Peter Breslow appears in the following:
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who re-created them.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Musician Henry "Gip" Gipson died this week. He ran a legendary blues juke joint in Bessemer, Ala.
Sunday, October 06, 2019
Waters off the coast of Maine are warming faster than 99 percent of the world's oceans. That's forcing whales northward in pursuit of prey, threatening some of their already dwindling populations.
Sunday, October 06, 2019
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro pays a visit to Larch Hanson, who has been harvesting wild seaweed in Maine for more than 40 years.
Sunday, September 01, 2019
Smithsonian researcher Anna Phillips led the recent discovery of the new medicinal species. Its superficial similarities to a North American leech species helped prevent its detection before.
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney speak with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about stripping down their sound and process on their first album in five years, Let's Rock.
Saturday, June 29, 2019
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Adrian Enscoe, Sydney Shepherd and Regina Strayhorn, members of the band Bandits on the Run and stand-out entrants in this year's Tiny Desk Contest.
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Music historian James Karst explains his recent research into the early life of the legendary Louis Armstrong.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
As former DREAMers return to Mexico with valuable skills and a desire to advance, a number of Mexican organizations are springing up to help these young people contribute to society.
Sunday, May 19, 2019
After losing protections under the DACA program, Gilberto Olivas-Bejarano was deported to his birth country. In the Mexican city of León, far from his former life, he says he has much to offer.
Sunday, April 07, 2019
Salvador Dalí's friendship with Harpo Marx led him to write a Marx Brothers movie treatment, Giraffes on Horseback Salad. Studio head Louis B. Mayer killed it, but it lives again as a graphic novel.
Saturday, March 16, 2019
The Arkansas-born blues singer looks back on her career and discusses Travelin' Woman, her first album in more than 20 years.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Stunt performers can take a punch or survive a fiery car crash. It may sound like a job for the young, but Lesseos has been at it for decades. At 54, she wants to pass on her work's rewards and snags.
Friday, October 05, 2018
Six years since her last album, Cat Power has returned. The singer-songwriter talks about motherhood, memories and her latest album 'Wanderer.'
Saturday, April 28, 2018
With five decades in show business, blues musician Marcia Ball talks about her latest album Shine Bright and the perks of life on the road.
Saturday, April 07, 2018
Johnny Cash's son, John Carter Cash, helps to immortalize his father's poems with a new album called Johnny Cash: Forever Words.
Sunday, March 18, 2018
The Brooklyn-based band doesn't need to speak English to pack a punch. Frontwoman Rahill Jamalifard talks about songwriting in Farsi and how Middle Eastern rock emboldens her.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Lanny Cordola has played guitar with Guns N' Roses and the Beach Boys. Now he devotes himself to teaching music to Afghan street children, most of them girls. He also helps pay for their schooling.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
For 25 years, the Earth Conservation Corps has been cleaning up the capital's polluted Anacostia River. Volunteers have turned their lives around and now work to help others do the same.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Nearly 50 years after his untimely death, Redding's influence as a spirit of soul music remains. Jonathan Gould, author of a new biography of the singer, explains why.