Community Voices

Thursday, 9-10AM

KPCW Radio showcases its prestige program Community Voices each Thursday from 9-10 AM. The national-caliber show tackles relevant news in public affairs: politics, science and social topics, national and western issues, education and more. Hosted by KPCW Reporters Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells. Since the program’s inception in late September, 2010, the program has hosted public personalities ranging from nationally renowned to locally distinguished: 

  • Former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson, Co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
  • Michelle Rhee, controversial former chancellor of the Washington DC  school district
  • Former lobbyist turned author Jack Abramoff
  • Tony Oros, Park City-based musician who entertained troops in Baghdad
  • Nan Chalat-Noaker, editor of the local newspaper The Park Record

 Hear Community Voices Thursday mornings from 9:00 – 10:00 AM on KPCW, 91.9 FM in the Park City area and the Heber Valley. In Oakley, Kamas and Coalville, use 88.1 FM. Stream all our programming Live online or on facebook.  You can view all of our archived shows here: Community Voices Archive. For show content or interview questions, contact Beth Fratkin directly at

Community Voices - August 22, 2013

Aug 22, 2013

Lynn and John talk to Jerome Kagan, professor of psychology at Harvard University and author of "The Human Spark: The Science of Human Development". In the second half, Billy Lau, computer science researcher at Georgia Tech, who discovered that attackers can  compromise your iPhone through chargers and apps.

Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells start the show with Scott Sampson, lead researcher on the Grand Staircase/Escalante project that discovered a new dinosaur species. In the second half, David Biello, Editor of "Scientic American", about "Fact or Fiction: Science Tackles 58 Popular Myths".

  Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells have author, Brian Hoffman, of "Adrenaline". In the second half, Lily Koppel, author of "The Astronaut Wives Club", about the Mercury Seven astronauts wives.

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells talk to Professor Marc Porter about the huge impact nanoscience and nanotechnology has when scientists, engineers and clinics work across disciplines to answers ranging from theoretical physics to medicine. They follow that with an interview about the limiting of using brain scan to 'brainwash' or influence humans with Dr Scott Lilienfeld, co-author of Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience.

John Wells welcomes guest host Beth Fratkin. Their first guest is Randall Woods, author of "Shadow Warrior: Williams Egan Colby and the CIA". Then, author Anita Raghaven, "The Billionaire's Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund.