Fahrenheit 451 and Ray Bradbury

June 13, 2012
Hosted by Dr. Valerie Anne Kirkgaard

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Episode Description

Join Doctor Val and CW as the discuss the temperature at which paper burns (and the implications of that) and the salute they offer, to the life and passing of this brilliant and articulate visionary. Ray Bradbury, recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the 2004 National Medal of Arts, and the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, died on June 5, 2012, at the age of 91 after a long illness. He lived in Los Angeles. In a career spanning more than seventy years, Ray Bradbury has inspired generations of readers to dream, think, and create. A prolific author of hundreds of short stories and close to fifty books, as well as numerous poems, essays, operas, plays, teleplays, and screenplays, Bradbury was one of the most celebrated writers of our time. His groundbreaking works include Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles.

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Dr. Valerie Anne Kirkgaard

Dr. Valerie Anne Kirkgaard

Dr. Valerie Anne Kirkgaard, PhD, is a retired Marriage Family Counselor and the creator of the Kirkgaard Method of Directed Breath, a unique method of clearing emotional blocks. Each week on "Waking Up in America", Dr. Valerie brings you new and different techniques to handle life's ups and downs with grace and ease.

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