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Stars for Freedom on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Aug 24, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Stars for Freedom on “With Good Reason”

The little-known story of how black actors and entertainers in Hollywood contributed their money, connections, and fame to aid the civil rights movement. Also, D.W. Griffith’s Civil War epic Birth of a Nation is notorious for its racist scenes. A new conference celebrates creative African American responses to the film. Plus, The civil rights leader Julian Bond, passed away on August 15th. In a 2004 interview, Bond, whose grandfather was born into slavery, talks candidly about race in America 50 years after the Brown v. Board decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. “With Good Reason” is...

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Military Engagements – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

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Military Engagements – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

Host Dr. Kimberly Crowley speaks with President Thomas Jefferson (as portrayed by humanities scholar Clay S. Jenkinson) about limited military engagements and the policy of aggression against American Indians which Jefferson helped to establish. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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Summer Tips – This week on Insight Daily

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Summer Tips – This week on Insight Daily

As we near the end of summer, Blogger Lisana Jeffries from The Art of All Things shares some helpful tips for the beach, taking care of pets in the heat, pool parties, and going back to school, and looks at the origins of Labor Day. For more information about Insight Daily, click HERE.

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It’s a Jungle Out There on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Aug 18, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

It’s a Jungle Out There on “With Good Reason”

Over the past 50 years, the Amazon rainforest has lost nearly 20% of its forest cover. We talk with the Amazon expert who coined the term “biodiversity” in the 1970’s. And: All of the fish in the acidic, black water of Brazil’s Rio Negro have super sharp teeth. We set out to discover if it’s really possible that they’re all carnivores. Plus: How the remote Waiwai community in Guyana is linked to songbird races in New York City. Later in the show: For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Lindsay Usher studies the...

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Space – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

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Space – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

This week, Dr. Kimberly Crowley speaks with President President Thomas Jefferson (as portrayed by humanities scholar Clay S. Jenkinson) about space exploration and the importance of science and exploration during Jefferson’s time. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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Herb Alpert – This week on Insight Daily

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Herb Alpert – This week on Insight Daily

The legendary founder of the Tijuana Brass and A&M records chats about his latest release “In The Mood” and his history in the business. Herb Alpert is a platinum-selling musician, song writer, record executive, fine artist, and philanthropist. After early success composing “Wonderful World” for Sam Cooke, Alpert went on to co-found A&M Records in 1962, a label which grew from his garage in West Hollywood into the largest independent record label in history. His band, The Tijuana Brass, was wildly popular throughout the sixties, with Alpert becoming the...

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