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StoryCorps 411: The Ballad of Wendell Scott

Monday, February 09, 2015

On January 30, 2015 Wendell Scott became the first African American driver to be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Scott started racing in 1952 toward the end of the Jim Crow era, and was the first African American to win at NASCAR’s elite major league level. Wendell Scott died in 1990. One of his sons, Frank, and his grandson Warrick, sat down to remember him for StoryCorps.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Peter Hessler and Wendell Steavenson discuss the political chaos in Egypt.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Peter Hessler and Wendell Steavenson discuss the political chaos in Egypt.

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On Being

Ellen Davis and Wendell Berry — The Poetry of Creatures [remix]

Thursday, November 24, 2011

How we see the world is how we value it, says Ellen Davis. And poetry is a way to rediscover the lost art of being creatures. An hour of learning and slowing down, with the "Mad Farmer" poems of Wendell Berry and a new way to take in the "poetry" of Genes

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On Being

[Unedited] Ellen Davis with Krista Tippett

Thursday, November 24, 2011

How we see the world is how we value it, says Ellen Davis. And poetry is a way to rediscover the lost art of being creatures. An hour of learning and slowing down, with the "Mad Farmer" poems of Wendell Berry and a new way to take in the "poetry" of Genes

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Wendell Steavenson on Georgia and Russia

Monday, December 08, 2008

Wendell Steavenson discusses the tensions between Georgia and Russia.

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