We’re joined in studio by Barney Frank, former Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts. Barney Frank was the first openly gay man to serve in the US Congress and chaired the House Financial Services Committee from 2007 to 2011. His new autobiography, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage, was published this … Continued
A car bomb blast on a busy Baghdad street kills at least 13 people, wounds dozens, and draws a crowd of Iraqis who loot and shout anti occupation slogans. . . Attorney General John Ashcroft announces indictments against a Somali man living in Ohio charging he plotted with Al Qaeda supporters to blow up a … Continued
This week, nothing’s off limits. It’s a fool’s month. Shelley Berman hosts. With Josh Elwood’s nuggets of wisdom.
Live performance of Circadian String Quartet and the Pacific boys Choir
“A Matter of War & Peace”: Iran, Powers Near Preliminary Deal in face of Congress-Israel Opposition; Former Mideast Peace Envoy George Mitchell on U.S.-Israel Showdown over Iran, Palestinian Statehood; Ex-Sen. George Mitchell: Freed Whistleblower on Azerbaijan Corruption Should Never Have Been Jailed; “Straights Only”? Indiana Faces Boycotts, Protests … Continued
Oakland’s City Council is poised to vote on a plan that could shape billions of dollars in investment, decide the fate of 120 acres of public land, radically change the economy of one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, and – if everything works out – keep major-league sports in town. We’ll talk to three community … Continued
Attorney for Bowe Bergdahl: Army Report Shows Ex-POW Left Base to Report Wrongdoing, Not Desert Unit; Ex-U.S. Official on Bowe Bergdahl Charges: Why Are We Vilifying an Ex-POW Tortured by Taliban?; Iran Nuclear Talks Near Deadline Amid “Air of Inevitability Combined with Tremendous Uncertainty”; TSA Checklist Exposed: “Suspicious Signs” … Continued
Today’s show is a tribute to the somewhat forgotten California poet, George Sterling, who lived from 1869 to 1926. The show is devoted to only one of Sterling’s poems, the extended verse narrative, “Duandon,” written about 1910. “Duandon” will be performed by Donald Sidney-Fryer, who will accompany himself on the modern bass lute or chitarrone. … Continued
Explorations deep into the language of music.There’s a lot that’s Bach, and a lot that’s not.