Fishko Files from WNYC

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WNYC's Sara Fishko with sound-rich essays on art, culture, music and media - past and present.

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Fishko Files from WNYC

WNYC, New York Public Radio
1 Warhol's Work2019-03-21 12:00:00
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2 Robin Hood2019-03-14 12:00:00
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3 Ms.2019-03-07 12:00:00
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4 Painters2019-02-28 12:00:00
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5 Oscar and Nat2019-02-21 12:00:00
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6 Realism and Rebellion2019-02-07 12:00:00
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7 Empire2019-01-31 12:00:00
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8 Thirteen Body and Souls2019-01-17 12:00:00
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9 Five Four Time2019-01-10 12:00:00
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10 Unison2019-01-03 12:00:00
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11 The Jazz Loft Radio Series, Episode 1: Introduction2018-12-27 12:00:00
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12 Bach Chaconne2018-12-20 12:00:00
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13 Robert Frank2018-12-06 12:00:00
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14 Artie Shaw2018-11-29 12:00:00
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15 Bernstein's Debut2018-11-22 12:00:00
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16 Jazz Pictures2018-11-15 12:00:00
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17 Ida Lupino2018-11-08 12:00:00
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18 Movie Remakes2018-11-01 12:00:00
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19 Pakula's Paranoia2018-10-26 12:00:00
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20 Scott Joplin2018-10-18 12:00:00
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Scott Joplin

Historians can't seem to nail down an exact date for the birth of African-American composer Scott Joplin, but they think he was born between 149-150 years ago, probably in November 1868. This Fishko Files invites his biographer Edward Berlin to consider Joplin's life, and offers a taste of his now-celebrated work, from "Maple Leaf Rag" to "Treemonisha." (Produced in 2011)…read more