1- The Lamp of empathy

Mar 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

Does the whole world speak English? Not quite, not even in France, if you really want to do business. Meet Ben Macklowe, a New York City kid, who grew up as a monolingual English speaker, until he messed up big time and then took matters into his own hands. Now he’s passing The Gift to his baby boys.

This episode was written by Steve Leveen, and producer Fernando Hernández, who also does sound design and mixing. Our editorial consultants are Maja Thomas and Mim Harrison, research assistance from Alma Flores-Perez.

Our graphic arts are created by Carlos Plaza and Ruth Kim.

Music in this episode by:

Kevin Macleod - Beach party http://freemusicarchive.org/music/KevinMacLeod/GlobalSampler/Beach_Party

Kevin Macleod - Rite of passage http://freemusicarchive.org/music/KevinMacLeod/GlobalSampler/RiteofPassage

Kevin Macleod - Quasi motion http://freemusicarchive.org/music/KevinMacLeod/GlobalSampler/Quasi_Motion

Kevin MacLeod - I knew a guy http://freemusicarchive.org/music/KevinMacLeod/JazzSamp

Kevin Macleod - Baltic levity http://freemusicarchive.org/music/KevinMacLeod/GlobalSampler/Baltic_Levity

Jason Shaw- Jenny's theme http://freemusicarchive.org/music/JasonShaw/AudionautixAcoustic/JENNYSTHEME__________________-45