Unpublished Black History (The New York Times) In W. C. Handy’s Band

After both my parents passed away in the mid-1990s, I came across a strangely familiar photograph in their apartment in Greenwich Village…

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The What Now??? Podcast Promo Video Clip

It looks like Facebook banished my promo video clip, so for those of you who have not yet seen it, here it…

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Seen It All

“I’ve seen everything, and everything I’ve seen!” my cousin Richard said when I asked him about his job as Chief Medical Director…

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Peace, Love, and the Pussycat Theater

Alison talks to Wendy about what it was like growing up in Southern California in the 1960s and having parents who worked…

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Out of the Darkness and Into the Light: A Portrait of Addiction

Alison talks extensively with Josephine, a recovering addict who has battled lifelong addictions to food, nicotine, alcohol, and prescription medications, about the…

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