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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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258 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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Our guest Maureen Dowd calls 2016 the Seinfeld election: ”It’s really about nothing.”

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCAI / WNAN, WUFT, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Ron Suskind is in the studio, asking: How do we talk about political reality from so deep inside the world of the reality show?

Bought by WUFT, WMUU-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
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An economist argues that the fight for the European project is between the spirit of democracy and the power of wealth.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCAI / WNAN, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 3
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With his new book, Marcus locates a hidden history of America in just three strange songs, all of them worthy of obsession and homage.

Bought by KVSC, WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Sidney Blumenthal and Christopher Lydon consider the scathing Chilcot verdict on Tony Blair’s contribution to the war on Iraq.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 14:55
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Sparkling London was a spot of deep “Remain” yellow. But it has been indicted by the towns and villages that no longer recognize themselves in the ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, WCAI / WNAN, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 4
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She’s become the default choice—the option that isn’t chaos.

Bought by WUFT, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WEZU, KMXT, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5