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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen

PRI and WNYC

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

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Society & Culture 103

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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Tom McCarthy, Alexander Chee, & “Migrant Mother”

February 25th, 2016

Episode 114 of 167 episodes

Tom McCarthy's Oscar-nominated movie “Spotlight” turns the tedium of news-gathering into gripping drama. Also, the heroine of Alexander Chee’s new historical novel, “The Queen of the Night,” is a megastar soprano with lots of secrets — and someone who knows them all is spilling the beans. And we find out why photographer Dorothea Lange grew to despise her most famous Depression-era picture, “Migrant Mother.” (Some segments in this week's episode aired previously.)

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