Sara Fishko

Sara Fishko appears in the following:

Life of the Party

Friday, January 01, 2021

From the archives: In this last gasp of 2020, we face a New Year's without parties - unless you count the ones in this Fishko Files episode.


Ida Lupino

Friday, December 25, 2020

From the archives: One of the most prolific directors of the 1950s was also an actor, a writer, a producer...and a woman.


Fantasia at 80

Friday, December 18, 2020

To some, Fantasia is the best and worst of Disney.

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Film Noir

Friday, December 11, 2020

From the archives: Over 50 years ago, a wave of crime dramas burst onto American screens and gave viewers - and filmmakers - a whole new vocabulary of dark shadows and saucy dialogue.


An Hour with Dave Brubeck

Saturday, December 05, 2020

"An Hour with Dave Brubeck" is another in Sara Fishko's series of conversations with musical figures. The interview for the program was taped in Brubeck's studio in Connecticut, in 20...

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An Hour with Dave Brubeck (Centenary)

Friday, December 04, 2020

From the archives: On the 100th anniversary of his birth, Dave Brubeck still looms large in jazz history.

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Stuff Smith

Friday, November 27, 2020

From the archives: Nobody could swing harder than Stuff Smith.


JFK and TV (2020)

Friday, November 20, 2020

From the archives: The assassination of President John F. Kennedy was a trial by fire for a young medium.



Friday, November 13, 2020

Andre Gregory, of "My Dinner with Andre" fame, has told stories on stage and screen for decades.


Shrinks on Screen (2020)

Friday, November 06, 2020

From the archives: In movies, psychoanalysts often have ultimate power - for better or worse.


Scary Music

Thursday, October 29, 2020

In our unsettled moment, people will find ways to mark an unusual Halloween this weekend.


An Hour with Ned Rorem

Friday, October 23, 2020

From the archives: According to Rorem, "there’s only two aesthetics in the whole universe. Everything is either French or German.”


Two American Dramas

Friday, October 16, 2020

Two dramas, now streaming, use very different American stories to find common ground.

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Two Pianists and a Painter

Friday, October 09, 2020

From the archives: For artists, innovation can often be mistaken for eccentricity.


Pre-Dean Teens

Friday, October 02, 2020

From the archives: James Dean was said to be film’s "first American teenager."


Concert Piece

Friday, September 25, 2020

In this time of empty concert halls and virtual performances, we turn our attention to music with an audience.


Frank Stella

Friday, September 18, 2020

From the archives: Sometimes artists, seeking inspiration, find it in the very thing that challenges and haunts them most. 


Three Critics

Friday, September 11, 2020

From the archives: Why does thoughtful criticism still matter?


Guthrie Archive

Friday, September 04, 2020

From the archives: Woody Guthrie's progressive influence continues today, thanks in no small part to the fastidious collecting of his family.


Hill of Beans, Etc.

Friday, August 28, 2020

In the run-up to the election, we’re all listening to speeches - and many of them are grappling with the very idea of America.