Audio by title omvh_9_17_2012

Sam Farber: finding socialism from below in Cuba

program date: 
Mon, 09/17/2012

Bill Resnick talks with Samuel Farber about Cuba and assessing its achievements, failures and status as a socialist country. 

Samuel Farber is a native of Cuba and a scholar about Cuba's history and politics. He's teaches at Brooklyn College in New York and is the author of "Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959" and "The Origins of the Cuban Revolution Reconsidered".

18:41 minutes (12.83 MB)

Book Mole: The Lacuna by Barbara King Solver

program date: 
Mon, 09/17/2012

 Larry Bowlden reviews Barbara Kingsolver's widely acclaimed "The Lacuna: a novel". Part thought-experiment and part historical fiction, Kingsolver writes a story set in 1930s Mexico City about the struggle of artists during war-time and under the pressure of revolution and its opponents.

7:11 minutes (4.94 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour September 17th 2012

program date: 
Mon, 09/17/2012

 Iven Hale hosts this show and we hear about the Chicago Teachers Strike, Cuban reform and policies, a book review of Barbara King Solver's "Lacuna" and a movie-review of Branded.

57:02 minutes (39.16 MB)

 

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