Monday, May 9, 2011

Listening ideas for 9 May 2011

The death of Ulrike Meinhof
Ulrike Meinhof was one of the leaders of a group of violent, anti-government extremists in West Germany. She was on trial for murder when she killed herself in May 1976.
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Wild Journey: The Anne Innis Story
At the age of 23, Anne Innis was the first person to study African wildlife in its natural habitat. She blazed a trail that was distinctly Canadian, like her father, the political economist, Harold Innis. Sandy Bourque's documentary, told through Anne's eyes, is the story of one woman's courage and determination to study wild giraffe in South Africa in the 1950s. She offers a provocative witness to the terrible ease and disturbing normality of what would later come to be known as apartheid.
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UC Press Podcast
Someplace Like America- UC Press Podcast
Chris Gondek talks with Dale Maharidge about the struggles of working class Americans.
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