Dixie Chicks Find Vindication, Take Home Five Grammys

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Two weeks before the Iraq invasion, the Dixie Chicks' lead singer Natalie Maines told a London audience, "We're ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas."  The group was banned on country radio. But that was then and this is now.  Last night the Dixie Chicks won all five of the Grammy Awards for which they were nominated. Their big hit, "Not Ready to Make Nice," is an unapologetic response to Maines' comment about President Bush. We hear more about the politics of pop music from Geoff Boucher of the Los Angeles Times.

Credits

Guest:
Geoff Boucher - staff writer for the Los Angeles Times

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Vanessa Romo, Katie Cooper