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unheard cuts

January 06, 2012

There's a great story Rosanne Cash tells about her father Johnny Cash, and a special performance at Carnegie Hall in 1994. As we were producing this segment, we longed to hear the original. What did they sound like together? How did Johnny Cash introduce his daughter? How did the crowd respond? Well, we looked around for a copy, any copy of this special moment — but came up empty. That is, until we found a bootleg copy. A truly remarkable story.

December 10, 2009

Need a basic primer on the history of climate change and 350ppm? Listen to Bill McKibben's explanation.

June 26, 2009

A reflection on the different interpretations of a single poem and how one man's experience of suffering affects his reading of "Le Vase Brisé" ("The Broken Vase").

June 25, 2009

A follow-up question about altruism studies results in encore answer.

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June 19, 2009

Remembering a snowed-in encounter with the Kenyan Nobel Laureate.

June 19, 2009

The late Joe Carter tells the back story of a well-known spiritual.

January 29, 2009

What would today's "message in a bottle" to the stars contain? Hear sounds from the Golden Record and share your ideas.

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January 22, 2009

Hear Russell talk about the meaning and influence of music in her writing.

December 15, 2008

A preview of Krista's interview with the famed child psychiatrist.

November 07, 2008

Our intern draws upon music suggestions as she reflects on global reaction to U.S. politics.

November 06, 2008

McCullough's reference to Mad Max and Death Wish prompted us to put together cinematic revenge moments for the program. In the end, it didn't fit but why not let you hear them?

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October 14, 2008

Hitchcock's cinema classic serves as inspiration for this show's musical selections.

September 16, 2008

But what about practicing yoga at home? A prescribed playlist German trains would love.

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September 09, 2008

Just settling on a good program title can spur quite a bit of debate during our editorial sessions, with more considerations than you might expect.

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June 27, 2008

An endearing story from Krista's conversation with Mayfair Yang, caught on video.

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