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Internet Phones, Disney Tunes and Fresh Summer Melon

Dave Beck

Next time on the Beat, composer Richard Sherman shares the stories behind some of the best–known songs of Disney. Also, our weekly look at Northwest food and the best time to buy a computer. Hint: It's not right now. The Beat, weekdays at 2:00 p.m.

At 2:07 p.m. – The Works: Communication Breakdown
The Internet can change the way we communicate – if the system doesn't crash. Not so free calls, internet calls and the best time to buy a new computer. Freelance technology reporter Glenn Fleishman joins us today for our weekly look at how tech works in our lives.

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  • At 2:20 p.m. – Richard Sherman (Archive from April 11th, 2007)
    Richard Sherman and his brother Robert have collaborated on many of Disney's most beloved melodies, including "A Spoonful of Sugar" and "Chim Chim Cher–ee" from Mary Poppins, "Let's Get Together" from The Parent Trap, "It's A Small World" from Disney's theme parks and dozens of other songs performed by well–loved artists like Julie Andrews, Hayley Mills and Annette Funicello. In an archive interview from April 11th, 2007 Richard Sherman sits and the piano and shares stories about the music of Disney.

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  • At 2:45 p.m. – Greg Atkinson Cooking Klatch
    In an archive conversation from August 2nd, 2006, writer, chef, and culinary consultant Greg Atkinson tells us how to make use of fresh summer melons.

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