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American Conservatism, Happiness Activity Daily Living, Blue Zone

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Feb 28, 2017
  • 02:24:15

American Conservatism (19:17) Sara Jarman is the co-author of the book Elephants on the Rampage: The Eclipse of American Conservatism. Sara Jarman is currently a law student at Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School. Last week the annual CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, met together in Washington D.C.  Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus, and Kellyanne Conway from President Trump’s White House team accompanied the President to this year’s conference. In contrast, Trump skipped out on the conference last year.  His attendance this year shows the shifting values of the Conservative movement. Sara Jarman and the late BYU professor Ph.D. Brent Gilchrist, help to decipher the inner workings of American Conservatism in Elephants on the Rampage: The Eclipse of American Conservatism.  Sare Jarman explains what the GOP needs to do to get back to their conservative roots. Happiness Activity Daily Living (1:03:07) Dr. Frank Ninivaggi is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine Child Study Center in New Haven, Connecticut, a member of the Yale-New Haven Community Medical Group, and the Medical Director of the Devereux Glenholme School in Washington, Connecticut.  Everyone knows values are vital to an individual’s life and to society, but what are values? Why is it exactly that values are so important to us? Dr. Frank Ninivaggi, says that it’s important to figure out what our values are in order to start 2017 off right. He teaches us what values are, how they orient our lives and possibly give meaning and a sense of purpose.  Caitlin Thomas - 7 times hosts have messed up on TV (1:30:41) If anyone has been paying attention over the last few days, you would know what happened on Sunday night at the Oscars. The award for Best Picture was announced as La La Land, but was actually supposed to go to Moonlight. Nobody knew what happened, but we all knew it felt awkward. Live TV can be really interesting for this reason. Caitlin Thomas is here with us this morning to take us back in time to some of the other really really awkward live TV mess-ups.  Where are People Healthy (1:52:35) Dr. Ron Hager is an Associate Professor of Exercise Sciences in the College of Life Sciences at Brigham Young University. One of his areas of interest is Chronic Disease Prevention. Life expectancy of an American born today averages 78.2 years. But this year, over 70,000 Americans have reached their 100th birthday. What are they doing that the average American isn’t (or won’t?)Dr. Hager explains. Show More...

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