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.
In a WAMU 88.5 FM co-production with "Live … from National Geographic", a panel of journalists joins Diane at the "National Geographic" in downtown Washington, DC to review and analyze the week’s top national and international news stories before a live audience.
- Daniel Schorr NPR Senior News Analyst
- John Harwood chief Washington correspondent for CNBC; reporter, "The New York Times;" coauthor with Jerry Seib of "Pennsylvania Avenue, Profiles in Backroom Power"
- Barbara Slavin journalist and author; former assistant managing editor for world and national security at "The Washington Times."
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