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Conversations with thinkers, leaders, and fascinating personalities from across the Boston College community.

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Conversations with thinkers, leaders, and fascinating personalities from across the Boston College community.

    John Finney reflects on 30 years as BC's maestro

    John Finney reflects on 30 years as BC's maestro

    John Finney, recently retired director of the University Chorale of Boston College and conductor of the Boston College Symphony Orchestra, on his iconic 30-year career at BC.

    • 31 min
    Chuck Hogan ’89 on what makes great crime novels

    Chuck Hogan ’89 on what makes great crime novels

    Chuck Hogan ’89 on seeing "The Town" filmed, his favorite crime novels, and how he came back to writing novels ten years later.

    • 48 min
    Barry Gallup ’69 on Doug Flutie, Bob Cousy, and spending nearly a half-century in BC athletics.

    Barry Gallup ’69 on Doug Flutie, Bob Cousy, and spending nearly a half-century in BC athletics.

    Barry Gallup ’69 on helping to recruit Doug Flutie to BC, making basketball's Elite 8 while playing for Coach Bob Cousy, and graduating as one of the greatest receivers in the history of BC's football program.

    • 22 min
    Desmon and Derrick Lewis, founders of the Bronx Community Foundation

    Desmon and Derrick Lewis, founders of the Bronx Community Foundation

    Twin brothers Desmon Lewis '05 and Derrick Lewis '06 are the founders of the Bronx Community Foundation, which they established in 2017 to help improve life in the New York City borough where they grew up. When the pandemic hit before the organization's scheduled launch, however, they pivoted to focus their resources on a two-year initiative that raised $15 million and addressed needs exacerbated by the crisis. The Lewis brothers sat down with us to discuss their journey and what's next for the foundation.

    • 36 min
    Longtime classical music radio host—and new hall of famer—Laura Carlo.

    Longtime classical music radio host—and new hall of famer—Laura Carlo.

    Longtime classical radio morning host Laura Carlo, newly inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame, talks about her career in a competitive industry, and about keeping classical music accessible to audiences around the world.

    • 31 min
    BC history professor—and sudden media star—Heather Cox Richardson.

    BC history professor—and sudden media star—Heather Cox Richardson.

    BC History Professor Heather Cox Richardson's smash newsletter Letters From an American has made her one of the nation's leading public intellectuals

    • 50 min

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