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"Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Health Care — and Why We're Usually Wrong"
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Our guest on ST Medical Monday is Dr. Robert Pearl, who was until recently the executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group, which is responsible for the health care of 3.8 million Kaiser Permanente members nationwide; Dr. Pearl was also selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the most powerful physician-leaders in the […]

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Providing a Support System for Young Adults Who Have None
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The transition from childhood to adulthood — the adolescent and post-adolescent years, and all that go with them — can be difficult, of course, for a host of reasons. Whether it’s finding a job, finishing school, locating a place to live, discovering what one’s goals really are, deciding on a career path, and so forth […]

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"Fade In, Crossroads: A History of the Southern Cinema"
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What can American motion pictures tell us about the American South, and what can the South tell us about the movies? Our guest is Robert Jackson , an Associate Professor of English here at the University of Tulsa. He tells us about his new book, which is just out from Oxford University Press: “Fade In, […]

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"Everyone Brave Is Forgiven" (Encore Presentation)
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(Note: This interview originally aired back in March.) Our guest is Chris Cleave, the British novelist whose bestselling WWII-era yarn, “Everyone Brave Is Forgiven,” is now in paperback. As was noted of this book by an Amazon critic: “We’ve been wondering lately: What is the secret sauce that makes novels like Anthony Doerr’s ‘All the […]

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"Most American" — The Popular Oklahoma Author Rilla Askew Offers a New Collection of Essays
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On this edition of ST, we welcome the award-winning Oklahoma writer Rilla Askew back to our show. Her new book, just out, is her first-ever nonfiction volume; it’s a collection of nine linked essays entitled “Most American: Notes from a Wounded Place.” In this timely and reflective work, she argues that the State of Oklahoma […]

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Getting to Know Palomar, the Recently Opened Family Justice Center in Oklahoma City
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On this installment of ST Medical Monday, we speak by phone with Kim Garrett, the executive director and founder of Palomar, the nonprofit Oklahoma City Family Justice Center, which opened its doors earlier this year and has already aided thousands of people. Drawing on the resources of hundreds of professionals and volunteers, Palomar helps OKC-area […]

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Bottle by Bottle, Working to Reduce Plastic Waste: A Chat with Noah Roberts of The Water Co.
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On this installment of ST Medical Monday, we offer an interesting discussion about water conservation and related subjects with Noah Roberts, the proprietor of a recently opened shop in downtown Tulsa called The Water Co. This business sells water-bottle filling stations as well as reusable bottles, cups, and straws. And it does so, as noted […]

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People, Planet, Profit: A Conversation with Corey Williams of Sustainable Tulsa
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On this edition of ST, we speak with Corey Williams, the executive director of the nonprofit Sustainable Tulsa, which is driven by (as noted at its website ) these core principles: “A thriving society, responsible economic growth, and environmental stewardship…[which] are the mutually reinforcing pillars of sustainability.” Ms. Williams tells us about Sustainable Tulsa’s next […]

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Climate Change, and Using Technology to Monitor It: A Chat with Prof. Ryan Perroy
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On this edition of ST, an interesting chat with Prof. Ryan Perroy, who teaches in the Dept. of Geography and Environmental Science at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Prof. Perroy is currently visiting Tulsa, and he stopped by our studios to discuss how he studies and tracks various challenges associated with climate change in […]

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