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Interchange – Public Education: Dividing the Conquered

Tonight we try to think about the way Public Education is politicized and the way that the politics of education as a system of social management has made secondary considerations of learning as a path to human flourishing. Unless of course you consider workforce training the path to a realization of your human potential. We raise the issue of our …

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Interchange – Reading Moby Dick: Melville’s Wicked Book

Host Doug Storm is joined by three professors of literature at Indiana University, Jennifer Fleissner, Jonathan Elmer, and Christoph Irmscher, to examine Herman Melville’s great book, Moby Dick. Each of these readers and teachers share a favorite passage from the novel and try to say just what makes them respond with awe to this novel. Jennifer Fleissner reads Chapter 25, …

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Interchange – Voices On the Hill

For our program tonight, Voices on the Hill, Interchange producers Doug Storm and Trish Kerlé wend their way through Rose Hill Cemetery accompanied by Voces Novae, a local chamber choir under the artistic direction of Sue Swaney. On May 17th Voces Novae gathered at the gates of Rose Hill Cemetery to begin what they termed a “musical walking tour” of the …

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Interchange – Ernest Lockridge: The Nostalgia of Emptiness in Raintree County

Photo Credit: Hugh Hazelrigg Host Doug Storm ends our three-part series on Bloomington author Ross Lockridge, Jr. and his bestselling novel of 1948 with an interview with Ernest Lockridge, the oldest child of Ross Lockridge, Jr. In the program Ernest Lockridge discusses his answers to the mystery of his father’s suicide elaborated in his book Skeleton Key to the Suicide …

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Interchange – Larry Lockridge: An Unedited Interview

Host Doug Storm talks with Larry Lockridge, author of Shade of the Raintree, about his father Ross Lockridge, Jr., and his bestselling novel of 1948, Raintree County, about the search for answers to the mystery of his father’s suicide, and about the wish to save his father’s letters and manuscripts for future scholars of the novel. This is an unedited …

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Interchange – Larry Lockridge: In the Shade of the Raintree

Host Doug Storm continues the three-part series on the bestselling 1948 novel Raintree County with excerpts from a conversation with Larry Lockridge, the second child of Ross Lockridge, Jr., and author of Shade of the Raintree: The Life and Death of Ross Lockridge, Jr. The episode opens with “Flash Perkins’ Theme” from the soundtrack to the 1957 movie Raintree County. …

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Interchange – Taking the Measure of Raintree County

Host Doug Storm introduces the three-part series Taking the Measure of Raintree County. Perhaps it needn’t be said that Raintree County is novel with a history.  We take a first step tonight into the geography of the novel with the aid of three guests who will provide a kind of compass rose to help locate us in the mythical world …

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Interchange – A Passion to Preserve: Gay Men as Keepers of Culture

Host Trish Kerle’ interviews author, Will Fellows, whose book, A Passion to Preserve: Gay Men as Keepers of Culture, documents an American social movement rendered nearly invisible by most historians. Fellows believes there’s ample evidence that gay men have long been extraordinary preservers of history and that this inherent interest is the result of a “psychologic androgyny” of masculine and feminine qualities. He …

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Interchange – Republican Candidates for Monroe County Council

In tonight’s episode of Interchange, host Joe Crawford speaks with six Republican candidates for the Monroe County Council. During our first segment Crawford was joined by Marilyn Brinley, Brian Ellison, Jennifer Mickel and Paul E. White, Sr., who are competing for the Republican nomination for the District 2 seat on the Council. The winner will run against Democrat Ryan Cobine …

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Interchange – GOP Primary Congressional Candidates District 9

Host Alycin Bektesh talks to Mark G. Jones and Kathy Lowe-Heil, the Republican Primary candidates for Indiana Congressional District 9. The current District 9 Representative, Republican Todd Young, declined to join us.

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