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Ep. 51 – Why Baseball Matters

Baseball is America’s Pastime but can it survive in the technological era when games are longer than most attention spans? Susan Jacoby, author and longtime baseball fan, discusses the history of the game and what it can do to keep fans engaged. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Soundcloud

The Olympians of Ancient Greece

Neil Faulkner— In the early days, the Olympics seem to have been an informal local festival with only aristocratic contestants. Athletes competed not so much as representatives of their cities – many of which were little more than villages, or at best hilltop strongholds – but on their own accounts,

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Olympic Fashions: Elegance in an Age of Crisis

Today, the exhibition Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930s opens at The Museum at FIT.  The show looks at women’s clothing and menswear, from a global perspective, during a decade when truly modern clothing came to be.  The forces behind the changes in fashion in the

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