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News Specials for the March Fund Drive
These are some of the special programs we aired during our pledge drive. Check our online archives to listen again, or if you missed it the first time around.

2/29: Michael Pollan
The Morning Magazine / 8:00-8:30am
KGNU speaks with New York Times bestselling author Michael Pollan about his new book, Food Rules.

2/29: Thomas Frank
The Morning Magazine / 8:30-9:00am
Maeve spoke with The Nation political correspondent John Nichols about money in politics and his new book, Uprising.

2/29: John Nichols
The Morning Magazine / 9:00-9:30am
Sam interviews Harper's Magazine columnist Thomas Frank about his new book, Pity the Billionaire.

3/1: Joel Fuhrman
The Morning Magazine / 8:35-9:00 am
Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a doctor and author who specializes in nutrition-based treatments for obesity and chronic disease. His latest book is Super Immunity.

3/1: Joe and Terry Graedon
The Morning Magazine / 9:00-9:30 am
Joe and Terry Graedon are the author's of #1 bestseller The People's Pharmacy. They join Maeve to talk about Top Screwups Doctors Make.

3/1: Mike Lapham
It's The Economy / 6:00-7:00 pm
We talk with United for a Fair Economy's Mike Lapham, co-author of The Self-Made Myth: And The Truth About How Government Helps Businesses and Individuals Succeed.

3/2: Michael Shuman
Connections / 8:30-9:30 am
Liz Lane talks with local economy pioneer Michael Shuman about his book Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity.

3/4: Donna Gates
Tributaries / 12:00-12:30 pm
Robin talks with Donna Gates, nutritional consultant, author, lecturer and originator of Body Ecology, about her book The Baby Boomer Diet.

3/5: Jeff Clements
A Public Affair / 8:35-9:00 am
Jeff Clements, an attorney and author, is the co-founder of Free Speech for People, a national, non-partisan campaign to challenge the creation of Constitutional rights for corporations and overturn Citizens United v. FEC. He is the author of Corporations Are Not People (with a foreword by Bill Moyers).

3/5: Morgan Carroll
Metro / 3:00-3:30 pm
Morgan Carroll is a member of the Colorado Senate, representing the state's 29th district. She is the author of Take Back Your Government, an inside look at how state legislatures really work and how ordinary citizens can make and change law and policy in their state and become their own lobbyists.

3/5: Lauren Myracle
Outsources / 6:30-7:00 pm
Pat Naylis talks with Lauren Myracle, a prolific author of young adult books, including the best-selling "IM" series of books. We'll have copies of her 2011 book Shine.

3/6: Michelle Alexander
Metro / 3:00-3:30 pm
Donnie Betts talks with Michelle Alexander, an associate professor of law at Ohio State University, a civil rights advocate and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2010).

3/6: Rabbi Michael Lerner
Hemispheres / 6:00-7:00 pm
Michael Lerner is a political activist, the editor of Tikkun, a progressive Jewish interfaith magazine based in Berkeley, California, and the rabbi of Beyt Tikkun Synagogue of San Francisco. He talks with Joe Richey on "Embracing Israel/Palestine".

3/6: Fariba Nawa
Hemispheres / 6:00-7:00 pm
Nikki interviews Fariba Nawa about her book Opium Nation, her personal account of the drug trade in Afghanistan and how it has affected the poor and disadvantaged.

3/7: Karl Pillemer
Morning Magazine / 8:35-9:00 am
Karl Pillemer PhD is the founder and director of the Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging. He interviewed more than one thousand Americans over the age of sixty-five to seek their counsel on all the big issues - children, marriage, money, career, aging - for his book 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans.

3/7: Dave Isay
Morning Magazine / 9:00-9:30 am
Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and the recipient of numerous broadcasting honors, including five Peabody Awards and a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. He shares stories of love and marriage from the revolutionary oral history project in his book All There Is.

3/7: Andrew Weil
Andrew Weil, MD, is the founder and program director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. He is the author of many bestselling books, including Spontaneous Healing, 8 Weeks to Optimum Health and others. He'll join Shelley to talk about Spontaneous Happiness.

3/8: Alan Huffman
It's The Economy / 6:00-7:00 pm
Alan Huffman is co-author of We're With Nobody, an insider's view of a little-known facet of the political campaign process: the multi-million dollar opposition research industry.

3/8: David Batker
It's The Economy / 6:00-7:00 pm
David Batker is the director of Earth Economics, a firm which provides ecologically-oriented economic analysis, and co-author, with Affluenza's John de Graaf, of What's the Economy For, Anyway?: Why It's Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness.

3/9: Elizabeth Weil
Connections / 8:30-9:30 am
Elizabeth Weil and her husband spent a year trying to improve their marriage, and writes about it in No Cheating, No Dying: I Had a Good Marriage. Then I Tried to Make it Better. "The result is a deeply intimate, thoroughly engaging portrait of a very particular marriage (how many couples can say they swam to Alcatraz together?)", according to Slate magazine.


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