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A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead

Today at 10:00am

It's been 50 years since the birth of a band that would define the hippie culture of the '60s. Author Peter Richardson joins us to discuss his new book, "No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead."

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The Business of Making Snow

Today at 4:00pm
Repeats at 6:30pm

There's plenty of snow falling in the Northeast. But some ski resorts have to get snow made. The show looks at the business of making fake snow.

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America Abroad

Jordan on the Frontline

Tonight at 8:00pm

Jordan is on the frontline of the Syrian war, and in the crosshairs of the fight against the Islamic State. Yet for all the conflict in the region, Jordan has remained relatively stable. The show hears from audiences in Philadelphia and Amman.

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