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Words to Live By

Josie Long presents short documentaries about the writers and musicians whose words help us navigate the difficult moments in our lives.

Josie Long presents short documentaries about the writers and musicians whose words help us navigate the difficult moments in our lives. From James Baldwin to Adrienne Rich, the lyrics of Jimmie Rodgers to a new poem by Axel KacoutiƩ.

James Baldwin in conversation with Studs Terkel
Originally broadcast in 1961
Courtesy of the Studs Terkel Radio Archive

for george, breonna, ahmaud, and christian
Produced by James T. Green
Originally made for the podcast u+1f60c

Dedications
Featuring Mary Jean Chan
Produced by Alia Cassam
Featuring recordings of Adrienne Rich from the audio archives of the public radio show, New Letters on the Air, a production of New Letters magazine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Watertank
Featuring Damian Le Bas
Produced by Andrea Rangecroft

You Got Through the Day
Produced by Axel KacoutiƩ

Production team: Andrea Rangecroft and Alia Cassam
Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4

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28 minutes

Last on

Tue 9 Jun 2020 15:00