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Mavis Staples: Still Delivering The Message
At almost 80, Mavis Staples is still singing songs with messages of hope and justice. She tells stories about writing songs that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. used at Civil Rights rallies, her long friendship with Aretha Franklin, and working with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. We'll hear music from throughout Mavis' career including her family's gospel group The Staples Singers and from her new album Live in London.
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As a member of her family group The Staple Singers and as a solo artist, Mavis Staples has used her huge voice to power the Civil Rights Movement and inspire generations. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot revisit their intimate discussion of her life and career as the gospel and soul legend approaches 80 years old.
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Amanpour: Ash Carter, Mavis Staples, Frank Rich
Ash Carter, former U.S. Defense Secretary and author of "Inside the Five-Sided Box", joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss working under President Obama, his opinions on President Trump and rising tensions in Iran. Mavis Staples, the seventy-nine year-old gospel and R&B singer who has been performing since she was eight years old explains why she's not stopping anytime soon. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Frank Rich, New York Magazine writer and executive producer of HBO's "Veep" & "Succession", to discuss weaving fact and fiction into his award-winning shows. via Knit