Last week I gave a radio interview on the life of John Newton, author of the hymn “Amazing Grace,” on WNYG-1440 AM in New York and Connecticut. The show is hosted by Chris Arnzen and is called “Iron Sharpens Iron.” A web page with a nice brief write-up of Newton and a link to the audio file of the interview itself can now be found here. You’ll hear a brief segment of Spanish-language programming at the beginning of the file, then some introductory business, then I am introduced at 12:50 on the track, and the interview itself begins at about 13:50.
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