While we’re on the subject of flying, we’ll take a moment to listen to guitarist Rosalia Rios. She makes homemade instruments that capture the feeling of flight. This comes from The Third Coast International Audio Festival.
After months of negotiations, Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangiraihave signed an agreement to share power in Zimbabwe. That's welcome news to musician Chiwoniso Maraire. Like most Zimbabweans, she struggled all summer with food shortages and skyrocketing prices, and the constant threat of political violence. Also in this episode: intervening in a dog fight.
Sarah Fister Gale was supposed to be covering a meeting of engineers when she was a young journalist. But she got picked up by a man who introduced himself as a member of Carlos Santana’s band. What happened that night is a story she’s never forgotten.