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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  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:07
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation with Frederick Wiseman on his new film, Monrovia, Indiana, and a lifetime of observing.

Bought by KWMR, KSFR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area) and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A conversation with David Bromwich, Jill Lepore, David Bosworth, Briahna Gray, and Mark Blyth.

Bought by KSFR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, KICI Iowa City, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Sep 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 5
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The Catholic Church's Clerical Errors

Bought by KWIT, WMUU-LP, WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area), KALW, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Sep 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Sep 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A conversation about the Grenfell Tower fire with Andrew O'Hagan of the London Review of Books

Bought by KICI Iowa City, WMUU-LP, and WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area)


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Pressley, Capuano, and the Future of Progressive Politics in MA-7.

Bought by KVNF, KICI Iowa City, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KWIT, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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From "Sorry to Bother You" and "Random Acts of Flyness" to "Lemonade," a new wave of black popular culture has arrived.

Bought by WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area), KSFR, KWMR, KWIT, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This is a story of where music comes from, what it means, and who owns it.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KALW, WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area), KWIT, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Otis Redding’s five magnificent years in showbiz transformed the sound of soul music. His grainy, growling, and “squawking” voice kept the music ro...

Bought by WAER Syracuse, NY, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area), KALW, KWIT and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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The jobs are back. It’s the work that feels fishy: so much of it paid but pointless; safe and even secure, but often un-satisfying if you were loo...

Bought by KSFR, KWIT, WCQS, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: Jul 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Calling on the spies we know best – all of them fictional – to explain the Helsinki summit: If it was spy-craft in plain sight, what would James Bo...

Bought by WCQS, KSFR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8