How Important Are Stories, The Joy of Puppetry

Worlds Awaiting
  • Jul 2, 2016
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How Important Are Stories? (3:11) “How important are stories? Especially stories from your experience with family and friends? We share them all the time – We can hardly stop ourselves. Julie Rose, host of BYU Radio’s “Top of Mind,” talks with Rachel about writing and sharing stories from family life for her nieces and nephews that lived far away. Julie is a winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards, and is a seasoned broadcast journalist and interviewer. Prior to joining BYU Radio, she worked as a reporter and produced spots and feature news stories for NPR's Morning Edition and All Thing Considered. The Joy of Puppetry (15:37) Rachel talks to Mark H. Pulham, puppeteer and storyteller, who tells how he got started with using puppets in his work with children. Pulham also talks about a book he co-authored, “Dressing the Naked Hand: The World’s Greatest Guide to Making, Staging, and Performing with Puppets.” Mark is a librarian and puppeteer at the Orem, Utah Public Library . He uses these talents, along with storytelling and acting, every year at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival in Orem, Utah. Matt Townsend's Favorite Books (25:46) Now, we finish the show with Matt Townsend, a presenter in the field of Human Relations and Development and host of “The Matt Townsend Show” on BYU Radio who talks about the books that influenced his life and put him on the path to his present profession. Show More...