Gene Winfield has been creating futuristic cars for nearly 50 years, including the vehicles in "Bladerunner" and the Delorean in "Back to the Future." At 82, he's still working. Studio 360's Derek John visited Winfield's custom hot rod shop.
John Casteen reads the poem, from his new book Free Union (Ploughshares).
In the last decade, Newman has made new fans writing scores for Pixar movies. But before that, he was confounding listeners with his cheerfully bitter piano songs. After a 9-year hiatus, he's put out a new record and mixed in some politics too. Newman talks with Kurt about his career and plays live for us in the studio.
Listen to the song from Tift Merritt's album Another Country.
The Lincoln Memorial has become enshrined in our popular imagination as the back-drop to Martin Luther King Jr's 1963 "I have a dream" speech. Kurt talks with Professor James Horton about the hope King inspired.
Hey, Let's Put on a Show!
The Extraordinaires are a punk band from Philadelphia. Last summer they got an idea in their heads to do a musical. They didn't have a budget, or any experience in musical theater... and they had only 8 weeks to learn. Jesse Dukes found out if they could pull it off.