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"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.

Scenic Roots - Weds 4/13/22

Scenic Roots - Weds 4/13/22
  • David George Haskell on “Sounds Wild and Broken.”
  • D.L. Yancey on “The Adventures of King: My Red Guitar.”
  • Talking Writing: Christian J. Collier and his poetry, Part II.
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  • The natural world of Southeast Tennessee is full of biodiversity. David George Haskell is a professor of biology and environmental studies at the University of the South in Sewanee. His latest book: “Sounds Wild and Broken: Sonic Marvels, Evolution’s Creativity and the Crisis of Sensory Extinction,” published by Viking Press.
  • He’s a nuclear engineer, a musician - and a creative writer whose latest children’s book ties it all together to inspire African-American kids to pursue a STEM career. Our own Damon Hines spoke with him.
  • Richard Winham shares part two of his conversation with poet, artist and educator Christian J. Collier - whose most recent collection of poems is “The Gleaming of the Blade.”