Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

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The War On Normal People (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

According to a 2016 report by Business Insider magazine, three of the world’s largest employers are now replacing their workers with robots.
Caption: Gene Austin

The Crooners (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

In the latter 1920s the art of crooning became very popular. Male vocalists began performing their songs in a romantic, intimate, just-for-you style. It wasn’t long before ...
Caption: Loring "Red" Nichols

By Any Other Name (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Sometimes the band had more names than musicians. They also had more work than the average band in the 1920s. This program is selections of their lesser known work when they ...
Caption: Stephen Nash

Grand Canyon for Sale (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Using the Grand Canyon as the trailhead for his book, journalist Stephen Nash sounds an alarm of urgency for protecting our national parks.
Caption: Ellen Meacham

Delta Epiphany (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

In the spring of 1967, Senator Robert F. Kennedy had an experience that changed his thinking about America, and his own responsibilities. His awakening began with a Senate ...
Caption: Gershwin Songbook

An American Songbook (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This program is a sampling of the Smithsonian Institution’s best rated songs from 1916 to 1937. From Bessie Smith and Bix Beiderbecke to Bing Crosby. It’s a showcase of the ...
Caption: A 1920s Broken Heart

The Bumpy Road to Love (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Poets and troubadours have been writing and singing about it for centuries. The music of the 1920s is no different. This program features a selection of songs that humorously ...
Caption: Rickey Gard Diamond

Screwnomics (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

If you wonder why more women are not in the world of finance, just look at capitalism. Societal norms discourage women from taking an interest in economic affairs.
Caption: Professor Lisa M. Stulberg

LGBTQ Social Movements (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The LGBTQ movement has had many social successes over the past few decades. Several states now recognize gay marriage and workplace equality. Still, that doesn’t mean there ...
Caption: Jazz Fiddle

Fiddlin' Around (59:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

By the 1920s, the violin, or fiddle, had been dropped from most of America’s big bands. That didn’t deter musicians. They just kept inventing new and exciting ways of ...