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"Animals In The News!"

From: Paul Fischer
Series: What's the Frequency, Kenneth? a newsical series
Length: 56:05

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Have you noticed? No matter what else is going on in the world...the cable news channels and the network evening news broadcasts always have time for at least one animal story...and sometimes more. Of course, it's because we're obsessed with animals...and that makes broadcasters obsess over bringing you enough news about animals. This programs explores animals in the news through words, music and soundbites. Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-1 This is a stand alone episode of the "newsical" series "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" produced by Pacifica and CBS News veteran, Paul Fischer.

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Piece Description

This is a stand alone episode of the "newsical" series "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" produced by Pacifica and CBS News veteran, Paul Fischer.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Animal Language Lou Reed Sally Can't Dance. RCA 2000 03:00
Land Patti Smith Horses. Arista 1996 09:26
Serpents Sharon Van Etten Tramp. Jagjaguwar 2012 03:00
Big Ted The Incredible String Band Changing Horses. Rhino/Elektra 2006 04:22
Farewell To Tarwathie Judy Collins The Very Best of Judy Collins. Rhino/Elektra 2005 05:36
Black Swan (Radio Edit) Thom Yorke Eraser. XL 2006 04:46
Bernadette The 4 Tops Motown Legends. Motown 1996 03:03
Wolf Life Me TV on the Radio Return To Cookie Mountain. Interscope 2006 04:38
My Cat's Name Is Maceo Jane's Addiction A Cabinet of Curiosities. Rhino/Warner 2009 04:23
Animal Shapes Silver Jews Tanglewood Numbers. Drag City 2005 03:00
Alligator Grizzly Bear Horn of Plenty. Kanine 2004 01:23
I Cut Like a Buffalo The Dead Weather Sea of Cowards. Warner 2010 03:27
Pageant of the Bizarre Zero 7 The Garden. Atlantic 2010 04:26
Black Rooster( Radio Edit) The Kills Keep on Your Meanside. Domino 2009 04:24

Additional Credits

soundbites of animal stories from media websites and excerpts from PETA and Greenpeace websites for illustrative,analysis and commentary purposes

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