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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 with Errol Morris, Anna Merlan, and Jay Rosen about conspiracy theories of the pandemic.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WMRA, WHFR, KSFR, WHCP-LP Cambridge and more


  • 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.

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


  • 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.

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


  • 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, 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.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KICI Iowa City, KMXT, and KALW


  • 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...

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


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

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


  • 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, 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.

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, KBBI Alaska, WMUU-LP, KMXT, KICI Iowa City and more


  • 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, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KICI Iowa City, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10