Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
Last month, Larry Small took office as secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. He has a background in banking, and happens to be an accomplished flamenco guitarist as well. He joins Diane to talk about his plans for the museum complex that holds some of the nation’s greatest cultural treasures.
- Larry Small Director of the Smithsonian Institution
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