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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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22 Pieces

Inspired by John Quincy Adams’s admonition that America “goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy,” this limited-series collaboration with the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft explores America’s role in the world across history in order to see a better way forward.

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30 Pieces

Everything but the broadcast hours.

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425 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 economist Mark Blyth and economic historian Brendan Greeley about a troubled global system.

Bought by WLPR , WHCP-LP Cambridge, KMXT, and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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A conversation with economist Mark Blyth and economic historian Brendan Greeley about a troubled global system.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Conversations with Jeffrey Sachs, Nina Khruscheva, Anatol Lieven, and Andrew Bacevich on possibilities for peace with Russia.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WMUU-LP, WLPR , KSFR and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Conversations with Jeffrey Sachs, Nina Khruscheva, Anatol Lieven, and Andrew Bacevich on possibilities for peace with Russia.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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A conversation with Kaiser Kuo and Jing Tsu about the cultural dynamics of US-China tensions.

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, WMUU-LP, KMXT, KSFR and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
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A conversation with Kaiser Kuo and Jing Tsu about the cultural dynamics of US-China tensions.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Conversations about US-China relations with Kevin Rudd, David Kang, and Paul Hear.

Bought by KSFR, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, WMUU-LP, WHCP-LP Cambridge, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Conversations about US-China relations with Kevin Rudd, David Kang, and Paul Heer.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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A conversation with Cornel West and David Bromwich in search of wisdom in dark times.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass.


  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A conversation with Cornel West and David Bromwich in search of wisdom in dark times.

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


  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9