Disability Issues http://publicradiotulsa.org en Dr. Andrea Mazzarino on "Campaigning for the Rights of the Disabled in Russia" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dr-andrea-mazzarino-campaigning-rights-disabled-russia <p>On this installment of StudioTulsa, we speak with Dr. Andrea Mazzarino, an anthropologist specializing in contemporary Russia who's currently a Fellow at the Europe and Central Asia Division of Human Rights Watch. While working with Human Rights Watch, she has researched and written various reports on human rights abuses. Last night, with the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games set to begin in Sochi (pictured here) in a matter of days, Dr. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 21:20:04 +0000 Rich Fisher 53910 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dr. Andrea Mazzarino on "Campaigning for the Rights of the Disabled in Russia" Susan Nussbaum Offers the Moving, Challenging, and Dramatic "Good Kings Bad Kings: A Novel" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/susan-nussbaum-offers-moving-challenging-and-dramatic-good-kings-bad-kings-novel <p>On this installment of ST, we speak by phone with Susan Nussbaum, an accomplished playwright, first-time novelist, and longtime disabilities-rights advocate. Nussbaum tells us about her widely acclaimed and award-winning debut novel, "Good Kings Bad Kings," which is just out in paperback, and which a critic for The Los Angeles Review of Books has called "a knockout.... Nussbaum possesses an astonishing ear for idiosyncratic voices, and a talent for creating characters who appear in full bloom within a few sentences. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 23:38:12 +0000 Rich Fisher 51446 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Susan Nussbaum Offers the Moving, Challenging, and Dramatic "Good Kings Bad Kings: A Novel"