Host Roger Kahn presents this 30-minute interview program featuring internationally-renowned policy makers and intellectuals.
Many are visiting the Gunnison Valley as part of the Crested Butte Public Policy Forum.
Outside/In airs seasonally in the summer on Saturday afternoons. Hear archived episodes below.
At a meeting of the incident command team Friday morning, a variable who’s who of emergency responders in Gunnison Valley scrambled to coordinate messaging, sure up gaps in operation, and find ways to protect the region’s elderly and infirm.
Starting Friday, Feb. 21, the Prater Cup celebrates its 40th Anniversary. It’s become a major event in the USASA circuit, and a memorable one at that. KBUT spoke with Stephanie Prater, Dan’s daughter who helps to organize the event each year, about what makes the Prater Cup a special event.
Americans saw the flaws of a presidential caucus this week after vote totals in Iowa were delayed by technical glitches. The complexity of a caucus is one of the reasons why Colorado is back to conducting a primary.
Gov. Jared Polis recently outlined an ambitious agenda for lawmakers in 2020. He vowed to reduce health care costs, find a solution to the state’s road funding woes and get more children into preschool. But some of the governor’s priorities will prove to be contentious.
On the final new episode of Outside In for the 2018 season, we talk with a distinguished professor at the University of Texas and author of nine books on contemporary politics and foreign policy, most recently The Impossible Presidency, discussed the challenges of the presidency in modern America.
On this week’s “Outside/In,” we hear from David Hawkins, Director of the Climate Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, on climate change and the political challenges of addressing it.
This week we’ll hear from Bryan Cunningham, a former NSA and CIA official during the Clinton and George W Bush administrations and a leading international expert on cybersecurity law and policy. Cunningham will talk about the threats to cybersecurity and what can be done to respond to them.
On this week’s edition of “Outside/In,“ host Roger Kahn talks with Ellen Sweets, a journalist formerly with the Denver Post and other newspapers and a former Director of the City of St. Louis Civil Rights Enforcement Agency, about voting in America. Sweets speaks about the current threats to voting rights and their impact on minority communities.
On this week’s Outside In, host Roger Kahn talks with Charlie Sykes, an MSNBC contributor and a contributing editor at the Weekly Standard. Sykes has been critical of President Trump and elements of the Republican party. He’ll talk about the state of the country and the future of the Republican party.
The first 2018 episode of Outside/In features Robert Ford, who served as U.S. Ambassador to Syria from 2010 to 2014. He’ll speak with Kahn about Syria and whether the conflict there is winding down or getting worse.
Tim Wirth served as a Colorado U.S. Senator from 1987 – 1993. Wirth was national co-chair of the Clinton-Gore campaign and served in the U.S. Department of State as the first undersecretary for global affairs. He resigned from the administration to accept Ted Turner’s invitation to be president of the newly created United Nations Foundation, a position he held from 1998 to 2013.
Ilyse Hogue is an expert in organizing and mobilizing grassroots support for media reform and human rights. She is president of NARAL Pro-Choice America. She was a member of the Platform Committee at the most recent Democratic National Convention as well as a featured speaker.
George Frampton graduated from Yale College and Harvard Law School. He is a former prosecutor on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force. He was chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and President of The Wilderness Society.
John Bellinger III served as The Legal Adviser for the U.S. Department of State under Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. He served as Senior Associate Counsel to the President and Legal Advisor to the National Security Council.
Roger’s guest this week, Mark Fallon, has been involved in some of the most significant terrorism investigations and operations in recent history, including the prosecution of Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman (known at “the Blind Sheik”) and the attack on the USS Cole. They discuss counterterrorism tactics vs. strategies and the unintended effects of Western intervention and torture policies on extremist recruiting.
Nan Aron is nationally recognized for her vast expertise in public interest law, the federal judiciary, and citizen participation in public policy. Nan is the Founder and President of Alliance for Justice, a leading voice on matters related to the federal judiciary.
Sara Brito is a 20 year food, advertising/digital media, and Fortune 100 Industry veteran. Sara’s work has been featured on the cover of The New York Times Magazine. In 2015 she was invited by the U.S. Department of State and the James Beard Foundation to Speak at the American Chef Rally in Milan, Italy and in 2007 she participated in the inaugural “Why Food Matters” program at the Conference on World Affairs at the University of Colorado Boulder.
The 2017 season of Outside/In kicks off as Roger chats with Senator Gail Schwartz , who built a distinguished legislative record in education, water, natural resources, and energy. As a resident of Crested Butte and 2016 candidate for Congress, she discusses the true cost of losing the legacy of our public lands in the West.