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Programming where the "divinity of doubt" and the necessary logic of reason is the measure toward finding truth.

Listening Post Schedule, 27 Jan. 2013 

This week marks the 115th birthday of poet, playwright Bertolt Brecht and TUC Radio's Maria Gilardin has just the commemoration for today's RFK.  

On Brecht's 100ds birthday the Royal National Theatre from London, under their first formidable woman director Di Trevis, gave a performance in his honor in San Francisco.... I was given permission to record the songs during the dress rehearsal and include them in this broadcast. They are, in order of appearance: Song of the SA Man, The Seven Deadly Sins, To a Portable Radio, The Ballad of the "Jewish Whore" Marie Sanders, To Those Born Later, Hollywood Elegy, The Moldau, and Everything or Nothing. 

Next up, from New Books Network, Sara Dubow’s Ourselves Unborn: A History of the Fetus in Modern America (Oxford University Press, 2010)  According to the interview summary by host Johanna Schoen, "contributes significantly to our understanding of the ways in which the fetus was constructed – both through medical technology and imagination – and the ways in which the changing meaning of the fetus shaped the lives of pregnant women."

The Libris Vox reading (part 15/16) of Winston Churchill's "The River Wars" will be during the Download Zone in the third hour. 

Harpsichord music provided by Joyce Har Lindorff.