Open Source with Christopher Lydon

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

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

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338 Pieces

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A conversation with District Attorney Rachael Rollins about reforming the legal system.

Bought by KICI Iowa City, WHCP-LP Cambridge, Md., WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, WMUU-LP, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Conversations with Eric Foner and Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw about a history of oppression and racism from the Civil War to today.

Bought by KTOO, WHCP-LP Cambridge, Md., WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WMUU-LP, WGCU and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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A conversation about economist John Maynard Keynes with Zachary Carter.

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, Md., KICI Iowa City, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KMXT and more


  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Yo-Yo Ma about Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suites.

Bought by WNMU-FM Marquette, Mich., WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WHCP-LP Cambridge, Md., WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Conversations with Errol Morris, Anna Merlan, and Jay Rosen about conspiracy theories of the pandemic.

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  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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A conversation with Jeffrey Sachs and Chas Freeman about worsening U.S.-China relations.

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  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Jim Yong Kim and Warwick Anderson about pandemic lessons learned from the Asia-Pacific region.

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Michael Greenberg, George Packer, and Nathan Robinson about leadership crisis during the pandemic.

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, Md., WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KICI Iowa City, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Conversation about Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels.

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Conversations with Dr. Camara Jones, Mike Davis, Matt Stoller, and Cornel West covering topics including coronavirus, inequality, and the end of th...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A conversation with Laurie Garrett about the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Mark Blyth about the economics of the coronavirus era.

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, Md., WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, WMUU-LP, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Sylvia Poggiolli, John Ioannidis, David Jones, and Andrew Sullivan about coronavirus.

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Arthur Kleinman, Megan Murray, and David Jones about coronavirus.

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WHCP-LP Cambridge, Md., WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KICI Iowa City, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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A conversation with Frank Snowden, Nahid Bhadelia, Kyle Harper, and Jamie Heywood about the novel coronavirus.

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, Md., KBBI Alaska, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Anand Giridharadas, Ralph Nader, and Alex Gourevitch about establishment reactions to democratic socialism.

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with Dr. Arthur Kleinman about personal and medical lessons learned from care.

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, Md., KMXT, KBBI Alaska, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Conversations with Will Power, Kerri Greenidge, Brandon Terry, and Rodnell Collins about Malcolm X.

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A visit to New Hampshire during primary season and a conversation with Jeff Sharlet.

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Andrew Bacevich about U.S. foreign policy after the Cold War.

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, KBBI Alaska, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, WYAP and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6