Two Way Street
By GPB Radio News
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Two Way Street is an exciting new approach to exploring the issues, people and events that make Georgia a vibrant place to live, work and play. While most news broadcasts provide useful summaries of the day’s news, Two Way Street's mission is to give listeners a more complete perspective on the major issues facing the state, and to seek out engaging stories about the talents and achievements of the remarkable people who give our state its unique personality.
||CleanTwo Way Street: Obituary Editor Kay Powell And Musician Adron On Beginnings And Endings||On this edition of "Two Way Street," Georgia musician Adron stops by to talk and play a few songs from her new album "Water Music" before setting sail for the west coast. We also hear from a woman who made a career of saying goodbye: Kay Powell.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo Way Street: Southern Authors Rick Bragg and Armistead Maupin on Family and Identity||On this episode of Two Way Street, we hear from two Southern writers from the Decatur Book Festival. In front of an audience at the festival, new host Virginia Prescott interviews authors Rick Bragg and Armistead Maupin on the way their Southern heritag||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo Way Street: Virginia Prescott on Being a Good Listener||In an age when we all seem to be talking at each other, Virginia Prescott thinks we need to do a better job listening.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrandon Bush: A Life in Music||Bill Nigut’s guest on this edition of Two Way Street is Georgia-based musician Brandon Bush. He was an original member of Sugarland, one of the hottest acts in country music until they went their separate ways six years ago to the dismay of their mill||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo Way Street: Denene Millner's Blog Helps Black Mothers||On this edition of Two Way Street we feature a conversation with Denene Millner. She’s a best-selling author, blogger and television personality. Denene’s blog, "My Brown Baby," has become one of the most popular resources for black mothers because||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAstronaut Scott Kelly On His Year In Space||We’re revisiting our conversation with astronaut Scott Kelly — and other favorites — as part of Two Way Street’s birthday celebration. To mark our four years on the air, we’re listening back to the shows that have stuck with us the most. And i||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrammy-Winning Roots Duo Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn On Their New Album||Today we’re revisiting a conversation with the royal family of roots music. On this edition of “Two Way Street,” Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn speak about their new album, “ Echo in the Valley .” This is their second collaboration, followin||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Making of a Reputation: Flannery O'Connor||Today we’re going to continue our look back at some of our favorite shows from the first four years of Two Way Street. Southern culture has always been an important theme for us. One example of that is our program celebrating the life and career of th||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDelving Into The Life And Work Of Carson McCullers||We are continuing our look back on some of our favorite shows from the first four years of Two-Way Street. In February 2017, we produced a show about the life of one of Georgia’s literary lions: Columbus-born Carson McCullers.||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiana Nyad: The Woman Who Swam From Cuba to Florida at Age 64||July fifth 2018 marks the fourth anniversary of "Two Way Street." To celebrate that milestone, we're revisiting one of our favorite conversations: an interview with Diana Nyad, the strong-willed swimmer who was the first to swim from Cuba to Florida||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFormer CNN President Tom Johnson On A Lifetime In Journalism||On this edition of “Two Way Street,” Tom Johnson shares stories about his life and career in journalism. We’re revisiting this conversation — and other favorites — as part of our “Two Way Street” anniversary celebration. To kick off our fi||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Life and Music of Savannah-Born Songwriter Johnny Mercer||Johnny Mercer grew up in Savannah and went on to write some of the most popular love songs of the 20th century. You may not know his name, but you certainly know his music, which includes "Something’s Gotta Give," "Moon River," and "Autumn Leaves."||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReconstructing A Final Chapter Of The American Slave Trade||Savannah businessman Charles Lamar on Nov. 28, 1858, became the first person in 40 years to land a slave ship on American soil. That event is the subject of Jim Jordan’s new book, “ The Slave-Trader’s Letter-Book: Charles Lamer, the Wanderer, and||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Search For Atticus Finch's Origin Story||Who is Atticus Finch really—an arch-segregationist or a champion of justice? And how do we go about answering that question when going straight to the source isn’t an option?||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRamadan: Your Questions Answered||Right now Muslims around the world are observing Ramadan, the holiest period on the Islamic calendar. What is Ramadan and what is the history behind it? What compels Muslims everywhere to devote themselves to an entire month of fasting and prayer? Souma||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Man, The Myths And The Music Of 'Hamilton'||Today we're talking about one of the biggest sensations in the history of American theatre: "Hamilton: An American Musical." Composer, lyrisict, and preformer Lin-Manuel Miranda was inspired to create "Hamilton" after reading Ron Chernow's 800-page||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFour Smart, Well-Read Georgians Discuss Their Favorite Books||On this edition of "Two Way Street," we sit down with four smart, well read Georgians to discuss their favorite books. This conversation picks up the discussion started by " The Great American Read ," an eight-part PBS series that unpacks a diverse list||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlatinum-Selling Songwriter Jimmy Webb On The Stories Behind His Biggest Hits||Platinum-selling songwriter Jimmy Webb stopped by our studio last October to talk about his first memoir, " The Cake And The Rain ." Artists from Frank Sinatra to Barbara Streisand have recorded Webb's songs. Some of his hits include “Up, Up and Away,||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFor Prominent Women Discrimination Often Doesn't Stop At The Grave||Today on “Two Way Street” we’re discussing The New York Times obituary project “ Overlooked ” with its co-creator Jessica Bennett . From Ida B. Wells to Emily Warren Roebling , “Overlooked” features the retroactive obituaries of prominent||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLooking Back: Tom Wolfe Revisits "A Man In Full"||Author Tom Wolfe died at age 88 on May 14, 2018. This conversation was recorded in October 2017. On this edition of Two Way Street, we mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Tom Wolfe’s smash best-seller “A Man in Full,” the long-awaited||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Always enjoy Bill and his guests. Give it a try - its a treat.
Two Way Street
What * reliably* finds me smiling and tappin’ my toes without fail . . I’ll tell ya’ what 🎼 on “Two Way Street” :-) loved the episode with Sugarland’s Kristian Bush !