New Federal Communications Commission Chair; NPR Music's Tunes Of The Week

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The Federal Communications Commission has a new leader. Jessica Rosenworcel was appointed as acting chairwoman last month by President Biden. She joins us to discuss her plans to upgrade the FCC's broadband maps, which she says will help bridge the digital divide. And, NPR music producer Lars Gotrich shares some tunes he's been listening to lately, from fantasy power metal to ambient steel guitar. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 19, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on February 19, 2021.


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