The political disposition of Salt Lake City was always volatile in the early years of the City. This video discusses how religion and politics impacted the police force in the early 1900s.
April 12, 2021 (Season 2, Episode 18: 53:46 minutes). Click here for the Utah Department of Culture & Community Engagement show notes for this Speak Your Piece episode. The show notes includes additional links and sources. Podcast Content: In celebration of the Salt Lake Tribune’s 150th anniversary (1870-2020) as continuous newspaper published in Salt Lake […]
Before politics he tried cattle ranching and was successful for awhile, but severe losses ended his cattle business. He gained fame in Cuba with his “Rough Riders” and eventually became our 26th President. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Almost half of Utah’s government workforce is female, according to the Utah Women and Leadership Project — but women make up only a fraction of statewide government executives and legislators. In this episode, we learn about the two highest-ranking female government officials in Utah history: Olene Walker, who was elected lieutenant governor in 1992 and went on to become Utah’s first — and so far only — female governor from 2003-2005; and Deidre Henderson, the current lieutenant governor, who was sworn in on January 4, 2021. Both women came to politics later in life, but each became a leader in her own right, using her experience and education to impact the state of Utah and blaze a trail for the women who would come after her.