One hundred fifty years after the start of the Civil War, a musical revolution continues to divide America: why are we still fighting over the song “Dixie?” Robbie Robertson tells Kurt Andersen about another revolution — going electric with Dylan. And Kurt asks a documentary filmmaker about the arrest of the artist Ai Weiwei. China’s most famous artist internationally, Ai has found clever, headline-grabbing ways to critique the Chinese regime, and now the government is striking back. [Broadcast Date: April 16, 2011]
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