Up To Date
6:00 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Oil And America's Foreign Relations

Jay Hakes' book, published in 2008
Credit Jay Hakes / JayHakes.com

 America has had a long and complicated history with foreign oil, with a specific impact on our political relationships abroad.

Tuesday on Up To Date, we're joined by Jay Hakes to discuss the role that oil has played in our foreign relations. He’s an energy analyst and director of the Carter Presidential Library and Museum and the author of a book about what freedom from foreign oil can do for our country. 

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Gas & Oil Exploration In Kansas

Gas-drilling rig
David R. Tribble

PLEASE NOTE: This show was recorded on January 14.

The oil and gas industry is seeing a slew of booms all over the country—in North Dakota, Texas, and now in southern Kansas. The key: How much can be retrieved from something called the Mississippi Line Formation in south-central Kansas.

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8:18 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, June 4, 2012

More hospitals in Missouri are giving away care, and oil and gas companies insist they pay their fair share of taxes in Kansas.  It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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