Sara Fishko

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World's Fair 1939

Thursday, November 05, 2015

From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko discusses the special promise "The World of Tomorrow" held for Depression-era Americans.


Episode 1: Introduction

Friday, October 30, 2015

While W. Eugene Smith lived in a rundown loft in Manhattan’s Flower District, he recorded audio tape compulsively. More than two decades after his death, those tapes finally resurfaced.

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Other Minds

Thursday, June 11, 2015

 Sara Fishko has been exploring a small record label – with only a few releases – that delivers a whole world.

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Films of '59

Thursday, June 04, 2015

WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks back to the films of 1959.


On Hamlet

Thursday, May 28, 2015

In honor of the many faces of summer Shakespeare, WNYC’s Sara Fishko considers the infinite variations on the Bard’s most celebrated play.


Ohlsson on Chopin

Thursday, May 21, 2015

WNYC's Sara Fishko talks with pianist Garrick Ohlsson about his connection with Chopin's music...


Chopin's 'Raindrop' Prelude

Thursday, May 14, 2015

WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us about the legendary history of Chopin's "Raindrop" Prelude in this edition of Fishko Files...



Thursday, May 07, 2015

WNYC's Sara Fishko looks at the past and present of film criticism, and its variable impact over a couple of generations.


Artie Shaw

Thursday, April 30, 2015

WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us how bandleader Artie Shaw is worth remembering for more than just his music...


Unison: Synch and Synergy

Thursday, April 23, 2015

As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, there’s a particular synergy that comes from many people doing the same thing.


Sibelius and Heifetz

Thursday, April 16, 2015

In 1935, Jascha Heifetz made the first recording, ever, of the Sibelius Violin Concerto.


Piels Campaign

Thursday, April 02, 2015

WNYC’s Sara Fishko has a story to tell about Madison Avenue –- and how one ad campaign in the 1950s conquered the Northeast Region


Robin Hood

Thursday, March 26, 2015

WNYC’s Sara Fishko takes us back to one memorable version of Robin Hood that contains some peculiar twists of history and mystery


Celebrating a Pianist's Birth Centennial

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Friday marks 100 years since the birth of Sviatoslav Richter. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, this Russian pianist masterfully broke the mold. Here is this Fishko Files.


Ken Russell

Thursday, March 12, 2015

WNYC’s Sara Fishko speaks to British film director Ken Russell, who died in 2011, about his movie-run through music history... 


Andy Warhol

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Andy Warhol’s image is rarely out of the public eye.


Ida Lupino

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sara Fishko can't stop thinking about a certain Ida Lupino this edition of the Fishko Files


Symphonies that Swing

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Since jazz began, composers have had the impulse to “jazz up” the more traditional symphony orchestra. Has it been a happy partnership between the two styles? 


The Defenders

Thursday, February 12, 2015

WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks back more than 50 years at an expertly written television series called The Defenders. 


Post-War Painters

Thursday, February 05, 2015

In this edition of Fishko Files, WNYC’s Sara Fishko hears tales from postwar painters.