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WFHB and The Ryder Magazine Present an Interview with Cartoonist Nate Powell

Cartoonist Nate Powell has become one of the most recognized names in the graphic novel industry. Born in Arkansas and eventually making his way to Bloomington, Powell makes stops in New York and other cities operating an indie record label, fronts for a combination punk band and puppet show, and works with the developmentally disabled. His latest graphic novel, called …

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Interchange – The Occupy Movement: Origins, Practice, Legacy

Tonight on Interchange host Doug Storm talks with three faculty members of Indiana University who were active in Occupy Bloomington, one of many occupations of public spaces in US cities that appeared as a response to the Occupy Wall Street Movement that originated in New York City in September of 2011. Ben Robinson, associate professor of Germanic Studies. Micol Seigel, …

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Interchange – Tim Lovelace and Eileen Braman: Constitution Day

This week on Interchange, host Lisa-Marie Napoli, a member of the PACE [Political and Civic Engagement] faculty, interviews Tim Lovelace from the Maurer School of Law and Eileen Braman from Political Science Department about this foundational and essential, yet little-known document. Did YOU know there was a U.S. holiday called “Constitution Day”? A law establishing “Constitution Day” was created in …

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50th Anniversary of March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Today is the 50th anniversary of the landmark event in civil rights history, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. For today’s WFHB feature exclusive, we hear from Valerie Grim, a professor and chair of the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies at Indiana University. Grim spoke with WFHB correspondent David Murphy.

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