The Exchange 01.04.22: Soundtrack to the Struggle and Circle Round; Podcasts to live and learn with; A former member of the Christian Right who left the flock
This week on The Exchange, listen to some new and exciting podcasts.
Soundtrack to the Struggle traces the influence of music on the civil rights movement. It's produced by KCCK Jazz FM in Cedar Rapids at Hawkeye Community College. KCCK Afternoon Jazz host Hollis Monroe is also the host of the podcast and we talk to him about the educational mission of the podcast.
Another presents folktales for children in a new and immersive format. Rebecca Sheir got her start at Iowa Public Radio and she now produces the Circle Round podcast for kids of all ages. The podcast features centuries-old folktales told with immersive audio and actors from the stage and screen.
Also we talk with the author of a new book about what Gen Zr’s really want and now how the rest of us could approach them and learn from them. John Schlimm is the author of What Would Gen-Z Do?
And as we approach the second anniversary of the January 6 assault on the Capital, we talk with Brad Onishi, who is a former members of the Christian right who.
Onishi is a a now a professor of religious studies and the author of Preparing for War: The Extremist History of White Christian Nationalism--and What Comes Next.