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Arts, Culture & Media
November 11, 2000
<p>Kurt introduces special guest New Yorker critic and author Adam Gopnik.</p>
<p>Veterans Day, November 11<sup>th</sup>, prompts Kurt’s commentary on America’s war memorials. </p>
<p>Storyteller and musician David Gonzalez pays tribute to arts educator, philosopher, and octogenarian Maxine Greene, author of <em>Releasing the Imagination: Essays on Education, the Arts and Social Change.</em></p>
<p>Novelist Tom Dyja visits a Civil War re-enactment.</p>
<p>John Schaefer talks with Yo-Yo Ma about performing Bach on a baroque cello.</p>
<p>Master craftsman Guy Rabut uses centuries old tools to create modern musical instruments.</p>
November 04, 2000
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