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More on the aftermath of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut with Newtown doctor Alex Afshar, Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, and more. Plus: USA Today’s Susan Page on how Washington is responding to the violence, and on any prospects for compromise on spending and revenue; Andrew Sullivan on the film “Zero Dark Thirty”; and more.
On today’s show: We’ll talk to Elizabeth Royte about her in-depth look at an alleged connection between diseased cattle and fracking fluids. Celebrated chef Thomas Keller talks about his latest cookbook Bouchon Bakery. And we’ll find out how to make healthy dishes for kids this holiday season. Plus, we’ll take a look at the life of Frederick Law Olmsted and his contributions to landscape architecture, from New York’s Central Park to Boston’s Emerald Necklace!
Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture.
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Kurt Andersen talks with the creator of The Sopranos, David Chase, who returns to New Jersey for Not Fade Away, his first movie. Vince Guaraldi’s score to A Charlie Brown Christmas does the near-impossible — it’s holiday music that conjures childhood without getting too cute. Plus, we'll hear Kurt Andersen’s ...
From "White Christmas" and "Silver Bells" to the music from A Charlie Brown Christmas and Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer, it's a big screen versus small screen holiday music smackdown. Then, Of Monsters and Men perform live in the studio.
Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.
Experience the collaborative strains of a father-son flamenco guitar and cello duo on this New Sounds. Begun in France, and finished in Brooklyn (with guitarist for The National and creator of Clogs, Bryce Dessner, producing the record), the focus for these works was on improvisation after deciding not to use the demos.