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Interviews

KUNR has long been at the center of the arts and culture of northern Nevada and the region. Reno Public Radio is committed to giving voice and visibility to leaders and organizations in the arts and culture community with these timely interviews.

KUNR has long been at the center of the arts and culture of northern Nevada and the region. Reno Public Radio is committed to giving voice and visibility to leaders and organizations in the arts and culture community with these timely interviews.

Location:

Reno, NV

Description:

KUNR has long been at the center of the arts and culture of northern Nevada and the region. Reno Public Radio is committed to giving voice and visibility to leaders and organizations in the arts and culture community with these timely interviews.

Language:

English

Contact:

KUNR Mail Stop 0294 University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV 89557-0294 (775) 682-6062


Episodes

Diversity In Healthcare Can Save Lives

12/18/2019
Time and again, research has shown that increased diversity is beneficial to society and the world. In nature, biodiversity is essential for the survival of entire ecosystems. In workplaces, differing world views and experiences lead to innovation, creativity and increased production. Awareness of the need for diversity has certainly increased in recent decades, but many industries are struggling to recruit people from differing backgrounds. That can have a chilling effect, especially if...

Duration:00:13:45

Pain And Glory

12/11/2019
The new film by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar.

Duration:00:02:10

A Common Fight In Blended Families

12/11/2019
What if you don't have the same approach to parenting.

Duration:00:01:04

Marriage Story and the Irishman

12/11/2019
Two new films out on Netflix.

Duration:00:01:02

Voter Voices From Sen. Warren's Reno Town Hall

12/11/2019
Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Elizabeth Warren held a town hall in Reno Tuesday night. KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck talked to attendees about issues that matter to them, like climate change and immigration.

Duration:00:02:04

Hundreds Show Up For Sen. Sanders In Reno

12/10/2019
Hundreds of voters gathered in Reno Monday night for Senator Bernie Sanders’ third visit to the Silver State. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano was there and spoke with regional voters.

Duration:00:02:29

Sen. Cory Booker Talks Guns And Urban-Rural Divide

12/10/2019
Democratic presidential candidates looking to win the Silver State next year have been doing everything in the power to drum up support ahead of Nevada's Democratic Caucus in February. For New Jersey Senator Cory Booker though, winning Nevada is personal with his family, including his parents and grandparents, having put down roots in Clark County. KUNR's Paul Boger spoke to Booker while at a recent campaign event.

Duration:00:12:02

First-Time Voter Akaash Krishnan Wants Action On Climate Change

12/9/2019
Local high school students involved with the Nevada Youth Climate Strike recently held an event in Reno, where they taught people how to recycle and transform old clothes. KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck profiles the founder of this group, who will be a first time voter in the 2020 election.

Duration:00:01:59

Caring For HIV Patients For Two Decades

12/5/2019
As a community health center, Northern Nevada HOPES in downtown Reno offers a variety of medical services. When it opened in 1997, it served as a clinic to treat patients with HIV , the human immunodeficiency virus. Chief Operating Officer Ivy Spadone started with the clinic as a physician assistant two decades ago and continues to provide care to HIV patients. She shares her story with KUNR’s Anh Gray.

Duration:00:04:13

Wildlife Refuge Or Military Bombing Range? Congress To Decide Fate Of Federal Land In Nevada

12/4/2019
The U.S. military is asking Congress for control over more public land in Nevada, and much of that could come at the expense of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge , the largest wildlife refuge outside of Alaska. That has the state of Nevada, environmentalists and tribes all stepping up to condemn the proposal.

Duration:00:04:20

Commemorating Women's Suffrage In Nevada

11/29/2019
While you’re driving down the road in Nevada, you will soon see a new set of historical markers to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement. KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck has the story.

Duration:00:01:51

It's A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

11/26/2019
A film about the beloved TV host Mr. Rogers.

Duration:00:02:22

Happy Thanksgiving

11/26/2019
Being thankful is a coping skill to use all year.

Duration:00:01:12

WCSD Rezoning Efforts Cause Community Concern

11/22/2019
The Washoe County School District Zoning Advisory Committee met Thursday to vote on proposed rezoning plans that will affect several Reno schools.

Duration:00:01:29

Prescribed Burns Take A Lot Longer Than You'd Think

11/22/2019
With this past winter storm, prescribed burn season is ramping up in Northern Nevada and throughout the Sierra.

Duration:00:04:06

The Good Liar

11/21/2019
The new film starring Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen.

Duration:00:01:55

LGBTQ+ Health Care Struggles: One Man's Story

11/21/2019
For the LGBTQ+ community, marginalization is deterring some from accessing medical care. Nearly one in five avoid seeking care due to fear of discrimination, and studies show disparities can lead to poor health outcomes. For one gay man in Northern Nevada, navigating the health system has been a daunting experience. KUNR’s Anh Gray has his story. As a warning, this story might not be suitable for all listeners as it discusses the topic of sexual assault.

Duration:00:07:05

Julian Castro Makes Rural Campaign Stop In Yerington

11/20/2019
Former Obama-era Housing and Urban Development Secretary and Democratic Presidential Candidate Julian Castro says more needs to be done to help communities affected by hazardous waste.

Duration:00:01:21

Mean What You Say

11/19/2019
Learn to control your emotions.

Duration:00:01:07

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Bring High Energy, Appeal To Unity To Nevada Voters

11/18/2019
Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Las Vegas Sunday to make their pitch to Nevada voters. The Mountain West News Bureau’s Noah Glick covered the event and chatted with KUNR about it.

Duration:00:04:26