The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 17, 2020


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Mon, 02/17/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear:

  • A dramatic reading of excerpts of Nikole Hannah-Jone's essay, "Our Democracy's Founding Ideals Were False When They Were Written; Black Americans Have Fought to Make Them True." Sharon Grant reads, Bill Resnick introduces.
  • Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Kiley Reid's debut novel about race and class, Such A Fun Age.
  • Musical and documentary excerpts about the banjo's Afro-Atlantic roots and enduring signifiance for American culture.

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