Juneau Alaska, Thirty Minute, Three Hours discussed on Weekend Edition Saturday


Never lost sight of that by the time she got to yell markets have decided that if she wouldn't be allowed into deep springs she was found a new one this time open to all here early morning in elfin cove thirty minute sea plane ride west of Juneau Alaska market stress and rubber boots and flannel is motoring us in an old crab boat toward around sheltered cove nicknamed the Harper hall it's a few buildings at the base of some steep pine covered mountains is a vegetable garden Dr are you on deck today yeah this is home for the twelve students of the red tape project a retain Greek means excellence the program is designed to answer the question what if the work that students were doing not only in the classroom but also in the labor that they were performing on and for the campus and in the work of self governance that they were doing actually mattered after a few years of experimenting on a shoestring budget Marcus is landed on an intensive blind outdoor and classroom based learning you'll see we got all kinds of crab pots and for parts around here long Alaska summer days are spent outside fishing dressing dear picking berries learning homesteading skills like scraping how that the skin yes you can make letter from a students also spend three hours each day and seminar which focuses on people's relationship to nature ranging from their traditional knowledge of the local who now click it to using big data track wildlife populations at the end of the summer they can earn college credit in environmental studies the entire program is free and students are picked from all over the country market says the idea as take students who normally would never have interacted with one another who never would have gone to college with one another or maybe never even seen one another to put them all in this really extraordinary experience the likes of which pretty much none of them have ever had before and see what happens sometimes what happens is personal and emotional one day in seminar in the bunkhouse with its wood stove the students pick up an ongoing discussion of climate change my fear goes back to the Kelsey Hernandez was a student teacher at the university of Alaska she talks about her fear that the children here will grow up wearing masks because of wildfires having to leave their home villages as permafrost melts never again hearing certain birds and that for me is the most terrifying to think that the group of kindergartners that I just hot that by the time they graduate some of the things that they had grown to love in their world might not exist yes I mean surely fee a Yale graduate his family immigrated from Iran jacks that where she comes from little children already suffering the effects of environmental damage Enron you see that this mark is worse and and people walk around wearing masks like that's normal for me personally as well like living in Mali like it's drier than ever over there re try ray graduated from the City University of New York she seen children in Africa growing up among the garbage America ships away her voice breaks it's really frustrating that we just like I guess the conversation is like a few triple because we keep talking about it but it's not a future things and posted on couches looking out of the woods students try to make sense of big world problems with their very life experiences he got away along I'm going on the living in close quarters and working hard outdoors needs the community together the homemade aid Norman's first time here last summer with digging post holes for would check my hand there's pictures of us with our arms like arm deep in the hole and it's especially fun when it's raining recycling on the ground I went to help them realize for sure he didn't want a corporate job and going up to like the twenty six for and like walking past on these people kind of droning away at their cubicles he aims to become a firefighter the first he came back to red tape to be a program assistant raise duties include running a blacksmith's forge they found on the property the thing that everybody's been making a cruel hoax is the writing project will be a year long college program but it won't be all that much bigger if we try to do this with fifty students or hundred students four thousand students for ten thousand students we would necessarily lose something if not everything of what makes this education unique Marcus opens Ted is that each person who passes through here will be transformed kind of like a after class the students hi X. out in the street to catch dinner Yasmin hooks rock fish right away then two more she whispers thank you fish on the cabinets and hear news elfin cove Alaska knives out is a human jigsaw puzzle of a who done it to rich novelist named Harlan thrombi found dead in a dive and upstairs scheming backstabbing family members downstairs Coraline over the spoils and appealing family attendant and famously astute detective in the drawing room armed only with his which and in this case a slow southern drawl but let me assure you fix my presence will be ornamental you will find me a respectful quiet passive observer the of the truth Jamie Lee Curtis Chris Evans ana de Armas Toni Collette don Johnson Christopher Plummer are among the stars and Ryan Johnson salute to a whole genre films drawn from or inspired by Agatha Christie and as the master detective in gentleman's lives then what block Daniel Craig who joins us from New York thanks so much for being with us it's a pleasure thank you for having me and why the southern drawl for Benoit block Ryan Johnson just read in the script it says of the gentlest of southern lilt I may not have done that but I went for it and he wanted something that placed him that separated him from the rest of the characters kind of maybe let leave some open for ridicule and does not to give away too much of the plot but in a way your gentleman sleuth locks which with the great mystery novelist in distaste for much of the film played by Christopher Plummer because he's he's tried to scatter clues about his own demise has name yes so I mean he's also done the opposite I would say exactly that he's got the clues to tend to put put his direction yes misdirection against is what he's really off to on for a very very important reason but the film is littered with stuff like this I mean there are many many references and runs of a fan of as I am of Agatha Christie and certainly of the sort of big movies that came out when I was a kid like a motor on the to express with Albert Finney and peace to Houston often and death on the Nile they were event movies with lots of big stars in them that sort of which is sort of grand pieces of entertainment and that's what I think this movie sets out to be a nun succeeds in doing there's been might have to possess a criminal mind to be ineffective detectives well that's a question I don't know I don't know he has an enquiring mind and he sees and this young woman martyr who is was from his nervous a somebody who's in deep trouble but it's basically a very very good person and he thinks that she holds the key to the case so he he he takes great interest in people and I think that's what he finds out the sort of the in the crux of the case the mystery writer I believe hit his advice to another character has run in my mind during these these weeks of impeachment hearings and then hurries he says don't live tell fragments of the truth when you suggesting that's been happening in the impeachment in cars I I just found the line the more compelling what's going on well but Kay and contemporary political arguments to make it into the film they do and I think as a Jamie Lee Curtis is only going to put in a lot of interviews as a lot of red meat and and and creamy being flung around here so does both sides of the argument but this at this essential for Linda as I said and a day on this is playing this kind of tomato he was basically the hobby to the movie in her predicament is is very modern and up to date it's very much today now right now amidst everything that is going on in this country you're one of the best known actors in the world and I would ordinarily say you're the most famous show business figure ever to come out of Liverpool I don't think that's true thankfully thankfully that's not true and there for other people there are a couple of other people you might add to that but yeah I'm for a very proudly from the full and I'm very proud to be from the same places as all four of them I've read that you when you were young theatre student nectar in London you worked in restaurants which is not surprising now of course yes I mean I did from the age of sixteen yeah so when you were working in restaurants to that require an act I didn't know at first but yes it does it takes it what it does is you need a persona really and that you need a persona I'm sure as most waiters will tell you this is sort of like so you can ignore all yeah I read people are a lot of the time yeah I had a I did I was full on so the service I will bow ties and how to two cocktails into the whole thing I did that for years without a I mean all I've got to ask shaken or stirred myself but I can of course Columbus held in very dry so by the time you had to had to tie a bow tie for another certain character in the movies you'd already done it right it wasn't part of getting the job but I could time I am but yes alright I've avoided the obvious but to people stop you on the street and go that data but due to myself well I would guess I would be disappointed if you didn't do that my own sense right Daniel Craig this other gentleman detective in the who doesn't knives out thank you so much for being with us thank you for having me thank you very much.

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