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Conor Gillies

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  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Conor Gillies

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What To Do After Paris? (58:37)
From: Open Source

With Amb. Chas Freeman, a freethinking veteran of foreign service, and the French journalist Sylvain Cypel, we’re in the Open Source situation room, trying to see the tragic ...
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Gunther Schuller, RIP: A Life Inside Music (58:37)
From: Open Source

Schuller, who died last week at 89, was a prodigious, captivated, sometimes cantankerous prisoner of every kind of modern music: between Beethoven and Bill Evans, Igor ...
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Under The Algerian Sun: Camus and Daoud (58:37)
From: Open Source

It’s the rare writer who can pick up where Albert Camus — master of midcentury philosophy and fiction — left off in the modern classic, The Outsider (formerly translated as ...
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The Pope and the Planet (58:37)
From: Open Source

In an encyclical letter, Pope Francis himself will intervene next week on the global story of climate change, bringing scientific and moral authority into alignment. The Pope ...
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Whitman at War (58:37)
From: Open Source

The best of American poets and the worst of American wars met head-on 150 years ago this summer in Walt Whitman’s Drum-Taps, his reflections on nursing the wounded and dying ...
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What Money Can't Buy (58:37)
From: Open Source

Seven years after the credit crunch, we know the markets have rebounded. Executive pay is back up; the public sector’s still shrinking relatively and corporate profits are at ...
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The Rebirth of a Nation (58:37)
From: Open Source

Both our guests Eric Foner and Heather Cox Richardson want to shout it from the rooftops: the little-known history of Reconstruction is where the story of the Civil War gets ...
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TPP on Trial (58:37)
From: Open Source

The Democrats’ revolt against President Obama’s Trans Pacific Partnership has everything to do with the “giant sucking sound” of job loss echoing over Baltimore and St. ...
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Knausgaard: The New Novel Thing (58:37)
From: Open Source

Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle is sweeping the world in six volumes and 3,600 pages. It’s the novelized memory of a mostly ordinary Scandinavian life, a book whose boredom ...
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Our Worst War (58:37)
From: Open Source

Seymour Hersh, Noam Chomsky, and Christian Appy on the legacy of Vietnam.