Ideas | Jan 28, 2014 | 53:59

A Tribute to Pete Seeger

To honour the memory of activist and folk-singer Pete Seeger (1919-2014), IDEAS rebroadcasts a tribute that was originally prepared few years back, by Dr. Joe MacInnis and IDEAS host Paul Kennedy. It's an hour of memories and music from a legendary human

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