Full episode - February 20, 2020
Maya Angelou’s "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” Public Enemy’s “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back” and TLC.
The revolutionary “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back,” how Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” changed everything and finding solace in a TLC lyric.
Full story - February 20, 2020
The album cover for “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back” from 1988.
How Public Enemy brought the noise and revolutionized hip-hop.
Full story - February 20, 2020
The book and its author in 1998.
How Maya Angelou’s first book came to be loved — and banned — so much.
Full story - February 20, 2020
Angie Thomas
Bestselling Young Adult author Angie Thomas on how the late TLC performer Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes spoke to her at a very troubling point in her life.
Full story - February 18, 2020
Paramount Pictures Astoria studio building in 1928. Photographer unknown.
The film studio that dates back to when New York was the movie-making capital — and is still thriving.
Full episode - February 13, 2020
Yanni, Delilah and Bim Adewunmi
Romantic advice and pop music with Delilah. The improbable starmaker that brought us Yanni and John Tesh. And why Bim Adewunmi still loves the “Sweet Valley High” books.
Full story - February 13, 2020
Delilah
Lovesick? Call Delilah, radio’s love doctor. She’s got a pop prescription.
Full story - February 13, 2020
Yanni performing “Live at the Acropolis.”
How Yanni, John Tesh and others discovered an ingenious vehicle to ’90s stardom: the PBS pledge drive.
Full story - February 13, 2020
Bim Adewunmi reads from a “Sweet Valley” book in the Studio 360 studios; the first “Sweet Valley High” book, by Francine Pascal.
How “Sweet Valley High,” a series of YA novels about blonde twins in California, made an impact on a schoolgirl in Nigeria.
Full episode - February 06, 2020
The Oscars return.
Academy Award contenders including Quentin Tarantino, Adam Driver and Antonio Banderas.

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