The Show-Me State

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Missouri is one of the closest battleground states in this election. On States of the Union, find out about the issues Show-Me State voters will be thinking about when they cast their ballots on Nov. 4. Also: Underreported looks into the top censored stories of the past year. Plus, we talk dance! Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon shares his hopes for the future of dance in America; we also pay tribute to the late Antony Tudor.


Antony Tudor and Christopher Wheeldon

Antony Tudor: Genius of 20th-c. Dance

Choreographer Antony Tudor is considered one of the geniuses of 20th-century dance. Kevin McKenzie, artistic director of the American Ballet Theatre, talks about the ABT’s "Tudor Centennial Celebration," happening Oct. 21-Nov. 1 at New York City Center.


Christopher Wheeldon, Groundbreaking Choreographer

Christopher Wheeldon has been called ballet’s hottest choreographer; he’s choreographed more than 30 ballets in 5 years. He talks to Leonard about his work, his influences, and his hopes for the future of dance in America.

Christopher Wheeldon will be in conversation
With dance writer and ...


States of the Union: Missouri

Missouri is one of the closest battleground states in the presidential election, and we find out which issues the candidates are talking about when they campaign in the Show-Me state. Plus, a look the race for governor. Jo Mannies covers regional politics for the St. Louis ...


Underreported: Censored Stories of 2007-08

There are plenty of major news stories you probably didn’t hear or read about in the last year – like the fact that the Iraqi death count reached 1 million, and US-backed militarism is resurgent in Latin America. Hear about the top censored stories of the past year.

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