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  1. Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

    On October 1, 2019, Kevin M. Levin delivered a Banner Lecture entitled, “Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth.” More than 150 years after the end of the Civil War, scores of websites, articles, and organizations repeat claims that anywhere between 500 and 100,000 free and enslaved African Americans fought willingly as soldiers in the Confederate army. But as Kevin M. Levin argues, such claims would have shocked anyone who served in the army during the war itself. Levin explains that imprecise contemporary accounts, poorly understood primary-source material, and other misrepresentations helped fuel the rise of the black Confederate myth. Moreover, Levin shows that belief in the existence of black Confederate soldiers largely originated in the 1970s, a period that witnessed both a significant shift in how Americans remembered the Civil War and a rising backlash against African Americans’ gains in civil rights and other realms. Kevin M. Levin is an award-winning educator and historian based in Boston, Massachusetts. He has written extensively about the American Civil War and has spoken across the country on the current controversy surrounding Confederate monuments. Levin is the author several books, including Remembering The Battle of the Crater: War as Murder; Interpreting the Ci…

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  2. CONAN O’BRIEN - WTF Podcast with Marc Maron [episode 163]

    All rights of this video belong to Marc Maron and Wtfpod.com CONAN O’BRIEN - WTF Podcast with Marc Maron #163

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  3. Elvis Costello - WTF Podcast with Marc Maron #654

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  4. PATRICK STEWART - WTF Podcast with Marc Maron #638

    All rights of this video belong to Marc Maron and Wtfpod.com Patrick Stewart wtf podcast Patrick Stewart Interview Patrick Stewart marc maron 2015 new

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  5. WTF with Marc Maron Podcast - Episode 875 - WTF Shows of Christmas Past

    For Christmas Day, Marc presents a look back at some holiday moments from the earliest years of WTF. First, hear Todd Glass and Marc talk about the perils of going home for the holidays. Then some highlights from the 2009 live WTF Christmas show with…

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  6. The Moth Presents Mike DeStefano: Franny’s Last Ride

    Mike struggles with how to give support to his wife, who is dying in hospice.

    Mike died of a heart attack on March 6, 2011. We first met Mike at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, where he told one of the most searingly beautiful stories ever told at the Moth. It was a comedy festival, but he had everyone in the audience weeping. We mourn Mike and the stories we won’t get to hear, and send our best to his family and friends. Here is footage from that night.

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  7. Episode 130 - Mike DeStefano — WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

    You met Mike DeStefano briefly in the last episode. Now you get the total Mike experience as Marc sits down with him to discuss the extraordinary circumstances that led to Mike becoming a comic. Plus, it’s been a while since Marc has called his dad. It might be a good time for it consideri

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  8. Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile And Stuart Duncan: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

    The genre-bending cellist Yo-Yo Ma heads a dream team of string players — Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan — who borrow from bluegrass. The quartet, plus singer Aoife O’Donovan perform three songs from their album The Goat Rodeo Sessions at the NPR Music offices.

    Set List:

    "Quarter Chicken Dark" "Attaboy" "Here And Heaven"

    For more videos and to subscribe to the Tiny Desk Concerts podcast, visit NPR.org/tinydeskconcerts.

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  9. Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

    Sept. 25, 2017 | Robin Hilton — It’s hard to think of an artist who’s brought more joy to more people, across more generations — and in more ways — than Steve Martin. In the 1970s, he won the hearts of young children for his playful appearances with The Muppets while simultaneously charming legions of older fans with his subversive standup routines. Later, as an actor, he wrote and starred in some of the most memorable comedies (and a few dramas) of all time, while writing books, plays and even a Broadway musical.

    Throughout his 50-year career, one constant in Steve Martin’s life has been the banjo. It was a staple of his early standup shows and even fans who only wanted to laugh couldn’t help but marvel at his playing. Over the years, he’s continued to perform and record with country and bluegrass luminaries like Earl Scruggs, Dolly Parton, Vince Gill and others.

    These days Martin is working on music full-time. He’s just released a stellar bluegrass album he recorded with The Steep Canyon Rangers called (perfectly) The Long-Awaited Album, a record filled with often hilarious story songs and world-class performances.

    Martin’s set with The Steep Canyon Rangers at the Tiny Desk was at times thrilling, particularly his opening solo for the song "So Familiar." But it was also playful, comical and …

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  10. Matt Ulery’s Loom: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

    The next time you go to see live jazz in a club, and the band is playing original compositions, look closely in front of the musicians. Sometimes there’ll be stands holding sheet music. There’s nothing wrong with this per se, especially if the music is a bit complicated. But sometimes there’ll be no need for stands, as the musicians have memorized the material. It’s impressive, but it also signals a certain commitment, one borne of having rehearsed and performed together often. You frequently see this in tight bands that know what they’re doing.

    The Chicago bassist Matt Ulery writes beautiful music in an unpretentious way. It’s intricate stuff, with interlocking parts and segmented structures. It often borrows from Eastern European scales, orchestral tone colors, folky textures. (On his backpack, he sports a SXSW patch from when he toured with a rock band called In Tall Buildings.) But it doesn’t sound like calculus class, as in some other ambitious works of modern jazz. It never seems to stray too far away from pretty melody over undulating rhythms, and that deceptive simplicity sets it apart.

    Last year Ulery put out a grand two-disc set of music you might call "chamber jazz." By A Little Light had strings, orchestral horns and singers — the whole nine y…

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