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Conversations: Jennie Chinn, Kansas Historical Society

Kansas Historical Society - Jennie Chinn, Executive Director

You may be familiar with the Kansas Museum of History in Topeka, but that is just one of the many ways that the Kansas Historical Society serves our state. On this edition of Conversations, Jennie Chinn, the Executive Director of the Kansas Historical Society joins us to talk about the organization's history and services.

Conversations: Kate Hale, "Weird but True Christmas"

Weird But True Christmas

Did you know that KU basketball fans set a record for the largest gathering of people wearing holiday themed sweaters? (3,473 people) Kate Hale is a senior editor with National Geographic Kids Books. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about the book, Weird But True Christmas: 300 Festive Facts to Light Up the Holidays.
 

Conversations: Sharon Weil, "The ChangeAbility Playbook"

The ChangeAbility Playbook

Sharon Weil is an author, activist, award-wining filmmaker, and educator. Weil is also the host of the podcast, Passing 4 Normal. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about The ChangeAbility Playbook: How to Navigate Your Own Change, which is a companion to her previous book, ChangeAbility: How Artists, Activists and Awakeners Navigate Change. 
 

Conversations: Erika Sanchez, "I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter"

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Erika Sanchez is a poet, novelist, and essayist. Her writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, Salon, Cosmo for Latinas, and The Guardian, among others.  On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her young adult novel, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter. The novel, which is drawn from her own experiences, has been longlisted for the National Book Award.
 

Conversations: Ana Homayoun, "Social Media Wellness"

Social Media Wellness

Ana Homayoun is an author, nationally recognized counselor and consultant, specializing in strategies to help students focus on organization, time management, personal purpose and overall wellness. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her latest book, Social Media Wellness: Helping Tweens and Teens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World.
 

Conversations: David Barclay Moore, "The Stars Beneath Our Feet"

Stars Beneath Our Feet

David Barclay Moore was born and raised in Missouri. After completing his education in film and language studies, he moved to New York, where he has served as communications coordinator for Geoffrey Canada’s Harlem Children’s Zone and communications manager for Quality Services for the Autism Community. On this edition of Conversations, he joins us to talk about his debut novel, The Stars Beneath Our Feet.
 

Conversations: Liza Mundy, "Code Girls"

Code Girls

On this edition of Conversations, Liza Mundy joins us to talk about her latest book, Code Girls – The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II. Mundy is a former longtime reporter for the Washington post who writes frequently about gender, politics, history and culture for a variety of publications. She is the New York Times best-selling author of two previous books, The Richer Sex and Michelle: A Biography.
 

Conversations: Peter Kalmus, "Being The Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution"

Being The Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution

Peter Kalmus is an atmospheric scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Concerned about changes in the earth’s climate, he made changes to reduce his climate impact to under 1/10 of the US average. On this edition of Conversations, I talk with Kalmus about Being the Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution.
 

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