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 explores the potent mix of Washington politics and money at the Carlyle Group of investors, which has made millions with Pentagon contractors and whose leadership and advisers include former Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci, former Secretary of State James Baker III, and former President George Bush. Joe Reeder, former Undersecretary of the Army, joined the discussion by phone for a portion of the program.
- Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and former Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Reagan administration.
- Timothy Shorrock freelance journalist
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