The Stones By The Stones

It's been about fifty years since the first gig by the rhythm and blues-obsessed teenagers who turned into one of the greatest rock 'n' roll band in the world. As "The Rolling Stones" hit the live stage again and release the new compilation album "GRRR!" Paul Sexton marks the occasion by digging into his extensive interview archive with the rock heroes. Paul has been interviewing The Stones since the early 1990s, and in this show he selects some of his own favorite moments spent in their company. The program features revealing conversations recorded around the world - in rehearsals in Toronto, backstage in Amsterdam, in London and New York hotels, and even in Keith Richards' living room in Connecticut.


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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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Squeezed By Drought, California Farmers Switch To Less Thirsty Crops

Water scarcity is leading farmers away from planting staples and towards planting higher-value, lower-water specialty crops. Think wine grapes and pomegranates instead of citrus and avocados.
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Obama's Trip to Africa & Foreign Aid

By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But now all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy when it comes to providing aid abroad. We explore the issue with the official in charge of the Africa portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.