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WNYC News

New York City, Lincoln & the Gettysburg Address

Monday, November 18, 2013

Today marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

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On Being

Arnold Eisen — The Spiritual Audacity of Abraham Joshua Heschel [remix]

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Abraham Joshua Heschel insisted that the opposite of good is not evil, it is indifference. Born into an esteemed Hasidic family in Poland in 1907, he was a mystic who wrote transcendent, poetic words about God. At the same time, he marched alongside Marti

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On Being

[Unedited] Arnold Eisen with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Abraham Joshua Heschel insisted that the opposite of good is not evil, it is indifference. Born into an esteemed Hasidic family in Poland in 1907, he was a mystic who wrote transcendent, poetic words about God. At the same time, he marched alongside Marti

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Movies on the Radio

Presidential Politics

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Host David Garland features highlights from John Williams' new score for "Lincoln," plus music for other presidential and political films, including "Nixon" and "JFK" and Marc Shaiman's "The American President."

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On Being

Bruce Feiler — Children of Abraham [remix]

Thursday, February 08, 2007

The sacred story of Abraham traverses the geography of the most bitter political conflict in the modern world — beginning in what is now southern Iraq and ending in the West Bank city of Hebron. Yet Abraham is the common patriarch of Judaism, Islam, and C

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