Pete Seeger is a folk singer and an environmental and political activist. He wrote or co-wrote the popular songs "Turn! Turn! Turn!", "If I Had a Hammer," and "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?"
Pete Seeger appears in the following:
Monday, March 16, 2015
Friday, January 31, 2014
Pete Seeger was a giant, and barely a singer-songwriter has touched a guitar who doesn't owe him a musical debt. He died this week, at age 94. In 2010, Kurt Andersen went to Seeger's home — a house he built himself on the Hudson River in Beacon, New York. They talked about "This Land Is Your Land" ...
Monday, September 03, 2012
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Folk singer and activist Pete Seeger died Monday night in New York at the age of 94. In June 2012, he spoke with Brian Lehrer about his life, his music, Woody Guthrie and more.
Friday, March 16, 2012
This is the national anthem we actually know the words to. Americans sing it at school; Bruce Springsteen sang it at President Obama's inauguration. Yet Woody Guthrie's song was once branded anti-American, even Communist. Pete Seeger tells Kurt Andersen how Guthrie ...
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Sunday, November 24, 2002
We look at people living outside the law â€“ both voluntarily and involuntarily. Host Dean Olsher explores the messy legal terrain confronting gay couples who want the privileges of a â€œdivorce,â€ and talks to local historians about female criminals on the Lower East Side in the 19th century. Sound artist ...
Friday, February 21, 1941
The actual date of this episode is 1941-02-20. For technical reasons, it shows up incorrectly above.
This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Pete Seeger and Lee Hays perform: