This week:

Host Of The Prison Podcast 'Ear Hustle' Reflects On His 27 Years Behind Bars: Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor started the podcast Ear Hustle when Woods was a prisoner in San Quentin. Woods' sentence was recently commuted, but the two continue to tell stories of life behind bars.

2 New Albums Confirm Thelonious Monk's Genius As A Composer: Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews two new interpretations of Monk's complete works: Monk's Dreams, by pianist Frank Kimbrough, and Work, by guitarist Miles Okazaki.

Historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. On Finding His Own Roots: As host of the PBS series Finding Your Roots, Gates tells celebrities about their family history and reflects on his own history.

You can listen to the original interviews here:

Host Of The Prison Podcast 'Ear Hustle' Reflects On His 27 Years Behind Bars

2 New Albums Confirm Thelonious Monk's Genius As A Composer

Historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. On DNA Testing And Finding His Own Roots

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