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Jeni LeGon, Seattle School Cutbacks, Energy and Environment

Bill O'Grady

1. Dancing Into Her Nineties

Amanda Wilde talks with Jeni LeGon about her long, dazzling career from the earliest development of her acrobatic style on the streets of Chicago's south side, to dancing with the Count Basie Orchestra in 1932, through 24 films, all the way to her ongoing participation in Seattle's annual Masters of Tap and Lindy Hop event. Previously unaired.

2. Seattle School Shutdowns

Steve Scher talks with Seattle School Superintendent Maria Goodloe–Johnson and other guests about plans to close down or merge some of Seattle's schools as a way of dealing with budget shortfalls and about the problems such moves may cause.

3. Ask the Energy Man

Ross Reynolds and listeners talk with Denis Hayes, head of the Bullitt Foundation, which funds energy and environmental projects in the Northwest, about energy and environmental issues and about treaties and policy changes that could be in the works with the new presidential administration.

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