A federal judge has ruled that the NSA’s phone surveillance program is likely unconstitutional. Judge Richard Leon said the program violates Americans’ reasonable expectation of privacy. Judy Woodruff discusses the ruling with Josh Gerstein of Politico. Continue reading
Carlos Santana came to the U.S. as a teenager and decades later is regarded as one of rock’s greatest guitarists. Jeffrey Brown sat down with Santana to discuss the "screaming charisma" that first inspired him to play guitar, his career as a Latino musician and being honored for lifetime achievement at the Kennedy Center. Continue reading
A Pro Publica-Seattle Times investigation found that field records from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not kept, were destroyed or simply cannot be found. Continue reading
Thanks to hundreds of enterprising, enthusiastic stores around the world, we now have April 18th, National Record Store Day, to celebrate music on vinyl.
The Library of Congress issued its 2006 list of audio recordings to be preserved. James Billington, the librarian of Congress, talks about the latest additions to the national registry of recordings.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surpassed 12,000, for the first time Wednesday. While the peak was only brief, it indicated that inflation and consumer prices were falling. A finance professor discusses the significance of this milestone. Continue reading