Audie Cornish http://weku.fm en Remembering Lillian Cahn, Creator Of The Coach Handbag http://weku.fm/post/remembering-lillian-cahn-creator-coach-handbag Lillian Cahn, co-founder of Coach Leatherwear Co., died March 4 at the age of 89. Cahn was the force behind today's high-end leather handbags.<p>Back in the 1960s, she and her husband, Miles Cahn, were running a leather goods business in Manhattan. They produced men's wallets and billfolds but wanted to expand.<p>"My wife had a great sense of style, and she made the suggestions that we men maybe were a little thoughtless about," Miles Cahn says with a laugh. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:09:00 +0000 Audie Cornish 41093 at http://weku.fm Rivalries And Infighting Could Follow In Wake Of Chavez's Death http://weku.fm/post/rivalries-and-infighting-could-follow-wake-chavezs-death Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>Joining us now to talk about what comes next is NPR's Tom Gjelten. He's covered Latin America for us.<p>And, Tom, Hugo Chavez, such a dominating figure in Venezuela. What happens now in the immediate aftermath of his death?<p>TOM GJELTEN, BYLINE: Well, Audie, as we just heard in that report from Juan Forero, the problem in Venezuela is that Chavez dominated the political scene, the government so much that it's hard to see how he can be replaced easily. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 22:45:00 +0000 Audie Cornish 40803 at http://weku.fm No Obvious Favorites As NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Starts http://weku.fm/post/no-obvious-favorites-ncaa-mens-basketball-tournament-starts Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>You're listening to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR.<p>Every spring, you hear that almost anyone can win March Madness. Well, this year, it's true. There's no obvious favorite in this month's NCAA men's basketball tournament, at least a dozen contenders from schools big and small. And conference championships began today. So who knows which contender will fall on its face and which dark horse no one considered will emerge in the next two weeks?<p>We've got our own Mike Pesca here to talk about how the competition is shaping up. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 22:45:00 +0000 Audie Cornish 40804 at http://weku.fm 'We Crush The Cars': Inside The Monster Truck Arena http://weku.fm/post/we-crush-cars-inside-monster-truck-arena It's that time of year again — the time when the sports world starts to zone in on basketball's March Madness, hockey's playoff push, baseball's spring training ... and monster trucks. That's right, it's prime time for four-wheeled contraptions that specialize in crushing each other.<p>While it may be hard to get past the deafening radio ads, a funny thing can happen on the way to a <a href="http://www.monsterjam.com/">Monster Jam</a> show. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:59:00 +0000 Audie Cornish 21926 at http://weku.fm 'We Crush The Cars': Inside The Monster Truck Arena