Arts

  • April 7, 1997  

    Elizabeth Farnsworth speaks with Pulitzer Prize winner Frank McCourt about his Irish childhood and his memoir, Angela’s Ashes. Continue reading

  • April 3, 1997  

    The FCC has adopted a plan to have digital TV signals in use within two years. The plan makes current analog signals obsolete in nine years, ushering in the new generation of “smart” TVs. Continue reading

  • April 3, 1997  

    The FCC has adopted a plan to have digital TV signals in use within two years. The plans makes current analog signals obsolete in nine years, ushering in the new generation of “smart” TVs. Continue reading

  • April 2, 1997  

    How hospitals and their patients are coping with managed health care and the poor. Tom Bearden reports from Denver. Continue reading

  • April 2, 1997  

    In a discussion with Elizabeth Farnsworth, America’s newest Poet Laureate, Robert Pinsky, discusses the state of poetry in America, his new job and poetry in cyberspace. Continue reading

  • April 1, 1997  

    The Yankees belong in the Bronx; the Mets belong in Queens, and the Dodgers belong in Brooklyn. On this opening day of the Major League Baseball season essayist Roger Rosenblatt speaks to us from Brooklyn. Continue reading

  • April 1, 1997  

    Stricter immigration laws took effect despite efforts to delay their enactment. The new regulations will make it more difficult for people to seek political asylum and will require sponsors in this country to prove they can financial support the new immigrants. Elizabeth Farnsworth discusses the new rules with Doris Meissner. Continue reading

  • March 26, 1997  

    All across the country symphony orchestras are struggling to survive. Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Television tells the Oregon Symphony’s story. Continue reading

  • March 24, 1997  

    Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune considers the “X-Files.” Continue reading

  • March 21, 1997  

    Four out of five of the nominees for Best Picture at the 1997 Academy Awards were released by “small” productions companies, rather than the major studios. Is this a trend or a fluke? Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on the Oscars followed by a discussion with Jeffrey Kaye about funding the movies. Continue reading