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Writing and Media

NPR Interview: The 'Ode to Joy' As A Call to Action

Candaele spoke with NPR's Melissa Block about the winding journey of Beethoven's Ninth.


Become Who You Are: Kerry Candaele at TEDxPurdueU 2014

Kerry Candaele at TEDxPurdueU 2014


Bill Moyers' Interview

This week Bill previews the new film Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony, a documentary exploring the worldwide cultural and political influence of Beethoven’s masterpiece and its majestic “Ode to Joy.”


Living Homeless in California: A Death in Venice

On a four-block walk from his Venice home, a filmmaker encounters sky-high rents, a pet store offering “anti-anxiety calming anti-aggression” dog treats and gourmet “hot smoked peppered salmon” at Whole Foods. Last December he found a body by a bus bench.


Q&A: A Rehabbed War Junkie

Veteran of 15 years of conflict, journalist Chris Hedges talks about the addiction of war and its only antidote, love. Written by Kerry Candaele.


Bound for Glory 1910-1930: From the Great Migration to the Harlem Renaissance

Milestones in Black American History. Written by Kerry Candaele and Spencer Crew. 


Revolution in a Glowing Box

Fifty years ago, the Beatles came into my living room. That changed everything.


The Public Historian: Film Reviews

Film Review of People and Power: The Struggle Continues, 1890-1980.


Co-authored by Kerry Candaele. From Cornell University's Research Studies and Reports.

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Huffington Post

Kerry Candaele's articles for the Huffington Post. 


The Sixties and Protest Music

Essay from the Gilder Lehrnman Institute of American History: The Music and History of our Times


Journeys With Beethoven: Following the Ninth, and Beyond

By Kerry Candaele and Greg Mitchell.


CBC Radio Interview

Filmmaker Kerry Candaele discusses Beethoven's final symphony, that has touched the lives of people around the world.

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A history of the United States: American voices

Controversial issues in U.S. History. Written by Kerry Candaele.


Songs of a Different South: The Allman Brother's Blues-Rock Legacy

Essay from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: Jazz, The Blues, and American Identity


Time, History, and Loss

Essay by Kerry Candaele for the Society for U.S. Intellectual History.


Who Needs the Coast? I'm Headed for Vegas!

A California beach boy’s path to poolside enlightenment.


The History of Women's Baseball

Essay from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: Turning Points in American Sports


Two Wheels Good, Four Wheels...

A Los Angeles bicycle club began with a cadre of riders on a mission. Seven years later, it’s grown into a thousands-strong, pedal-powered statement.


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