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Melissa Walker
Photo courtesy of NICoE

Art Therapist, NICoE

Melissa Walker discusses healing wounded service members through art at Walter Reed. [25:44]

André Watts
Photo by Steve J. Sherman

Pianist and 2011 National Medal of Arts Recipient

André Watts remembers the early years of his career. [39:41]

Brenda Wineapple
Photo by Marion Ettlinger

Literary biographer

Literary biographer Brenda Wineapple discusses her book, White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson. [28:47]

Sean Wilentz
Photo by Daniel Kramer

Author

Here's part 2 of our conversation with Sean Wilentz, author of Bob Dylan in America. [28:26]

Sean Wilentz
Photo by Daniel Kramer

Author

Sean Wilentz discusses his biography of 2009 National Medal of Arts recipient Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan in America. [28:33]

Randy Weston
Photo by Tom Pich

NEA Jazz Master

Jazz Master Randy Weston talks about the music he loves. [26:06]

John Williams
Photo courtesy of Mr. Williams

Composer and conductor

2009 National Medal of Arts recipient, composer John Williams discusses the art of scoring films. [27:51]

Isabel Wilkerson
Photo by Joe Henson

Author

Isabel Wilkerson talks about her book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, focusing on the transfer of Southern culture to the North, creating a new, vibrant culture in the country. [25:33]

Natasha Wimmer
Photo courtesy of Ms. Wimmer

NEA Literature Fellow for Translation

Natasha Wimmer was awarded an NEA Literature Fellowship in 2007 to translate Roberto Bolaño's epic novel 2666. In this interview, she discusses the complexities of translating Bolaño's work and other tribulations of working as a translator. [27:08]

Wave Hill Public Garden & Cultural Center
Photo by Kate Attardo

The Bronx, NY

Hear about New York City's best kept secret, where nature and art provide a urban unique oasis. [12:42]

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