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Ira Kaplan & Georgia Hubley / Musicians

Husband/wife duo Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley formed the band Yo La Tengo in 1984 in Hoboken, New Jersey. James McNew joined the band in 1992. Yo La Tengo has been called “the quintessential critics band,” known for creativity, independence and an eclectic approach to indie rock. Rolling Stone calls them “one of the most restless and most consistently good bands of the past 25 years.”

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Lawrence Wright


Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright discusses the Obama Administration's response to the terrorist group ISIS in this excerpt from Overheard with Evan Smith.