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Season 1, Episode 9
Kurt Andersen + Vienna Teng

Kurt Andersen is a novelist, a journalist, and a screenwriter, but he is perhaps best known as the creator and host of public radio's Studio 360.

He reads from his bestselling critical history of America, Fantasyland, recounting the story of colonist and religious rebel Anne Hutchinson.

                 Photo by Thomas Hart Shelby

Vienna Teng is a songwriter, an environmental activist, and recently the co-creator the musical "The Fourth Messanger."

She performs a song live at Greenwich House in New York City, about the seductions of jingoism in a world of complexity.


Photo by Shervin Lainez

For the live show with Vienna and Kurt I wrote a song in response to Fantasyland as well, which was released on my album Perspective. You can take a listen here, or anywhere you stream music.

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