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Stephen Spitz - New Mexico People Places and Ideas

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Interviews by Stephen Spitz, broadcast on New Mexico NPR affiliate KUNM.

Latest Episodes

New Mexico First in Child Abuse, Last in Child Well-Being

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count report has again ranked New Mexico last among the 50 states in child well being. The Foundation found that: 30 percent of our kids live in poverty whereas 22 percent of the … Continue reading →

28 MINJUL 18
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New Mexico First in Child Abuse, Last in Child Well-Being

New Mexico’s Plan to be Carbon Free by 2045

The just passed Energy Transition Act sets New Mexico on a path for carbon-free electricity generation by 2045. The controversial Bill requires the state’s public utilities to derive 50 percent of their electricity from renewable resources by 2030, 80 percent … Continue reading →

27 MINAPR 6
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New Mexico’s Plan to be Carbon Free by 2045

New Mexico’s 2019 Legislative Session

Our 60-day legislative session begins January 15 and Democrats have the upper hand, with a newly elected Governor, an increased majority in House, but only a shaky majority in the Senate. So will Governor Lujan Grisham and fellow Democrats be … Continue reading →

28 MINFEB 1
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New Mexico’s 2019 Legislative Session

Philip Connors’ A Song for the River

The Gila River and Wilderness are the heart and soul of A Song for the River, the latest book by Philip Connors. Every summer since 2002, Connors has been perched in a tower 50 feet above the Gila Wilderness, watching … Continue reading →

28 MINJAN 7
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Philip Connors’ A Song for the River

Fresh from the Prado: Visions of the Hispanic World

Fresh from the famous Prado in Madrid, the Albuquerque Museum is now showing “Visions of the Hispanic World” which includes over 200 exceptional works spanning more than 3,000 years from the collection of the Hispanic Society of America. According to … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 DEC 8
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Fresh from the Prado: Visions of the Hispanic World

Where is New Mexico’s Election headed?

This off-year election is shaping up to be one of the most interesting in years with public interest at an all time high. In the national races for control of the US Senate, recent polls indicate that Republicans are likely … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 NOV 2
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Where is New Mexico’s Election headed?

Natalie Goldberg’s Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home

When longtime Zen practitioner and world-renowned New Mexico author Natalie Goldberg learns that she has a life-threatening illness, she is plunged into the realm of hospitals, physicians, and unfamiliar medical treatments, along with the reality of her own mortality. In … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 SEP 12
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Natalie Goldberg’s Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home

Justice for Survivors of the First Atomic Bomb

On July 16, 1945, the world’s first nuclear bomb was detonated at the Trinity Site near Socorro, New Mexico. Although the US government claimed the area was uninhabited, census records show that more than 40,000 people lived near-by. No warning … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 AUG 4
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Justice for Survivors of the First Atomic Bomb

Masterpieces from the Prado Museum on the Plaza

In a major cultural event for Albuquerque, 92 full-scale mounted reproductions of artwork from the Museum del Prado in Madrid, Spain, are on display at Civic Plaza, free and under shade. The Prado Exhibition boasts some of the world’s finest … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 JUL 6
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Masterpieces from the Prado Museum on the Plaza

New Mexico Racing Champion, Bobby Unser

This month’s guest is Bobby Unser, three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 and the older brother of four-time Indy winner, Al Unser, Sr., who founded the Unser Racing Museum in Albuquerque. If you are interested in what it is like … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 JUN 1
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New Mexico Racing Champion, Bobby Unser
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Latest Episodes

New Mexico First in Child Abuse, Last in Child Well-Being

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count report has again ranked New Mexico last among the 50 states in child well being. The Foundation found that: 30 percent of our kids live in poverty whereas 22 percent of the … Continue reading →

28 MINJUL 18
Comments
New Mexico First in Child Abuse, Last in Child Well-Being

New Mexico’s Plan to be Carbon Free by 2045

The just passed Energy Transition Act sets New Mexico on a path for carbon-free electricity generation by 2045. The controversial Bill requires the state’s public utilities to derive 50 percent of their electricity from renewable resources by 2030, 80 percent … Continue reading →

27 MINAPR 6
Comments
New Mexico’s Plan to be Carbon Free by 2045

New Mexico’s 2019 Legislative Session

Our 60-day legislative session begins January 15 and Democrats have the upper hand, with a newly elected Governor, an increased majority in House, but only a shaky majority in the Senate. So will Governor Lujan Grisham and fellow Democrats be … Continue reading →

28 MINFEB 1
Comments
New Mexico’s 2019 Legislative Session

Philip Connors’ A Song for the River

The Gila River and Wilderness are the heart and soul of A Song for the River, the latest book by Philip Connors. Every summer since 2002, Connors has been perched in a tower 50 feet above the Gila Wilderness, watching … Continue reading →

28 MINJAN 7
Comments
Philip Connors’ A Song for the River

Fresh from the Prado: Visions of the Hispanic World

Fresh from the famous Prado in Madrid, the Albuquerque Museum is now showing “Visions of the Hispanic World” which includes over 200 exceptional works spanning more than 3,000 years from the collection of the Hispanic Society of America. According to … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 DEC 8
Comments
Fresh from the Prado: Visions of the Hispanic World

Where is New Mexico’s Election headed?

This off-year election is shaping up to be one of the most interesting in years with public interest at an all time high. In the national races for control of the US Senate, recent polls indicate that Republicans are likely … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 NOV 2
Comments
Where is New Mexico’s Election headed?

Natalie Goldberg’s Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home

When longtime Zen practitioner and world-renowned New Mexico author Natalie Goldberg learns that she has a life-threatening illness, she is plunged into the realm of hospitals, physicians, and unfamiliar medical treatments, along with the reality of her own mortality. In … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 SEP 12
Comments
Natalie Goldberg’s Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home

Justice for Survivors of the First Atomic Bomb

On July 16, 1945, the world’s first nuclear bomb was detonated at the Trinity Site near Socorro, New Mexico. Although the US government claimed the area was uninhabited, census records show that more than 40,000 people lived near-by. No warning … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 AUG 4
Comments
Justice for Survivors of the First Atomic Bomb

Masterpieces from the Prado Museum on the Plaza

In a major cultural event for Albuquerque, 92 full-scale mounted reproductions of artwork from the Museum del Prado in Madrid, Spain, are on display at Civic Plaza, free and under shade. The Prado Exhibition boasts some of the world’s finest … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 JUL 6
Comments
Masterpieces from the Prado Museum on the Plaza

New Mexico Racing Champion, Bobby Unser

This month’s guest is Bobby Unser, three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 and the older brother of four-time Indy winner, Al Unser, Sr., who founded the Unser Racing Museum in Albuquerque. If you are interested in what it is like … Continue reading →

28 MIN2018 JUN 1
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New Mexico Racing Champion, Bobby Unser
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