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Author Ashley Khan traces Davis' path from aspiring high-note bound bebop lion to the cool-toned result that was to be one of the best-selling jazz albums of all time.
The Peanuts, Star Wars, Sputnik, Miles Davis, and Frank Lloyd Wright -- how these figures, creations, endeavors and events became America's cultural touchtones.
Author Paul Hawken talks about the quantity and variety of people and organizations involved in the global activism movement.
One of science fiction's greatest writers, George R.R. Martin, has been called the American Tolkien -- he discusses the genre and reads from one of his best-known anthologies.
Rock critic and a cultural commentator Chuck Klosterman talks about his new book on the subject of interviewing celebrity types.
The late Michael Crichton and others explore the science, the ethics, and the controversy of the new era of genetic testing.
Al Green's many R & B hits made him the Minister of L-O-V-E until he gave it all up for gospel music; now he's back with a new album, "Lay It Down."
The history of the 20th century through the history of its music -- from modern classical to jazz and rock.
A look at the life cycles of artistic creativity -- with musician Nick Lowe, author Amy Gorman and screen writer Millard Kaufman.
Using hip-hop to teach Newton's Three Laws of Motion, how "Nova" stays current, and the life and times of Albert Einstein.