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When Kennedy spoke of landing a man on the moon it seemed an impossible task "We do this not because it is easy but because it is hard". Man was spacebound and Kennedy's goal was to achieve this on many levels; to show the Soviet Union that America was the pre-eminent Superpower, to give a boost to the military industrial complex and to rally America to a common purpose and goal.Show more
Terry Gross brings out the best in the greatest minds on the planet—including the funny ones. Drawn from her long-running, award-winning public radio show, this new collection features in-depth interviews with the bright, shining wits of our time. One of the nations leading interviewers, Gross is incisive, respectful, and always well-informed. She puts her guests at ease, which makes for rewarding listening. Insights abound and the humor is unstoppable. Interviewees Include: Aziz Ansari Mike Judge Trey Parker & Matt Stone Sarah Silverman Will Ferrell Denis Leary Sacha Baron Cohen Stephen Colbert Mort Sahl George Carlin Don Rickles Tina Fey Tracy Morgan Joan Rivers Steve Martin Billy West Woody AllenShow more
This faithful rendering of the New King James Version® presents the entire Old Testament in compelling, dramatic audio theater format. This world-class audio production immerses listeners in the dramatic reality of the Scriptures as never before with an original music score by composer Stefano Mainetti (Abba Pater), feature film quality sound effects, and compelling narration by Michael York and the work of over 500 actors. Each beloved book comes to life with outstanding performances by Richard Dreyfuss as Moses, Gary Sinise as David, Jason Alexander as Joseph, Jon Voight as Abraham, Marcia Gay Harden as Esther, Joan Allen as Deborah, Max von Sydow as Noah, and Malcolm McDowell as Solomon. The Word of Promise has received the following awards: • ECPA 2008 Christian Book Awards: Book of the Year • Christian Retailing Magazine’s Retailers Choice Awards: First place tie, Bibles/Books “Audio” • Three 2008 Communicator Awards: • Gold Communicator Award for Production: Inspirational • Gold Communicator Award for Production: Sound Design • Silver Communicator Award for Production: Music • Three 2008 Gold Millennium Awards: Audio categories for Direction, Sound, and Best Use of Music • 2007 MarCom Creative Awards: Platinum Award, radio category • ForeWord Magazine's 2008 Book of the Year Awards: Finalist, “Audio NonFiction”Show more
This six-part comedy series was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988. Hosted by Stephen Fry, accompanied each week by Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Emma Thompson and a selection of guests including Phyllida Law, Robert Bathurst, Julia Hills and Alison Steadman, the show takes the form of a round table discussion, interspersed with sketches which veer tangentially from the sublime to the ridiculous.Show more
Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge star in the second popular BBC Radio 4 series. After meeting at Irene's daughter Lesley's wedding reception, Irene Spencer and Vera Small become firm - sometimes too firm - friends, and so began their extraordinary correspondence. Here we find Vera installed at Far Shores Trailer Park and Irene living the 'high' life Down Under. In their letters they share all the twists and turns of life's rich tapestry in true acerbic and forthright form - swapping family stories and subtle put-downs eith ease and aplomb.Show more
Stories from the National Public Radio archives honor America's national pastime. Stories so compelling you'll stay in your car to hear them through—even if you're sitting in your own driveway. Peabody-winning Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan presents tales about the big leagues and the little, the fans in the stands, the players, the history, and the lore. Highlights include commentaries from some of the game's most recognized authorities, a look back at some of baseball's most important figures (Jackie Robinson, Joltin' Joe DiMaggio), and colorful segments about the game's unexpected delights, from the Hidden Ball Trick to the "All You Can Eat" option at Dodger Stadium.Show more
Dubbed "the American Tolkien" by Time magazine, #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin is a giant in the field of fantasy literature and one of the most exciting storytellers of our time. Now he delivers a rare treat for readers: a compendium of his shorter works, collected into two stunning volumes, that offers fascinating insight into his journey from young writer to award-winning master. Gathered here in Volume I are the very best of George R. R. Martin's early works, including never-before-published fan pieces, his Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards—winning stories–plus the original novella The Ice Dragon, from which Martin's New York Times bestselling children's book of the same title originated. A dazzling array that features extensive author commentary, Dreamsongs, Volume I, is the perfect collection for both Martin devotees and a new generation of fans.Show more
Known around the globe for her indefatigable work on behalf of the poor, the sick, and the dying, Mother Teresa has devoted her life to giving hope to the hopeless in more than one hundred and twenty countries. She inspires us all to find a way to translate our spiritual beliefs into action in the world. How has one woman accomplished so much? And what are the guiding principles that have enabled this humble nun to so profoundly affect the lives of millions? Now, in her own words, Mother Teresa shares the thoughts and experiences that have led her to do her extraordinary charitable work. A candid look at her everyday life, at the very simplicity and self-sacrifice that give her the strength to move mountains, A Simple Path gives voice to the remarkable spirit who has dedicated her life to the poorest among us. It is a unique spiritual guide for Catholics and non-Catholics alike: avail of wisdom and hope from the one person who has given us the greatest model of love in action in our time.Show more
The bestselling author of "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy" offers his most provocative and funniest book yet! Greg Palast has spent the last thirty years getting the goods on corporate con men and political hucksters. Now he and his special guests cut through the TV news babytalk in "Armed Madhouse." Armed with more than fifty classified documents and confidential memos, Palast brings you the stories not allowed in "The New York Times," including: Before invading, George Bush didn't have a secret plan to seize Iraq's oil -- he had two. Palast shows you both. In "Who's Afraid of Osama Wolf?," Palast reveals the horror and humor of the War on Terror. In "The Network," Palast gives you the skinny on the new global order -- and pushes Thomas Friedman over the edge of his Flat World. It was Palast, for BBC TV, who first uncovered how Jeb Bush and Katherine Harris stole Election 2000. Now he tells you that Kerry won in 2004 -- and that 2008 is already fixed. Who drowned New Orleans? Palast names names -- and adds some suggestions for fighting the new Class War. Greg Palast speaks truth to power the only way you can -- by letting the facts speak for themselves. Get the straight story on what today's self-appointed Masters of the Universe have in store for you.Show more
THE POWER OF SCRIPTURE... THE BEAUTY OF MUSIC... A GIFT OF COMFORT, UNDERSTANDING AND JOY "GOD'S WISDOM Psalms, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes: these are some of the most profound, timeless teachings in the Bible. In "God's Wisdom these and many other Biblical selections are arranged thematically to explore the eternal questions of anger and forgiveness, righteousness and pride, happiness and anxiety. An accessible, thought provoking source of daily guidance, it will give you the answers and advice you need to steer your life and thoughts toward God. Featuring beautiful classical music interwoven thoughout the program, "God's Wisdom is a powerfully inspirational listening experience you'll return to again and again.Show more
THE POWER OF SCRIPTURE... THE BEAUTY OF MUSIC... A GIFT OF COMFORT, UNDERSTANDING AND JOY "UNTO US A SON IS GIVEN In a joyous celebration of Christendom's most sacred night, excerpts from Old Testament prophecies, the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, and Paul's teachings are gathered into a unified whole to capture the wonder and majesty of Christ's birth, the world's anticipation of it, and its meaning for mankind. Interwoven with selections from Handel's sublime Messiah, this is an extraordinary listening event that can be cherished yet.Show more
THE POWER OF SCRIPTURE... THE BEAUTY OF MUSIC... A GIFT OF COMFORT, UNDERSTANDING AND JOY "THE GREATEST OF THESE IS LOVE Love of God, of humanity and of self: in all its manifestations, love is the supreme redemptive power in our lives. Despite centuries of poetry and song about love, it is still the Bible, which most deeply and expressively describes its significance. Celebrate the most sacred gift we have -- and share it with loved ones -- with these eternal, awe-inspiring selections, which include passages from Ruth, the Song of Solomon, Corinthians and I John. Featuring beautiful classical music interwoven thoughout the program, "The Greatest of These is Love is a powerfully inspirational listening experience you'll return to again and again.Show more
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