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Fishko Files from WNYC: Episodes

<p>With Halloween looming, WNYC's Sara Fishko relates the story of "Isle of The Dead" --a dark, mysterious 19th century painting that captivated a whole generation.  Here is this Fishko Files.  </p> <p> </p>
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<p><span>WNYC’s Sara Fishko takes a quick look at photographer Leo Friedman’s place in Broadway history.</span></p> <p> </p>
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<p><span>In its day, "Pins and Needles" brought satirical relief to a polarized society. WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells the story.</span></p> <p> </p>
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<p>When this piece was produced in 2011, Marilyn Monroe would have been 85 years old, and her image was everywhere. <span>Her popularity was never greater, says WNYC’s Sara Fishko, thanks to a seemingly inescapable urge to evoke her in any way possible.  </span></p> <p> </p>
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<p><span>Professor Marshall McLuhan rose to stardom in the 1960s as a pop culture guru. WNYC’s Sara Fishko takes us back to McLuhan’s futuristic thoughts…in this edition of Fishko Files</span><em>.</em></p> <p> </p>
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<p>After the opening of the September 11 Memorial and Museum, record-breaking crowds traveled to Ground Zero, to the exact spot where the tragedy happened.  In this edition of Fishko Files, WNYC's Sara Fishko asks -why?</p> <blockquote>
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<p>75 years ago, a jazz record made history—it was a bold improvisation on the song “Body and Soul.” As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, that song had a way of taking musicians to inspired places.  Here’s this Fishko Files.  </p> <p> </p>
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<p>In New York starting in 1932 The Photo League had a mission to gather and support photographers who took realistic pictures that might someday bring about social change. A<span>s WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, the League was not just a convenient place to meet other photographers. The “Photo League” ...
<p>Some of the major struggles and victories of the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s coincided with a most active period for jazz music. WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks at a few cases where the movement and the music came together.  Here’s the next Fishko Files… (produced in January 2012)</p> <p> </p>
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<p><span>In 1956 in London, a play called <em>Look Back in Anger</em>, about a marriage between a middle class woman and a working class bloke, is said to have changed British theater forever. (Produced January 2012)</span></p> <p> </p>
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<p><span>In the simpler days of television, all three networks aired a tour of the White House led by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, a stunning number of Americans tuned in and took notice. Here is the next Fishko Files. (Produced in February 2012).</span></p>
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<p>Composer Alex North was best known for his sharp and observant film scores, including the iconic music for "Streetcar Named Desire"  --but his music always spoke for itself.  In this archival edition of Fishko Files, WNYC's Sara Fishko provides details on the work of one of Hollywood's most modest ...
<p>As the radio world mourns his loss, a remembrance, in this edition of Fishko Files, of the irreplaceable Steve Post --our friend and colleague going back 40 years.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/fishko/~4/-57YU6zNenE" height="1" width="1" />
<p><span>As World War Two was ending in the mid 1940s, John Huston began to make a film for the US Army on veterans who’d been psychologically damaged in battle. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, the film “Let There Be Light” was filled with gripping footage of ailing veterans.  But the film never ...
<p>Fifteen years ago, a contentious battle erupted over the presentation of a special Academy Award to director Elia Kazan –who had named the names of some his colleagues during the Blacklist years.  Just before that Oscar night, 1999, WNYC’s Sara Fishko spoke to writer Walter Bernstein, a victim ...
<p>From the Fishko Files Archive: As the year 2000 approached, WNYC’s Sara Fishko listened to a new outpouring of recordings and<br />films of some of the greatest pianists of the 20<sup>th</sup> century –and found much to re-discover.  </p>
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<p><span>The music world has always had a special appeal to filmmakers, who've used musical fact and fiction to great advantage in countless movies; but, as WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us in this archival edition of Fishko Files, it's a particular image of the musician that they've created...</span></p> ...
<p>In 1999, there were numerous celebrations of the composer Frederic Chopin, who had died 150 years earlier in 1849.  WNYC's Sara Fishko took the moment to ponder, in this archival edition of Fishko Files, the question of what Chopin actually did for music.</p> <p><strong>WNYC Production Credits</strong></p>
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<p>Some very small things, says WNYC’s Sara Fishko, warrant a longer look. In this edition of Fishko Files, an extreme close-up of a piece of music that everyone seems to know…</p> <p> </p>
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<p><span>Music Minus One became an institution after WWII in a different America.  In this Fishko files WNYC’s Sara Fishko explored MMO’s product ---music minus the solo instrument (“your cello here…”)—during its half-century celebration.  </span></p> <p><strong>WNYC Production Credits</strong></p>
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