In Conversation

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Episode 9, Season 1 / Nov 19, 2020

Brittany Howard and the Greatest Hits Music Issue

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Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes) joins managing editor Danielle A. Jackson in conversation for the OA’s 22nd anniversary music issue, guest edited by Howard.

This Greatest Hits music issue is available at OxfordAmericanGoods.org and hits newsstands nationwide December 1. Brittany Howard’s latest album Jaime and single Jaime (The Remixes) are available now.

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Episode 6, Season 1 / Mar 18, 2020

Other Arrangements

Parker Millsap, Lavinia Jones Wright's "Skyline Drive," and a dispatch from Dilley, Texas

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Emily Gogolak investigates Dilley, Texas, home to the largest immigration detention center in the country. Featuring interviews recorded for Gogolak’s essay “An Intersection at the End of America” from our Spring 2020 issue, available now. Emily Gogolak’s reporting was supported by the Pulitzer Center.

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Episode 2, Season 1 / May 8, 2020

The Hurting Kind

John Paul White, Mary Miller, and a dispatch from Horn Island, Mississippi

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Mary Miller, author of Biloxi.

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Episode 1, Season 1 / Sep 17, 2019

Working on a Building

Why is country music so white?

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Documentarians Julie Dunfey and Ken Burns on the soundscape of Country Music.

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Episode 4, Season 1 / Nov 13, 2019

Mary Ann and One-Eyed Dan

Introducing the 21st annual Southern Music Issue: South Carolina

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Deputy Editor Maxwell George with OA contributor David Ramsey.

Read David Ramsey’s essay “Like a Shovel and a Rope”.

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Episode 5, Season 1 / Dec 18, 2019

Don’t Cry (Warrior Song)

Can we achieve togetherness in our time?

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Sarah M. Broom, National Book Award-winning author of The Yellow House

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