Frank DeFord, perhaps America’s most distinguished sports reporter on the NFL, and domestic violence committed by, and concussions inflicted on, its players. Our guest today is writer and journalist Frank Deford. Our subject, the NFL, football, and violence. The National Football League is the 1% of professional athletics, the richest sport, with some of the richest and most admired performers, its televised games are the highest-priced, most widely popular athletic commodity in America. But it has a violence problem, 2…
M.E. Sprengelmeyer, Editor Publisher of the Guadalupe County Communicator on a sudden halt in building what was supposed to be NM’s biggest wind farm…and about how he traded a career as a big-time war and Washington correspondent to run a small town NM newspaper.
Ambassador Jack Matlock, the Hall of Fame diplomat and historian, looks at the roots of the crisis in Ukraine.
Katie Thomas of the New York Times talks about her investigation that got Medicare to improve its www.medicare.gov nursing home compare website.
Deborah Amos is NPR’s Mideast Correspondent. We talk about the war against the Islamic State just horus before the first US Air Force attacks on IS fighters took place. We also looked at the refugee crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border civil war in Syria has created.
New Mexico’s premier pollster look at the race for NM governor.
An eyewitness commentary on the war in Gaza and how social media have changed the way it is covered.
Photojournalist Joseph Sorrentino talks about the lives of the people who pick NM’s iconic crop, Hatch Green Chiles.
Pollster John Zogby talks about the politics of the Millennials, or as he calls them, the first global generation.
The third of 3 shows on immigration, featuring the photo-journalist Damaso Reyes, whose exhibition The Europeans focuses on immigrants lives in Western Europe from Spain to Scandinavia and has been featured in several museums and galleries in Europe. Also, we will talk about the impact of the Artesia holding center on New Mexico’s Hispanic communities with Marcela Diaz of the social and economic justice activist group Somos Un Pueblo Unido and KSFR’s weekly show Nuestra America..
LAT Times reporter Bennett, reporting on his visits to the US-Mexican border.
Dave talks with Zack Ponce of the Carlsbad Current-Argus about a holding facility in Artesia, New Mexico for women and children being deported.