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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Take Thanksgiving head-on with help from The Sporkful's Dan Pashman and public radio's favorite personalities like Mo Rocca, Amy Sedaris, Robert Krulwich, Brooke Gladstone and more.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Called "whimsical" and "surreal" by The New York Times, Marcos Balter is writing music that has made its way into the repertoires of some of the most influential musicians today.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Caroline Shaw spent practically all her life studying & playing the violin. But then, two years after enrolling in grad school for composition, she won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
After a slightly weird start to his study with Gérard Grisey in Paris, Donnacha Denney moved to Amsterdam, where the composer Louis Andriessen changed his life forever.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Andrew Norman has followed a winding artistic path that nearly landed him in the architecture world. Lucky for us, he kept writing music.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Adams got kicked out of multiple high schools and moved to the edge of society in Alaska, yet somehow managed to win a 2014 Pulitzer Prize. Here's how he did it.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were the "first couple" of American radio. In this episode of American RadioWorks: how the Roosevelts revolutionized political communication in America.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
It used to be that educating a girl was prevented by social customs or economic pressures in many parts of the world. In this episode of America Abroad: hear how the tides are changing.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
This Veteran's Day, we're thanking our men and women in uniform for their service by listening to their stories.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Over 4 million children have parents who have served, or are currently serving, in the U.S. military. In this special: how our nation's youngest are affected by deployment and war.
Saturday, November 01, 2014
In 1953, Welsh poet Dylan Thomas premiered his masterpiece “Under Milk Wood” in New York. Now, actor Michael Sheen returns with a new production in celebration of Thomas' centenary.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
This election season, a look beyond the horse race to the real issues at stake. Host Kara Miller talks with professionals about what really matters on November 4.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The proposed Keystone XL Pipeline is a contentious issue facing the U.S. and Canada. Affected communities present their views on the matter in this episode of America Abroad.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Over 90 percent of global trade travels across the ocean by ship. In this episode of State Of The Re:Union, stories from the people who live and work on our world's ships.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
In this episode of State Of The Re:Union, a look at how communities across the country are responding creatively to problems with police, courts, and prisons.
Thursday, October 02, 2014
There are nearly 1.5 million people in the U.S. who identify as transgender. In this special, stories of trans people at many moments of life, from childhood to adulthood to elders.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Salman Rushdie takes us to a Chocolate Town in England, Werner Herzog eats his shoe, and we meet the Indiana Jones of the plant world in this special episode hosted by Frances McDormand.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
In K-12 education, Common Score has routinely proved controversial. In this episode of Intelligence Squared, panelists debate the merits of the national academic standards.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
"Remember Us Unto Life" is a one-hour celebration of Rosh Hashanah, The Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, The Day of Atonement - eight days known as the Jewish High Holidays.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The Arab Spring touched many parts of life in the countries most affected, including the rights of women and gender equality.