City Views

CityViews 6/28/12: Health Care Ruling/”Death and Transfiguration”




Segment 1:

Can the federal government require people to buy health insurance? Is expanding Medicaid coverage for more low-income families fair to the states that administer it? And what happens if the entire Affordable Care Act is struck down? The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to render its judgment on President Obama’s health-care reform law Thursday morning and on Thursday, we’ll be analyzing just how the ruling will affect individuals, families, providers and insurers.


  • Dr. Shelly Braun, Utah Health Policy Project
  • Dr. Scott Poppen, Utah White Coats
  • Rod Betit, Utah Hospital Association




Segment 2:

Violinist and author Gerald Elias regards classical music as among Western Civilization’s greatest achievements. But he notes that those who play and conduct orchestrations are flawed humans just like the rest of us, prone to backbiting and sexism and all manner of human frailty. On Thursday, Elias joins us to talk about drama in the classical music world and his latest novel, “Death and Transfiguration.”


  • Gerald Elias, “Death and Transfiguration”



Gerald Elias presents a public master class and book signing on Saturday, June 30 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Dolly’s Book Store, 638 Park Avenue, Park City. For more information, call 435-649-8882.

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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