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Everyday Lives, Everyday Values

The people, values, art, music, movies and books that make Utah unique are featured in this show, hosted by Doug Wright.
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Mar 26, 2017

Host Doug Wright invites author Kate Holbrook, who is one of the two writers of the book At The Pulpit - 185 Years of Discourses by Ladder-Day Saint Women.  Kate shares with Doug what she and Jennifer Reeder have done to put together this fascinating book.

Mar 19, 2017

BYU Professor and EFY Speaker Brad Wilcox talks to Doug Wright about his newest book, Changed By Grace. Changed by Grace is based on Wilcox's iconic speech at Brigham Young University on the same topic. In this book, Wilcox uses real-life stories from his own experience as a Mormon to show ways Latter-Day Saints can choose to accept Christ's grace in their lives as they strive for understanding.

Feb 26, 2017

Doug interviews Brad Westwood, director of the Utah Division of State History, and Heidi Tak, digital librarian, about the digitization of 171,000 photographs from the Salt Lake Tribune archives.  These photos span over decades of historic moments in the state's history. 

Feb 21, 2017

It's the 50th anniversary of Mr. Mac, a store that has been a tradition in the Wasatch Front for generations. Doug talks to Stewart Christensen about the history of his father's company and the secrets of its success. 

Feb 12, 2017

Doug Wright's guest is author Kathryn Jenkins Gordon about her writings about the more colorful characters in Mormon history.  She shares stories from her book, "In-Laws, Outlaws and Everyone In Between."  

Feb 5, 2017

The world's largest family history and genealogy conference comes to the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah February 8-11, 2017. Doug Wright talks to Tara Bergeson, Director of Content and Registration and Chad Schumacher, Director of Marketing, about what RootsTech is, and who and what will be seen at the convention, from LeVar Burton, to "Property Brothers" Jonathan and Drew Scott, to family history and DNA detective CeCe Moore, to "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro. Visit rootstech.org for more information. 

Jan 29, 2017

Author Jeff Benedict joins Doug Wright to discuss his new book, Make A Choice: When You Are At The Intersection of Happiness And Despair, and where he drew inspiration for the seven short stories within. Jeff also co-wrote QB, the biography of former BYU and San Francisco Giants Quarterback Steve Young. 

Jan 22, 2017

Doug Wright talks to Author and Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich about her latest book, "A House Full of Females."  This book addresses woman's rights and early Mormonism from 1835-1870, including polygamy in the LDS Church. 

Jan 8, 2017

Doug Wright talks to Author and Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich about her latest book, "A House Full of Females."  This book addresses woman's rights and early Mormonism from 1835-1870, including polygamy in the LDS Church. 

Jan 1, 2017

Doug Wright has two interesting guests in studio: Taj Rowland, who was kidnapped from his village at 7 years old and sold to a Christian orphanage, talks about his life.  Also in studio is author Cameron Wright, who wrote a book about Taj's life, called "The Orphan Keeper."

Dec 23, 2016

Music and the Spoken Word is an honored tradition on KSL NewsRadio and the longest running radio program in Utah. Doug Wright talks to Mormon Tabernacle Choir President Ron Jarrett, Conductor Mack Wilberg, and Assistant Ron Gunnell about the joy brought by the choir's Christmas morning broadcast. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, affectionately called "America's Choir" by President Ronald Reagan and "MoTab" by its generations of fans, has been invited to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony.

Dec 18, 2016
Congressman Chris Stewart joins Doug Wright to talk about his new book Winter Sky , a novel set in World War II about a lone resistance fighter who is stuck in Poland and caught between the German and Russian armies. His memory was erased by an injury and he fights for his life and to remember who he is. 
Dec 11, 2016

 

Doug Wright talks to Davis County Judge Thomas Kay about his long-held holiday tradition of visiting inmates in the Davis County Jail on Christmas morning. Judge Kay also reads a few of his favorite Christmas poems. 
Dec 4, 2016
Movember -- Doug Wright talks to Dr. Sean Henderson of Utah Valley Urology Clinic about what men need to know during Men's Health Month. It's never too early to take preventative measures and it's never too late to start taking care of your health. 

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Nov 27, 2016
Author Jeff Benedict joins Doug Wright to discuss his new book, Make A Choice: When Your Are At The Intersection of Happiness And Despair, and where he drew inspiration for the seven short stories within. Jeff also co-wrote QB, the biography of former BYU and San Francisco Giants Quarterback Steve Young. 
Nov 20, 2016

Doug Wright invites on his show several guests to talk about the Roots of Knowledge project and its significance. His guests are Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland, Professor of English Kate McPherson, Artist Tom Holdman, and UVU student Shay Anderson. This expansive work of stained glass art exemplifies mankind from the beginning as a sort of artistic timeline of human history. 

Nov 13, 2016

Doug Wright talks to special guest author Richard Paul Evans about his latest book "Mistletoe Secret: A Novel," the Hallmark movie about his book and the changes they made to tell his story. 

Nov 6, 2016

Doug Wright talks to LDS author Ed J. Pinegar about The Little Book of Gratitude for Latter-Day Saints. ​In his new book, Pinegar teaches about the power of gratitude through stories, scriptures, and uplifting messages. He also writes about roadblocks that prevent people from being thankful for the blessings they have and how to overcome them. This is a book written in the Thanksgiving spirit. 

Oct 30, 2016

Doug talks to John Groberg, an Emeritus General Authority for the LDS Church and the inspiration behind Disney's The Other Side of Heaven, about his new book, Eternity is Now. As a husband, father, mission president, and member of the Seventy, Groberg draws from his rich experiences to write about the importance of living life from an eternal perspective.

Oct 23, 2016

Doug Wright talks to Al Rounds, artist behind the paintings in Beautiful Zion Impressions of Church History.​ The book, written by S. Michael Wilcox, features more than 60 paintings and shows the most important locations of LDS Church history in Rounds' signature watercolor style. 

Oct 16, 2016

Ordinary women can have an impact in their families and communities.  Doug Wright talks to special guest, Author Elaine S. Dalton, about ordinary women and her book "No Ordinary Women".

Oct 9, 2016

LDS Business College President Larry Richards talks education with host Doug Wright. 

Oct 2, 2016

Doug Wright has two interesting guests in studio: Taj Rowland, who was kidnapped from his village at 7 years old and sold to a Christian orphanage, talks about his life. Also in studio is author Cameron Wright, who wrote a book about Taj's life, called " The Orphan Keeper.  

Sep 25, 2016

Another Volume of the Joseph Smith Papers is discussed.  This record is on the Administrative Records of the Council of 50 within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  The minutes are from March 1844 to January 1846.

Sep 18, 2016

Musician Paul Cardall is this week's guest on Everyday Lives, Everyday Values.  He talks about his newest CD, and gives Doug Wright a sample plus an update on his health. 

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