Episode 810 | Paul Barnes on The Roosevelts – Web Extra

Host Gene Grant continues his conversation with producer Paul Barnes about the Ken Burns series “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” with a discussion about lessons that today’s politicians can learn from Franklin and Theodore’s leadership, the celebrity voice talent behind the documentary, and the fact that the series shows the flaws as well as the strengths of the Roosevelts.

Episode 810 | Economic Impact of Arts and Culture – Web Extra

Producer Megan Kamerick continues the discussion with Jeff Mitchell of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Loie Fecteau of New Mexico Arts, Alice Loy of Creative Startups and Jim Spadaccini of Ideum. The discuss the Building Creative Communities Conference, why there isn’t more crossover between traditional economic development and the creative communities, and how fostering creativity helps businesses grow. They also talk about how curtailing arts-related curriculum in schools is harming educational outcomes.