On The Media

On the Rocks

Friday, March 06, 2015

ISIS' cruelty has now been directed at priceless artifacts. This week we examine the media's reaction to the destruction. Also, Hillary Clinton’s email habits have reporters scrambling.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Endangered Cultural Heritage Sites

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monument Fund, will talk about the organization's 2014 watch list of endangered cultural heritage sites. This year’s list includes 67 sites in 41 countries, and includes places both near (like the Hudson River Palisades) and far (like the city of Yangon, Myanmar).

Comments [2]

The Brian Lehrer Show

People's Hall of Fame: NYC Radio

Friday, November 30, 2012

Steve Zeitlin, executive director of City Lore, a non-profit that produces programs and publications that convey the richness of New York City's cultural heritage, Bob Fass, WBAI DJ credited with inventing free form radio, and Phil Schaap, WKCR Jazz host and 2012 inductee, talk about the radio pioneers being inducted into City Lore's People's Hall of Fame.

Comments [4]


Lionel Loueke: Musical Heritage From Everywhere

Friday, September 07, 2012

Guitarist and vocalist Lionel Loueke's latest album is called Heritage, and it reflects upon the musical influence that all of his many homes over the years -- from Benin to Paris to NYC -- have had on his music. He joins us in the studio along with his trio to play live. 


Studio 360

Joyce Carol Oates

Friday, June 22, 2007

Joyce Carol Oates' new novel, her 36th, is called The Gravedigger's Daughter. It's an imagined account of her own grandmother's life. Oates knew her great-grandparents were German immigrants, but it was the discovery of her grandmother's Jewish background (turned up by an inquisitive ...