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1A is home to the national conversation. Joshua Johnson hosts with great guests and frames the best debate in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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Bringing Down The Curtain On Yellowface

It wouldn't be Christmas without "The Nutcracker." But would it be "The Nutcracker" without yellowface?

Some ballet companies have made changes to the ballet in recent years, updating the choreography, costuming and makeup to eliminate Asian stereotypes or caricatures. How should we present classic ballets and musicals with offensive or racist caricatures to today's diverse audiences?

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