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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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384 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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Conversations about a new era of grassroots activism with Andrea James, Ayana Aubourg, Armani White, Fatema Ahmad, Queen-Cheyenne Wade, and Carl Wi...

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WMUU-LP, WLPR , WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass. and more


  • Added: Jul 23, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Conversations about cancel culture with Noam Chomsky, Tressie McMillan Cottom, and David Bromwich.

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


  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Conversations about reparations with William Darity, Kirsten Mullen, and Thomas Craemer.

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WHCP-LP Cambridge, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Conversations about James Baldwin with Raoul Peck, Teju Cole, Cornel West, and Ed Pavlic.

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


  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Conversations about policing with Bill Bratton, James Forman Jr., and Donna Murch.

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


  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Anne Case and Angus Deaton about decline in life expectancy and economic inequality.

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


  • Added: Jun 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation with District Attorney Rachael Rollins about reforming the legal system.

Bought by KICI Iowa City, WHCP-LP Cambridge, 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, 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, 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, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WHCP-LP Cambridge, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8