Reader's Corner

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Welcome to Reader’s Corner, a weekly radio show and podcast hosted by Boise State University President Emeritus & Professor of Public Service Bob Kustra.  Reader's Corner features lively conversations with leading writers, including many winners of top literary prizes and best-selling authors.  Listen each week for thoughtful interviews about issues and ideas that matter today.

Coming up on Reader's Corner:

  • June 21 & 23 - "Political Hell-Raiser: The Life and Times of Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Montana" with Marc Johnson
  • June 28 & 30 - "Idaho" part 1 with Emily Ruskovich
  • July 5 & 7 - "Idaho" part 2 with Emily Ruskovich
  • July 12 & 14 - "In Extremis" with Lindsay Hilsum

About Bob Kustra

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Ways to Connect

History professor and author of "Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man"

Author of "The Secret Life of Edgar Mint"

Discusses the origins of some favorite Christmas traditions

Part II

Former NASA Astronaut, now Boise State's Distinguished Educator in Residence

Boise State Seismologist, with guest host John Gardner

Boise State political science professor, on the state of civic education.

Director of the Center for the Geophysical Investigation of the Shallow Subsurface (CGISS)

Boise State History professor and expert on the lands of the former Yugoslavia

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