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Songs for John and Abraham on Culture of Protest (Thursday, November 21)

Songs for John and Abraham on Culture of Protest (Thursday, November 21)

Of his upcoming broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: Songs for John and Abraham This week’s program falls between the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address and the 60 th anniversary of the killing of JFK. There’s a genre of songs about presidential assassination, especially about JFK’s and we’ll hear many of these including those [...]

Song Windows on History on “Culture of Protest” (Thursday, November 29)

Song Windows on History on “Culture of Protest” (Thursday, November 29)

Of his next broadcast, host Richard Flacks writes, "These last couple of weeks I've been noticing a lot of media attention to various personages and episodes in American history and I realized that many of these matters have been sung about, before they were televised. And songs, I often think, can be provocative windows on history. So here's what [...]