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Replay: Under Magnolia

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The Wondrous Junot Díaz

This program is funded in part by the Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative, which seeks to focus on journalism and the humanities, to imagine their future and to inspire new …

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Replay: Imagining Yoko Ono

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Monsters in the Classroom

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Replay: Sheer Good Fortune – Celebrating Toni Morrison

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Coming Home to Big Stone Gap

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Conversations with Julian Bond

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Ferdinand the Cultural Icon

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Under Magnolia

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Wild Blessings: The Poetry of Lucille Clifton

This hour we honor the work and legacy of the late poet Lucille Clifton and hear from poets whose work explores economic hardship, transition, and place. We’ll talk a little …

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Truth and Fiction

Sleeping Beauty, by Jennie Harbour Fairy tales like Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood are all part of early childhood literature. Robert Godwin-Jones (Virginia Commonwealth University) has created an online …

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Give War and Peace a Chance

In this hour, we hear what we can still learn from Tolstoy’s War and Peace and historical films that may be filled with inaccuracies.  We’ll also take a look at the ever evolving holiday table where one biologist is distilling his own cordials and spirits and multicultural families are creating new traditions.