Open Source

GroupAccount image
An American conversation with global attitude — on the arts, humanities, and global affairs — with your host, Christopher Lydon.

Consider adding us to your weekly schedule; we post regular broadcast hours for public radio Friday afternoons.

For shorter stand-alone radio stories and podcasts: check out our series "Open Source Shorts."

Full-length conversations are also available via podcast or at radioopensource.org

Ask us to make your station a custom promo! Contact us at info@radioopensource.org.

Series

Series image
30 Pieces

Everything but the broadcast hours.

Series image
245 Pieces

An American conversation with global attitude - on the arts, humanities, and global affairs, hosted by Christopher Lydon.

Series image
5 Pieces

“Reading Chekhov” is the name of this game – a podcast experiment with, by all accounts, the greatest short-story writer of them all, the medical doctor who was also the “Cherry Orchard” playwright, Anton Chekhov.


Pieces

Piece image
David Graeber's Guide to Meaningless Work

Bought by KALW, KMXT, and KICI


  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
A conversation about the “Green New Deal” with Bill McKibben, Naomi Oreskes, and Daniel Schrag.

Bought by KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, KICI and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
A conversation with Stephen Walt and Fintan O’Toole on the state of the world at the beginning of 2019.

Bought by KWIT, KICI, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
A Tribute to 5,000 Hours of Radio Magic

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, WCAI / WNAN, KWIT, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
Piece image
A Tribute to Leonard Bernstein

Bought by KICI, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP, KALW, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
A conversation about Brexit, yellow vests, and the state of the European Union with Arthur Goldhammer, Vanessa Bee, Julian Bourg, and Alan Rusbridger.

Bought by KWIT, KICI, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
A conversation about social media, technology, and society with Fred Turner, Moira Weigel, and Ben Tarnoff

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WLPR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Piece image
The CRISPR Conundrum

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Piece image
The Story of Astral Weeks

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:07
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
In the annals of rock music albums, Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks is one of a kind. In an earthy medium, it’s a masterpiece of abstraction.

Bought by WHRV, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP, KALW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6