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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365401908/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Legendary opera singer Jessye Norman, discusses her memoir "Stand Up Straight and Sing!", which recalls the strong women who were her role models. She is interviewed by Gloria Steinem, feminist activist and co-founder of Ms. magazine. /episodes/get/30254 /episode/30254 Jessye Norman and Gloria Steinem /episode-player/30254

Two powerful voices for women and the arts come together in this program. Jessye Norman, recognized as one of the most versatile operatic singers of recent decades, talks with Ms. Magazine founder and feminist icon Gloria Steinem. The two discuss Norman's memoir Stand Up Straight and Sing!, which recalls the strong women who were her role models, and the importance of the arts and arts education. Their conversation was recorded in November 2014 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Mon, 01/12/2015 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365381303/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Philippe de Montebello, the longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses his book, Rendez-vous with Art. He is interviewed by chief art critic for The New York Times Michael Kimmelman. /episodes/get/29896 /episode/29896 Philippe de Montebello and Michael Kimmelman /episode-player/29896

As director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philippe de Montebello, nearly doubled the size of the museum, modernized its research, and helped establish new standards for museums worldwide. Now retired, this longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, continues to be recognized as an authority and passionate observer of art. In this program he discusses his book, Rendez-vous with Art, which examines great works from museums around the world, with chief art critic for The New York Times Michael Kimmelman.

Air date:
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365180581/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rick Pitino, head coach of the University of Louisville men's basketball team and author of The One Day Contract, is interviewed by New York Times columnist Joe Nocera. /episodes/get/22817 /episode/22817 Rick Pitino and Joe Nocera /episode-player/22817

Rick Pitino, head coach of the University of Louisville men's basketball team.

Air date:
Sun, 02/09/2014 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365159510/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, discusses his book Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked with E. J. Dionne, Jr., senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and syndicated columnist for The Washington Post. /episodes/get/20392 /episode/20392 Chris Matthews and E. J. Dionne, Jr. /episode-player/20392

Chris Matthews, discusses his book, Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked.

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Sun, 01/05/2014 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365159508/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Author Pat Conroy discusses his powerful new memoir, The Death of Santini, the further story of his father, the inspiration for his acclaimed novel, The Great Santini. He is interviewed by NPR's Maureen Corrigan. /episodes/get/22271 /episode/22271 Pat Conroy and Maureen Corrigan /episode-player/22271

Author Pat Conroy discusses his powerful new memoir, The Death of Santini.

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Sun, 12/15/2013 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365114647/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false U.S. Congressman John Lewis is turning to the graphic novel format to discuss the Civil Rights Movement with March, a vivid first-hand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights. Congressman Lewis is interviewed by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. /episodes/get/16604 /episode/16604 Congressman John Lewis and Rachel Maddow /episode-player/16604

Congressman Lewis turns to the graphic novel format to discuss the Civil Rights Movement.

Air date:
Mon, 11/04/2013 - 05:00
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