Podcasts from March 2015

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Artist Lives For The Edge

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Charter boat operator, watercolorist, turtle advocate and former architect Rene Heidt talks about her art, her eco-tourism business and how the two interact. She talks about fossil hunting and the importance of saving protected places like Little Tybee Island.

Author Challenges Conventional Views Of Education

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Massachusetts high school English teacher David McCullough, Jr. shares his advice for young adults. He talks about his meteoric rise to success. And he dismisses the importance of success or failure in adolescent development. This podcast touches on topics such as serendipity, wisdom and the American education system.

Savannah Manufacturer Grows Its Global Footprint

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Steve Cass, Vice President for Communications at Gulfstream Aerospace, gives an excellent overview of the Savannah-based, globally-facing business jet manufacturer. He explains how an upswing in overseas business is contributing to major expansions at the region’s largest single private employer.

Biography Colors Inside Lines Of Astronaut’s Image

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Author Lynn Sherr talks about her biography, “Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space.” Sherr says the astronaut was intensely driven and exceptionally private. Sherr talks about NASA’s male culture and Ride’s personal life. Sherr was in Savannah for the Savannah Book Festival.

Art For The People: Andy Warhol And Jordan Schnitzer

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Oregon art collector, businessman and philanthropist Jordan Schnitzer talks about the exhibit “In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking,” on display at the Jepson Center for the Arts. He also talks about the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, his background and the importance of art in our society.