Conversations at Wingspread®

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The Johnson Foundation was the birthplace of National Public Radio and the location of one of its most popular shows, “Conversations from Wingspread®,” a series of half-hour public affairs presentations recorded during Wingspread conferences from 1972 to 1987. Program topics included international affairs, criminal justice, the arts, education, the environment, and issues affecting communities of color. 

Below are four examples for your listening pleasure:

  • International Criminal Court, Recorded September 9, 1972    Listen
  • Desegregation, A Progress Report, Recorded January 30, 1976   Listen
  • Whatever Happened to the Energy Crisis, Recorded October 2, 1982   Listen
  • A Conversation with Coretta Scott King, Recorded March 1983   Listen