Neil Young

Neil Young is best known as a singer, songwriter, rock and folk guitarist, co-founder of the seminal rock group, Buffalo Springfield. Young has performed with Crosby Stills Nash & Young for more than 30 years, had a long and successful solo career collaborating with his longtime back-up band, Crazy Horse and contributed to numerous other artist’s recordings and concerts. Young has distinguished himself as a strong advocate for environmental and disability issues, co-founding the Benefit for Farm Aid and Bridge School. An avid model-train collector, he created a 700-foot model train track within a barn on his property. Young developed adaptations to switching and power using a paddle system that enabled his son Ben and others with disabilities to control the trains. These modifications formed the basis for a company called Liontech. In 1995, when the Lionel Company faced bankruptcy, Young put together an investment group to purchase it.

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium