The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Music historian Steve Turner tells the story behind the beloved hymn "Amazing Grace." He traces the song from its origins in the religious conversion of a former slave trader, up to its current popularity as one of the most-recorded songs of all time.
- Steve Turner Music Historian
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