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.
MDMA, a drug more commonly known as ecstasy, first appeared on the European dance scene about a decade ago. It arrived in the U.S. and is growing in popularity among teenagers and young adults. A panel talks about ecstasy — how it works, who’s using it, why its popularity is growing, and the risks of taking it.
- John Varrone office of investigation, U.S. Customs Service
- Timothy Condon associate director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH
- Beth Kane-Davidson director of the Addiction Treatment Center at Suburban Hospital
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