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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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A conversation with Frank Snowden, Nahid Bhadelia, Kyle Harper, and Jamie Heywood about the novel coronavirus.

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, 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.

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


  • 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, 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.

Bought by WRIR, WMUU-LP, KBBI Alaska, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KICI Iowa City and more


  • 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.

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


  • 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
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A conversation with Greta Gerwig about Little Women, along with a visit to Louisa May Alcott's home with Jan Turnquist and a conversation with Mari...

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


  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Shamiran Mako, Neta Crawford, Tulsi Gabbard, Linda Bilmes, and Rosella Cappella Zielinski about war's many costs.

Bought by KBBI Alaska, KICI Iowa City, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KALW and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Stephen Walt, John Mearsheimer, Stephen Van Evera, and Valentine Moghadam.

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


  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Talking about jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges with Con Chapman, Byron Rushing, and Robin Kelley.

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


  • Added: Jan 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7