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An American conversation with global attitude — on the arts, humanities, and global affairs — with your host, Christopher Lydon.

Consider adding us to your weekly schedule; we post regular broadcast hours for public radio Friday afternoons.

For shorter stand-alone radio stories and podcasts: check out our series "Open Source Shorts."

Full-length conversations are also available via podcast or at radioopensource.org

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Series

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30 Pieces

Everything but the broadcast hours.

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297 Pieces

An American conversation with global attitude - on the arts, humanities, and global affairs, hosted by Christopher Lydon.

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5 Pieces

“Reading Chekhov” is the name of this game – a podcast experiment with, by all accounts, the greatest short-story writer of them all, the medical doctor who was also the “Cherry Orchard” playwright, Anton Chekhov.


Pieces

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A conversation with Shamiran Mako, Neta Crawford, Tulsi Gabbard, Linda Bilmes, and Rosella Cappella Zielinski about war's many costs.

Bought by KBBI, KICI, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Stephen Walt, John Mearsheimer, Stephen Van Evera, and Valentine Moghadam.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, KALW and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Talking about jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges with Con Chapman, Byron Rushing, and Robin Kelley.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, KBBI, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Shoshana Zuboff, Bianca Wylie, and Jaron Lanier talk about surveillance capitalism.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KWIT, WMUU-LP, KMXT, KICI and more


  • Added: Dec 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation with David Runciman and Libby Watson about lessons from the UK election.

Bought by KWIT, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, WMUU-LP, KALW and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Noah Feldman, Andrew Bacevich, and David Bromwich about impeachment.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, KMXT and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones, Peter Linebaugh, and Philip Deloria about national origin stories.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with musician Esperanza Spalding.

Bought by KWIT, KMXT, WMUU-LP, KICI, and KALW


  • Added: Nov 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with Geremie Barmé, Wilfred Chan, and Frances Hui about the protests in Hong Kong.

Bought by KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, KICI and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Talking about billionaires in films and on television, with Ty Burr and Erin Schwartz.

Bought by KWIT, KMXT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7