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Kremlin to Kremlin: The Joseph Roane Story on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Apr 27, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Kremlin to Kremlin: The Joseph Roane Story on “With Good Reason”

Joseph Roane, an agronomist trained at Virginia State University, was part of a group of African American expatriates who were encouraged by the Stalinist government in the 1930s to work in the Soviet Union building a society free of class and racism. Jon Bachman (Stratford Hall) and Marian Veney Ashton (A.T. Johnson Museum) are making a film on how Roane survived Stalin’s purges and returned to the United States to become a mentor to young African American agricultural students. Also: Brian McKnight’s (University of Virginia at Wise) new book We Fight for Peace tells the story of American...

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Art of Writing – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

Posted on Apr 27, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Art of Writing – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

This week host Kimberly Crowley speaks with President Jefferson about how he wrote, the tools he used and what he thought good writing was. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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“If” I only had a brain, a heart, & the nerve – on Footlight Parade

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

“If” I only had a brain, a heart, & the nerve – on Footlight Parade

This week On Footlight Parade: “If Songs” – Focusing on a little word that is often used in a very big way. For more information about Footlight Parade, click HERE.

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Wild Blessings: The Poetry of Lucille Clifton on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

Wild Blessings: The Poetry of Lucille Clifton on “With Good Reason”

The late poet Lucille Clifton was widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, womanhood, and spirituality. She was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and received the Robert Frost Medal for lifetime achievement posthumously, from the Poetry Society of America.  An anthology of her work; “The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 recently won the Hurston Wright Legacy Award for Poetry, and Clifton was also honored by the Furious Flower Poetry Center (James Madison University.)  Also: A talk with Hilary Holladay who is the author of “Wild Blessings: The Poetry of Lucille...

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All Jenkinson – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

All Jenkinson – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

This week Mister Jenkinson spends the entire show answering listener questions. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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Fun Feature for Tax Day from Sound Beat

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

Fun Feature for Tax Day from Sound Beat

Have You Paid Your Taxes? Here’s a fun feature on PRX from SOUND BEAT for April 15: I Paid My Income Tax Today Sound Beat is a daily, 90-second public radio show that showcases recordings from Syracuse University Libraries’ Belfer Audio Archive, one of the nation’s largest sound archives. Episodes feature a wide range of recordings from all musical genres, film scores, and great thinkers and political figures such as Albert Einstein and Teddy Roosevelt, and more. Listeners will hear fascinating rare gems, old favorites, and some never heard before recordings. For more...

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