alison podcasts

Mary Wilson's 'Supreme Glamour'

[REBROADCAST FROM SEPTEMBER 19, 2019] Singer Mary Wilson of The Supremes, who passed away on Monday  February 8,...

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'I Need a Minute'

We continue our daily 60-second meditation series, "I Need a Minute," with WNYC's Lorraine Mattox.

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One Minute of Meditation

We continue our daily 60-second meditation series, "I Need a Minute," with WNYC's Lorraine Mattox.  

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Love and Soul: The War and Treaty's 'Hearts Town'

[REBROADCAST FROM OCTOBER 13, 2020] The War and Treaty, labeled “one of Nashville’s hottest acts”...

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Love and Soul: Don Bryant's 'You Make Me Feel'

[REBROADCAST FROM JANUARY 22, 2021] Don Bryant is a first-time Grammy nominee at the age of 78, despite a career...

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Today's One Minute of Meditation

We continue our daily 60-second meditation series, "I Need a Minute," with WNYC's Lorraine Mattox.

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Jimmy Carter and His Love of Rock & Roll

[REBROADCAST FROM APRIL 15, 2020] Director Mary Wharton joins us to discuss her documentary "Jimmy Carter Rock &...

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FDR and His Black Political Advisors

[REBROADCAST FROM JUNE 23, 2020] Jill Watts, Professor of History at California State University San Marcos,...

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'How to Get Rid of a President'

[REBOADCAST FROM NOVEMBER 14, 2018] David Priess joins us to discuss his new book, How To Get Rid of President:...

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Alexis Coe on the Life of George Washington

[REBROADCAST FROM FEBRUARY 14, 2020]On President's Day, we kick off the show by looking at our country's first...

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Carlos Lozada Provides an Intellectual History of the Trump Era

[REBROADCAST FROM NOVEMBER 5, 2020]President Trump has been impeached for the second time, and is now facing trial in...

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A Former Chief of Protocol for the United States

[REBROADCAST FROM JULY 16, 2020]  Former Chief of Protocol for the United States Capricia Penavic Marshall talks...

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Grammy Nominee Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

Composer and trumpet player Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is up for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album at the...

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A Disturbing History of Closed Adoptions in America

A new book investigates a coercive system of adoption under which 3 million young mothers surrendered their babies...

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Celebrating the History of the Black Church

A new four-hour PBS series celebrates the rich history of the Black church in American life. Stacey L. Holman, series...

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A Memoir from Gabriel Byrne

Actor Gabriel Byrne joins us to discuss his acclaimed memoir, Walking With Ghosts, about his childhood growing up on...

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A History of 'The Brownies Book'

The Atlantic has launched a new project called “Inheritance” that takes a close look at US history and...

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Thelma Golden on 'Black Art: In the Absence of Light'

Director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem and consulting producer Thelma Golden joins us to discuss...

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'Andy in the Archives' - Contralto Marian Anderson

[RE-AIR Feb. 12, 2020] WNYC director of archives Andy Lanset joins us for another installment of "Andy in the...

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The Great-Granddaughter of Ida B. Wells on her Life and Legacy

As part of our Black History Month coverage, we take time to celebrate one of the country’s Black pioneers:...

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