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Dec. 4, 2020: Joe Horowitz, Angel Gil-Ordoñez, Murray Horwitz, Karen Karbiener, and William Sharp discuss “Walt Whitman and Democracy.”

Joe Horowitz is a cultural historian and executive producer of PostClassical Ensemble. Angel Gil-Ordoñez is a Spanish conductor and music director of PostClassical Ensemble. Murray Horwitz is host of “The Big Broadcast” on NPR. Karen Karbiener is Whitman scholar at New York University. William Sharp is a leading American concert baritone.

They join our Richard Aldous to discuss the 1944 radio drama “Whitman.” What do Whitman’s ideals of democracy say to us today? In today’s media world, can radio dramas still have place and purpose? Dec. 4, 12:00 p.m. EDT.

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