Stanford scholars broadcast Middle Eastern music and culture on two KZSU radio shows, Arabology and Mediterraneans: Music of the Middle East, North Africa, and Beyond.
Hosts professor Joel Benin and Arabic Lecturer Ramzi Salti hope that their shows will foster apprecaition and understanding of Middle Eastern cultures and societies.
The key speechwriter and counsel to Martin Luther King Jr. says his training in music and study of historic speeches helped him draft some of the most important speeches of all time.
"I have a profound respect and admiration for words," said Jones. "I look at words like an artist with a canvas looks at their paints."