Gerbrand Bakker's new international best-seller, Ten White Geese, opens with a mysterious woman alone on a Welsh farm. Humiliated by an affair with a student, she turns up alone at the farm, looking for nothing and no one. She answers to the name Emily, but that is actually the first name of the American poet about whom she is writing her doctoral dissertation. Her husband has no idea where she is.
Originally published on Mon February 25, 2013 7:24 am
To those who closely follow the voter ID wars, Hans von Spakovsky is a household name, one of the nation's leading crusaders against voter fraud, and also one of its more controversial. Days before the 2012 election, The New Yorker profiled him as "the man who has stoked fear about imposters at the poll."
In a rebroadcast from February 23, 2013, and in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the battle at Gettysburg, Louie talks with Barbara J. Dzikowski, author of "Searching for Lincoln's Ghost," a young adult historical fiction novel set in the 1960s. Dzikowski talks about how the book reflects on the growing pains the nation was suffering during the civil rights movement. They also reflect on the apparent parallels between civil rights abuses in the `60s and the more-recent sexual abuse in the Catholic church. http://www.barbarajdzikowski.com/Home.htmlAired July 6, 2013.
In a rebroadcast from Nov. 3, 2012, Florence continues her virtual shopping trip with fitness & nutrition expert, Patrick Hopkins. Today, they visit the popular central aisles of the grocery story. Pasta, noodles, and quinoa can often be good choices when prepared with healthy veggies and fresh herbs. Florence & Patrick also discuss whether there really is a difference between brown & white rice. They also talk about whether canned meats or canned fruits should be in our shopping baskets, and what kind of chips & snacks we can enjoy without too much guilt. Part 5 in a continuing series. www.builtbypatrick.com. Aired Feb 23, 2013.
Anessa Anchondo-Rivera previews the 1st Warrior Women’s Weekend Wall Workshop – a collaboration by women artists from El Paso, Juarez and New Mexico to create a massive one-block mural in South El Paso.
Most of the money spent by Michael Bloomberg's gun-control superPAC in the 2nd Congressional District race in Illinois has been used to attack former Rep. Debbie Halvorson for positions seen as pro-gun.
One of the most important events in the national gun violence debate will take place Tuesday — in the snows of Chicago, a thousand miles from Newtown, Conn., or Washington, D.C.
That's where Democratic voters will choose their nominee to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. Because the district is so heavily Democratic, the winner will almost certainly be sworn in at the Capitol following the April general election.
Bill, Denise, and Norma talk about why chill hours are important for certain fruit trees to bloom and set fruit, and why chill hours are difficult to calculate in the El Paso region. They also talk about what the Master Gardeners will be presenting to the public during the upcoming Home & Garden Expo at the downtown Convention Center, March 1-3. Aired Feb. 23, 2013.