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July 04, 2012 Show

Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice. Also in this show: how a minor league team once used a potato during a game, and poet Martin Espada reads a poem about going to a baseball game with his father.


"This Little Light of Mine" by The Gene Harris Quartet; "Begin the Beguine" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra; and "El Manisero" by The Havana Casino Orchestra.

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