A Legendary Journalist Looks Back

http://www.kera.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/KERA_Think_06-10-15-HR-2.mp3 North Texas news junkies know Bob Ray Sanders as a popular columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. And viewers of a certain age may also remember his work as a television reporter for KERA’s Newsroom. Sanders has decided to retire, and this hour, we’ll look back with him at his life and work.

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Music And Liberation

Pianist Mona Golabek writes about how her mother narrowly escaped the Nazis of war-torn Vienna in ‘The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival.’

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Reviewing Reagan

Ronald Reagan guided the U.S. through the last days of the Cold War and ushered in a new breed of conservatism that still reverberates today. We’ll take inventory of his legacy this hour with biographer H.W. Brands.

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Alexander Graham Bell On Tape

Anytime you check your voicemail or call Grandma, thank c. This hour, from NPR headquarters in Washington, we’ll talk about the father of the telephone — and his other pioneering works — with Carlene Stephens, curator of the National Museum of American History exhibition “Hear My Voice: Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound.”

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