KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM
Producer and Host: Abigail Adler
Guest: Michael Wallis
Michael Wallis is an author and reporter. He is perhaps best known as a historian and biographer of the American West. He has published 18 books including three about the original highway west- Route 66.
His articles have appeared in hundreds of national and international magazines and newspapers, including Time, Life, People, Smithsonian, The New Yorker, and The New York Times. Wallis has been nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize and was also a nominee for the National Book Award.
You may recognize his voice… because Wallis has a parallel career voicing documentary films. He is also the voice of - "The Sherif of Radiator Springs in the popular animated CARS 1, 2 and 3 movies.
His latest book, just published — The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny.