Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
Former senator George Mitchell talks about the role he continues to play in the peace process in Northern Ireland. His book on how last year’s “Good Friday accord” was developed is called “Making Peace” (Knopf).
- Sen. George Mitchell former Democratic Senate majority leader and co-chair of the U.S. Institute of Peace U.N. Task Force with former House Speaker and Republican Congressman Newt Gingrich
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