, affectionately called "America's Choir" by President Ronald Reagan and "MoTab" by its generations of fans, has been invited to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

  • Rep. Chris Stewart's "Winter Sky"
    Congressman Chris Stewart joins Doug Wright to talk about his new book Winter Sky , a novel set in World War II about a lone resistance fighter who is stuck in Poland and caught between the German and Russian armies. His memory was erased by an injury and he fights for his life and to remember who he is. 

Sunday, December 11, 2016

  • Jailhouse poetry
      Doug Wright talks to Davis County Judge Thomas Kay about his long-held holiday tradition of visiting inmates in the Davis County Jail on Christmas morning. Judge Kay also reads a few of his favorite Christmas poems. 

Sunday, December 4, 2016

  • Movember for Men's Health Month
    Movember -- Doug Wright talks to Dr. Sean Henderson of Utah Valley Urology Clinic about what men need to know during Men's Health Month. It's never too early to take preventative measures and it's never too late to start taking care of your health.  .

Sunday, November 27, 2016

  • Author Jeff Benedict
    Author Jeff Benedict joins Doug Wright to discuss his new book, Make A Choice: When Your Are At The Intersection of Happiness And Despair, and where he drew inspiration for the seven short stories within. Jeff also co-wrote QB, the biography of former BYU and San Francisco Giants Quarterback Steve Young.