Some of the major struggles and victories of the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s coincided with a most active period for jazz music. For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, WNYC's Sara Fishko looks at a few cases where the movement and the music came together, in this edition of Fishko Files.
It's forty years since Stanley Kubrick's The Shining showed us just what the remarkable Steadicam could do to our perception and sense of movement. This archival Fishko Files tells the story of its invention, the product of an unlikely obsession by a frustrated cameraman on a mission to perfect!...
It's been 95 years since the death of Ferruccio Busoni - a complicated, underappreciated musical genius whose pianism, compositions, and ideas, says Sara Fishko, deserve better! (Produced in 2012)