Articles and Broadcasts

Articles by Larry Tye on Jazzmen

The true legacy of D.C.’s Duke Ellington, Washington Post.

Jazz greats defied racism on trailblazing tours, LA Times.

How jazz became the voice of the revolution, TIME.

How Black female Jazz performers confronted a racist and misogynistic world, Literary Hub.

Explore 1940s-50s jazz: Jews and Blacks collaborating in America, Tablet Magazine.

A melodic journey through music, race, and America, Fortune.

Jazz icons defying labels, Jazz Journalists Association.

Duke Ellington, the jazz legend who became a diplomat, Foreign Policy.

Representing America at its best despite having experienced its worst, American Diplomacy.

How three great jazz musicians created their own lexicons, Air Mail.

The transformative power of jazz legends, Medium.

Louis Armstrong’s enduring legacy in Chicago jazz recording history, Chicago Tribune.

Celebrating Juneteenth with the timeless influence of Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong, San Francisco Chronicle.

Swinging through Faith, Christianity Today.

Unlocking the rhythms of jazz slang, Billboard.

Black cultural greats helped America realize segregation had to be left in the past, The Kansas City Star.

Interviews with Larry Tye on Jazzmen

Morning Edition with Michel Martin, NPR.                                                                    LA Times Today with Kelvin Washington, Spectrum News 1.                                 

With Scott Tong and Emiko Tamagawa, WBUR.

Spirit in Action with Mark Helpsmeet, Northern Spirit Radio.

Morning Joe with Rev. Al Sharpton, MSNBC.

With Lesley McClurg, KQED.

AirTalk with Larry Mantle, Southern California Public Radio, LAist.

On Point with Mindy Todd, WCAI, NPR.

Unraveling the threads of history, Unsung History.

Talk the Talk with Bill Newman, WHMP.

With Rusty Hassan, WPFW.

With Francesa Rheannon, Writer’s Voice.

With Michael Krasny, Grey Matter.

With Margery Eagan and Jim Braude, BPR.

With Steve Kraske and Zach Wilson, KCUR.

WTOP Book Report with Terik King, WTOP News.

The Art of the Story with Doug Doyle, WBGO.

With E. Ethelbert Miller, WPFW.

History Unplugged with Scott Rank, Parthenon Podcast.

The Source with Kayla Padilla, Texas Public Radio.

With the Morning Show, WGTD.

With Michael Barson of Melville House, Bookreporter.                                             Ozarks at Large with Kyle Kellams, KUAF.

With Susan Larson, WWNO.                                                                                           Listening Session with Hot Club of Boston Jazz.

Articles by Larry Tye on Demagogue

Debunking five myths about McCarthyism, Washington Post.

The McCarthy Era’s lessons for today, Chicago Tribune.

McCarthy’s Republican enablers, Washington Post.

Unexpected connections between the Kennedy dynasty and Joe McCarthy, Boston Globe Magazine.

A playbook for a president, Washington Post.

Parallels between Senator McCarthy and President Trump, San Franscisco Chronicle.

On book talks and social connection amidst COVID-19, Boston Globe.

A letter to the editor on the resilience of America, New York Times.

On the fading future of President Trump, CNN.

McCarthy’s battle with Harvard President Nathan Pusey, Harvard Gazette.

On the modern-day reincarnation of McCarthyism, Los Angeles Times.

McCarthy’s clash with Maryland senator Millard Tydings, Baltimore Sun.

The legacy of McCarthy in Trump’s attacks on the military, USA Today.

On McCarthy’s penchant for name-calling, USA Today.

On modern-day demagoguery, NBC News.

McCarthy’s defense of Nazis in the Malmedy hearings, Smithsonian Magazine.

Joe Biden’s fight against disinformation, WIRED.

The encounters between Eisenhower and McCarthy, Saturday Evening Post.

On the Yale alumni who worked with or against McCarthy, Yale Alumni Magazine.

On the 2020 election and the repudiation of demagogues, Appleton Post Crescent.

A three-parter in the Appleton Post Crescent and sister USA Today Network papers in Wisconsin: McCarthy’s early stint as a circuit judge, his closest pal Urban Van Susteren and parallels with President Trump.

A precedent for the contemporary Supreme Court battle, cleveland.com.

McCarthy as a standard for the modern-day political liar, Las Vegas Sun.

Comparing Mitt Romney and Margaret Chase Smith, Salt Lake Tribune.

A conversation with the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

On the historical resonances of Trump’s COVID-19 cover-up, WBUR.

An open letter to MA Governor Charlie Baker, WBUR.

McCarthy and the Republican Party of his times, Portland Press Herald.

More than a single bully, Air Mail.

The rewards of patience, Cape Cod Times.

The first 2020 presidential debate in historical context, St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

On the Machiavellian tactics of McConnell’s impeachment vote, Louisville Courier-Journal.

An open letter to Rand Paul, learning from Margaret Chase Smith, Louisville Courier-Journal.

Was McCarthy an anti-Semite? The Forward.

Four Connecticut senators who stood up to McCarthy, Connecticut Magazine.

Modern-day McCarthyism, Tampa Bay Times.