Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

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Disruption: Why Things Change (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Throughout history governments rise and fall with varying degrees of success and failure. Democracies are not immune. It’s entirely unpredictable. What is predictable, ...
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Banks in Chorus (59:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

Vocalist Billy Banks and other male Vocalists join the program this week to highlight those 1920s singers who were not crooners. In the way Crooners are brought up as the ...
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All Societies Die (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

The adage: If one does not learn from the past, one is doomed to repeat it. Although that doesn’t mean people or their governments are going to repeat events in identical ...
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Condon-Freeman (59:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

When guitarist Eddie Condon and saxophonist Bud Freeman were offered a chance to record traditional jazz in 1938, they jumped at the chance. This was a very special time for ...
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The Water Defenders (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

Water. As people are becoming more aware of the seriousness of climate distruption, it’s become easier to discuss the shortage as well as the extreme value of water. It’s the ...
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Southern Migration (59:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

In the late teens and early 1920s, there was a mass exodus of musicians from New Orleans. Most of them were headed to Chicago, but the lure of St. Louis, Kansas City and ...
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At Home in the World (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

When the Sierra Club was created in 1892, its original mission was to preserve the wilderness. The men who formed the group under the leadership of John Muir, were not ...
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Blue Orleans part 2 (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Congo Square: it’s in the heart of old town New Orleans, and considered by many as the birthplace of jazz. Just north of the French Quarter, the neighborhood is famous for ...
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Trans Medicine (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

If you think medical treatment for the trans gender population sounds like a straightforward, easily addressed protocol. It’s not. Even today it’s shrouded in social stigma ...
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Blue Orleans (58:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

Although the origin of the blues cannot be precisely known, it’s generally understood to have evolved in the Mississippi delta, just north of New Orleans. When it reached the ...