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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 801.972.8814.
How do you feel about this topic?
Is there anything else you think we should know? We'd like to hear your thoughts. Send us your feedback using the form below.