KTEP - El Paso, Texas

Perspectives

Sundays at 12:30pm

The KTEP Book Club on Perspectives is a weekly program that highlights best-selling authors, local authors, and independent authors of note. The show not only takes you into the books' characters but into the mind of the writer.  Crime, memoir, history, mystery...it's all covered on our popular program!

Guest host Dennis Woo talks with Harold Howell, President of the El Paso Chapter of the NAACP.  Howell talks about the history of the NAACP in El Paso, and how it can help young people learn more about the civil rights movement which is still making an impact in society today.  The El Paso Chapter of the NAACP meets every 3rd Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 3400 Wyoming. http://naacpelpaso.orgAired Nov. 10, 2012.

Louie breaks down the Quality of Life Bond issue in this 2-part conversation. The first half of the program features Bonnie Escobar, Leonard "Tripper" Goodman, and Sam Thompson. They talk about the issues dominating the Quality of Life Bond election, and talk about why voters should support them. In the second half of the program, Ron McGinnis explains why he changed his mind about the Quality of Life Bond issues, and why he is encouraging voters to reject them. More information on the Quality of Life Bond issue can be found at http://home.elpasotexas.gov/2012-Bond/

Aired Oct. 20, 2012.  Re-aired Nov 3, 2012.

Guest host Dennis Woo talks with Estella Reyes, media relations administrator for Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe Inc.  Reyes talks about the upcoming Dia de los Muertos celebration on Nov. 2 at the La Fe Cultural & Technology Center, 721 S. Ochoa.  The event features altars, music, folklorico, and more.  The public is also invited to create their own altars for their loved ones for the celebration.  They also talk about the centuries-old tradition of celebrating the souls of our departed friends & relatives, and the ways it contrasts and compares to Halloween.  Information: 915-545-7190.  Aired Oct. 27, 2012.

Louie talks with Ken Forrestal, local actor, director, and foley artist. Forrestal talks about the role foley artists had in providing sound effects for old-time radio dramas, and his role in providing sound effects for the El Paso Playhouse's staged radio play productions. Louie also talks with Morgana Shaw, Hector Dez, and Kathryn Smith-McGlynn about the October Frontera Rep production of "Reentry," a staged docudrama which provides an unflinching look at the lives of Marines getting ready for and returning from combat. With dialogue taken from real interviews of Marines and their families. Aired Oct. 6, 2012.

Louie talks with bestselling author Steve Berry, whose upcoming novel, "The Columbus Affair," tells the story of a journalist who discovers the REAL reason why Christopher Columbus sailed in 1492, and if the secret were to get out, the modern political world would be changed forever. Berry also talks about the controversy surrounding Columbus' voyages, and why he shouldn't really be considered a villain...though he was no saint! http://steveberry.org  Aired Oct. 13, 2012.

Louie breaks down the Quality of Life Bond issue in this 2-part conversation. The first half of the program features Bonnie Escobar, Leonard "Tripper" Goodman, and Sam Thompson. They talk about the issues dominating the Quality of Life Bond election, and talk about why voters should support them. In the second half of the program, Ron McGinnis explains why he changed his mind about the Quality of Life Bond issues, and why he is encouraging voters to reject them.

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