Like the nature of white-collar work itself, the concept and design of the office has evolved over more than a century, from the counting-houses of nineteenth-century clerks to the cubicles we love to hate. Author Nikil Saval joins us to explore the history of our workspaces.
As a musician he took local political truths and made them universal. With 2006 marking the 25th anniversary of his death, Kojo looks at the life and legacy of Jamaica’s musical icon, Bob Marley.
- Christopher John Farley editor, The Wall Street Journal; and author of "Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley" (Amistad/Harper Collins)
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