This week on New Mexico In Focus, The Line opinion panel discusses the recent Kids Count Data Book, which tracks child well-being. New Mexico placed dead last for the first time since the survey began in 1990. Does that mean policy changes are in store? Or will there be more of the same?
And for the holiday weekend, the program looks back at some of the year’s best interviews. Legendary journalist Richard Stolley speaks about his time working for LIFE Magazine during the civil rights movement. New Mexico author John Nichols talks about his life’s work, his latest novel, and living in northern New Mexico. And host Gene Grant chats with Roger Cook of “Ask This Old House.”
Host: Gene Grant
Richard Stolley, Journalist and Former Editor, Time, Life and People Magazines
John Nichols, Author, On Top of Spoon Mountain
Roger Cook, ” Ask This Old House”
James Monteleone, Albuquerque Journal
Rob Nikolewski, New Mexico Watchdog
Laura Sanchez, New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce
Milan Simonich, Texas New Mexico Newspapers Partnership
The Producer of NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS is Matt Grubs. Associate Producer is Kathy Wimmer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation. Subscribe to the New Mexico in Focus Podcast on iTunes.
Episode 701 for air July 5, 2013