INFLATED ESTIMATES of crowd sizes are continuing talking points these days. In countering such alternative facts, I offer here several non-crowd scenes that have presidential associations ranging from James Madison through John F. 803 more words
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National Public Radio has some of the best interviewing talent in American journalism, and there’s none better than Terry Gross, whose Peabody Award-winning weekday program, “Fresh Air,” has consistently delivered provocative and fascinating interview sessions. 495 more words
Great read from NPR about the Richard Simmons podcast that took fire — and came to an abrupt end — over the last few months.
There’s a lot in the news lately other than the latest federal budget proposals, and of course there’s plenty further news within that proposed $3.6 trillion of spending that’s currently up for debate, but somehow the relatively mere pittance of $454 million per annum for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is once again getting column inches and air time. 683 more words
Foxfire started as a class project at a Georgia high school in the ’60s, but soon became a magazine, then a book, and even a way of teaching about the region’s simple, self-sustaining way of life. 12 more words