This is a profile piece of Eugene Fodor who was a violin virtuoso and a master interpreter of the modern and classical repertoire. He made his solo debut with the Denver Symphony at 10, began touring at the age of 12 and won numerous competitions in his teen years. Gene passed on February 26th 2011...
Jim Vrettos interviews historian Keisha Blain & activist Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove for a conversation about the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer. Blain has sought to restore Hamer to her proper place in history through her book "Until I'm Free"
On this show we'll be exploring the history of American Jewish philanthropy as it tried to balance the interests of democracy with those of capitalism --the interests of the public good vs. the need for capitalism to grow and profit through the market. Host Jim Vrettos receives guest Lila Corwin...
Host Jim Vrettos brings filmmaker Slawomir Grunberg; researcher and co-writer Lilka Elbaum; and second generation holocaust survivor Paul Celler to talk about Still Life in Lodz, an emotionally riveting documentary that journeys to the historically tumultuous city of Lodz, Poland.
This episode is dedicated to the Apache Indian Tribe who is fighting against Resolution Copper, a joint venture company and one of the largest metal and mining companies in the world, who wants to build the nations's largest copper mine in the Apache holy site of Oak Flat Arizona. The show features...
Host Jim Vrettos interviews via Skype Dov Khenin; Israeli political scientist, lawyer, activist and former Knesset member - Hadash Party. In the conversation Dov offers his interesting view about Israeli politics and the issues that affect that nation.
This is a very impacting conversation between host Jim Vrettos; Private Investigator and Activist Manuel Gomez; and Rap Artist Immortal Technique (Felipe Coronel); about sex trafficking and the thriving of this practice with little to none reaction from the authorities. It is shocking to learn that...
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Rashid Khalidi, Historian, Author, Activist & Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University.
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