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How America became an oil exporting giant and African music, unplugged
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Behind America’s surge in oil exports
American oilproduction is rising so quickly there are predictions we could overtake SaudiArabia as the world’s largest oil producer.
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U.S. oil imports are at their lowest level of the last 20 years.
Where Does America Get Oil? You May Be Surprised : NPRSince the Arab oil embargoes of the 1960s and 70s, it’s been conventional wisdom to talk about American dependence on oil from the Persia…
Energy policy hasplayed a central role in the presidential campaign where each candidate hasoffered different strategies for weaning America off foreign oil.
U.S. Energy Policy Caught in the Vise of Economics and PoliticsNo slogan in the current presidential campaign has emerged to match it, but energy has taken center stage again as an issue that encompas…
Toby Jones, directorof the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University and author of Desert Kingdom: How Oil and Water Forged Modern Saudi Arabia explains whatthis could mean for the Saudis and the future of our energy policy.
Acoustic Africa in-studio
The band AcousticAfrica is in its third incarnation. The group incorporates thetraditional sounds from the African continent, and the fronting members of itscurrent lineup hail from the Ivory Coast and Cameroon.
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Manou Gallo (bass,vocals), Kareyce Fotso (guitar, vocals) and Dobet Gnahore (percussion, vocals)join us in studio to perform songs and talk about their music.
City Winery Acoustic Africa - Dobet Gnahore, Manou Gallo (of Zap Mama), Kareyce Fotso and Leni Stern - 10/24WBEZ 91.5 Welcomes Acoustic Africa The third installment of the popular Acoustic Africa tour focuses on the richness of the African tradi…