Program 337: Plight of Indigenous Peoples; Beauty in a Broken World; Ever-Evolving Berlin
Release Date: 09-07-2013
- Photographer Phil Borges, author of "Tibet: Culture on the Edge" (Rizzoli)
- Author and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams, author of "Beauty in a Broken World" (Pantheon Books) and "When Women Were Birds" (Picador)
- Playwright Peter Wortsman, author of "Ghost Dance in Berlin" (Travelers Tales)
- Photographer Phil Borges has been photographing indigenous people around the world. Examples of his photography and links to his books are on his website, philborges.com.
- Terry Tempest Williams' accomplishments are listed on her Wikipedia entry. Her personal website is CoyoteClan.com.
- Terry Tempest Williams wrote "Finding Beauty in a Broken World" (Pantheon Books) in 2008.
- The publisher's website for Terry Tempest Williams' latest book, "When Women Were Birds," includes reviews and a short excerpt from her book.
- Peter Wortsman's book about Berlin is called "Ghost Dance In Berlin: A Rhapsody in Gray."
- Archipelago Books has links to classic works Peter Wortsman has translated from German.
- The Marlene Dietrich Collection in Berlin has a separate web page with contact information and hours for viewing the collection.
- The Jewish Museum in Berlin. Other major museum collections are part of the city's Museum Island.
- The Visit Berlin website has information on taking a Spree River cruise.
- Eisbein is the German name for pickled ham hocks, or pig knuckles, a traditional delicacy in Berlin.
Program 337 Extra #1 - Caller Sally from Pennsylvania asks Phil Borges about the impact of climate change on indigenous people in Tibet. (runs 2:44)
Program 337 Extra #2 - Rick and Terry Tempest Williams share thoughts about how time is valued in different societies, and Terry tells Rick what she loves about traveling, and about spending time alone. (runs 4:47)