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MLK/FBI director Sam Pollard chronicles the FBI's campaign against Martin Luther King Jr., which included sending King a letter suggesting that he kill himself.

MLK/FBI director Sam Pollard chronicles the FBI's campaign against Martin Luther King Jr., which included sending King a letter suggesting that he kill himself.

from NPR

Biden's inauguration is going to look very different. Here's what to know

President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration has been largely downsized because of the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns after the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Harris will leave Senate seat Monday, set to return as tiebreaking vice president

The vice president-elect will be sworn in on Wednesday by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, both women of color who broke barriers. As vice president, Harris will tip control of the Senate to Democrats.

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Native American crafts meet pop culture and activism: Jeffrey Gibson’s new Culver City show

At Roberts Projects in Culver City, a solo show by Jeffrey Gibson infuses Native American crafts with pop culture, music, and activism.

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Soulful grooves and fresh remixes from Latin rhythms to indie rock.

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from Left, Right & Center

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the legal ramifications for the people who mobbed the U.S. Capitol building, and for President Trump.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Fanatic! The weekend is here and so are we. The last few days . . . whoa.

from Henry Rollins

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“We have to wait with our patient on the gurney for hours. It could be a few hours, four hours. Sometimes longer than that.

EMT on waiting 10 hours to offload a patient, running out of oxygen tanks, handling emotional stress

“We have to wait with our patient on the gurney for hours. It could be a few hours, four hours. Sometimes longer than that.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“It's a very particular type of stress that stems from being Black and being Black men in America. We're all under stress in the pandemic.

How racism-related stress makes young Black men more vulnerable to COVID

“It's a very particular type of stress that stems from being Black and being Black men in America. We're all under stress in the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

Californians going to Biden’s inauguration in DC — KCRW wants to hear from you

President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

from KCRW Features

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 18, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 18, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 18, 2021.

MLK/FBI director Sam Pollard chronicles the FBI's campaign against Martin Luther King Jr., which included sending King a letter suggesting that he kill himself.

Documentary exposes how the FBI tried to destroy MLK with wiretaps, blackmail

MLK/FBI director Sam Pollard chronicles the FBI's campaign against Martin Luther King Jr., which included sending King a letter suggesting that he kill himself.

from NPR

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, January 18, 2021

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

Norwegian-Chilean bedroom pop star Boy Pablo creates a titular character, an alter-ego of sorts, for his new cinematic album.

Boy Pablo: ‘Wachito Rico’

Norwegian-Chilean bedroom pop star Boy Pablo creates a titular character, an alter-ego of sorts, for his new cinematic album.

from Today's Top Tune

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

Scott Dallavo's playlist, January 17, 2021

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

from The Lab

Jeremy Sole hosts a sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

Jeremy Sole's playlist, January 17, 2021

Jeremy Sole hosts a sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

from Jeremy Sole

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, January 17, 2021

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

from Dan Wilcox

Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.

Novena Carmel's playlist, January 17, 2021

Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.

from Novena Carmel

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, January 17, 2021

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

This week there’s a sporty, slimy bonus for podcast listeners. Sports radio host Hayes Permar offers his take on the recent NFL game that aired on the kids’ channel Nickelodeon.

Podcast bonus: NFL on Nickelodeon

This week there’s a sporty, slimy bonus for podcast listeners. Sports radio host Hayes Permar offers his take on the recent NFL game that aired on the kids’ channel Nickelodeon.

from The Business

Nielsen released viewing numbers for the end of 2020, and looking at top 10 lists in the streaming world, Netflix dominated, though many of its most popular shows were not original…

The 2020 Nielsen streaming numbers are out and ‘The Office’ takes top spot

Nielsen released viewing numbers for the end of 2020, and looking at top 10 lists in the streaming world, Netflix dominated, though many of its most popular shows were not original…

from The Business

In the new Netflix movie “The Midnight Sky,” George Clooney plays the lone scientist left on an Arctic observatory after an unnamed disaster makes Earth uninhabitable.

‘It's devastating to watch the people's House being desecrated’: George Clooney on insurrection, plus film changes

In the new Netflix movie “The Midnight Sky,” George Clooney plays the lone scientist left on an Arctic observatory after an unnamed disaster makes Earth uninhabitable.

from The Business

Each year the Lown Institute calls for nominations from health care experts, journalists and others.

The Shkreli Awards for health care dysfunction and greed.

Each year the Lown Institute calls for nominations from health care experts, journalists and others.

from Second Opinion

Fanatic! I hope your week was great. No, really! I know. Things have been kind of mind-blowing and draining as of late.

KCRW Broadcast 616

Fanatic! I hope your week was great. No, really! I know. Things have been kind of mind-blowing and draining as of late.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist, January 16, 2021.

Metropolis playlist, January 16, 2021

Metropolis playlist, January 16, 2021.

from Metropolis

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, January 16, 2021

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

from Dan Wilcox