12/11/2013 Listening Lounge


Snoopycat: The Adventures of Marian Anderson's Cat Snoopy by Marian Anderson

We continue our celebration ofMarian Anderson, who, 50 years ago, became one of the first recipients of thePresidential Medal of FreedomOn December 6th, 1963 President Kennedy was scheduled to award the legendary contralto our nation’s highest civilian honor; LBJ presided over the ceremony in his absence. Around this very same time, Marian was also in the midst recording a bizarre yet remarkable ode to her own kitty-cat for Folkways Records. You've heard the flip side -- tune-in this week for the thrilling conclusion!

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December 11, 2013

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