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CityViews 4/12/12: Life and Writings of Paul Nelson/John Stossel

Note: Due to an unfortunate computer failure, a podcast of this episode of CityViews is unavailable.

Segment 1:  As critic at Rolling Stone, Paul Nelson made many a musical career, championing Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, the Sex Pistols and Rod Stewart. But in 1982, he left it all behind. Author and Salt Lake native Kevin Avery, spent four years researching why. On Thursday, Avery joins us to talk about what he discovered.

Author Kevin Avery

Guest:   Kevin Avery

Kevin Avery will reading and signing his books on Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 E., Salt Lake City; and on Saturday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Dolly’s Books, 510 Main St., Park City.



Segment 2:  During his 30 years in broadcast television, John Stossel has reported on everything from pop culture to business to global warming. But the unabashed libertarian is currently wrapped up in the question, why governments fail. On Thursday, he joins us to discuss his transition from journalist to commentator.

John Stossel

Guest: John Stossel

The Utah Taxpayers Foundation will be hosting an event with John Stossel of the Fox Business Network on Wednesday, April 18 at the Grand America Hotel. Individual dinner seats are available for $50. For more information, contact Sophie at or 801.972.8814.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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    I am a huge fan of John Stossel!! I appreciate his “common sense” views, since common sense seems to be a much-neglected idea anymore.

    How did he come to be such a rogue voice in the MSM? How come so many journalists are uber-liberals?

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