Cambridge Forum is one of public radios longest running public affairs programs. Recorded live every week in Harvard Square, Cambridge Forum focuses on the news behind the news and regularly examines the issues and ideas that shape our lives. The programs explore topics related to civic democracy, science and technology, history and the global environment, and include as well discussions about computers, education, art, and more.
Putting Together the Pieces: The Power of Narrative
Mary McGrath and award-winning storyteller Jo Radner discuss the various ways that materials, facts, memories, voices, pregnant pauses, music and sound effects are put together to create a narrative that inspires the imagination and moves the heart. How does storytelling for a radio audience differ from storytelling for a live audience? How are they the same?