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Alex Ross | Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music

November 17th, 2020

In conversation with Simon Callow Music critic for the New Yorker since 1996, Alex Ross is the author of the international bestseller The Rest Is Noise:… Go to Episode

Tamara Payne | The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X

November 13th, 2020

In conversation with Sarah Glover, veteran journalist and past president of the National Association of Black Journalists.   In 1990, Pulitzer Prize-winning… Go to Episode

Issac J. Bailey | Why Didn't We Riot: A Black Man in Trumpland

November 12th, 2020

In conversation with Tracey Matisak, award-winning broadcaster and journalist ''A painful indictment of American inhumanity woven with threads of grace… Go to Episode

H. W. Brands | The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom

November 11th, 2020

''A terrific writer who commands'' his historical subject matter with ''authority and panache'' (New York Times), H. W. Brands was a finalist for the… Go to Episode