WMMI Podcasts

Join the staff for a sneak peek of current exhibitions, programs and upcoming lectures. These exclusive live recordings feature discussions by scholars and experts in mining history and related topics. A new interview is posted often so check back soon, or subscribe to our RSS feed to receive automatic updates.


Pod - August 17, 2011 - Author Interview

In this podcast we talk with author Philip Dray about his book "There is Power in a Union" (19:40 mins.) Guest: Philip Dray Date: August 17, 20..

Pod - February 5, 2011 - The Future of Energy

In this podcast we talk with Robert Ebel, Senior Adviser in the Energy and National Security Program (14:55 mins.) Guest: Robert Ebel Date: Feb..

Pod - January 2, 2011 - Colorado Coal

In this podcast we talk with Al Amundson of the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety (14:01 mins.) Guest: Al Amundson Date: Janu..

Pod - October 19, 2010 - Mining Reclamation

In this podcast we talk with rancher and writer Sharon Salisbury O'Toole (16:20 mins.) Guest: Sharon Salisbury O'Toole Date: October 19, 2010 ..

Pod - September 9, 2010 - Law Book Art

In this podcast we talk with artist Margaret Whiting (13:40 mins.) Guest: Margaret Whiting Date: September 9, 2010 Host: David Carroll, Exec..

Pod - Aug 12, 2010 - Legal Issues of Land Use

In this podcast we talk with William Perry Pendley, Preseident and COO of the Mountain States Legal Foundation (20:00 mins.) Guest: William Perry P..

Pod - July 17, 2010 - Burro Birthday

In this podcast we talk with the members of the bluegrass band CountyLine Ramblers (14:00 mins.) Guest: CountyLine Ramblers Date: July 17, 2010..

Pod - May 20, 2010 - Oil Sands

In this podcast we talk with journalist Andrew Nikiforuk about the Oil Sands of Canada (14:05 mins.) Guest: Andrew Nikiforuk Date: May 20, 2010..

Pod - March 23, 2010 - Geothermal Energy

In this podcast we talk with Charles Visser, Program Manager at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, about geothermal energy production (14:05 mi..

Pod - February 19, 2010 - Mining Quilts

In this podcast Dave Futey, Director of Education, talks with Cindy Brick about the role of quilts in mining life (15:02 mins.) Guest: Cindy Brick,..

Pod - November 5, 2009 - Midland Railroad

In this podcast Dave Futey, Director of Education, talks with Mr. Mel McFarland about his background and interest in the Colorado Midland Railroad..

Pod - September 17, 2009 - Gold in Colorado

In this podcast Dave Futey, Director of Education, talks with Dr. Laurence Jankowski about his background and interest in mining. (25:10 mins.) ..

Pod - July 16, 2009 - Explosives in Mining

In this podcast Dave Futey, Director of Education, talks with Jay Parker about the history and the future of explosives in mining (14:13 mins.) Gue..

Pod - November 3, 2008 - Silver Mining in Aspen

In this podcast we talk with Dr. Malcomn Rohrbough on the history of silver mining in Aspen (24:20 mins.) Guest: Malcolm Rohrbough, Department of H..