Cultural Touchstones

To The Best Of Our Knowledge
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Sometimes, a single word speaks volumes about its era. Sputnik conjures up both the heady excitement of the early Space Race and the whole scary history of the Cold War. In this hour, To the Best of Our Knowledge touches on a few of these cultural touchstones....from Sputnik to Snoopy. We'll talk with the biographer of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz and find out how much of himself the cartoonist revealed in good old Charlie Brown. And we'll hear why Miles Davis' landmark recording "Kind of Blue" remains one of the best-selling albums ever made, almost fifty years after its release.

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September 11, 2023