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Trump's 100 Days, Quagga Invasion, Life-changing Stroke

Trump's 100 Days, Quagga Invasion, Life-changing Stroke

Trump’s First 100 Days
Guest: Grant Madsen, PhD, Professor of History, BYU
President Trump says his first 100 days in office were “just about the most successful in our country’s history.” So we’ve asked a US historian to fact check that claim. How do historians judge the early success of a president? And when did the “100 days” measurement become a thing anybody cared about? 

Quagga Invasion
Guest: Mark Belk, PhD, Professor of Biology, BYU
It’s nearly boating season, and here in Utah a popular destination for boaters is the massive reservoir, Lake Powell, well over 100 miles long. But boaters there have had to deal an invasive species the last five years: quagga mussels are spoiling the party at Lake Powell, threatening serious damage to the thriving houseboat industry there and possibly wreaking havoc on sport fishing, just like they’ve done in the Great Lakes for the past 30 years. Will the quagga mussels win out again?

Healthy Lungs Make Healthy Blood
Guest: Mark Looney, MD, Pu