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Radiolab is on a curiosity bender. We ask deep questions and use investigative journalism to get the answers. A given episode might whirl you through science, legal history, and into the home of someone halfway across the world. The show is known for innovative sound design, smashing information into music. It is hosted by Jad Abumrad, Lulu Miller, and Latif Nasser.
 
In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why? That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking of one of America’s great icons. Join us for a 9-episode journey into the Dollyverse. Hosted by Jad Abumrad. Produced and reported by Shima Oliaee. Dolly Parton’s America is a production from OSM Audio and WNYC Studios.
 
Radiowaves is a show that takes you into the studios and behind the mics of the renowned voices of public radio and podcasting. Through long-form and intimate conversations, Radiowaves explores the minds of the likes of Ira Glass, Jad Abumrad, Amy Goodman, Peter Sagal, and many other radio greats. From their professional origins and the secrets of their craft to their views on politics and the media landscape: if you have ever been curious to learn more about the voices you listen to, this i ...
 
From the creators of Dolly Parton's America, Jad Abumrad and Shima Oliaee, comes a new series produced in collaboration with author Kiese Laymon, scholar Imani Perry, writer Cord Jefferson, WQXR’s Terrance McKnight, and WNYC's Jami Floyd. Based on the book Black Swan Blues: the Hard Rise and Brutal Fall of America’s First Black Owned Record Label by Paul Slade. It was Motown before Motown, FUBU before FUBU: Black Swan Records. The label founded 100 years ago by Harry Pace. Pace launched the ...
 
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Helga

WNYC Studios and Park Avenue Armory

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Artist, performer and host Helga Davis brings a soulful curiosity and love of people to the podcast Helga: The Armory Conversations. She draws the listener into intimate conversations with artists, scholars and cultural change-makers, famous and lesser known, who join her to share the steps they’ve taken along their paths. These inspiring conversations expand our world and our imaginations as we explore what we think we know about each other. The new season of Helga is a co-production of WNY ...
 
Our goal is to explore and celebrate all the cool aspects of this high school. We have great, interesting, exciting students, teachers, and staff and we hope to share many of their stories with our listeners. We think Borah is a special place and we hope this podcast offers our listeners a glimpse into why it is so special. These are Borah voices.
 
On Assignment brings you some of the best conversations from the Columbia Journalism School, produced and hosted by the school's Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards. The duPont-Columbia Awards honor the best in audio-visual reporting across platforms including broadcast, documentary, local investigative, radio and interactive journalism. We started the On Assignment Podcast to go behind the scenes and bring you the conversations we were having with the leading journalists in the fiel ...
 
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Kerning Cultures Network

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Featuring exceptional Arabs around the world and their journeys to the top. al empire is a Kerning Cultures Network production. Search ‘Kerning Cultures Network’ to hear other podcasts like this one, and follow @kerningcultures on Instagram to stay in touch!
 
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Leana Wen, emergency physician, professor at George Washington University, contributing columnist for The Washington Post, CNN medical analyst, and former Baltimore Health Commissioner and the author of Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health (Metropolitan Books, 2021) talks about what public health tools it will take to end th…
 
U.S. Representative Adam Schiff (D, CA-28), who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, talks about his new book Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could (Random House, 2021), in which he looks back at his experience as chief prosecutor in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. Plus, the latest news on Capitol …
 
Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Paul Krugman Says Things Are Getting Better (First) | Tracy K. Smith Reads 'The Best American Poetry 2021' (Starts at 35:30 ) | Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month With NPR's Alt.Latino (Starts at 1:09:00 ) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do th…
 
Ecologist Nick Haddad was sitting in his new office at North Carolina State University when the phone rang. On the other end of the line was... The U.S. Army. The Army folks told him, “Look, there’s this endangered butterfly on our base at Fort Bragg, and it’s the only place in the world that it exists. But it’s about to go extinct. And we need you…
 
Paul Krugman, Nobel laureate in economics, New York Times columnist, distinguished professor at the City University of New York Graduate Center, and the author of (now in paperback) Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future (W. W. Norton & Company, 2020) talks about the debt ceiling, the long-term economic picture…
 
All during the fall pledge drive, Brian is talking to some of our favorite professional advice givers on thorny issues like relationships, money and etiquette. Today Jamilah Lemieux, co-host of Slate's weekly parenting podcast, "Mom and Dad Are Fighting," answers listener questions about parenting, from what to do if your kid is afraid of shots to …
 
Play along with the Brooklyn Geo-Quiz, with guest quiz leader Jacqueline Woodson, the author of many books, in prose and poetry, for adults and children, including the National Book Award-winning Brown Girl Dreaming (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014), Another Brooklyn (Amistad, 2016) and her latest book, Before the Ever After (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2020).…
 
All during the fall pledge drive, Brian is talking to some of our favorite professional advice givers on thorny issues like relationships, money and etiquette. Today, Cheryl Strayed, bestselling author of Wild, Tiny Beautiful Things, and Brave Enough takes questions from listeners on how to get started on that creative project, push through writer'…
 
Earlier this year, New York City announced a $65 million taxi relief fund, but medallion owners say the package doesn't go far enough. Bhairavi Desai, president and founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, a union representing taxi drivers in New York City, joins to discuss why more aid money might be necessary to help indebted driver…
 
John McWhorter, Columbia University linguistics professor, host of the Lexicon Valley podcast, opinion writer at The New York Times, and the author of the forthcoming Woke Racism: How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America (Portfolio, 2021), talks about how words evolve, as listeners share words and phrases they now embrace or avoid as their mea…
 
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