Open Source with Christopher Lydon
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July 13, 2017
The Bicentennial of Henry David Thoreau, pt. 3
June 1, 2017
American Socrates: The Life and Mind of...
Noam Chomsky for 50 years has been America’s Socrates, our public pest with questions that sting … not the city-square of Athens but a vast...|
May 25, 2017
Return of the Prophet: Baldwin in the...
James Baldwin was the prophetic voice of an era that isn’t over. Fifty years ago, he was a young, bug-eyed man from Harlem who wrote, in essays...|
May 18, 2017
Lessons from Nixonland
Welcome back to Nixonland: After four decades, the Oval Office is once again the seat of empire, occupied by a paranoid pilot hellbent on an unremittingly...|
May 11, 2017
JFK Turns 100
In John F. Kennedy’s hundredth birthday spring, we’re looking again at the family portrait we all know, by the painter Jamie Wyeth.His canvas summoned the late president...|
May 4, 2017
The ‘Pivot to Asia’ Continued
What did we learn in Vietnam?|
April 27, 2017
Building the People’s Party
100 days of Donald Trump in the White House, 100 days of Democrats in the wilderness, 100 dumbfounded days of dismay at the New York...|
April 20, 2017
Robert Lowell and the Poetry of a...
Robert Lowell was the last of his kind: a New England aristocrat of Olympian thunder and civic weight, dead-set from boyhood on artistic greatness, “the...|
March 30, 2017
The Russian Riddle
"Conspiracy thinking is our response to the unimaginable."|
March 28, 2017
A Survivor’s Guide to Tyranny
Yale historian Timothy Snyder has 20 pills he wants us to take, and keep taking, perhaps to save our country. The stark premise that he...|
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