Break It Down

From politics to pop culture, from long-standing problems to news that’s grabbing headlines right now, “Break It Down” is the place to have coffee-shop conversations on topics that you and your friends, family and co-workers can’t stop talking about. We take deep dives into the issues that most impact your life, and break down the topics that matter to you.

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Caress Russell

Caress Russell
@_ladycaress
Writer and performance poet. Russell manages arts and inclusion education for the Be Kind People Project.

Eleanor Seaton, Ph.D.

Eleanor Seaton
@SeatonEleanor
Psychologist and associate professor at ASU’s Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics.

Swapna Reddy, Ph.D.

Swapna Reddy
@swapnareddy01
Clinical assistant professor at ASU’s College of Health Solutions and adjunct professor at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine.

Manu Avilés-Santiago

Manu Avilés-Santiago
@drmanuaviles
Associate professor of communication and culture and director of ASU’s Office for Veteran and Military Academic Engagement.

Kenneth Shropshire

Kenneth Shropshire
@kenshropshire
CEO of ASU’s Global Sport Institute and the longest-serving African American professor at the Wharton School of Business.

Aliyah Chavez

Aliyah Chavez
@aliyahjchavez
Reporter and producer at Indian Country Today, where she specializes in stories about Indigenous communities.

James Herriot (Nicholas Ralph), Helen Alderson (Rachel Shenton), Tristan Farnon (Callum Woodhouse). Top Line: Siegfried Farnon (Samuel West), Mrs Hall (Anna Madeley)
airs Dec. 4

All Creatures Great and Small on Masterpiece

Josh Groban on stage with crowd.
aired Nov. 25

Great Performances “Josh Groban’s Great Big Radio City Show”

AJ Odneal performs on ukelele on Playlist 48
aired Nov. 18

Singer/Songwriter AJ Odneal

Buffy Sainte-Marie
aired Nov. 22

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

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