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New York City Housing Authority chairman John Rhea explains what is being done to help residents of public housing who are still living without heat, power or hot water. Plus: ABC News political analyst and former Bush/Cheney campaign strategist Matthew Dowd on post-electoral politics; Jodi Kantor of The New York Times on the President’s second term; and a close look at how design and engineering could provide solutions for rising tides and storm surges in the future.
Pulitizer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham discusses the complex life and personality of Thomas Jefferson. Then Evan Thomas talks about President Eisenhower’s brilliance as a political tactician. Barbara Kingsolver tells us about her latest novel, Flight Behavior. Celebrated film editor Walter Murch discusses his translation of Curzio Malaparte’s work.
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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It set the model for the hit family sitcom. Lucy's weekly antics and humiliation entered the DNA of TV comedy: from Desperate Housewives to 30 Rock – writers can’t live without Lucy.
The 'Ambassador of the Great American Songbook' Michael Feinstein reflects on his personal relationship with songwriting legends the Gershwins in a new memoir. Then, Neil Cowley -- the British pianist who played on Adele's mega hit "Rolling In The Deep" -- brings his jazz combo to 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.
It’s the latest literary edition of New Sounds, featuring music inspired by Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” and just one hour to fit in as much as we can. There are many references to music in the play (and surely, many a term paper written to that end…) and this “Full Fathom Five,” one of Ariel’s songs, describes a death by shipwreck. It’s also the title of one of the songs on the album, "Tempest" by the group The Young Scamels (the late Jason Noble and members of Rachel’s.)