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.
Iran is one of the least well-understood countries in the world. An English journalist who’s lived there for the past three years (and is married to an Iranian) offers an inside look at the people and the recent history of a country President Bush included in the axis of evil.
- Christopher de Bellaigue writer for the "Economist," "The New Yorker," "Granta," and "The New York Review of Books," lives in Iran with his wife and son.
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