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Full Bio: Jimmy Carter's Early Years

Today, we launch the third installment of our Full Bio series. All this week, we’ll be talking to journalist...

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How the Media Covered January 6

NPR’s David Folkenflik joins us to discuss the media’s coverage of the January 6 insurrection at the U.S....

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Cinematters: NY Social Justice Film Festival

Isaac Zablocki, director of The Carole Zabar Center for Film at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, joins us to...

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'Some Kind of Heaven'

"Some Kind of Heaven" takes a candid look into the world of Florida's storied retirement community, The Villages, and...

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Customer Entitlement in the Restaurant Industry

Food & Wine restaurant editor Khushbu Shah joins us to discuss her recent article titled, “The Customer is...

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Full Bio: Jimmy Carter Enters Politics

For the second episode of our Full Bio installment on Jimmy Carter, Jonathan Alter looks at Pres. Carter’s time...

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'Snowpiercer'

[REBROADCAST] Actor Daveed Diggs joins to discuss starring in the TV adaptation of "Snowpiercer." The show's second...

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Jen Chung Gets It Done

Jen Chung, executive editor and co-founder of Gothamist, joins to give updates on the stories her team is following...

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On This Historic Day, An Intellectual History of the Trump Era with Carlos Lozada

[REBROADCAST FROM NOVEMBER 5, 2020] Today, President Donald Trump has become the first president in American history...

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'How It Feels To Be Free'

Director Yoruba Richen joins us to discuss her new documentary for PBS American Masters titled,  "How It Feels To Be...

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'mlk/fbi'

For years, the FBI had Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. under surveillance. Award-winning director Sam Pollard discusses...

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Full Bio: Jimmy Carter's Foreign Policy

In the fourth installment of our latest “Full Bio” miniseries, journalist and author Jonathan Alter talks...

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Full Bio: Jimmy Carter's Domestic Policy

For the third installment of our latest “Full Bio” miniseries, journalist and author Jonathan Alter...

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Jimmy Carter and 'Desert One'

[REBROADCAST] As an addendum to our Full Bio miniseries on Jimmy Carter, we share an excerpt from our conversation...

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'I Came As A Shadow': Coach John Thompson's Autobiography

As head coach of the men's basketball team at Georgetown, John Thompson built the program into a powerhouse. He...

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Full Bio: Jimmy Carter's Legacy and Life After Office

For the final part of this Full Bio installment, Jonathan Alter describes how Jimmy Carter’s four years in the...

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Get Lit: Music from 75 Dollar Bill and Lincoln Center

As part of our special “Love Letter to New York” edition of our book club, Get Lit with All Of It, we air...

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Get Lit: Audience Q&A with Jonathan Lethem

We air highlights from the audience Q&A portion of our December Get Lit with All Of It event with author Jonathan...

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Get Lit: Jonathan Lethem

We air highlights from our conversation with Jonathan Lethem from our special “Love Letter to New York”...

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Cynthia Erivo Narrates 'Wild Swan: A Story of Florence Nightingale'

Award-winning actor Cynthia Erivo joins us to discuss narrating the Audible Original Wild Swan: A Story of Florence...

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