Gospel, Protecting the Environment, Building Storm Barriers

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Leonard Lopate hosts a one-hour gospel special in honor of Black History Month. Then we’ll talk about the documentary “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet,” about the environmentalist movement. And we'll discuss proposals to protect New York from storm surges with barriers

Great Gospel Favorites

Leonard Lopate hosts a one-hour gospel special in honor of Black History Month.


Golden Gate Gospel Train, The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet (under the billboard)

Good News, Marion Williams and Ward Singers

A City Called Heaven (Poor Pilgrim of Sorrow), Mahalia Jackson

What Makes a Man Turn His Back on God?, Bessie Griffin w. Alex Bradford

The Old Ship of Zion, Norsalus McKissick & Martin Singers

Walk Around, R. H. Harris w. Soul Stirrers

Touch the Hem of His Garment, Sam Cooke w. Soul Stirrers

Jesus Be My Keeper, Cecil Shaw w. the Union Spiritual Singers

Lord Hold My Hand, Jess Whitaker w. Pilgrim Travelers

Thank You for One More Day, Ira Tucker & Dixie Hummingbirds

Burying Ground, Julius Cheeks and the Sensational Nightingales

Everybody’s Gonna Have a Wonderful Time, Sister Rosetta Tharpe w. Dependable Boys

I’ve Got Religion, Mme. Edna Gallman Cooke w. Radio Four

The Moan that Keeps Homes Together, Marion Williams

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, J. Robert Bradley

Working on the Building, by Brother Joe May w. Sally Martin & Sally Martin Singers

Uncloudy Day, Mavis and the Staples Singers

God Be With You, J. Earle Hines w. St. Paul’s Baptist  Church Choir

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"A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet"

Executive producer Mark Weiss talks about the documentary “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet,” along with Lois Gibbs, who led the protests at Love Canal, started the Center for Health, Environment & Justice, and is featured in the film. Inspired by the book of the same name by Philip Shabecoff and informed by advisers like the biologist E. O. Wilson, the film chronicles the environmentalism movement. It opens at Cinema Village March 1.

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Defending New York City Against Hurricanes

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there have been a number of proposals to waterproof the New York waterfront. One idea is to erect large—and expensive—storm surge barriers. Alex Marshall, author of "The $5.9 Billion Question" in the February issue of Metropolis magazine and author of the new book The Surprising Design of Market Economies, Malcolm Bowman, distinguished professor of oceanography at SUNY Stonybrook, Piet Dircke, and global director for water management for ARCADIS, talk about the proposals.

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Food Fridays: What Do You Want to Learn How to Make?

Our first Food Friday includes a look at how to make red wine vinegar, sriracha sauce and other condiments at home. Do-it-yourself projects are a big part of our Food Fridays series, so tell us: What do you want to learn how to make? Is it beer? Bread? Greek-style yogurt? Pickles?

Tell us in comments section below, and we’ll see if we can include it in a future Food Fridays DIY segment!

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