John Wood left his job as an executive at Microsoft to start Room to Read, a nonprofit that builds libraries and schools in the developing world. The program is run on a business model as opposed to a traditional not-for-profit, and Wood joins Bob to explain why it works. Wood is the author of a new book titled, Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy.
Then, music legend Bryan Ferry celebrates 40 years of making music by turning to the sounds of the 1920s for his latest album The Jazz Age. The Bryan Ferry Orchestra revisited 13 of Ferry’s hits over the years, from his Roxy Music days to his solo career, all played in the style of music from the ‘20s. [Broadcast Date: February 27, 2013]
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