StudioTulsa on 89.5-1

Weekdays 11:30am and 7:30pm
Rich Fisher

StudioTulsa features down-to-earth interviews that make sense of complex issues and offer new perspectives on topics we might take for granted. It's an award-winning program covering the arts, sciences, news events, books, politics, culture, economics, history, social trends, the media, the humanities, and so forth --- and it's been a popular show here at Public Radio Tulsa ever since it began in August of 1992.

The program is hosted by Rich Fisher and produced/edited by Scott Gregory.

Visit the StudioTulsa Archives.

Genre: 
Composer ID: 
5182a86ee1c80b78054d2fc6|5182a865e1c80b78054d2f8f

Pages

StudioTulsa
1:33 pm
Tue June 2, 2015

"Washington's Revolution: The Making of America's First Leader"

Aired on Tuesday, June 2nd.

On this installment of our show, a conversation with the distinguished historian and scholar, Robert Middlekauff, who is the Preston Hotchkis Professor of American History, Emeritus, at the University of California, Berkeley. Middlekauff -- whose earlier books include "The Mathers: Three Generations of Puritan Intellectuals, 1596–1728," which won the Bancroft Prize, and "The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763–1789," which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize -- joins us to talk about his latest book, "Washington's Revolution: The Making of America's First Leader" (Knopf).

Read more
StudioTulsa
1:16 pm
Tue June 2, 2015

Now at Philbrook -- "The Figure Examined: Masterworks from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation"

Aired on Monday, June 1st.

On this edition of ST, we present a discussion about a great new show at the Philbrook Museum of Art here in Tulsa. "The Figure Examined: Masterworks from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation" will on view through September 13th. Sarah Lees, the Ruth G. Hardman Curator of European Art at Philbrook -- and the curator for this exhibit -- joins us.

Read more
StudioTulsa
2:09 pm
Fri May 29, 2015

ST on Health: Youth Services of Tulsa, a Crucial Nonprofit in Our City for More Than Four Decades

Aired on Friday, May 29th.

On this edition of StudioTulsa on Health, guest host John Schumann speaks with James Walker, who's been the executive director of Youth Services of Tulsa (or YST) for 14 years now. A nonprofit United Way agency dating back to 1969, YST is, per its website, "committed to fostering a community atmosphere that values youth as resources. We provide innovative services and activities designed to increase self-discovery and instill positive core values and decision-making skills that will keep youth safe and allow them to lead healthy and productive lives.

Read more
StudioTulsa
1:47 pm
Thu May 28, 2015

"Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth"

Aired on Thursday, May 28th.

Our guest on this edition of StudioTulsa is Timothy Dwyer, a writer whose work has appeared in Time, Washingtonian, and TheAtlantic.com.

Read more
StudioTulsa
1:54 pm
Wed May 27, 2015

"Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab"

Aired on Wednesday, May 27th.

Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR's Morning Edition, is our guest today on StudioTulsa. He tells us all about his new book, "Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab." As the noted historian H.W. Brands has observed of this book: "History is complicated, and in its complications lies its appeal. Steve Inskeep understands this, and his elegantly twinned account of Andrew Jackson and John Ross shows just how complicated and appealing history can be.

Read more
StudioTulsa
6:06 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

The Harmony Project, Offering Music Education for Low-Income Youth, Marks Its First Year in Tulsa

Aired on Tuesday, May 26th.

On this edition of ST, an interesting conversation with Dr. Margaret Martin, who more than a decade ago founded The Harmony Project, beginning with 36 students and a $9,000 check from The Rotary Club of Hollywood; today, The Harmony Project is the largest nonprofit in Los Angeles dedicated exclusively to music education for youth in low-income communities.

Read more
StudioTulsa
5:58 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

"Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money, and the Future of Life on Earth" (Encore presentation.)

Aired on Monday, May 25th.

(Note: This interview originally aired back in January.) On this installment of ST, we speak by phone with Anthony Barnosky, a Professor of Integrated Biology at UC-Berkeley and a leading scientist specializing on how global change affects biodiversity and ecosystem function.

Read more
StudioTulsa
5:50 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

Meet Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Author of "The Warmth of Other Suns"

Aired on Friday, May 22nd.

The John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation here in Tulsa will present its 2015 Symposium on Reconciliation next week, from May 26th through the 29th, and the theme for this year's gathering is "The Media and Reconciliation." Our guest on StudioTulsa will give an address at this symposium; Isabel Wilkerson -- who won a Pulitzer Prize for her work as Chicago Bureau Chief of The New York Times, and whose bestselling nonfiction account, "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration," won the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the 2011 Heartlan

Read more
StudioTulsa
5:44 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

A Chat with Christine Madrid French, a Noted Architectural Historian and Historic Preservationist

Aired on Thursday, May 21st.

On this edition of ST, we speak with Christine Madrid French, a Florida-based architectural historian, historic preservation advocate, and author. (You can read about her many and various projects and publications as an architect with a passion for the past at French's website.) French will deliver a presentation called "Saving the Modern Century" tonight, Thursday the 21st, at 5:30pm at the Phlibrook Museum of Art.

Read more
StudioTulsa
7:54 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

"How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood"

Aired on Wednesday, May 20th.

On this installment of StudioTulsa, we chat with the well-regarded Atlanta-based author, Jim Grimsley, who is best known for his novels "Winter Birds," "Dream Boy," and "My Drowning." Grimsley has a new memoir out, "How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood," which he tells us about. In this book, which looks back on his rural 1960s North Carolina childhood, he writes: "White people declared that the South would rise again. Black people raised one fist and chanted for black power.

Read more

Pages