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.
Deep in the heart of an uncharted rainforest in Northern California lives the tallest tree on the planet. Author Richard Preston tells the story of the majestic Sequoia sempervirens and the daring group of botanists and amateur naturalist who scaled the tallest trees and discovered a new ecosystem.
- Richard Preston a writer for "The New Yorker," and author of "The Hot Zone," "The Demon in the Freezer," and the novel "The Cobra Event."
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