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Ideas from CBC Radio (Highlights)



Ideas is all about ideas \x96 programs that explore everything from culture and the arts to science and technology to social issues.



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Travels through Trump's America one year later

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:54:00 EST

It’s been one year since Donald Trump’s inauguration. His official swearing-in compelled many Americans reflect on what America actually is now, politically, socially and culturally. Contributor David Zane Mairowitz is originally from America, and has been living in Europe for over fifty years. He returned to the U.S. in the spring of 2017 to travel through six southern states, where he recorded his encounters with everyday people at restaurants, churches -- and gun shows. His aim: to gain insight into an America he’s now struggling to comprehend.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas-MwuOEp8XUgzyrp4.mp3




Making art that matters: The 2017 Sobey Art Awards

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:59:00 EST

Artists are, in many ways, our cultural seers. At the core of great art is the grappling with profound issues and ideas facing society. Paul Kennedy talks to the the finalists of the prestigious 2017 Sobey Art Award — this country’s preeminent contemporary art award, which is judged by Canadian and international curators.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas-yBi71SluLQPRf2P.mp3




First Nation, Second Nation: A discussion about the state of Indigenous people in Canada today

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:07:00 EST

Canadians like to pretend that Indigenous peoples have some special place, that they shape our society in some significant way, but history -- as well as contemporary actions and attitudes -- might suggest otherwise. In a country where just about all of us are immigrants, Indigenous people are creating new structures and rediscovering old values. A discussion from the Stratford Festival featuring Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Jarrett Martineau and Alexandria Wilson.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas-c7JF2nMyCoo86i9.mp3




Decoding pre-historic art with Jean Clottes

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Neil Sandell introduces us to the French archaeologist Jean Clottes, a man who's devoted his lifetime trying to decipher the rich, enigmatic world of cave art.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20180115_81486.mp3




Canada's original promise: Still waiting to be realized (Encore June 30, 2017)

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:50:00 EST

Indigenous education advocate Roberta Jamieson believes Canada is at a make-or-break moment where it has a chance to recast its historically troubled relationship with First Nations for the next 150 years.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas-isCrmV151jDIFp8.mp3




What happens when we stop asking questions: Why India must be secular (Encore June 28, 2017)

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Political scientist Neera Chandhoke makes a heartfelt argument for a secular India. Against the growing tide of Hindu nationalism and India's history of inter-religious strife, she draws on Western and Indian thinkers to make the case for diversity.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20180110_78144.mp3




Fighting at the table: Conflict as successful integration (Encore June 29, 2017)

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Sociologist Aladin El-Mafalaani sees anti-immigrant cries to build walls, and hate-fuelled politics counter-intuitively: a sign that integration is working. Conflict, he argues, is the necessary consequence of new arrivals at a metaphoric dinner table.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20180111_37567.mp3




Canada's original promise: Still waiting to be realize (Encore June 30, 2017)

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Mohawk education advocate Roberta Jamieson believes Canada is at a make-or-break historical moment where it has a chance to recast its historically toxic relationship with First Nations for the next 150 years.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20180112_56832.mp3




Eyes on the back of our head: Recovering a multicultural South Africa (Encore June 26, 2017)

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Msimang Sisonke pulls down the old binarism of black vs white to make way for a truly multicultural South Africa, one that welcomes other African migrants as it embraces its own racially diverse past.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20180108_34805.mp3




The New Tribe of Israel: The immigrant underclass (Encore June 27, 2017)

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Anthrolopogist Galia Sabar has devoted her professional life to what she calls the new tribe of Israel: Jewish-African and non-Jewish labour migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20180110_23451.mp3




Changing the Idea of Hockey

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Game Change, the book written by NHL legend, Ken Dryden, is on one level about the increasing number of concussions hockey players have. But it's also about changing the way decision-makers make decisions.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20180105_93807.mp3




First Nations in the first person: Telling stories & changing lives

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Three Indigenous people, Sandra Henry, Theodore Fontaine, and Brielle Beardy Linklater tell their personal stories about struggle and resilience.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20180104_94559.mp3




The Enright Files on suffering, sorrow and the search for meaning

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

This month's edition of The Enright Files explores how the works of Viktor Frankl, Anton Chekhov and Joan Didion wrestle meaning and solace from tragedy, horror and suffering.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20180103_88688.mp3




Words About War

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

BBC foreign correspondent Lyse Doucet presents a lecture about war journalism, and responds to questions from Paul Kennedy, in front of a live audience at the National War Museum in Ottawa.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171229_42788.mp3




Sailing Alone Around the World (Encore April 8, 2013)

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Fewer than 200 people have sailed alone around the world and two of them are also Canadian. Philip Coulter explores this greatest challenge sailors set for themselves — possibly the greatest of all human challenges.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171226_30355.mp3




The Idea of Insomnia

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

PhD student Katie Hunt ties together lines of Romantic era poetry with scientific research on sleep... to reveal how our concept of insomnia evolved, and how the poems still have power to open our minds.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171222_51271.mp3




Return to North: The Soundscapes of Glenn Gould

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Glenn Gould's landmark documentary, The Idea of North, first aired on IDEAS fifty years ago. Mark Laurie adopts Gould's contrapuntal technique to explore the landscape of Gould's life — and his ideas about music and radio.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171221_75673.mp3




Shakespeare in the funny papers

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

What if Shakespeare's characters escaped from the play that they're in and went off on a grand adventure of their own, freed from the chains of their creators imagination? A Stratford Festival panel discussion with Mya Gosling and Conor McCreery.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171220_24455.mp3




Playdoh's Republic: Children as natural philosophers

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Why were we born? Is life just a dream? What makes something wrong or right? Children really want to know why the world is the way it is. They're open, curious and inquisitive — they're natural philosophers.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171219_31251.mp3




Journalism in the age of fake news

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

In panel discussions at the Banff Centre, part of The Democracy Project, journalists ponder reporting in an age where political leaders attack them to discredit their work.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171218_36488.mp3




Dr. Taylor Owen on how internet monopolies threaten democracy (The 2017 Dalton Camp Lecture)

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Dr. Taylor Owen delivers the 2017 Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism. He argues the reality of the internet is now largely one of control, by four platform companies -- Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple and their impact on democracy is deeply troubling.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171215_87844.mp3




How to Save an Island: Film-makers and fishers in Fogo

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Fifty years ago the residents of Fogo Island were ordered to abandon their homes and resettle elsewhere in Newfoundland. At the end of what is now called The Fogo Process, they voted to stay put, form a cooperative, and take over the fish plant.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171214_22059.mp3




Borges' Buenos Aires: The Imaginary City, Part 2

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

The Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges was profoundly shaped by the city he grew up in — Buenos Aires. Philip Coulter goes on a walking tour of Borges' Buenos Aires in the company of the celebrated writer Alberto Manguel.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171213_27741.mp3




Conservative with age: Why your political stripes change over time

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Many of us become more conservative as the years pass. Producer Peter Mitton explores why this tendency exists, and what it says about the way we acquire our political beliefs.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171211_90403.mp3




The enduring power of Albert Camus' L'Étranger

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

It's been 75 years since Albert Camus published L'Étranger and it continues to be the most translated book from French into English. Danny Braun explores the enduring appeal of L'Étranger — both to the intellect and to the heart.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171208_35144.mp3




Award-winning authors on balancing chaos and control

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

A parent's fear. A child coping. The final stops of life. Winners of the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards write on the theme of "chaos and control", and talk about where their imaginations travelled in the process.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171207_58305.mp3




Precarious Work: David Weil on the disappearing company job

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

For most of the 20th century, everyone, from the janitor on up to the CEO, was employed by the company. But now large corporations are outsourcing work to small companies. A lecture and interview with scholar and former Obama appointee David Weil.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171205_41407.mp3




Borges' Buenos Aires: The Imaginary City, Part 1

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

The Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges was profoundly shaped by the city he grew up in — Buenos Aires. Philip Coulter goes on a walking tour of Borges' Buenos Aires in the company of the celebrated writer Alberto Manguel.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171206_23303.mp3




The Enright Files on changing the way we think about the natural world

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Michael Enright speaks to three people who are changing the way we think about our relationship with the natural world, from one-on-one relationships with animals to the massive, unwieldy issue of our impact on a geological scale.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171204_55595.mp3




Making a better world with a culture of 'citizen eaters'

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Michael S. Carolan author of No One Eats Alone: Food as a Social Enterprise in conversation with Paul Kennedy about how we can use the power of food to build a healthier food system and a healthier society.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171201_53031.mp3




How Martin Luther invented the modern world

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

It has been 500 years since Martin Luther supposedly nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. A look at Martin Luther's legacy, and why he still evokes impassioned debate today.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171129_54755.mp3




Why democracy depends on how we talk to each other: Michael Sandel

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

Does Democracy Have a Future? Moral and Political Argument in the Age of Trump. Harvard University political philosopher Michael Sandel delivers the 2017 LaFontaine-Baldwin lecture.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171128_47641.mp3




The hidden power of food: Finding value in what we eat

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

In Canada we waste about a third of the food we produce. Yet four million Canadians experience food insecurity. In partnership with the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph, a look at the food systems and sustainability.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171123_95115.mp3




Roaming imagination: What the stories we tell about bears say about us

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

Bears hold a powerful place in the human psyche. At the heart of our obsession are contradictions: a magnetism that draws us in and fear that pushes us away. Molly Segal explores the stories we share about bears, what they say about us and our future.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171122_22528.mp3




Making the Team with 2017 Friesen Prize winner Dr. Alan Bernstein

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

2017 Friesen Prize winner Dr. Alan Bernstein talks with Paul Kennedy about his contributions to Canadian Medicine and advanced research. He continues to encourage and develop the spirit of teamwork that has characterized his entire career.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171117_82264.mp3




Confronting the 'perfect storm': How to feed the future

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

We're facing what could be a devastating crisis—how to feed ourselves without destroying the ecosystems we depend on. In partnership with the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph we seek out creative solutions to a looming disaster.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171116_45886.mp3




Naked in the Mirror: Stephen Greenblatt on our obsession with Adam & Eve

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

Paul Kennedy discovers why the story of Adam and Eve has resonated with religious and secular minds alike, as he speaks to Stephen Greenblatt, author of “The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve.”


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171115_38133.mp3




The 2016 U.S. ELECTION: We had no idea it would be like this

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

When Hillary Clinton announced that she would run for President, everyone knew the 2016 United States election could be a historic one. We had no idea how historic or unprecedented this election would become.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171113_25752.mp3




Lecture 5: "In Search of a Better World" by Payam Akhavan (The 2017 CBC Massey Lectures)

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

A call to action for our times, Payam Akhavan's 2017 CBC Massey Lectures is a powerful survey of some of the major human rights struggles of our times. Lecture 5, "The Spirit of Human Rights", was recorded in front of an audience in Toronto.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171110_84152.mp3




Lecture 4: "In Search of a Better World" (The 2017 CBC Massey Lectures)

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

A call to action for our times, Payam Akhavan's 2017 CBC Massey Lectures is a powerful survey of some of the major human rights struggles of our times. Lecture 4, "The Oneness of Humankind", was recorded in front of an audience in St. John's, Nfld.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171109_63257.mp3




Lecture 3: "In Search of a Better World" by Payam Akhavan (2017 CBC Massey Lectures)

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

A call to action for our times, Payam Akhavan's 2017 CBC Massey Lectures is a powerful survey of some of the major human rights struggles of our times. Lecture 3, "The Will to Intervene", was recorded in front of an audience in Montreal, Quebec.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171108_18226.mp3




Lecture 2: "In Search of a Better World" by Payam Akhavan (2017 CBC Massey Lectures)

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

A call to action for our times, Payam Akhavan's 2017 CBC Massey Lectures is a powerful survey of some of the major human rights struggles of our times. Lecture 2, "In Pursuit of Global Justice", was recorded in front of an audience in Vancouver, British


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171107_89515.mp3




Lecture 1: "In Search of a Better World" by Payam Akhavan (2017 CBC Massey Lectures)

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

A call to action for our times, Payam Akhavan's 2017 CBC Massey Lectures is a powerful survey of some of the major human rights struggles of our times. Lecture 1, "The Knowledge of Suffering", was recorded in front of an audience in Whitehorse, Yukon.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171106_14928.mp3




Democracy Undermined? Debating the impact of Donald Trump's presidency on democracy

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDT

The Munk Debates put it starkly: Be It Resolved, American democracy is in its worst crisis in a generation, and Donald J. Trump is to blame. Andrew Sullivan and E. J. Dionne argue in favour of the resolution, Kimberley Strassel and Newt Gingrich against.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171102_76836.mp3




Sex, Truth and Audio Tape, Part 2: What does consent really mean?

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDT

The Harvey Weinstein story has unleashed a veritable tsunami of sexual assault and harassment claims. And there's a huge gender gap at work: overwhelmingly, men are the accused perpetrators; women, the victims. Part 2 of a 2-part series.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171101_17514.mp3




Creating a city for all: The future of cities in the 21st century

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Cities still drive social progress, but many factors are changing our modern world, and cities are again being forced to retool and rethink how they work. A discussion from the Stratford Festival.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171031_32210.mp3




Meat on the table: Can we justify consuming animals?

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Gary Francione a staunch opponent of meat production and consumption debates cattle rancher and vegetarian Nicolette Hahn Niman on the ethics of consuming animals.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171027_43096.mp3




Sex, Truth and Audio Tape: Shifting identities on a changing sexual landscape

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

What are we to make of today's sexual landscape, where we see the most diverse range of orientations and expressions of sexuality in history? Part 1 of a 2-part series.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171025_86877.mp3




Master of his own design: Frank Gehry, rebel architect (Part 1)

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Canadian-born Frank Gehry has been called the greatest architect of our time. And yet he's still a rebel in his field. IDEAS producer Mary Lynk a rare chance to talk with him in California. Part 1 of a 2-part series.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171025_42881.mp3




Master of his own design: Becoming Frank Gehry (Part 2)

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Canadian-born Frank Gehry has been called the greatest architect of our time. And yet he's still a rebel in his field. IDEAS producer Mary Lynk a rare chance to talk with him in California. Part 2 of a 2-part series.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171013_57729.mp3




El Sistema: How the power of music helped change Venezuelan lives

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

"Playing for Their Lives" - a documentary by Philip Coulter about El Sistema: a radical music education programme in Venezuela designed to get young people off the streets founded by Juan Antonio Abru.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20171023_92689.mp3