Interchange

Series produced by WFHB

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Interchange, an interview-based radio show and podcast produced by WFHB in Bloomington, Indiana, gets to the questions that have shaped how we understand ourselves.

As WFHB's longest running public affairs show, Interchange has shared conversations with hundreds of scholars and other experts on politics, religion, metaphysics, economics, history, revolution, ecology, and climate change. Today the stakes stand in stark relief, we challenge our perspectives—as individuals and communities, as thinkers and actors, as people in the world—in effort to change our course.


437 Pieces

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The Fifth Symphony opens very famously with four memorable notes. Beethoven was asked what he meant by this opening and he’s said to have replied, ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:18
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One telling thing Sheriff Jim Kennedy says about the individual officers in the policing situation, “We laugh among ourselves, you can send some of...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:39
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Universities are paternalistic and infantilizing and municipalities enable them. This translates loosely into "If you're father says it's okay..." ...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 57:25
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Jill Lepore joins us to talk about three books: The Story of America; The Secret History of Wonder Woman; and Joe Gould's Teeth.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:03:04
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My guest in this hour is James Scott whose writing is a trek through the history of state-making and resistance to being shackled to governance. Hi...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
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Considered one of the greatest Argentinian poets of the first half of the 20th century, Alfonsina Storni, along with Frida Kahlo and Virginia Woolf...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:42
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It's International Women's Day and who better to celebrate than Rosa Luxemburg? And we also with Rosa Luxemburg a belated happy birthday. She was b...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 56:57
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I’m joined by author and educator Jim Horn to discuss his latest book, Work Hard, Be Hard: Journeys Through No Excuses Teaching. Horn explores the ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:12
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In this Arts Interchange, Carmen as Other, we’ll hear some of these well-known songs, sung by well-known performers, while we speak with two studen...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:07
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Last month novelist and social critic Curtis White joined us to discuss his latest book We, Robots: Staying Human in the Age of Big Data. One of hi...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:03
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Question, What do Afghanistan, Castration, and Karst have in common? They’re topics Journalist Douglas Wissing has investigated and written about. ...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:06
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Psychiatrist, philosopher, writer, activist and insurgent, Frantz Fanon influenced such revolutionary leaders as Malcolm X and Che Guevara. Fanon ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 57:30
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When the hurly burly’s done, fair is foul and foul is fair, by the pricking of my thumbs something wicked this way comes, screw your courage to the...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:00
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We’re told intelligent machines and big data will free us from work, educate our children, transform our environment, and even make religion more u...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:34
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What do acting, literature and philosophy have in common with branding, fascism and incarceration? How can the humanities confront the problem of t...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:22
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Louis Farrakhan, Black Lives Matter, and the future of black political leadership in the United States. I speak with Freddie deBoer about his Harpe...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2016
  • Length: 56:35
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Historian and prolific author Gerald Horne returns to our program today to discuss his most recent book Confronting Black Jacobins: The United Stat...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2016
  • Length: 58:01
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Interchange reviews 2015 with a specific look at the programs which detailed the history and present moment of Black lives in the United States of ...

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Our guest is Pulitzer Prize winning biographer John Matteson whose The Annotated Little Women was published last month. Alcott’s often autobiograph...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 1
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From theater to radio to Hollywood...the ambition of Orson Welles, as Patrick McGilligan tells us in his new book Young Orson, was already old-fash...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:57