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.
A panel talks about U.S. policy toward Iraq and how it is shifting under the Bush administration, partly as a result of the U.S. war on terrorism.
- Phyllis Bennis Institute for Policy Studies and author of "Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy US Power"
- Rend Francke executive director of the Iraq Foundation
- Ambassador Mark Parris former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey; visiting fellow and director of Turkey 2007 at the Brookings Institution.
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