Charlotte Duren

Jefferson Exchange Producer

Charlotte Duren grew up in the Seattle area and previously worked as a reporter for NPR stations in Salt Lake City and Wrangell, Alaska.  She graduated from Southern Oregon University in 2010 where she spent her mornings as a student board operator for the Jefferson Exchange. Charlotte is responsible for booking guests on the Jefferson Exchange and is always looking to hear from community members about interesting events and issues going on in and around the state of Jefferson.

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Jefferson Exchange | March 20, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Cokie Roberts And The Founding Mothers

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Cokie Roberts speaks of the tough fight to create the United States... and the tough fights of today.

The term "founding fathers" rolls off the tongue pretty easily in our country.

Franklin, Washington, Jefferson… we can all name some of the men who helped found the republic. 

But women played a role, too, despite the very different gender relations of the 18th century. 

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Jefferson Exchange | March 19, 2014 | 8:00
10:10 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Getting Healthy Together: Community Health Improvement Plans

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Vanessa Becker and Deborah Ameen describe the CHIP (Community Health Improvement Program) process.

We are often urged as individuals to work to improve our health. 

But can we all get better together, as a community?  The recent news that childhood obesity has dropped sharply confirms the long-held belief that community health campaigns work. 

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Jefferson Exchange | March 19, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Wed March 19, 2014

VENTSday: Gun Laws + Public Records

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Listeners call and email for a lively discussion of gun and public records laws.

The never-ending American argument over guns and gun laws comes to VENTSday this week. 

Along with a discussion of public records--which we can live without, and which we truly need.

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Jefferson Exchange | March 19, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Freedom And Dialogue In A Polarized World

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Sharon Schuman explains the concept of "dialogic freedom," so we can talk to each other across ideological lines.

To understand a person, walk a mile in their shoes. 

Not a lot of shoe-swapping going on in the world today, is there?  Historians assure us there have been other periods of polarization in American history (see: Civil War), but we have to live in this one.  Unless we can do something about it. 

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Jefferson Exchange | March 18, 2014 | 8:00
10:10 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Stories Of Regional History--On Disc

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Dennis Powers talks about his love for history writing, and the history CD he created.

Ashland author Dennis Powers spent his college years learning the law and business. 

But he always relished a good story from history.  So he decided to start writing his own books about regional history. 

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Jefferson Exchange | March 18, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Speaking For The Trees In The Applegate Valley

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Matt and Lydia Musselwhite explain the details of the area they want to protect from logging.

The concept of protecting lands through conservation easements is well-established. 

Property owners agree not to log (or farm, or mine, or whatever the easement specifies) their land far into the future.  A group in Oregon's Applegate valley called Speak For the Trees is working to reach conservation easements to protect forest land from logging. 

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Jefferson Exchange | March 18, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Environmental Films On The Big(ger) Screen: Siskiyou Film Fest

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We discuss environmental issues and films with Barry Snitkin, Morgan Lindsay and Matt Stoecker.

Our region is home to a vigorous environmental movement. 

It is also home to a large number of film buffs.  Both crowds will gather for the 2014 edition of the Siskiyou Filmfest in Grants Pass next weekend. 

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Jefferson Exchange | March 19-21
11:10 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Exchange Unpainted: The Week's Highlights In The Raw

We do a little manicuring before we put our daily listings for the NEXT edition of the Jefferson Exchange on the Web. 

But people frequently ask us for a further look ahead.  So here's our list of planned guests and events for the rest of the week... still a work in progress.

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Jefferson Exchange | March 17, 2014 | 8:00
10:10 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Newspapers And The Shining Of Light

Newspapers roll off the presses.
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Paul Steinle discusses newspapers and their greatly changed business model.

Let the sun shine! 

This week is Sunshine Week across the country, a chance to observe and celebrate the laws and efforts that keep much of the workings of government open to the people. 

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Jefferson Exchange | March 17, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Keeping Wolves On Track To Recovery

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Rob Klavins of Oregon Wild is upbeat about wolf recovery in Oregon.

Oregon's Fish and Wildlife Commission got a recent report on the success of wolf management in the state.

And the process of wolf recovery appears to be going relatively well, even in the eyes of some environmental groups. 

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