Pedal Steel, Gunslingers, Desert
Saturday, April 24, 2004
Kurt Andersen and writer Rebecca Solnit look at the American West as our favorite mythic landscape. We hear the sweet strains of pedal steel guitar and revel in the B-movie grandeur of spaghetti westerns. The show visits Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels, huge concrete tubes she plunked into the Utah desert. And, the writer Sherman Alexie debuts an unpublished poem.