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Then a call might go out to Horton or to Charlie White in Manhattan, Kansas: 34 Saecker: No, no. I don’t. In fact, I think it would be more of a safeguard. If we don’t approach questions of legality openly and honestly, we’re in more danger. Stamberg: Are you worried about world reaction to an America that might impeach its president? Saecker: No. I worry about world reaction to the kind of America we’ve had in recent years, where there seems to be so much hanky-panky, where we say one thing and support another.
1979: THE KITCHEN SISTERS DAVIA NELSON AND NIKKI SILVA Producers of the duPont-Columbia University Award– winning, NPR series, Hidden Kitchens 1979. There we were in Santa Cruz. The Kitchen Sisters, two local girls doing a live weekly show on the local community radio station, KUSP-FM, sandwiched between the Poetry Hour and Captain McVouty’s Jazz Parade. We were obsessed with doing the oral history of everyone in our region—cowgirls, fishermen, ancient Italian midwives, politicians. If you moved and had a story to tell we wanted you on the show.
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The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism by Tina Rosenberg