This week in Studio 360
, we set sail in search of the White Whale. Herman Melville's Moby Dick survived his battle with Captain Ahab only to surface in the works of contemporary filmmakers, painters, playwrights, and musicians. Kurt Anderson explores the influence of this American icon, with the help of Ray Bradbury, Laurie Anderson, Tony Kushner, and Frank Stella, among others. (Broadcast Date: December 4, 2004)
Then, choose from different versions of Moby Dick.
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