Originally broadcast 03/240/2017
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Glenda Eggerling, Jan Beran, and Roy Hougen from Bread for the World, a national organization that seeks to eradicate world hunger, speak about the need to lobby Congressional leaders to ensure continuation of programs in the Farm Bill that support food-insecure people, such as the food stamp program and services to hungry children.
Madhu Gadia, president of the India Cultural Association of Central Iowa, announces they will present a concert by the Indian maestro of percussion Zakir Hussain, accompanied by Rahusl Sharma, premier Santoor master, also from India. Mr. Zakir speaks with us from his home in Los Angeles, explaining the two instruments, the nature of these concerts, and the development of world music. He even discloses that he loves music from The Music Man!