Susan Jane Gilman http://kcur.org en 'Five Days' Of Ambiguous Morality At Katrina-Hit Hospital http://kcur.org/post/five-days-ambiguous-morality-katrina-hit-hospital If we didn't experience Hurricane Katrina ourselves, we saw it: the ominous red pinwheel on the radar, the wrecked Superdome, the corpses. And certainly we saw our shame — America's inequality, negligence and violence were all laid bare by the storm.<p>But one tragedy went largely unwitnessed. And this is the subject of Sheri Fink's provocative new book, <em>Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital.</em> The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer examines what happens when people make life-and-death decisions in a state of anarchy.<p>On Aug. Sun, 08 Sep 2013 19:38:00 +0000 Susan Jane Gilman 43292 at http://kcur.org 'Five Days' Of Ambiguous Morality At Katrina-Hit Hospital Indulge Yourself: 2011's Best Celebrity Tell-Alls http://kcur.org/post/indulge-yourself-2011s-best-celebrity-tell-alls Ah, 'tis the season to be indulgent. Another glass of champagne? Please, have some homemade cookies. Does anyone want to go to the movies instead of the gym? As far as I'm concerned, December is Guilty Pleasures Time.<p>Yep. Time to kick back with all those books I secretly love but hate to admit reading. My literary drug of choice? Behind-the-scenes reads about the rich and famous. Five of the best of 2011 — by a rock star; a hotel concierge; a stuntman; a Brat Packer; and an Emmy-winning, Voguing lesbian — offer backstage passes to their lives as well as others'. Thu, 22 Dec 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Susan Jane Gilman 9503 at http://kcur.org Indulge Yourself: 2011's Best Celebrity Tell-Alls Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Names New Director http://kcur.org/post/negro-leagues-baseball-museum-names-new-director <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c2237cd75a7-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c2237cd75a7-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c2237cd75a7-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-809117.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Last week, the board of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum announced that city official Greg Baker would be the new executive director. He was chosen by a narrow margin, over the museum's long-time marketing director, Bob Kendrick.</p> Tue, 23 Dec 2008 09:57:58 +0000 Susan Jane Gilman 4874 at http://kcur.org