Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry was broadcast in February 2013
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Longtime 89.7 WGBH jazz host Eric Jackson was named the 2012 Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award recipient at the JazzWeek awards in Detroit, Michigan.
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News reports are speculating that the Massachusetts congressman's wedding will take place on July 7. During the lead-up, Frank talked about the stress of wedding planning and how to ruin a good party.
The Boston business leader opens up to host Emily Rooney about growing up in upstate New York, his father's gambling addiction, his early jobs and much more. Watch the interview online.
We visit the Waltham showroom of Sondra Celli, dressmaker to TLC's American Gypsy brides. And with business booming, it looks like economic development can come draped in rhinestones, lamé and cup chain.
In this installment of Greater Boston's special half-hour interview series, Emily Rooney sits down with the best-selling author of "When Bad Things Happen to Good People." Kushner wrote the book after his son passed away at the age of 14.
NPR's Nina Totenberg recalls her late father's mastery of music, as well as his love of life.
EMILY ROONEY SHOW
The spotlight's on Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown, but there's still another Democrat in the race.
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In 1967 Katherine Switzer helped to change the course of women's athletic history, much to the dismay of men who favored the status quo. Her brave move cleared a path and made her a lifelong advocate for women in sports.
With 65 skaters among five teams, including the Cosmonaughties, the Nutcrackers and the Wicked Pissahs, the teams routinely sell out the 1300-person arena.
Sing "Born to Run" for WGBH News
Phillip Martin after the Boston show
An in-depth listen to the song that launched the Boss's career into stardom and established his gritty version of rock-n-roll.
Xiaoyu He and David Ding are among the 40 Intel STS finalists who have spent the week in Washington D.C. and will come home with cash prizes for their pre-college research.
The renowned economist, former presidential advisor and former Harvard University president has a sunny prediction for the U.S. economy.
Two decades ago, John “The Quiet Man” Ruiz emerged from the Somerville Boxing Club to fighting fame. Now reopened, the club, a haven for inner-city youth, may have another champion in 16-year-old Rashida Ellis.
In a new book, JFK Jr.'s former personal assistant shares her memories of the Kennedy heir and his life in New York.
Watch and hear analysis and memories from people who experienced the changes under White's tenure — whether they were attacked on City Hall Plaza or arguing inside the building.
Among the highlights from the governor's interview on "Greater Boston": why he doesn't like the idea of people seeing his itemized cell phone records and what he wants in a "three-strikes" law.
WGBH News' Bob Seay had a chance to speak with the journalist and activist about his newest venture: an illustrated version of his book "Food Rules" that deals with a familiar theme.
Sen. John Kerry talks about why he supported cross-country walker B.J. Hill's effort to deliver thousands of people's letters to President Obama.
She never went to college and she didn’t begin her career until she was 37, but today Diane Rehm is one of the most respected public radio hosts of all time.
In her first interview since parting with her incarcerated husband Sal DiMasi, Debbie DiMasi opened up to WGBH News' Emily Rooney about the transition, her health and Boston media.
WHERE WE LIVE
Despite health challenges, Terry Palardy is living her retirement dream in the North Shore town where she and her husband have made toys and gifts since the '70s.
WHERE WE LIVE
Our nonprofit, Together Yes, launched this year, is dedicated to sustainability and community building in Norwood. Our grassroots efforts are aimed at getting "small and local." We are becoming a presence in Norwood, and wish to see the town viable and sustainable for all residents and businesses. WHERE WE LIVE: COMPLETE SERIES
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Nobel Peace Prize-winning Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai died last month but the legacy of her mission is still alive. Maathai spoke about her life's work with WGBH back in 1990 for a series called Race to Save the Planet. Former Nova producer Linda Harrar offered this personal remembrance.
They were married when they first met, but he kept her from leaving a party when he asked, "Must you go?" That simple question launched a 33-year relationship and serves as the title of biographer Lady Antonia Fraser's new memoir about her years with playwright Harold Pinter.
The conductor gives a preview of the 2010-2011 season.
Julia and Paul Child in France.
The timing couldn’t have been more perfect: it was just the right day, and just the right weather, with just the right sort of food arranged around the right theme, presented by the right person.
It’s the intensity that enables Anne Amie’s pinot blanc and pinot noirs to stand up to Grill 23’s award-winning steakhouse cuisine.
At first glance, Dr. Su Hua Newton seems an unlikely winery owner.