NPR FOR THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t


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Thomas Friedman is a man bent on revolution. In his new book, Hot Flat and Crowded, the three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist writes about the need for a green revolution — and calls upon Americans to lead the charge. Friedman argues that the U.S. can help revive itself at home and abroad by finding solutions to global warming. soundopinions.jpgFriedman is a foreign affairs columnist for The New York Times. His other books include From Beirut to Jerusalem and The World is Flat.


Show #145: 09.05.08
Based in Chicago, Sound Opinions is hosted by Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot, two of the finest and best-recognized pop music writers in the nation. In addition, they are the top music critics and dedicated competitors at Chicago’s two daily newspapers, the Chicago Sun-Times (Jim) and the Chicago Tribune (Greg). Every week, Sound Opinions fires up smart and spirited discussions about a wide range of popular music, from cutting-edge underground rock and hip-hop, to classic rock, R&B, electronica, worldbeat, or just about any other genre you can name.The carefree days of sun, sand and no school have come to an end. Jim and Greg want to help you beat the end of summer blues with their favorite Back-to-School songs.  Footnotes: (link) Reviews: (link) Listen to the MP3 Stream: (link) Download the Podcast: (Download the MP3) 10 PM Mondays on WHYY

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Dr. Dog
World Café host David Dye welcomes Dr. Dog for a special session mixed by celebrated producer, Steve Lillywhite, at Avatar DaviddyeNPR.jpgStudios in New York City. Fate, the fifth album from this Philadelphia based five-piece is already drawing stellar reviews. As the band’s national recognition continues to grow, they’ve remained true to their bouncy rock style, mixing intricate harmonies with ’60s pop beats driving each song forward. They also aren’t afraid to come back with another concept album, manifesting the theme of fate creatively throughout the record.

DR. DOG: My Old Ways

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