Minds delves into the lives of truly unique and independent personalities.
From President John Adams to comedian Peter Sellers, to the women of Grey
Gardens, host David D'Arcy fully explores these characters and their lasting
influence. These hour-long specials reveal the story through exclusive
interviews from journalists, experts and personal acquaintances and by
the end, you come to an independent understanding of these complex characters.
Click on any of these links to hear each program and learn more about these fiercely Independent Minds.
Grandin went from being unable to speak to becoming a spokesperson
for autism. She has shed light on a condition from the inside
War in the Pacific
Bring your listeners a new perspective on the incredible sacrifice
in the overlooked Pacific Campaign of World War II.
Dr. Jack Kevorkian
Behind the debates and trials is an accomplished inventor and artist;
a man who never married, devoting his life to his work; and a crusader
who brought us to a moral crossroads.
Churchill-Into the Storm
Set your course Into the Storm, to study a man whose name
is known the world over, but whose essence is lost in the fog of
The story of a mother and daughter
who went from riches to rags. Revisit
the cultural legacy of these women living
outside of their high society birthright.
intimate portrait of a founding father. A diplomat who raised
crucial funds for the American Revolution, and a president
who's intimate thoughts and feelings are preserved in a 39-year
correspondence with his wife Abigail.
a close-up on the creative process of transforming novels
into film. Featuring John Irving ("The Cider House Rules"),
Russell Banks ( "The Sweet Hereafter"), Rick Moody ("The
Ice Storm"), and Susan Orlean ("The Orchid Thief/Adaptation").
A star of who gave the world characters like the laughingly wicked
Dr. Strangelove, and the bumbling Inspector Clouseau. Join us as
explore the lasting influence of a comic genius.
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