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Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Liza Mundy

Code Girls (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The iconic image of Rosie the Riveter is cemented in America’s history and imagination. Meanwhile the book and movie Hidden Figures ignited an interest in wo men engineers, ...
Caption: Frankie "Half-Pint" Jaxon

Half Pint (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Frankie “Half-Pint” Jaxon was a leading exponent of the blend between Vaudeville and Jazz in the latter 1920s and early ‘30s.
Caption: Jacket cover, Credit: Design by Nicole Caputo

The Impossible Presidency (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The American presidency has changed over the last few decades. Along with the 24/7 news cycle the demands placed upon the office holder are far greater
Caption: Buddy Bolden

A Jazz Odyssey part 3 (58:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

This is a trek through the streets of New Orleans of the 1920s.
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Uprooting Racism (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

There’s been a long tradition of white people opposing racism, but there are also excuses we give for not getting involved.
Caption: Johnny Bayersdorffer & his Orchestra

A Jazz Odyssey: Part 2 (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

If it weren’t for the early mobile recording studios created by RCA, Columbia and Okey records, many of the original New Orleans musicians would never have been heard.
Caption: Michele Currie Navakas

Florida: Liquid Landscape (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Florida is an ever-changing landscape. With little warning, what was once land, becomes water, and what was once water becomes land. Frequently. Entire communities are ...
Caption: Piron's New Orleans Orchestra 78 RPM

A Jazz Odyssey (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This program is a trek into the streets of New Orleans and the earliest days of jazz.
Caption: Dr. Jim Rickards

Our Health Plan (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Health care spending in the U.S. was the highest of any nation in 2013. That includes countries with universal health care. But, medical professionals like Dr. Jim Rickards ...
Caption: Traveling Musician

Boundaries Please (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

So many musicians with loads of talent seldom ventured beyond their own boundaries. Here's a sampling of the riches of the 1920s.