Top of Mind

Series produced by BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM

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Smart, informative conversations and interviews that go beyond mere headlines and sound bites.

Top of Mind goes in depth with experts to give you a greater understanding of what is going on beyond the headlines. Host Julie Rose is a seasoned broadcast journalist and interviewer. She has won multiple Edward R. Murrow awards for writing and regional news coverage. Julie and the Top of Mind team cover topics including politics, science, business, culture and more.


49 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Topic 1: Real Life “Wonder” Boy and His Mother Redefine “Normal” in New Memoir. Topic 2: The Last US/Canada Border Dispute

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 51:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Behind the Scenes of the Sound Design of Hollywood's Hits. Topic 2: Our Obsession With Natural Products. Topic 3: A Book Designed to Help ...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 52:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Millions of Americans Lack Access to Clean Water and Indoor Plumbing. Topic 2: Combating Extremism: Use Peer Pressure, Not Logic or Fear. ...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2020
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We're marking Labor Day with a special episode about a group of women in Appalachia who defied stereotypes to get better living conditions for thei...

Bought by WYAP, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KUHF, and KOWS


  • Added: Aug 24, 2020
  • Length: 54:25
  • Purchases: 4
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Topic 1: A White's Supremacist's Journey Out of Hate. Topic 2: Dead Or Alive, Whales Give As Much As They Take From Their Ocean Environments.

Bought by KOWS


  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Should Felons Be Allowed to Vote? Topic 2: Photography is Capturing the Faces of the Last Remaining Speakers of Indigenous Languages. Topi...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2020
  • Length: 51:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: US Immigration Policy is Outdated. Here's a New Perspective. Topic 2: Measles Erases the Immune System's Memory. Topic 3: Precrastination ...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2020
  • Length: 51:35
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Topic 1: What We Learned From the Crack Crisis in America. Topic 2: The Future is Peat

Bought by KQRU FM LP, KOWS, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 17, 2020
  • Length: 51:38
  • Purchases: 3
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Topic 1: Who We Are With Dogs Is Who We Are as People. Topic 2: Fake News Isn’t Just Misleading. It Can Create False Memories.

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2020
  • Length: 51:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: The Complicated Relationship Between City Parks and Crime Rates. Topic 2: Despite an Incredible History, the Future of Heart Disease Treat...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 50:19
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: This Content May Contain Outdated Cultural Depictions. Topic 2: Can Perfectionism Be Toxic? Topic 3: How Much Is Too Much? When Curiosity ...

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2020
  • Length: 51:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: The Far Side's Enduring Popularity. Topic 2: Feral Pigs are Destroying Wildlife. Topic 3: How to Catch a Tree Thief: Timber Poaching in th...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2020
  • Length: 51:36
  • Purchases: 1
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“The Uncomfortable Truth” is a film produced by Loki Mulholland. It is a journey to understand how being white has benefited his family across gene...

Bought by KMUN, KOWS, and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Jul 14, 2020
  • Length: 50:07
  • Purchases: 3
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Topic 1: Teaching Slavery in an American Classroom. Topic 2: The London Mansion Where British Spies Eavesdropped on Nazi German Generals. Topic 3: ...

Bought by KOWS and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 06, 2020
  • Length: 51:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: Can Brands Be True Advocates for Social Issues? Topic 2: How We're Saving the California Condor. Topic 3: How Bear Hibernation Might Work ...

Bought by KOWS


  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 51:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: How America has changed since its founding. Topic 2: Black Women who fought for suffrage. Topic 3: Immigration laws and who gets to be an ...

Bought by KICI Iowa City, KSTK, WNMU-FM Marquette, Mich., and KOWS


  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 4
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Topic 1: Proving Einstein Right: Daring Expeditions that Changed How We Look at the Universe. Topic 2: Scientists Lured Fish Back to Dying Coral Re...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2020
  • Length: 52:13
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As communities across the US lift pandemic restrictions and reopen, many of the details are being left to individuals and business owners to decide...

Bought by KOWS and WYAP


  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 54:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: Menstruation Hygiene Concerns in Africa. Topic 2:The Story of Fry Bread is the Story of American Indians

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 48:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are. Topic 2: A New Study That Shows Impact of Wildfire Smoke on Children's Immun...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2020
  • Length: 48:47
  • Purchases: 1