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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen

PRI and WNYC

Arts, Design, Visual Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI and WNYC, is public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life.

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Paul Beatty, Mad Women, & the Hidden Music of the Civil Rights Movement

April 2nd, 2015

Episode 47 of 167 episodes

Paul Beatty’s new novel, "The Sellout," manages to make our national conversation about race witty, profane, rude — and also very funny. A real-life Peggy Olsen dishes on the not-so-glamorous reality behind the "Mad Men" era. And we hear about hundreds of protest songs from the Civil Rights Movement that were hidden for decades — until now.

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