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  • Robert Reich and Joseph Stiglitz

    Stiglitz and Reich on the Great Divide

    Economist Joseph Stiglitz and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich reminisce about their days in the Clinton Administration. Get a dose of humor along with a lesson on the politics of income inequality across America.
  • How Dr. Seuss created 'Green Eggs & Ham'

    Dr. Seuss is best known for his children's books. How did he go about putting them together? UC San Diego's Lynda Claassen walks us through his process of notes and sketches for the beloved 'Green Eggs & Ham.'
  • "Becoming Richard Pryor" by Scott Saul

    Berkeley prof on ‘Becoming Richard Pryor’

    English professor Scott Saul discusses his new book, 'Becoming Richard Pryor' — a richly researched biography about the comedian that's accompanied by a website, “Richard Pryor’s Peoria,” which presents more than 200 photographs and documents from Pryor’s first two decades in Peoria, Ill.
  • Angela Davis

    'Free Angela' focuses on iconic activist

    Angela Davis discusses the latest film about her life with producer Sidra Smith and moderator Dr. Gaye Theresa Thompson.
  • UC scholars win Guggenheim fellowships

    UC Newsroom

    Thirteen fellows from seven campuses are among the newly named honorees for 2015.
  • David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay

    True colors: Hollywood’s diversity dilemma

    UCLA Magazine

    The country has never been so diverse — but not so in Hollywood. The numbers of nonwhite and female actors and others in the entertainment industry remain distressingly low.
  • wax cylinder (early audio recording)

    Speaking in the vernacular

    UC Santa Barbara

    Library of Congress adds Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings collection to the National Recording Registry.

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