Andy Kline guest-hosted and spoke to Scott Griffiths and Jordan and Sophia of the Glacier Swim Club, Alysia Jones and Richard Carstenson about the City Museum’s solo artist show and Coffee and Collections, Lou Logan from the Jump Film Society talked about the JUMP Society’s Winter Showcase, and Nancy DeCherney gave us the rundown on art happenings in the capital city during Arts Up. Plus Writers’ Almanac, National Native News, music and more.
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- President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.
- Thousands of counterprotesters gathered in Boston Common to meet the rally participants, who said they have no connection to those who perpetrated violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last week.
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