Congressman Tom Cole

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Influential Guitarist John Renbourn, Co-Founder Of Pentagle, Dies

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Renbourn co-founded the popular folk/jazz group Pentangle and was one of the most respected and influential acoustic guitarists in the world. He died this week at his home in Scotland; he was 70.


In A Few Fateful Years, One Record Label Blew Open The Blues

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Music was an afterthought for Paramount Records, a short-lived label founded by a furniture company. But in its final years, it gave vital exposure to the artists who would come to define Delta blues.


Today's Highlights | February 13, 2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Also on Today's Show: The winter storm system that shut down much of South and mid-Atlantic yesterday is now taking its toll on the Northeast. The challenge from this storm has come in form of ice...After three years of brinkmanship, confrontation and threatened defaults, both the House and the Senate have agreed to raise the debt ceiling without conditions until March of 2015.

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Exploring The Road to U.S. Action in Syria

Monday, September 02, 2013

The Obama Administration has decided that the U.S. must take military action in Syria, though not before seeking congressional approval. Joining The Takeaway to discuss the next steps for the U.S. Congress and the vote on U.S. military options in Syria are Congressmen Frank PalloneGregory Meeks, and Tom ColeLara Setrakian, journalist and founder of Syria Deeply, joins the program to discuss the implications of action in Syria and the humanitarian crisis on the ground there. David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent for our partner The New York Times, fills us in on what to expect around the capital.

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Johnny Smith, Revered Guitar Player, Has Died

Friday, June 14, 2013

Though mainly a jazz player, wrote the surf guitar anthem "Walk, Don't Run," which became a Top 10 hit for The Ventures on two occasions.

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Congressman Tom Cole on Oklahoma's Recovery

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

When it comes to bad weather, Oklahoma is all too familiar with disaster. Last week's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma was the 74th presidential disaster declared in the state in the past 60 years. The state is No. 1 in tornado disasters and No. 3 for flooding. Congressman Tom Cole discusses the state’s tornado recovery effort—and where relief funding should come from.

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Richie Havens, Folk Singer Who Opened Woodstock, Has Died

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Richie Havens had a long career as a musician, but he's still most famous for one set he played to hundreds of thousands in New York in 1969.


Why the Violence Against Women Act Divided the House G.O.P.

Friday, March 01, 2013

After months of stalling on Capitol Hill the House has passed the Violence Against Women Act. President Obama has said he will sign it. Tom Cole is a Republican Congressman and a member of the Chickasaw Nation. He voted in favor of the Senate version of the bill.

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