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The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, discusses going after corporate crime and public corruption. Plus: writer Jonathan Haidt discusses his new book and why people on the right and left view morality differently; and how to help homeless youth.
Craig Whitney examines America’s relationship with guns and looks at the history of the Second Amendment and the gun control movement. Aman Sethi talks about poverty in Delhi. We’ll find out about “The Old Man and the Old Moon,” a play that combines original music, shadow puppetry, live action, and lighting effects. And Sean Wilentz gives an account of the rich history of Columbia Records.
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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Fake photos aren’t just Photoshop. An exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum showcases hundreds of strange and fascinating fakes from the predigital age, including high art, satire, and outright scams. Married photographers Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor are split on how best to create photomontage — he's an old-school darkroom guy, ...
Saxophonist Paul Winter joins us to talk about how, 50 years ago today, his sextet brought jazz to the White House for the very first time, at the request of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Plus, the R&B singer Martha Redbone has set the poems of William Blake to the sounds of Appalachian folk music. And where does your digital music go when you die?
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.
For this New Sounds, listen to collaborative music by producers, from an English composer to an Ethiopian aid worker. Hear a collaborative work from Deru, (Benjamin Wynn) an electronic music producer from Los Angeles and English composer Joby Talbot, called “Genus.” It’s an electro-acoustic score for Wayne McGregor's ballet of the same title, based on Charles Darwin's discovery of evolution and commissioned by The Paris Opera Ballet.